Full Time Job

Commercial Log Specialist


Atlanta, GA 09-30-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Commercial Log Specialist - CNN - (ATL)

The Job

Be a part of the team effort to build, fill, and deliver CNN International and CNN Español commercial logs to Master Control for playout across the globe. Liaise with the programming team and the sales team to get the most up-to-date news content on the air while maximizing revenue. Play a key role in providing the finished product for the most watched global 24-hour news network. This role of Commercial Log Specialist is part of the CNNI Commercial organization within WarnerMedia's News and Sports division.

The Daily
• Finalize and deliver CNNI broadcast logs to Master Control within deadlines
• Schedule and manage commercial unit placement on current/future commercial logs for International News networks in accordance with client requests (including recapturing and reconciliation)
• Monitor the placement and sequencing of multi-part commercial units
• Communicate with partner groups and resolve any issues during the various stages of the log preparation process
• Address last-minute program changes and late campaign revisions on the log
• Run quality control checks to flag issues within the log and then resolve the issues
• Research and analyze commercial units that aren't placing automatically and take steps to resolve the situation
• Verify programming, break lengths/structures, and material IDs across simulcasting networks
• Coordinate with network programming and sales teams to make sure sponsorships air in accordance with the details of each ad campaign.
• Generate, analyze, and maintain compliance reports as needed and revise logs based on the results
• Handle responsibilities (in a reciprocal manner) of other Log Specialist when they are out of the office
• Provide assistance to other team members as needed
• Be willing to relinquish or take on new duties based on the needs of the department

The Essentials
• 4-year college degree with relevant job experience
• Customer service experience
• Ability to learn quickly
• Positive, team-oriented attitude
• Excellent communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Flexibility
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
• Ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
• Strong organizational skills
• PC-based computer experience (MS Office, etc.)

The Nice to Haves
• Crossroad or other traffic system experience
• Experience working with global markets
• Knowledge of network and sales processes/systems

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6p46n-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.