Full Time Job

Sales Content Manager/ Producer


Beaverton, OR 01-11-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Sales Content Manager/ Producer - KPTV

About KPTV:

KPTV FOX 12 is Portland, Oregon's #1 news station and the home of First, Live, Local news, and First Alert Weather. The FOX 12 team produces Portland's top-rated newscasts, local programs, and original live-streaming shows and content. KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Description/Summary:

KPTV/KPDX, FOX12 Oregon, is looking for a highly skilled Sales Content Manager. The position reports directly to the Creative Services Directors and works with a team of creative services producers to write, shoot, and edit memorable and effective advertising campaigns and content for local brands and businesses to air on KPTV/KPDX and its other media assets. This manager also serves as a strategist for the station's locally produced lifestyle shows ''Around the House Northwest'' and ''Outdoor GPS.'' This manager must be a skilled storyteller and creative marketer who thinks beyond just traditional 30-second commercials and typical local lifestyle shows and can deliver engaging content for multimedia platforms.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Working with the Creative Services Director and Sales Managers to provide efficient, effective commercial production and a local lifestyle production unit that produces compelling commercials and content.
- Working with lifestyle show hosts, photographer/editor to produce, direct, and coordinate shoots, sales integrations, and direction of each show and segments.
- The ideal candidate will be a highly experienced producer with hands-on writing shooting, editing, and graphic & sound design skills and has managed and/or mentored other commercial producers and is knowledgeable of advertising guidelines, restrictions, and requirements.
- The ideal candidate thrives when working with businesses and brands to ideate conceptualize and/or pitch commercial ideas and campaigns. They must exhibit strong editorial judgment and is willing to do what it takes to produce successful commercials and content across multimedia platforms.
- Manager will work with Sales, News, Operations, and Programming departments and should have excellent communication skills.

- Minimum 3 years of management or supervision.
- Minimum 5 years writing, shooting, and editing in a commercial or marketing position preferred.
- Resume reel highlighting writing, editing, and shooting skills.
- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or equivalent training/experience.
- Advanced video production and cinematography skills, Drone certification a plus.
- Ability to lift and carry equipment including tripod, camera, and lights.
- Ability to produce content in the field independently.
- Ability to prioritize and address multiple projects with varying production timelines.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Interested applicants can go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your cover letter, resume, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KPTV-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmp3j3-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.