Full Time Job

Creative Services Director

Nexstar

Las Vegas, NV 10-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
With 199 television stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. But we are more than that. We're also a technology company. Along with a broad range of broadcast opportunities, Nexstar staffs a growing and diversified digital media operation encompassing content management and mobile platforms, content marketing, targeted advertising products and strategic digital design and advertising operations. From newsroom to sales to operations to digital technology, joining Nexstar Nation offers unlimited opportunities for your career endeavors. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv

Do you want to be part of a transformational team with the legacy news station in Las Vegas, Nevada? We are looking for a Creative Services Director to develop and lead the overall marketing and promotional strategy for KLAS TV- ''8 News Now'' the LIVE, LOCAL, NOW CBS affiliate for Southern Nevada, 8 News Now.com & MysteryWire.com. Experience with project management, creative script writing, field and studio production, lighting and non-linear editing experience is a must. For consideration, you must provide an online link to your recent video production work samples.
• Provides leadership for the promotions team
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
• Develops and executes promotions strategies to enhance station competitiveness
• Manages and leads the department to create new and profitable events
• Manages recruitment and development of talented promotions team members
• Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
• Resolves customer complaints regarding promotions
• Plans and directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control promotions programs
• Plans, executes and tracks revenue-generating marketing and promotional events and contests that take place on-air, online and on-site
• Creates and reviews operational records and reports to assess the efficacy of promotions
• Creates client promotions and promotional proposals with members of the Programming and Sales teams
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum 3 - 5 years commercial production experience, preferably at a local television station or advertising agency and a college degree in video production, marketing, or related field preferred
• Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
• Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
• Knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques
• Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder
• Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments, and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
• Organize and archive all completed commercial productions and assets
• Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Creative Services Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Creative Services Director must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.