Promotions Director

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2018-10-31

Description:

WCBD, the Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. NBC Affiliate Station in beautiful Charleston, SC, is looking for our next experienced Promotions Director to lead the Department.  The Promotions Director is responsible for developing and leading the overall marketing strategy of the station, and for designing the promotions that will achieve the objectives of that strategy.

 

Responsibilities:

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:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Minimum five years’ experience in media promotions.
Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Fluency in English.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Minimum five years’ experience in media promotions.
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Promotions 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, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Promotions Director position requires an ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays, as necessary.

Contact:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com

Job Req #2018-3259

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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