Employment

Account Executive (Tupelo Bureau)

WCBI- TV is seeking an Account Executive Account Executive for the Tupelo Bureau for the development of new business for WCBI (CBS), My Mississippi, North Mississippi CW and WCBI.com and to work with the sales department to achieve goals and strategies set forth by management. The ideal candidate should have a college degree, as well as be a self-motivator, a quick learner and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with a desire to win! Media sales experience is preferred but not required. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is also required.
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:

  • WCBI – TV c/o Sales Manager P.O. Box 271 Columbus, MS 39703 bsparks@wcbi.com

Account Executive

WCBI- TV is seeking an Account Executive for the development of new business for WCBI (CBS), My Mississippi, North Mississippi CW and WCBI.com and to work with the sales department to achieve goals and strategies set forth by management. The ideal candidate should have a college degree, as well as be a self-motivator, a quick learner and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with a desire to win! Media sales experience is preferred but not required. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is also required.
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:

  • WCBI – TV c/o Sales Manager P.O. Box 271 Columbus, MS 39703 bsparks@wcbi.com

Website Director

WCBI-TV is looking for a full-time website director who will be administratively responsible for all aspects of programming, design, implementation, organization and identity of the WCBI owned websites. The website director must work along side the general manager, sales manager, news director and promotions director in the development of the website including content creation, support ad sales efforts, on-line partnership building and ensure success of the organization as a whole. The right person will have good communication skills, email etiquette, know how to prioritize and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Must have proficient knowledge of design, layout and typography.
  • Proficient in working with WordPress content management system.
  • Proficient in PhotoShop and optimizing images for web.
  • Knowledge of languages including, but not limited to: HTML5, CSS3, PHP, XML, JQuery, and JavaScript.
  • Have a basic knowledge of video file types and file compression.
  • Assist in managing social media such as Facebook and Twitter as well as integration with the website.
  • Set-up web ad campaigns for WCBI websites and manage orders through DoubleClick.
  • Set-up and manage pre-roll video ad campaigns through LiveRail.
  • Design web ads as needed in support of the sales department.
  • Assist promotions department with contest admin and integration with the website.
  • Manage the interactive media units and web video ad content.
  • Manage and administer WCBI’s AdWords and AdSense campaigns.
  • Instruct news production on the use of video editing applications for the website.
  • Be the point person for communication and assistance with hosting companies.
  • Monitor WCBI’s overall position in the Internet market, including company information on third-party sites, referral sites, search engine rank and Internet rank.
  • Be available to work, at best, anytime of the day – outside the regular work hours of 8am – 5pm – to assist with website issues.
  • Be aware of emerging technologies and applications that could be implemented into the company strategy and benefit growth.

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design beyond basics.
  • Knowledge of applications such as Illustrator to create vector art; InDesign to build multi-page publications; Flash to design animated and/or interactive web ads.
  • An understanding of SEO.
  • Know how to interpret website analytics.

Education requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, Arts or Science or related field; or, equivalent experience.
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:

  • WCBI – TV c/o General Manager P.O. Box 271 Columbus, MS 39703 drogers@wcbi.com
It is the policy of Morris Network (WCBI-TV, LLC) that employment shall be based on merit, qualification, and competence. Employment practice shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or an employee’s race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, or disability. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. WCBI-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Production Assistant

WCBI-TV is seeking a part-time Production Assistant. Duties include operation of studio cameras, teleprompter and all other station and production equipment; upkeep of the studio; and basic video editing using Adobe Premier. Responsibilities also include completing other projects as assigned by the News Director, Promotions Director, Web site Director and News Production Coordinator. A successful candidate must be computer literate and able to type fast and accurately, be able to make good decisions under pressure and have good oral and written communication skills. Experience in television production and editing video is not necessary, but preferred. Training will be provided.
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:

  • WCBI – TV c/o Production Manager P.O. Box 271 Columbus, MS 39703 tatetj@wcbi.com