ABC FOX Montana Employment

KTMF - Missoula/Kalispell

Sales Assistant - Full Time - Missoula Market

Date Submitted: April 9th, 2020

Date Available: Immediately

 

Job Description: Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Dir. of Sales and Local Sales Manager to support the growth and retention of the Account Executives and all activities related to account management.

· Data entry and support role within the sales department for KTMF-TV.

· Local and regional accounts order entry.

· Generating sales reports.

· Assist in developing sales packages for both ABC, FOX and SWX with management.

· Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.

· Sales software data input.

· Power Point Sales presentation building.

· Assist in scheduling department and client meetings with the team.

· Assist in event planning and execution including, but not limited to, printed event programs, liaison with event facility and staff, invitation database and rsvp tracking.

· Assist with fill in Front Desk duties when required.

· Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications: Candidate must possess multi-tasking skills, flexibility, good time management, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, friendly demeanor and be a team player. Broadcast television experience is preferred but not required.

The Sales Assistant will be working on a daily basis in the following programs; Wide-Orbit for Trafficking sales orders, Efficio for the organization of account lists and meetings, Ad Connections for the generation of advertising proposals, Comscore for the aggregation of program ratings, Outlook for email communication and calendar planning, Power Point for the creation of sales presentations, Microsoft Excel and Word.

Position is full -time M-F/8-5pm - 40 hours a week.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Ability to sit for long hours at a computer screen and answer phones. Ability to lift some computer

equipment (up to 30 pounds), distribute supplies throughout the office and general office upkeep.

Application Deadline: Until position is filled.


 

Temporary Full Time Receptionist

Date Available: 4/13/2020

Application Deadline: 4/1/2020

Cowles Montana Media, ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT is looking for a temporary full-time front desk receptionist for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts April 13th – May 29th, and September 1st through October 30th, to greet visitors and answer multifunction phone system. Duties include:

· answer telephones, screen and direct calls

· take and relay messages in a timely manner

· greets visitors as they enter the office

· sort and distribute the mail

· assist station manager

· manage office stock supply

Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma. Other requirements include clerical procedures, experience with telephone switchboard operation and good communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Send resume or fill out an application at KTMF ABC/FOX, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801. E-mail resume to jobs@CowlesMontana.com. EOE


 

Camera Operator/Audio Operator

Date Submitted: 02-21-2020

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and capable of communicating effectively in a fast-paced live news environment.

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, and organized. Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description: In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts.

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Basic knowledge of camera operation preferred; PC competent. Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.


 

Sales Assistant - Full Time - Missoula Market

Date Submitted: January 16th, 2020

Department: Sales

Date Available: Immediately

Job Description: Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Dir. of Sales and Local Sales Manager to support the growth and retention of the Account Executives and all activities related to account management.

· Data entry and support role within the sales department for KTMF-TV.

· Local and regional accounts order entry.

· Generating sales reports.

· Assist in developing sales packages for both ABC, FOX and SWX with management.

· Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.

· Sales software data input.

· Power Point Sales presentation building.

· Assist in scheduling department and client meetings with the team.

· Assist in event planning and execution including, but not limited to, printed event programs, liaison with event facility and staff, invitation database and rsvp tracking.

· Assist with fill in Front Desk duties when required.

· Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications: Candidate must possess multi-tasking skills, flexibility, good time management, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, friendly demeanor and be a team player. Broadcast television experience is preferred but not required.

The Sales Assistant will be working on a daily basis in the following programs; Wide-Orbit for Trafficking sales orders, Efficio for the organization of account lists and meetings, Ad Connections for the generation of advertising proposals, Comscore for the aggregation of program ratings, Outlook for email communication and calendar planning, Power Point for the creation of sales presentations, Microsoft Excel and Word.

Position is full -time M-F/8-5pm - 40 hours a week.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Ability to sit for long hours at a computer screen and answer phones. Ability to lift some computer

equipment (up to 30 pounds), distribute supplies throughout the office and general office upkeep.

Application Deadline: Until position is filled.


 

Full Time Over Night Master Control Operator - ABC & Fox Affiliate Missoula

Date Submitted: 12-30-19

Department: Broadcast Master Control / Engineering

Date Available: Open Now

Job Description: Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

Qualifications: Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

Ad Copy: ABC FOX Montana SWX is hiring a Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our Broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines. If you enjoy working with playlists and digital file management this is for you. Hours include weekends and some overnight possibly.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

Send resume or apply in person. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Camera Operator - ABC & Fox Affiliate Missoula

Date Submitted: 12-10-2019

Date Available: December 2019

Job Description: In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts.

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Basic knowledge of camera operation preferred; PC competent. Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

Ad Copy: ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and capable of communicating effectively in a fast-paced live news environment.

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, and organized. Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ad Copy: Camera/Audio Operator to join our ABC FOX Montana team in Missoula. Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced news environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills. Position will work weeknights as part of our production team for our 5 nightly news broadcasts.

Past experience in broadcast and production operations a plus but will train the right candidate. Send resume or apply in person. Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

KWYB - Bozeman/Butte

 

Full time MMJ - Bozeman

Date Submitted: 4/9/2020

Department: News

Date Available: Until filled

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star! This MMJ will be based in Bozeman, Montana and join a team of 5 reporters, positioned throughout the state, to deliver live content for a 2-hour M-F morning newscast.

We are looking for an enterprising, energetic and hard-working MMJ who can handle hard news, as well as the lighter side. The right candidate will be dynamic and hungry to learn. This MMJ will use social media to help gather and break stories, as well as engage with viewers. The right person for this gig is adventurous and wants to provide a memorable experience for viewers every morning. If you think you have the right stuff (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and link to your reel to us asap! Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment:  jeff.hite@khq.com               

Details on Duties and Responsibilities:  Be nimble enough to report on multiple stories, when necessary, on a given day, on multiple platforms; Must be willing to work different shifts and/or travel when a story requires; Must be able to work solo and independently; Must be able to operate and handle equipment including but not limited to camera, live pack, iPhone, editing laptop; Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs of equipment; Must have a working knowledge of journalistic law and ethics as well as FCC policies on broadcast.            

Qualifications:  BA in journalism, communication or another preferred discipline.

No phone calls, please. Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer - women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

 


 

 

Account Executive - Bozeman

Date Submitted: 2/19/2020

Department: Sales

Date Available: Until filled

Cowles Montana Media ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a self-motivated problem solver to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by April 17th, 2020 to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718.  EOE. See abcfoxmontana.com for details.

Job Description: This position is responsible for developing and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television and digital media advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, digital media opportunities, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

Qualifications: Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations in local regions, including Butte, Anaconda, Dillon and surrounding areas.

Application Deadline:  February 27th, 2020 or until filled.

 


 

MMJ - Bozeman

Date Submitted: 1/21/2020

Department: News

Date Available: Until Filled

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time Multimedia Journalist for our regional and statewide newscasts. This position will be based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. Bozeman is a quickly growing college town with access to many outdoor activities. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. He/she must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Pre-employment drug screen is required.

 


 

Part time Sales Assistant - Bozeman

ABC & FOX TV is seeking a Sales Assistant to join our team in Bozeman. This position will be responsible for sales assistant duties. Computer competency with strong detail orientation and organizational skills are required. Data entry and support role within the sales department. Previous sales department experience is preferred though not required. Position is part-time M-F/8-5pm – up to 28 hours a week. 

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by June 7, 2019 : Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718 or email to tonya.palazzi@abcfoxmontana.com

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry and sales software maintenance.
  • Candidate will work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.
  • Assist in developing sales packages and proposals of programming for both ABC and FOX television using information provided by the LSM and Station Managers.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess multitasking skills, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and be a team player.
  • Sales department experience is preferred but not required.
  • Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input.  Ability to sit for long hours at a computer screen. Ability to lift some computer equipment (up to 30 pounds), distribute supplies throughout the sales office.

Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

 


 

KFBB/KHBB - Great Falls/Helena

Camera Operator - ABC & Fox Affiliate Missoula

Date Submitted: 02-25-2020

Date Available: Immediately

Job Description: In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts.

Qualifications: Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Broadcast experience is helpful but not required.  Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

Ad Copy: ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Great Falls.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and capable of communicating effectively in a fast-paced live news environment.

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, and organized. Please submit resume and cover letter to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KFBB 3200 Old Havre Hwy, Black Eagle, Mt 59414. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

 

Account Executive

Two Positions

Job Description:  This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through the use of television and digital advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business, as well as, service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

Qualifications:  Outside direct-sales experience preferred (broadcast sales and/or advertising sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of advertising industry and/or marketing background desired.  Understanding of web, social media, SMS and other digital advertising mediums.  Skills and aptitude with basic computer programs such as Word, PowerPoint & Excel, as well as ability to learn specialized programs utilized in order input and research. Organizational skills a must! Competitive, aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player." Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work flexible hours.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.

Application Deadline:   Until position is filled

Cowles Montana Media, KFBB-TV ABC and FOX Great Falls & Helena, seeks a highly motivated, career-oriented Account Executive with direct-sales experience to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will flourish in a competitive and fast paced industry. Must have exceptional relationship-selling skills, creativity, excellent communication skills and outside sales experience. We offer strong pay-for-performance. Prospecting experience and an assertive, confident, independent work style that thrives on closing the sale is a must. Advertising Media Sales experience preferred, but not required. Reliable transportation required.  Send resume and cover letter to: KFBB - Cowles Montana Media, Attn: Max W. Smith, PO Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403.  EOE


 

 

 

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