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Fox Valley Illinois Radio Sales Manager

Radio Sales Manager Nelson Multimedia's WSPY (Plano)

WSPY Radio of Fox Valley (Plano) seeks a Radio Sales Manager.

WSPY-FM is a local radio station serving the Illinois Fox Valley for 40 years with live and local news, weather, sports and information and music. We are the only radio station located in the Southern Fox Valley serving approximately 150,000 citizens. We offer our audiences compelling and interesting local content they can’t get anywhere else.

The qualified candidate must have a proven background of success with at least 5 years experience selling local direct media and managing and training a sales team of professionals.

This position requires that you take an active role in leading new business development and implementing innovative selling and training initiatives among our cluster of radio, print and digital platforms. You must be able to lead and build a talented sales force that sells advertising on WSPY radio, print, and our associated Digital websites.

Please send your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

WLUP-FM Morning Show

Mornings at The Loop in Chicago

Cumulus Classic Rock 97.9 The Loop - WLUP/Chicago is seeking a morning show personality(s). Nationwide search for the next great Loop morning show. Ideal candidates will have a successful track record as a genuine, motivated, smart, communicator able to prepare, entertain and direct the morning team, targeting Men 25-54. Do you have a good record of team work, social media, content mastery and no fear of working hard and having fun? Then, we want to hear from you.

Send your proposal and demo link (no attachments) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Subject line: WLUP Mornings.
Cumulus is an EEO company.

Bosna TV Journalist/Reporter

Bosna TV Journalist/Reporter

Television station serving the global Bosnian expat community seeks journalist/​reporter to write and report for Bosnian language news-based programs, focusing on events in Bosnia-Herzegovina and impacting Bosnian international relations.​

Requirements:
2 years experience and Bachelor's Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Journalism.​ Must be fluent in spoken and written Bosnian language.​

Please forward resume to:
Intercom Ventures LLC d/​b/​a Bosna TV, 47 W.​ Polk St.​, Unit M2, Chicago, IL 60605, ATTN: Human Resources.​

No calls please.​

WTTW/WFMT Marketing/Project Manager

Marketing/Project Manager - Window to the World Communications, Inc.

SUMMARY:
WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (classical music radio station) are seeking a full-time Marketing/Project Manager to join its Membership Marketing team. This fast-paced and outcomes-driven position is responsible for managing the successful execution of a variety of direct marketing campaigns and initiatives and developing marketing strategies and plans with outcomes of member loyalty, excitement for the brand, revenue generating campaigns and growth of membership base.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop creative marketing and fundraising strategies to grow membership and meet revenue goals; manage creative process for direct mail, web, telemarketing and e-mail campaigns.
- Manage assigned marketing and fundraising campaigns from start to finish, including developing strategies and creative, scheduling and budgeting, selecting and segmenting target lists, managing production process and analyzing performance.
- Oversee Sweepstakes campaign including direct mail, on-air and online creative package development, prize solicitation, analysis and fulfillment.
- Utilize membership database system for campaign setup and execution, list strategy and segmentation and data mining and analysis.
- Serve as liaison between outside direct marketing vendors (creative, data, printer, lettershop, etc.) and internal staff and work with Production Manager to manage production and mailing house for assigned campaigns.
- Perform research and analysis to help determine future direction of marketing efforts.
- Maintain and update a variety of department reports (results, tracking, segmentation, expenses and campaign overviews).
- Work with the managers of customer service and database management departments to maintain quality and integrity of member/audience relationships and database.
- Assist in coordination of selected member events and cross-department support functions.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent communication and editorial skills
- Familiarity with data and campaign performance analysis
- Excellent Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) skills

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
- Bachelor's Degree required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
- Three to five years direct marketing and/or membership fundraising experience required.
- Database management software experience a plus.

REPORTS TO:
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Interactive Media

SUBMIT RESUMES AND INQUIRIES TO:
Human Resources
Window To The World Communications
5400 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Fax: (773) 509-5309
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Part-Time Traffic Anchor/Producer

Traffic Anchor/Producer- Total Traffic Chicago (Part-Time)

Total Traffic & Weather Network, is the nation's largest supplier of traffic, weather, and information programming to the broadcast industry. Our product airs in 170+ markets on 2,400+ radio stations. We provide advertisers with high reach, product placement opportunities via traffic and information sponsorships on a market-by-market or national basis. We also extend the clients ability to reach highly qualified consumers through our national mobility platform: www.sigalert.com.

Position Overview:
Total Traffic & Weather Network has an immediate opening for a part-time Traffic Anchor/Producer in Chicago, IL. Our ideal candidate is outgoing, collaborative, helpful and takes direction well. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging and friendly environment with great career advancement opportunity.

Required Skills:
- Provide live and recorded radio traffic reports
- Find, manage and enter real-time traffic information
- Find information utilizing our company's many resources, including sensor data, cameras, web sites, maps and calling local sources
- Manage the information entails, keeping all the facts straight, making sure details are accurate and current and tracking any changes in each situation

Required Experience:
- Minimum 2 years of on-air broadcast experience
- Knowledge in use of Audio Production Software Required
- Knowledge of local Chicago area roads, mass transit and traffic patterns preferred
- Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Ability to multitask and work under minimal supervision- must be dependable
- Must be detail oriented and able to "follow-up until resolved"

Apply for this position online.

Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected classification or status.

WIND-AM Promotions Manager

Promotions Manager - Salem Communications Chicago/AM 560 The Answer

Salem Communications Chicago is looking for a talented and motivated broadcasting professional who understands how to create mutually beneficial wins for sales and programming in the country's third largest radio market.

Responsibilities:
- Work with program director and sales managers to identify and develop revenue-generating promotional opportunities.
- Oversee all promotions for AM 560 THE ANSWER. This includes on-air, on-line, and on-location promotions.
- Generate specific promotional strategies to grow revenue for the stations and clients, with specific, measurable goals. This requires coordinating with personnel in the department to plan and execute these strategies and to measure their success.
- Plan and execute all aspects of station and sales driven events, including:
--- Prepare promotional strategy outlining timelines and deadlines for marketing elements, registration, etc.
--- Oversee registration process, send updates to team, track pacing.
--- Prepare event timeline, sponsor timeline, and event program clock.
--- Schedule staff and ensure all day-of responsibilities are covered.
--- Create sales recaps.
- Pursue new opportunities to grow the stations' presence and revenue in cross-platform arenas, specifically, mobile, web, and social media. This requires working with Salem’s Director of Digital Media to remain on the cutting edge of available technology.
- Run weekly promotions meeting.
- Oversee execution of national sales campaigns with local promotions staff.

Qualifications:
- Thorough understanding of the news/talk format; a passion for politics is preferred.
- 2-4 years of major market or national promotional and/or sales experience.
- Understanding of radio promotional and sales strategy and online and social media marketing.
- Task and detail-oriented.

Please e-mail cover letters and resumes to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Fax: 847-439-2846.
NO PHONE CALLS

Salem Media of Illinois, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network, which syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,000 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives, a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network, a leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing, a leading publisher of Christian-themed magazines. The company owns and operates approximately 100 radio stations, including stations in 23 of the top 25 markets.

Executive Producer - WGN Morning News

WGN Morning News Executive Producer

Overview:
Acts as the Executive Producer for WGN Morning News. Responsible for overall content, production, planning and direction of 6 hour morning news, entertainment, and information program. Supervises the assignment desk and talent, as well as staff of show producers, segment producers, editors, and news writers. Leads long-range and special projects planning and assists news director in strategic decisions, recruiting and research.

Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of generating ideas and achieving ratings success. Three years' newsroom management experience required. Morning show experience and familiarity with digital technology desired. Strong show producing and editorial skills mandatory. Must be creative, motivating, and have the ability to develop ideas which advance the show.

If interested apply online or send cover letter & resume to:
WGN-TV Human Resources
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, Il 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387

Equal Opportunity Employer

Publisher, Multimedia Specialist - StreetWise

StreetWise Publisher/Multimedia Specialist

StreetWise Mission:
Empower the entrepreneurial spirit through the dignity of self-employment by providing Chicagoans facing homelessness with a combination of supportive social services, workforce development resources and immediate access to gainful employment.

StreetWise, Inc. is a workforce development agency dedicated to helping the homeless and those at risk of homelessness out of poverty. The StreetWise model combines supportive social services, (focused on employment training and housing stability) with the opportunity for gainful self-employment, to assist clients on the road to financial stability and self-sufficiency.

As a publication, StreetWise magazine is socially conscious and Chicago-centric. It raises awareness on of social justice, poverty and homelessness in Chicago, across the nation, and around the world. The editorial staff work hard to provide intriguing articles about today's important issues as well as entertaining articles to enhance the reader’s daily life. StreetWise Magazine is dedicated to furthering society's understanding of poverty so that readers will be inspired to work towards its eradication.

Purpose of Position:
The Publisher reports to the Managing Director of Programs and is responsible for guiding the mission of StreetWise magazine and internally/externally managing the StreetWise brand. He or she manages the editorial calendar and production schedule while conceptualizing and designing the weekly magazine. This position serves a dual purpose as Multimedia Specialist. Under this role, he or she is responsible for multimedia communications-related activities/initiatives, including managing the agency's photo and video portfolio, managing and maintaining the organization's website, managing all social media tools.

Activities
Magazine Operations:
- Layout and design the weekly, 16 page, StreetWise magazine.
- Manage the relationship with the magazine printing company to assure that all deadlines, (i.e. internal and external) are met and that the product meets expected quality standards.
- Handle the electronic submission of magazine page files and solidify print order and delivery.
- Create and manage detailed editorial calendar and production schedule for print and web media.
- Edit, copyedit and proofread content for agency print and web materials.
- Conduct interviews and write feature and news stories for StreetWise magazine.
- Conduct vendor interviews and write the weekly "Vendor Profile" column.
- Manage the sale of magazine advertisements and ensure the finalization of contracts.

Marketing & Communications Operations:
- Produce and edit agency in-house photography and videography.
- Conceptualize and coordinate all agency video production.
- Manage and update the StreetWise website.
- Manage and update all social media tools.
- Graphic design marketing material (e.g., brochures, annual report, StreetWise Calendar, etc.).
- Measure effectiveness of communication strategies by using various tracking and research methods, i.e. Google analytics and readership surveys.
- Conduct up-to-date market research to increase magazine sales and raise agency awareness.

Staff/Intern Supervision:
- Manage all media, public relations and marketing interns.
- Assign interns various tasks, such as writing vendor profiles and feature news stories, writing press releases and other PR content, updating the website and social media, updating the StreetWise bulletin board, participating in StreetWise video/photography projects, etc.

Administrative Responsibilities:
- Create marketing material for various staff members and print copies as necessary.
- Participate in on- and off-site staff trainings, workshops and outreach events as needed.
- Participate in StreetWise fundraising events.
- Perform other related duties as required

Experience
Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, communications, visual arts or a related field.
- Outstanding organizational and follow-through skills.
- Demonstrated desire/ability to work with the homeless and at-risk individuals by providing support, motivation and compassion in accordance with the StreetWise mission and philosophy.
- Experience working in journalism and/or marketing/production.

Job skills:
- Intermediate-Advanced ability with Adobe Photoshop and In-Design.
- Intermediate experience using Adobe Illustrator.
- Demonstrate a solid understanding of graphic design, layout and design theory.
- Basic ability in video and audio production (e.g., familiarity with Adobe's Final Cut Pro, Apple's iMovie, etc.)
- Advanced ability in Content Management Systems, specifically WordPress.
- Intermediate-advanced ability with social media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, YouTube.
- Advanced ability with web tracking tools, i.e. Google Analytics.
- Proficiency with blogging, writing for the web and Search Engine Optimization.
- Strong computers skills, including Microsoft Office.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and creatively.
- Strict attention to detail is a must; ability to multi-task is essential.
- Ability to work independently and finish assignments within identified timeframes.
- Desire, creativity, and flexibility to work in a growing agency.
- Willingness to work flexible hours as needed.
- Ability to handle various projects concurrently.

Hours:
Full-time, 40 hours per week, with evening and weekend hours as needed.

Annual Time Off:
Determined by seniority and experience, plus agency holidays.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and 2-3 writing samples to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

StreetWise is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required, with or without assistance, to talk or hear, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and move from place to place.

Food & Beverage Industry Reporter - Crain's

Crain's Chicago Business Food & Beverage Industry Reporter

Crain's Chicago Business is looking for an experienced reporter who can write analytical and enterprising news stories, features and special reports for our weekly issue as well as break news on our fast-growing website. The reporter also would write for our popular On Dining blog and produce a monthly video report. In other words, we want a reporter whose work will be noticed. The beat encompasses some of the biggest brand names in America: McDonald's, Kraft Foods, Mondelez and MillerCoors. In addition, the beat requires a foodie's interest in Chicago's world-class and dynamic restaurant scene. The candidate should be adept at developing sources and sensing news and spotting trends before the competition. He or she should also be a fluid writer. We want someone who is a self-starter and prefer someone who knows Chicago business.

Specifically we want someone who will:
- Generate story ideas and identify trends in food and beverage consumption and marketing
- Break news and beat the competition
- Report and write for print and web, juggling multiple deadlines simultaneously
- Develop deep contact lists and sourcing at the companies covered
- Become an established expert
- Play well with others, collaborate in reporting teams
- Bring energy and enthusiasm to the newsroom
- Occasionally tackle story ideas off the assigned beat
- Use social media to engage and grow audiences
- Produce multimedia reports
- Appear on television reports and in-person events

Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum of 3 years of journalism experience
- Proven track record of breaking news
- Business journalism experience
- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Fluency in social media
- Ability to read financial reports and filings

Please include at least six links to your work along with your resume.

Please apply online via our website at this link HERE.

Crain Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wisconsin Public Radio Online News Producers

Online News Producers (Madison, WI)

Play a major role in editing, coordinating and contributing to Wisconsin Public Radio's online news content and spearhead public interaction with our audience through social media. This producer creates multimedia presentations to illustrate stories visually, always adhering to high journalistic standards and best practices in online journalism.

We are seeking someone with excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills; knowledge of AP style; and interest in all facets of online news production. Must have bachelor’s degree, strong editorial judgment, up to 2 yrs experience working directly in online journalism and strong detail orientation.

Further details and an online application can found HERE.

EEO.

CRM Website Information

The Chicagoland Radio & Media website (abbreviated as CRM) is a celebration of all things relating to Chicago-area media matters. CRM is a news source, a location for fans to voice their opinions, and an online museum of Chicago media's past and present, with a hopeful eye to its future. For the visitors, readers, and fans of the website, CRM is a both a resource and a release, both educational and an escape, and both factual and fun.

If it has a connection to Chicago area radio, television, print, and/or other forms of media -- information on it can be found here at ChicagolandRadioAndMedia.com!