Jobs at KLFY

All candidates interested in any of the jobs listed below should apply at http://www.nexstar.tv/careers

We currently have openings for the following positions:

  • General Sales Manager
  • News Anchor
  • Sports Anchor
  • Production Assitant
  • MultiMedia Journalist
  • News Producer
  • HR Business Administrator
  • Sales Account Executive
  • Creative Service Manager
  • Integrated Digital Specialist
  • Digital Media Manager
Job Title: Manager, General Sales
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Manager
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category
Sales
Job Type
Full-time
Job Description
Position Summary:
The General Sales Manager oversees all aspects of the Sales Department, including staff management, advertising inventory throughout all channels, revenue goal setting and achievement, and budgeting.  The General Sales Manager also has direct responsibility for national sales efforts.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provides leadership for the broadcast/web sales teams.
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
•Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, national, eMedia and new product revenue.
• Drives new business development.
• Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
• Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals.
• Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures.
• Resolves customer complaints regarding sales and service.
• Plans and directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and service programs.
• Determines inventory, pricing, and discount rates.
• Creates and reviews operational records and reports to project sales and determine profitability.
• Directs the Accounts Receivable efforts of the Sales Department.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

News Anchor III

Job Title: Anchor III, News
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description-Position Summary:
The News Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
•Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Edits video clips as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

Sports Anchor I

Job Title: Anchor I, Sports
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description:

Sports Anchor/Producer/Reporter

KLFY-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana is seeking an experienced broadcast sports journalist to anchor and produce our top-rated weekend evening sportscasts.  This is a leadership position, one in which you’ll be involved it the planning as well as execution of weekend sports content.  We’re looking for candidates who view the chance to produce as well as anchor sports as an opportunity to craft and customize sportscasts for the best possible presentation.  In addition, this person will work as a Multi-Media Sports Journalist during the week.  Writing, shooting, editing, and producing enterprise stories across multiple platforms.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

Job Title: Assistant, Production
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Creative Services
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description:
KLFY has an immediate full-time opening for a Production Assistant. The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required for live and recorded broadcasts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Assist directors in preparation and execution of newscast.

·         Operate teleprompter during live broadcasts.

·         Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements.

·         Tests, cleans, and maintains studios and equipment.

·         Assist with pre and post production projects.

·         Learn duties of Master Control and Digital Media Operations

·         Set up and run live remote/satellite shots.

·         Backup AM/PM show director in their duties using Ross Overdrive System.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

·         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

·         Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Production Assistant must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions or outdoors during remote broadcasts. In addition, the Production Assistant 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. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

MultiMedia Journalist

Job Title: Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Entry Level
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description:

A Multi-Media Journalist is responsible for developing and nurturing local news contacts, developing unique stories, covering breaking news and following up on news stories. MMJ develops the story, shoots, writes and edits the story, and is responsible for its presentation on multiple media platforms.  All MMJs are responsible for carrying camera equipment, setting camera up on tripod, and driving to story locations.  Must be able to lift up to 16 pounds. Stories are expected to be timely, urgent and newsworthy.  May be asked to read news during newscasts or conduct live or taped interviews.  May also be asked to appear at newsworthy events or charitable functions as representatives of KFLY TV-10.  Whenever they are representing the station, on-air and off-air, they are expected to be presentable and respectful.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

Job Title: Producer, News
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Entry Level
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description/Position Summary:
The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
• Writes and orders news stories.
• Approves scripts.
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
• Edits video.
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

HR Business Administrator

Job Title: Administrator, HR Business
Education: Some College Coursework Completed
Career Level: Manager
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Administrative / Clerical
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description-
JOB SUMMARY:

Plan, direct, coordinate or liaise one or more administrative services of the business unit, such as records and information management, reports and accounts payable, facilities planning and maintenance, operations, human resources, and other office support services. Reports to the VP Finance and/or local GM.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct or coordinate the supportive services of the business unit
  • Prepare and review operational reports
  • Acquire, distribute and store supplies and manage vendor relations
  • Maintain employee HR files and health & welfare data
  • Administer employment processes: benefits, onboarding/orientation, leave benefits, and management of payroll
  • Assist management with effective and consistent performance management
  • Assist with accounting: purchasing, and accounts payable/receivable
  • Liaise with Sr. leadership and Corporate as needed

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Interpersonal Savvy- relates well with all people.
  • Builds rapport and effective relations, and uses diplomacy and tact.
  • Approachability- is easy to approach and talk to; is a good listener.
  • Action Oriented- enjoys working hard, and is action oriented.
  • Problem-solving & decision making- uses logic and methods to solve difficult problems, finds sources for input, makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
  • Planning/organizing- prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans
  • Developing self & others- confident and assertive when providing coaching, guidance or direction.

Education/Experience3-5 years in a Human Resources, Executive Administrator, or Office Manager capacity preferred

Training/EquipmentProficient in Microsoft Office desktop applications; Excellent database & spreadsheet skills.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical RequirementsHigh-stress office environment with deadline pressures.  Position will require day-to-day multitasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent changes in direction and priority.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

Sales Account Executive 

Job Title: Account Executive, Sales
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description- Position Summary:
The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
• Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
• Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
• Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
• Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
• Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
• Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
• Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
• Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

 

Creative Service Manager

Job Title: Manager, Creative Service
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Manager
LocationNexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category Creative Services
Job TypeFull-time
Job Description

The Creative Services Manager is a dual responsibility position.  One responsibility is to oversee the complete process of production by handling the scheduling, orchestration, production, and completion of commercial projects for the station.  The second responsibility is for developing and implementing special projects and promotions to enhance the station’s image.

The Creative Services Manager has to focus on managing Account Executive and client relations, script writing, on-location and off-location shooting, non-linear editing, advertising graphics, audio correction, commercial billing and project archives.  At the same time, this person’s duties will include writing press releases and announcements about new programming, television specials, station personalities, promotions, events in which the station is taking part, and station promotions in other media outlets (i.e. hurricane tracking charts, job fair, etc.).

Some duties for the Creative Services Manager include producing commercials for stand-alone advertising projects as well as category specific packaged commercial projects.  Many of these projects will include commercial and web advertisement of varying lengths, which will require the production of a variety of assignments from commercials to long-form videos.  The entire production process is covered by the Creative Services Department, which requires the Manager to conduct meetings for concepts and script writing, attend location-specific video shoots, and maintain open lines of communication during the post-production process until the finished product is approved by the client.

Other duties for the Creative Services Manager include developing and implementing effective promotions and special projects, contests and sweepstakes.  He/she will also work closely with the News and Sales Departments to find ways to increase the viewing audience, in order to increase advertising revenues. The Creative Services Manager attends, on behalf of the station, conventions, meetings, and seminars related to promotion or advertising and general station business. Other duties also include the creation of graphic elements for newscasts, promotions, web and social media.

Additional responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicating with the Creative Services Editor to maintain a proper queue of projects so that production is complete in a timely fashion.
  • Attending business meetings for potential and current projects.
  • Keeping production equipment and assets safely stored and ready to be used on an assignment as the need arises.
  • Monitoring on-air commercials and on-line services for inaccuracies or problems.
  • Working with other departments for assistance or guidance on their projects.
  • Meeting with the Promotions Editor and Webmaster to address daily assignments and goals.
  • Complete daily logs for all local station topical promotions and PSAs.
  • Checking the station website for updates, typos, misspelling and content.
  • Monitor social media for consistent updates by talent and site administrators and remove inappropriate comments and information.
  • Working with Account Executives on various promotions, projects and giveaways that are in production or actively on air.

Prepare monthly and quarterly reports on station public service and community involvement/outreach.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

 

Integrated Digital Specialist

Job Title: INTEGRATED DIGITAL SPECIALIST
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description – Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS):

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s digital products and inventories (including but not limited to targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the intent to advance client objectives.

Responsibilities:

Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market

Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets

Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships

Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients

Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients

Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best-practice sharing, industry trends)

Be an effective partner with the market’s sales team in generating synergy revenue

Effective closer

Consistently communicate with clients

Effective in “four-legged” call situations

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

 

Digital Media Manager III

Job Title: Manager III, Digital Media
Education: Some College Coursework Completed
Career Level: Manager
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description/Position Summary:
The Digital Media Manager directly oversees the daily operations of the station’s internet advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize website revenue.  The Digital Media Manager also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in Digital Media and new product revenue.
• Drives new business development.
• Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
• Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals.
• Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures.
• Manages Accounts Receivable for Digital Media advertising.
• Calls on accounts with Account Executives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv