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Townsquare Media is not afraid to try new things and new ways of doing business. We are a non-traditional multi-media company with a vision of making the all of our media experiences integrated, thus more effective for our clients and more exciting for our consumers. If you want to grow professionally, can move at the speed of light and still have fun – then we want you.
REASONS TO JOIN OUR TEAM
Townsquare Media invests in our employees with incredible training, great benefits and “best in class” management. We offer a unique corporate culture that allows employees to be entrepreneurial while at the same time fostering an environment of teamwork.
Townsquare Media regularly develops new and innovative products, which in turn allows us to offer clients solution based selling. As a diversified media group, we reach consumers on air, online, onsite or on-the-go – wherever they are, so are we!
Great management, great training, great platforms and great properties allow you, an employee, an unlimited potential for advancement, as well as the opportunity to attain above average earnings.
People, Product, Profit – a recipe for success.
Our DNA is LIVE, LOCAL and VITAL and we look for those same characteristics in our employees.
BE ALIVE − We are looking for positive energy, insightful thinking and a great attitude. Our employees show up and give their best effort every day.
THINK LOCALLY − Being the town square of our communities starts with our employees, so we look for people who are connected, active and engage within their community.
BE VITAL − There is a vitality we see in all our employees and it comes in many forms – a specific talent or skill set, a desired background or dynamic personal qualities. This vitality is what drives our company forward as each employee brings their “vital” strength to the team.
DIGITAL MANAGING EDITOR – TEXARKANA, AR
Townsquare Media is looking to hire a Digital Managing Editor to oversee the editorial operations of the company’s local websites in Texarkana, including the creation of digital content that is vital for the local community and the growth of the audience to that content.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Partner with teams of on-air talent to create compelling content for the community, including text, photo, video & interactive across the site, mobile and social media.
- Develop content based on audience demand & search data
- Top edit several posts and features a day
- Manage the calendar of content for the site
- Distribute the content across the web and grow the audience
- Monitor and analyze web statistics with the goal of improving performance
- Utilize best practices for Search Engine Optimization and Social Media to drive audience.
- Strategize ways to increase site audience & engagement
- Grow an Active Database for email, mobile and social media
- Ensure on-air promotions, contests, events, and activities are always synced with a web component.
Candidates must have at least 5 years of online editorial experience, and the ability to nurture a strong editorial voice. Exceptional writing and editing skills are a must. The person filling this role should understand what makes content on the web sticky, conversation-starting and good for SEO.
The job also requires the ability to focus under fast-paced pressure, and the capacity for managing multiple tasks at once. Great communication skills, attention to detail, and a sense of humor are all a must. Experience working with WordPress, HTML, Photoshop and video and familiarity with AP style are all a plus as well.
LIVE EVENTS MANAGER – TEXARKANA, AR
The Live Events Manager will be the point person for all aspects of Townsquare’s live events business in Texarkana, AR and will be involved in all aspects of each show/event.
The position will be responsible for the following:
Primary point of contact and leadership for each event in Texarkana, AR, responsible for creating and driving revenue, and managing expenses
Deep familiarity with Texarkana, AR and our products, including broadcasting, commerce, and digital marketing assets
Lead role on in-house planning and logistics for each event: creating and managing timelines and assigning responsibilities among local staff
Working with local sales force to drive vendor solicitation, booth sales, and sponsorship sales
Working with local programming team to drive and promote ticket sales – responsible for creating and implementing marketing plans for each major event
Logistics management, including travel and catering
Availability to work weekends as needed
New business development – sourcing, identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for organic growth or through acquisition of existing live event properties
Idea generation and implementation
Ideal candidates will possess one or more of the following:
3-7 years of experience in live event production (either from an agency, venue, production company, or tour/concert promoter)
Deep familiarity with MS Office suite products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
Basic financial accounting skills (to build event by event pro forma financials)
Existing relationships with local agencies and venues
Familiarity with cost management and show settlement procedures
Some production oversight experience (staging, sound & lights, pipe & drape)
Eagerness to work hard, learn, and be part of a growing and fast-moving live events team with upward mobility for successful employees
The position will report to the VP/General Manager of Texarkana, AR, as well as to the corporate regional Live Events Director, who is based in Connecticut.
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PRODUCTION DIRECTOR – TEXARKANA, AR
Are you creative? Do you love writing? Townsquaure media in Texarkana has an immediate opening for a Production Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Writing commercial copy and working closey with the sales department and clients to produce the best commercials and promotional announcements in the market.
Skilled in digital production techniques and familiar with adobe audition including voicing and dubbing of commercials.
On-air shift on one of our local stations, creating online digital content, and personal appearances.
Flexible and be able to work under and meet short dealines.
Two years of related experience is preferred.
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.
CURRENT TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING EMPLOYEE QUALIFICATION STATEMENT: It is preferred that current employees of Townsquare Media Broadcasting, LLC and affiliated companies have a minimum of six months of service in their present position, and a fully competent performance rating to be eligible to apply for this position.