Job Opening: Creative Services Manager

Creative Services Dept.
June 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Posted 6/30

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Develop and direct all aspects of station advertising, promotion and design to deliver on a relevant, differentiated brand for ABC7/KGO-TV in San Francisco. Lead a creative staff to plan/execute innovate image campaigns, topical promos, and ads for all content including news, local programming, syndicated shows and our WEB platform. This position reports to the Vice President of Programming & Creative.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, story-teller, communicator and have a strong sense of consistency in packaging tone and style. A up-to-date record of cutting-edge creative and the abilty to solve problems on tight deadlines a must. Candidates must be self-motivated and demonstrate the ability to oversee multiple projects and budgets simultaneously, both independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment. Candidates must have advanced production expertise and be skilled leading a creative staff. Must have strong organizational skills and be skilled at presenting ideas and gaining the approval and satisfaction of internal clients.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proven leadership skills required. Candidates must be comfortable in both Mac and PC environments. Knowledge and experience in AfterEffects, PhotoShop, Illustrator and 3D Studio Max. VizRT and Flash knowledge is a plus. A four-year college degree is required in Bachelor of Arts or Fine Arts, or equivalent professional experience. Those applying should have minimum of five (5) years experience managing a creative department in a highly branded broadcast environment.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: August 15, 2011

TO APPLY:

To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to: kgo-tv.hr@abc.com and reference Creative Services Manager (Req. #70111) in the subject line.

KGO-TV/ABC7 900 Front Street San Francisco, CA 94111 Attn: Human Resources Department/Creative Services Manager

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

KGO-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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