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Senior Specialist, Inventory at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:

Primary Purpose

Manage and implement content flow from Programming to Net Ops. Plan and research inventory with corporate and outside media partners. Analyze needs for the partners to strategize and implement projects to meet corporate and network goals. Manage network programming schedule and network cue tones and other technical secondary events.

Key Activities

  • Responsible for format template creation, format instance manipulation, and format management based on network needs.

  • Analyze each syndicated series and create format templates based on technical specs.

  • Anticipate schedule changes and liaise with multiple teams to actualize the changes.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with the playlist sent to master control up to and including revising the automation script.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with the playlist sent to master control up to and including revising the automation script.

  • Create and generate reports based on corporate and management needs.

  • Create and maintain format template groups.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of other roles such as inventory, sales, and master control and incorporate the knowledge into format template and log creation.

  • Create and maintain format template groups.

  • Work across sales ops roles.


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • College degree preferred.

  • 5+ years of television copy/traffic experience required.

  • 3 years minimum of experience in television in other departments such as programming, sales, master control, etc.

  • Proficiency with MS Office required.

Skills & Abilities

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Good written and oral communications skills.

  • Be able to work collaboratively with a team and independently on projects.

  • Good organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task.

  • Have a clear understanding of sales operations.

  • Ability to adhere to tight daily deadlines without compromising quality.

  • Analyze data to make sound decisions and acknowledge new ideas through expression and presentation.

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.