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Allen Media Broadcasting’s mission is to build a television group by acquiring number one rated stations, big four affiliates with strong local news operations targeting university towns and state capitals that are deeply ingrained in the fabric of their communities. We welcome the opportunity to tell you why AMB is one of the best broadcast companies to be part of in the US!


Director of IT

Are you a highly motivated individual seeking a rapidly growing company where you can be a part of dynamic, collaborative, and challenging technological environment? If so, Allen Media Broadcasting is seeking an experienced Director of IT to join our team

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Are you a highly motivated individual seeking a rapidly growing company where you can be a part of dynamic, collaborative, and challenging technological environment? If so, Allen Media Broadcasting is seeking an experienced Director of IT to join our corporate team in helping lead our nationwide portfolio of big network affiliate NBC, ABC, CBS & Fox television stations.

As Director of IT, you’ll be key in supporting IT technologies for our properties, employees, clients and viewers at a high level of reliability and security. In conjunction with the passionate broadcast technology professionals across our group, you’ll help provide scalable strategic planning and oversight of the entire company’s IT infrastructure across more than 20 properties in the US. Reporting to our CTO, with responsibility for a growing portfolio of television stations, this is an incredible opportunity to advance your career!

Allen Media Broadcasting’s mission is to build a television group by acquiring number one rated stations, big four affiliates with strong local news operations targeting university towns and state capitals that are deeply ingrained in the fabric of their communities. We welcome the opportunity to tell you why AMB is one of the best broadcast companies to be part of in the US!

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Developing technical roadmaps, delivering and operating stable, scalable IT solutions in: Networking (broadcast video/audio, voice, data), System Administration, Engineering Operations, Production Operations, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining critical vendor partnerships
  • Solving technical challenges with innovative solutions
  • Global email administration and oversight
  • Active Directory system oversight across the group
  • Oversee and monitor endpoint protection strategy and compliance
  • Provide ongoing security risk assessment, analysis and response coordination to minimize company cybersecurity risk.
  • Direct ongoing cybersecurity training to end users.
  • Install, manage, and maintain physical and virtual servers serving various computing roles.
  • Work closely with individual stations to implement new IT technologies and related infrastructure
  • Ability to install, configure and maintain: switches, routers, servers, NAS and other hardware/software
  • Oversight in conjunction with local stations regarding broadcast IT technologies.
  • Provide capital/operational budgetary support and advisement for selection and replacement of equipment
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Skills, qualifications and requirements:

  • Strong Leader who can work collaboratively and independently
  • 3+ years experience in an IT leadership/management role preferred
  • Experience managing multi-site IT infrastructures preferred
  • Degree in IT related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
  • Experience leading geographically diverse IT teams within dynamic environments requiring 24/7 support
  • Full and complete knowledge of IP Addressing, NATs, Packet Filtering, and all related IP methodologies
  • Experienced with network wiring and cabling
  • Basic knowledge of fiber technologies
  • Understanding of SMPTE 2110 and NDI a plus
  • Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and other industry certifications a plus
  • Able to effectively communicate high level technical details to non-technical people
  • Self-starter with solid prioritization skills
  • Strong multitasker with experience handling multiple dynamic tasks at once
  • Available on call emergency flexibility
  • Experience in broadcast television or a related field a plus, but not required
  • Experience with IT auditing a plus
  • Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs
  • Must have valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Subject to a background check, drug test and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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Our AMB Digital Team is growing! Come be a part of it!


Digital AdOps Specialist

Looking for a candidate to assist in the preparation, implementation, and management of digital media campaigns, including project timelines, gathering of assets, traffic instructions and creation of ad serving tags.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Responsibilities will include:

  • To assist in the preparation, implementation, and management of digital media campaigns, including project timelines, gathering of assets, traffic instructions and creation of ad serving tags.
  • A strong understanding of Google Ad Manager and tasks involved in campaign implementation and execution, have a strong understanding of the digital media planning and buying process.
  • Demonstrate multi-tasking ability; keep multiple projects on-track
  • Enforce taxonomy for each trafficking/reporting platform and ensure all are tracking as expected.
  • Help resolve technical issues involved in running online ad campaigns, including trafficking of VAST/VPaid In-Stream Video, Rich Media and Audio.
  • Comparing data readouts across the platforms to ensure tracking accuracy, and help to troubleshoot anything that might have tracking issues
  • Work closely with internal departments and external partners to ensure that appropriate materials are received and/or distributed correctly
  • Coordinate and meet all deliverables accurately and in a timely manner
  • Work closely with sales teams to resolve billing discrepancies
  • Plan, organize, activate, and control daily process
  • Support teams in preparing and delivering assets for campaigns.
  • Work with media, creative and analytics teams at the onset of a campaign to help identify and implement all creative and technical requirements
  • Takes clear ownership of assigned tasks

 

 

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in marketing, advertising, communications, business or a related area.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience with managing campaigns within the Google Ad Manager platform.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Slack, CRM systems, WordPress, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Facebook Business Manager, video conference platforms such a Zoom and Google Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills and ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Experience using industry search and digital marketing tools and platforms is a
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent at multitasking.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Proficient use with MacBook.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional presentation skills.

 

 

Common Qualities of Our Successful Teammates:

  • Accountability
  • Curiosity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Hard work ethic
  • Self-starter/self-directed
  • Creativity
  • Process and deadline-driven
  • Team player
  • Loyalty
  • Problem solver/solution seeker
  • Shares knowledge
  • Ability to learn
  • Detail-oriented
  • Passionate, energetic
  • Fun, Outgoing

Digital Content Specialist

Allen Media Broadcasting is looking for a full-time digital content specialist to join our energetic and passionate team. This person assists our Director of Digital Content and contributes content to our family of digital newsrooms.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Post daily news items of local, regional and/or national significance to AMB station digital platforms.
  • Post breaking news as it happens.
  • Post additional content, i.e. photo galleries, news items, links, etc., as needed.
  • Share content from national and network outlets to appropriate affiliates within the AMB group.
  • Assist/proofread/spot check content created by newsrooms as requested.
  • Assist Director of Digital Content in maintaining administrative support queue within AMB intranet.
  • Assist Director of Digital Content in aggregating group-wide and property-level digital metrics reports.
  • Conduct weekly spot checks of AMB suite of digital platforms, ensuring content is up-to-date and free of technological errors.

 

Desired Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in journalism or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of digital content experience in a working newsroom.
  • Working knowledge of various social media and digital platforms.
  • Must take an active role in discovering and creating new content for the digital platforms.
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and be self-motivated.
  • Must demonstrate solid news judgment and strong attention to detail.
  • Must has strong copy editing, grammatical and writing skills.
  • Must have ability to use SEO effectively to improve search referral traffic.
  • Strong proficiency in Google Analytics and Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Slack and video conference platforms such as Zoom and Google Suite.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills and ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent at multitasking.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional presentation skills.

 

Common Qualities of Our Successful Teammates:

  • Accountability
  • Curiosity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Hard work ethic
  • Self-starter/self-directed
  • Creativity
  • Process and deadline-driven
  • Team player
  • Loyalty
  • Problem solver/solution seeker
  • Shares knowledge
  • Ability to learn
  • Detail-oriented
  • Passionate, energetic
  • Fun, Outgoing

Digital Sales Specialist

Allen Media Broadcasting is looking for a full-time Digital Sales Specialist to join our energetic and passionate team!

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Responsibilities will include:

  • Create advertising collateral
  • Update & maintain company digital marketing websites and social accounts.
  • Assist with the implementation of digital marketing strategies and campaigns.
  • Maintain monthly revenue reports
  • Maintain monthly digital vendor invoice reconciliation.
  • Back up and support station sales teams with day-to-day functions.
  • Assist Director of Digital Sales in maintaining administrative support queue within AMB intranet.
  • Back up and support the Director of Digital Sales
  • Prepare training material – PowerPoint and video

 

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in marketing, advertising, communications, business or a related area.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of digital marketing experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Slack, CRM systems, WordPress, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Facebook Business Manager, video conference platforms such a Zoom and Google Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills and ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Experience using industry search and digital marketing tools and platforms is a
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent at multitasking.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Proficient use with MacBook.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional presentation skills.

 

 

Common Qualities of Our Successful Teammates:

  • Accountability
  • Curiosity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Hard work ethic
  • Self-starter/self-directed
  • Creativity
  • Process and deadline-driven
  • Team player
  • Loyalty
  • Problem solver/solution seeker
  • Shares knowledge
  • Ability to learn
  • Detail-oriented
  • Passionate, energetic
  • Fun, Outgoing