ViacomCBS Copy Specialist in Riverside, New Jersey
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Riverside, NJ
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Position: Copy Specialist
Hours are 9am-6pm Eastern Time
The Continuity Specialists is responsible for a market’s copy and instructions. Specialist will have a minimum of 2 years’ industry (broadcast, radio, cable) experience.
Responsibilities include the maintenance, assignment, and processing of traffic instruction files from agencies and advertisers and the clearance of commercial material for acceptance.
Receive all traffic instructions (original and revisions) from station clients
Interpret commercial copy and agency instructions
Search all station orders for applicable instructions received
Coordinate commercial house number assignment and commercial location
Build instruction/rotation sets for assignment in WideOrbit and assign instruction sets to applicable orders
Review and issue commercial copy log changes as necessary
Review Missing Instruction report and communicate to agency and station personnel regarding missing commercial instructions and material
Communicate and arrange for commercial production if necessary (billboards and tagged spots)
Coordinate with Market Specialist movement or preemption of spots for missing material
Proof and check copy instructions entered into WideOrbit by other Copy Specialist, as assigned
Maintain email box of all commercial copy instructions - stored and accessible for 12 months
Minimum 2-5 years TV/Radio/Cable traffic experience required
Knowledge of agency commercial instruction terminology
Working knowledge of WideOrbit Traffic System
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Strong Communications Skills
Willingness to learn and take on all tasks assigned
Team Player- will be working with all levels in the organization
Ability to work under pressure against deadlines
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
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