CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


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Posted February 26, 2019

Lockwood Broadcast Group in Richmond, Va. seeks full time master control operator responsible for the operation of all systems within a multi station master control. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of station broadcast automation systems, editing on-air playlist, setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds, ingest and prepare video content onto servers, live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems. Must be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs. Must be able to work varied shifts including overnights, weekends and holidays. Successful candidate must possess good communication/people skills in a very friendly environment. Previous master control experience desired. No phone calls please.

Please send resume and a brief cover letter to:

Ian Leonard : On-Air Operations Manager/Engineer Lockwood Broadcast Group

3914 Wistar Road Richmond,VA 23228.

Email:ileonard@lbgtv.com

EOE. Drug Free Workplace.

www.lockwoodbroadcast.com


Posted March 13, 2019
Updated January 3, 2021

Lockwood Broadcast Group is looking for experienced Account Executives to manage and grow transactional business as well focusing on prospecting and closing new business in the following regions: KAKE-TV (Wichita, KS), KTEN-TV (Denison, TX), WTNZ-TV (Knoxville, TN), WFXG-TV (Augusta, GA), WDFX-TV (Dothan, AL), WPGX-TV (Panama City, FL), and WSKY-TV (Hampton, VA). We are looking for a self-starter with proficiency in cold calling and creating and delivering presentations.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients while driving revenue to achieve monthly goals
  • Close new and incremental business
  • Understand and interpret business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve those objectives through effective use of our product portfolio
  • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in one of the following regions: Wichita, KS; Denison, TX; Knoxville, TN; Augusta, GA; Dothan, AL; Panama City, FL; or Hampton, VA.
  • Proficient in the operation of a computer keyboard
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products including but not limited to Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Good driving record
  • One-three years of television sales experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising or marketing is preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
  • Team player, who is flexible to changing needs to daily business
  • Ability to work in a rapid-pace environment

Lockwood Broadcast Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Please Send Resumes To:

KAKE-TV (Wichita, KS)
GM Mike Rajewski MRajewski@kake.com

KTEN-TV (Denison, TX)
GM Dave Tillery dtillery@kten.com

WTNZ-TV (Knoxville, TN)
GSM Neal Davis ndavis@wtnzfox43.com

WCAV-TV (Charlottesville, VA)
GM John Cochrane JCochrane@cbs19news.com

WFXG-TV (Augusta, GA)
GM Chastity Scott CScott@wfxg.com

WDFX-TV (Dothan, AL)
Laura Clark lclark@wdfx34.com

WPGX-TV (Panama City, FL)
GSM Shawna Greene sgreene@wpgxfox28.com

WSKY-TV (Hampton, VA)
GM Kathy Yevak kyevak@sky4tv.com









Posted April 7, 2022

WSKY (SKY4 TV) / Lockwood Digital seeks a proven Digital Sales Manager to provide energized leadership for our digital sales initiatives. The successful applicant possesses a strong passion for digital marketing strategies and enjoys staying up-to-date with its evolution, and thrives in a customer-focused team environment. They will also be adept in developing impactful relationships with coworkers and advertisers at the decision-making level. As our DSM, it is the expectation that you will work primarily at the station as well as away from the station, meeting with clients and attending sales calls. You will have capabilities for zoom/video conference meetings as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage digital sales initiatives to achieve revenue goals
  • Regularly meet with local sales team, including group and individual meetings, to ensure their professional development and success with stated goals.
  • Meet with clients to develop/strengthen business relationships and drive client retention.
  • Stay current on digital advertising trends, and lead digital sales training weekly.
  • Consistently evaluate seller performance and provide feedback.
  • Develop/strengthen business relationships with key station vendors.
  • Develop and generate non-traditional revenue and new sales initiatives.
  • Ensure that all necessary sales presentations are comprehensive and available in advance of the selling window.
  • Support local sales team in developing sales presentations.
  • Work in partnership with Department Heads to achieve stated and strategic goals.
  • Maintain current and accurate revenue forecasts by account.
  • Review and approve new insertion orders; ensure orders in Wide Orbit Traffic reflect these IOs accurately.
  • Manage digital campaign performance and reporting via weekly meetings and 24/7 dashboard access.
  • Be flexible and responsive to dynamic business conditions and station business needs.
  • Provide weekly report updates on current revenue and projected revenue to achieve station goals.
  • Oversee account receivables for local sales team to ensure payments are received prior to deadlines.
  • Manage monthly digital sales commissions.
  • Assist GM and Director of Digital in overseeing www.sky4tv.com website using WordPress platform.
  • Attend community events and business functions as an emissary for the station and company.
  • Travel and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Digital marketing and management.
  • Ability to prospect, meet with, and close business with new station clients.
  • Possess the skills to manage and supervise others.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach/mentor them.
  • Punctuality to meet deadlines and meeting start times.
  • Qualifications Required:

  • Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office’s software suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency with Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales software preferred.
  • College degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business or Communications preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • WSKY TV & Lockwood Digital, a part of Lockwood Broadcast Group, is located in the Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, VA DMA (Market # 46). We proudly serve our local community with affordable broadcast television and digital marketing solutions that help local businesses succeed and grow through our experience, creativity, and unparalleled commitment to customer service. WSKY TV & Lockwood Digital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Qualified applicants can e-mail their resume to Kathy Yevak,

    kyevak@sky4tv.com.
    Posted April 14, 2021

    Lockwood Broadcast Group is looking for an experienced Account Executive to manage and grow transactional business as well as focus on prospecting and closing new business for WSKY-TV & Lockwood Digital (Hampton, VA). We are looking for a self-starter with experience & success in cold calling and creating and delivering presentations. The right candidate will have experience in direct business to business sales. We are looking for a person who can build new business and encourage long term orders. The key to success is gaining trust by consultative & supportive selling and closing deals in a very positive and effective way

    Duties include:

  • Developing and maintaining direct relationships with clients and agencies while driving revenue and achieving monthly goals for TV and digital sales.
  • Prospecting and closing new & incremental business and renewals.
  • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations for TV and digital campaigns.
  • Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to work in Hampton Roads VA and Northeastern NC regions.
  • Television and digital advertising sales experience is preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in advertising & marketing is preferred.
  • Talents and Skills:

  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Strong communications skills
  • Compelling negotiations and customer service skills
  • Positive team player to help motivate others
  • Lockwood Broadcast Group and WSKY provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. A pre-employment drug test is required, along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

    Please send resumes to

    Steve Tobin - stobin@sky4tv.com