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Vice President- Creative Services and Programming, WLS-TV
Job Overview:
We are seeking a strategic creative executive who understands how a media brand interacts with
audiences anywhere and anytime.
Reporting to the President and General Manager of WLS-TV, this
executive will manage the station’s brand on all platforms and produce brand appropriate original
content. This position requires expertise in data-focused, audience-based brand development and
design, content creation and social media marketing, as well as experience in social listening, sales
promotions and influencer marketing.
Manage the ABC7 brand on all platforms (on-air, online, mobile, etc.) through the development
and execution of innovative creative and marketing campaigns.
Leverage research and real time data analytics to launch timely social media campaigns that
grow audience engagement with and emotional connection to the ABC7 brand, content and
Be a Creative link to our local community, and develop relationships with community
stakeholders to drive earned media.
Oversee the creative development and production of live event, original series and select
short-form programming.
Manage the station’s off-channel media budget and media buying agency.
Grow the brand identity and relevance of ABC7 by developing and creating original,
emotionally-impactful content and touch points for our audiences.
Basic Qualifications
A demonstrated track record of managing the creative expression of a media brand on and off-
Experience with, or deep understanding of, brand management across digital platforms
(online, mobile, etc.), including social media.
A strong understanding of how to use research and data analytics tools to drive audience
engagement and media buying on all platforms.
Experience supervising the development and production of live event and series
Excellent management skills and an ability to inspire a creative, positive, supportive and
encouraging work environment.
A proven track record of working across departments to build a collaborative work
Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in the marketing and/or programming department at a local broadcast
Experience producing original content that integrates sponsors and advertisers.
Additional Information:
Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at
Requisition ID#471376BR