CBS Corporation Director, Communications & Public Affairs in New York, New York
Director, Communications & Public Affairs
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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.).
Develop and implement the stations' overall communications and public affairs programs including media relations, community relations and FCC-required filings.
Serve as primary source of information for all media contacts.
Develop strategies to publicize the stations' news brand and overall programming.
Serve as liaison with community leaders; ascertain community issues, needs and concerns.
Manage scheduling of public appearances for station on-air staff.
Work closely with Sales Marketing team to create, develop and execute community outreach projects, events and public affairs campaigns.
Manage the standards and scheduling of public service announcement inventory.
Represent the station in the community at public events.
Prepare FCC quarterly reports and maintain public files.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field.
Related experience and established relationships with local media, preferably in the broadcast industry.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with fellow managers, community groups and the general public.
Knowledge of FCC guidelines and broadcast standards preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled