Graphics Coordinator, Network Operations (Silver Spring, MD)

by Human Resources

September 20, 2021

SUMMARY:

Candidate will be responsible for maintaining the operational modules of the on-air graphics process from request to delivery to broadcast uplink.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enter secondary event triggers into the daily programming log to support on-air promotions and sales initiatives.
  • Manage and maintain the process of data entry and data transfer into Grip It for proper secondary events scheduling.
  • Accurately QC graphic elements per on-air specs.
  • Receive, research and process all requests for graphic creation through to completion and delivery to uplink facility.
  • Load, transmit and log graphic elements to multiple platforms and Networks.
  • Establish communication with Marketing to ensure proper scheduling and tracking of graphic materials.
  • Handle day-to-day operations of all graphics in progress through graphics team.
  • On-going follow-up with logs, style guides, tool kits.
  • Work with Graphics Team for elements (including style guides for special graphics) as needed to complete special on-air initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain communication with uplink technical personnel in efforts to ensure proper delivery and playouts of graphic materials.
  • Manage the daily process of tracking and entering program V-chip ratings, closed captioning and other master tape attributes including program segment times.
  • Primary backup for Network Operations Graphics Specialist and Content Management Coordinator.
  • Take on additional duties and responsibilities as delegated by the VP of Network Operations and/or SVP of Network Operations.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented; and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required.
  • Have the legal right to work in the United States.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in related field of study is required. At least 4 years of Broadcast Operations experience is necessary. Knowledge of the media & entertainment industry is a plus.

 

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