Posted: January 18, 2024

Creative Services Director

Website WJET

Creative Services Director

Do you want to be part of a transformational team with Erie’s #1 news station?  We are looking for a Creative Services Director to develop and lead the overall marketing and promotional strategy of JET24/FOX66/  Experience with project management, creative script writing, field and studio production, lighting and non-linear editing experience is a must. For consideration, you must provide an online link to your recent video production work samples.


Provides leadership for the creative services team, which includes promotions/commercial production team
Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, training, promotion and termination of employees
Develops and executes promotions strategies to enhance station image and branding
Manages and leads the department to create new and profitable events
Works collaboratively with sales, clients and promotions team to develop creative messaging that delivers results
Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
Creatively writes, shoots, and edits content to tell compelling stories
Manages video equipment and software needs
Shoots ad scripts both short and long form spots from concept to completion
Performs other duties, as directed by management
Requirements & Skills:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum 3 – 5 years commercial production experience, preferably at a local television station or advertising agency and a college degree in video production, marketing, or related field preferred
Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
Knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques
Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder
Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments, and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Organize and archive all completed commercial productions and assets
Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

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