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Promotions Director

Published On: May 18 2013 11:50:37 AM CDT

Date:               May 17, 2013

Location:       Colorado Springs, CO

Position:        Promotions Director

KRDO, NewsChannel 13, is looking for a Promotion Director. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who will promote the station’s image, programs and community service projects.  Candidate will be a creative, enthusiastic individual who writes, produces, and edits hard-hitting news and image marketing spots in a research-driven environment.  Candidate will have all the tools and the best research team to help guide them to enhance KRDO’s news market share (on-air and on-line).

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Develop and assure the execution of marketing plans designed to increase the audience of company properties in coordination with the General Manager, News Director and other managers and departments.

·         Strong understanding and ability to interpret broadcast ratings and station research to create compelling promos. Knowledge of Nielsen and Magid practices preferable.

·         Must be hands on manager with technical experience to write, produce promos. Proficiency with field Cameras, Final Cut Pro, Avid Newscutter, ENPS, Photoshop, After Effects, MS Word and PowerPoint.

·         Create and manage departmental budgets to assure the efficient and cost effective execution of the marketing plans and company functions.

·         Manage the daily broadcast log to ensure best placement of programming, promotions and news topicals.

·         Direct the design and creation of logos, slogans and various other branding elements to support the goals of the marketing plans.

·         Direct the design and creation of on-air spots, long-form videos, on-line formats, print materials and materials for other media in support of the marketing plans.

·         Work closely with News, Sales and other departments as necessary to assure the design and delivery of effective promotional, marketing and sales materials.

·          This includes the look, interactivity and suitability to meet the goals of the marketing plans.

·         Buy media in various as necessary to support the marketing plans.

·         Oversee company sponsorship and involvement in outside events.

·         Direct and manage the creative and technical excellence of the department in support of the company goals.

·        Other duties as necessary or assigned.


·         5 years experience in creative design media.

·         College degree in Media, Marketing or related field.

·         Working understanding of all phases of professional design and video/audio production techniques and systems.

·         Working understanding of professional management practices.

·         Excellent visual and aural design skills.

·         Excellent organization and time management skills.

·         Excellent hearing and eyesight.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·         Availability for night and weekend work as necessary.

·         Must pass a background check and drug screening.

When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send resume to:


Attn:  Human Resources

399 S. 8th Street

Colorado Springs, Colorado  80905

Fax (719) 444-8601


NEWSCHANNEL 13 is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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