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KTXS/KTXE/CWAbilene/MeTVAbilene & KTXS.COM (Bonten Media Group-Texas) is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with federal, state, and local equal employment laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions with Bonten Media without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status.

Photojournalist

KTXS, the award winning ABC affiliate in Abilene, TX, has an immediate opening for a part-time photojournalist.

We’re looking for someone who’s willing and able to gather news and tell stories with not only words but also video and sound.

We shoot on Panasonic P2 cameras, have multiple ways to go live – 2 backpacks,  ENG truck, and a satellite truck - and will give you all the tools you need to cover breaking news.

The person hired for this part-time position needs to be able to work under tight deadlines and carry at least 50 pounds of equipment.

Please email your resume and a link to your reel to KTXS News Director Jamie Burch at jburch@ktxs.com.

No phone calls please.  

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, OUTSIDE SALES – Abilene  (click here to apply online) 

You must have prior success selling conceptual business solutions to owners and top executives of medium-sized businesses. You are a sales performer with a proven track record and/or a high desire for sales success. You listen and ask questions with ease, develop strong relationships early, and would describe your selling style as consultative. You’re creative, enjoy selling, and set high success goals. You are a self-starter, have a strong sense of urgency, and are able to work independently inside and outside of a bustling sales office. You are adaptable, unafraid of new technology, goal-oriented, organized, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience with media advertising, television, digital, and mobile a huge plus, but not required if you are the perfect candidate. Must have prior income of at least $50,000 and desire to earn much more. Email  resume to sales_managers@ktxs.com

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, OUTSIDE SALES – San Angelo (click here to apply online) 

You must have prior success selling conceptual business solutions to owners and top executives of medium-sized businesses. You are a sales performer with a proven track record and/or a high desire for sales success. You listen and ask questions with ease, develop strong relationships early, and would describe your selling style as consultative. You’re creative, enjoy selling, and set high success goals. You are a self-starter, have a strong sense of urgency, and are able to work independently inside and outside of a bustling sales office. You are adaptable, unafraid of new technology, goal-oriented, organized, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience with media advertising, television, digital, and mobile a huge plus, but not required if you are the perfect candidate. Must have prior income of at least $50,000 and desire to earn much more. Email  resume to sales_managers@ktxs.com

Part Time Production Assistant

KTXS is looking for new crew members to join our news production team. You will work with high definition television equipment, the latest graphics computers, studio cameras, teleprompter and audio equipment.

Must work well in a team environment, have excellent communication skills,  be able to lift 40 pounds and have reliable personal transportation.

Apply to Nikki Caudle at ncaudle@ktxs.com or use our easy online job application form at http://www.ktxs.com/job-application.

KTXS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Sales Assistant

KTXS/KTXE/CW & MeTV   has an exciting opportunity in TV Sales, for a dedicated individual looking for a career, not a job. We are seeking those who make customer service a priority, who wants to make a difference in client’s success.

KTXS is a place for the hard working, passionate, and highly motivated. When you join the number one local TV station, you can expect a career that provides constant variety, the chance to help people and businesses thrive, and progressive training and professional development opportunities.

The individual we are looking for is a highly motivated, positive individual with a proactive demeanor. Multitasking and single tasking skills are a must, who has a high degree of organization, follow through, and possess critical thinking skills. The right individual is able to think creatively and develop solutions to problems independently. This position requires high proficiency in many computer applications. Demonstrated ability to use Excel spreadsheets as well as be able to learn computer programs quickly. Does this sound like you? If so, apply now! 

Responsibilities
-Entering orders received from our national advertisers

-Regular communication with the National Sales Manager, with National Agencies, and with other station departments

-Other duties as assigned

Requirements
-A high level of organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

-Administrative support and 1-2 years of experience preferred

-Broadcast Sales, media buying or agency experience is a plus

-Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks under a deadline.

What KTXS can offer
-Competitive salary

-Health, Dental and Vision plan

-Life and Disability insurance

-401K Plan

Desired Skills & Experience:
-Very organized, great with time management

-Detail oriented and able to multi-task and adapt to a fast-paced professional office environment

-Positive attitude

-Dependable and committed to superior customer service

-Previous administrative experience desired

-High level of self-motivation and sense of urgency

-Excellent data entry skills

-Solid personal computer knowledge and ability to use essential technology (databases, word processing, spreadsheets, and email) effectively and efficiently, able to communicate effectively and tactfully (both verbally and written) to all levels, both internally and externally.

Please email resume to Feray Waggoner at fwaggoner@ktxs.com.

KTXS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.