Jobs at KLFY

All candidates interested in any of the jobs listed below should apply at www.nexstar.tv/careers

We currently have openings for the following positions:

  • MultiMedia Journalist
  • Integrated Digital Specialist
  • Sales Account Executive

Account Executive, Sales 

Job ID: (6263)

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Reporter, Multi-Media Journalist

Job ID: (7584)

Job Title: Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Career Level: Entry Level

Location: Nexstar - KLFY - Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)

Category: News

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:

If you would like to take your launch your career in an aggressive, fast paced market, this is your chance!

KLFY, the CBS affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is seeking an aggressive, highly motivated and skilled Multimedia Journalist to join our staff. 


We are looking for a high-energy reporter who is a creative writer and excellent storyteller. Strong and creative standups are a must. Candidate must know how to develop contacts, enterprise original content and break news stories. Shooting experience and a winning attitude are necessary.  All MMJs are responsible for carrying camera equipment, setting camera up on tripod, and driving to story locations.  Must be able to lift up to 16 pounds. Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism.  A good driving record is a must.  Please include your demo reel.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

 

Integrated Digital Specialist

Job ID: (3904)

Job Title: INTEGRATED DIGITAL SPECIALIST

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)

Category: Sales

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description – Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS):

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s digital products and inventories (including but not limited to targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the intent to advance client objectives.

Responsibilities:

Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market

Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets

Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships

Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients

Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients

Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best-practice sharing, industry trends)

Be an effective partner with the market’s sales team in generating synergy revenue

Effective closer

Consistently communicate with clients

Effective in “four-legged” call situations

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv