Nexstar Media Group

  • Creative Services Director

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at


    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The Director of Creative Services & Local Content Integration (DCSI) is a multiple responsibility position, working with News, Sales, and Clients.  The DCSI stewardship includes: news programming and station image and branding are implemented with best of class manner.  The DCSI will execute client content integrated programming and segments to ensure ROI while adhering to FCC regulations and standards.  The DCSI oversee the complete process of production by handling the scheduling, orchestration, production, and completion of commercial projects for the station to create and develop advertising product for clients. Finally, the DCSI will work with GM to create new advertiser supported programming complimentary to station(s) brand.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manages all aspects of the Creative Services Department.
    • Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Creative Department.
    • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees. Works with Sales Department personnel, conduct meetings for concepts and script writing, attend location-specific video shoots, and maintain open lines of communication during the post-production process until the finished product is approved by the client.
    • Manages all aspects of commercial production based on the client's plans, conceptualizes those ideas, ensuring that they meet or exceed the client's success criteria.
    • Works with Sales Department personnel to schedule clients for pre- and post-production writing, editing, and shooting of spots.
    • Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.
    • Manages production of content to the established budget.
    • Participate in writing, editing and shooting video for commercial and promotional efforts.
    • Develop and implement effective promotions and special projects, contests and sweepstakes.
    • Performs other duties as assigned including the creation of graphic elements for newscasts, promotions, web and social media.
    • Oversees and ensure completion of daily logs for all local station topical promotions and PSAs.

    Requirements and Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Excellent communication and scheduling skills, both oral and written.
    • Minimum five years' experience in creative media production, with at least two years' experience in a leadership role.
    • Proven experience in creating new programming and working with sales management on integrated client content to achieve ROI
    • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
    • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
    • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
    • Proficiency in working with video recording and editing equipment.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand a client's needs and communicate with a team to shape a solution.


    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    The Director of Creative Services & Local Content Integration must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, Promotions Manager must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 40 pounds



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