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To apply for any of the positions listed you may stop by the front desk at the station and fill out an application, or send resume and cover letter to:

Personnel
Cowles Montana Media
2200 Stephens Avenue
Missoula, Montana 59801

or Email jobs@maxmontana.com

Phone: (406) 542-8900

KTMF is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Anchor/Producer - Missoula

Department: News
Position: Anchor/Producer
Date Available: Immediately                                                                     

Job Description: Montana's HD News leader is looking for an anchor/producer to complement our established female anchor.

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on air presence.   

Application Deadline:  March 28, 2014 or until filled.

Details : Cowles Montana Media in Missoula, MT is looking for an anchor/producer to co-anchor and produce three nightly newscasts in four major Montana markets. Applicant must be a hard-working team player who is willing to think outside the box. This company is on the cutting edge of the market and you must be too. We need someone who has newsroom experience, and is willing to do everything from managing afternoon reporters to editing copy for broadcast and online publication. You will also assist in producing, stacking and anchoring three nightly newscasts. Knowledge of issues and stories that are important to Montanans is a plus. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom.

Please send resume, DVD or link to samples of your work. Also include a cover letter noting desired position & referral source. Submit to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801

 

Local Sales Manager - Missoula

Date Submitted: Until Filled
Department: Sales
Position: Local Sales Manager
Date Available: Immediately
   

Job Description:  Missoula-based to oversee sales activity for KTMF ABC & FOX Missoula and Kalispell.  Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue.  Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department's operational budgets is helpful.

Qualifications:
  Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred).  Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI.  Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid drivers license required.

Application Deadline:  Until Filled

Details
:  Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Missoula-Kalispell market. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be "closing the sale". Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE.

 

Account Executive - Missoula

Date Submitted:  March 11, 2013                      
Department:  Advertising Sales - Missoula
Position: Account Executive - FOX
Date Available: Immediately

Job Description:  This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation. Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver's license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

Application Deadline:  March 25th, 2014 or until filled

Details:  Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by March 25th, 2014 to:  Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE 

 


 

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Account Executive - Bozeman

Date Submitted: February 6, 2014                    
Department: Advertising Sales - Bozeman
Position: Account Executive - ABC
Date Available: Immediately

Job Description:  This position is responsible for developing and retaining advertising business for the station. Account Executive will assist business owners, marketing managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Good "team player" with interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have excellent integrity, entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to close sales. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver's license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

Application Deadline:  February 24, 2104 or until filled

Details:  Cowles Montana Media, ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by February 24, 2014 to:  Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE


 

News Anchor - Great Falls

Date Submitted:  3/19/14       
Department: News
Position: News Anchor – Great Falls
Date Available: Immediately

Job Description:  Montana's HD News leader is looking for an anchor/producer to complement our dynamic news team. Shoot/write/edit news stories for television broadcast, web, and social media.  Community appearances and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.  Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on air presence.   

Application Deadline:   Until Filled

Details: Cowles Montana Media has an opening based in our Great Falls office for a Producer/Anchor for our station news cast. Candidates with anchoring and news producing experience have a competitive edge! We need a creative storyteller who can enterprise, with solid writing, shooting and editing skills. Applicant must be a hard-working team player who is willing to think outside the box. This company is on the cutting edge of the market and you must be too. We need someone who has newsroom experience, and is willing to do everything from managing afternoon reporters to editing copy for broadcast and online publication. You will also assist in producing, stacking and anchoring three nightly newscasts. Knowledge of issues and stories that are important to Montanans is a plus. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom. Please submit resume, cover letter and non-returnable tape or DVD to Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Engineer - Great Falls

Date Submitted: 3/20/14
Department: Engineering
Position: Engineer – Great Falls
Date Available: Immediately    

Job Description:  Perform engineering duties associated with day to day facility operations.  Maintain studio equipment and transmitters.  Ability to support and resolve IT issues within the studio environment.  An understanding of daily operations of other departments within the facility needed.

Qualifications:  Electronics and IT knowledge  preferred. Television broadcast  experience preferred but will train.  Working knowledge of analog and digital studio equipment. Working knowledge of analog and digital transmitters also a plus.

Application Deadline:  April 3, 2014

Details :  Cowles Montana Media / KFBB TV is looking for an Engineer at our Great Falls station.  Electronics background with an emphasis on broadcast engineering preferred.  The successful candidate will have an understanding of RF applications associated with full power transmitters along with FCC requirements.  Digital broadcasting and IT experience is also a requirement for this position.  Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by 04/03/14 to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801, or apply in person. EOE

  

News Reporter - Helena

Date Submitted: 3/10/14 
Department: News
Position:  News Reporter - Helena
Date Available:  Immediately

Job Description:  Shoot/write/edit news stories for television broadcast, web, and social media.  Community appearances and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.  

Application Deadline:  Until Filled

Details: KFBB, a Cowles Montana Media station, is hiring a News Reporter for our Helena bureau. We're looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing, shooting and editing skills. This bureau is based inside of Montana's state capitol building, so interest in covering politics will give you an advantage over other candidates.

You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others and enterprise stories. Content is supplied to Cowles Montana Media stations across the state, so meeting deadlines is essential. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, DVD/video link to demo reel and referral source to: Deyja Charles, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 2200 Stephens Ave. Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please!

 

News Digital Journalist - Butte 

Date Submitted: 4/9/14      
Department: News
Position: News Digital Journalist - Butte
Date Available: Mid-June

Job Description:  Shoot/write/edit news stories for television broadcast, web, and social media.  Community appearances and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.  

Details :  ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our TV station in Butte, MT.  We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in a mountain town with a colorful mining history. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills.  A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. She/he must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits.  This is a great place to learn and grow! Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

 

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