Jobs at FOX 2

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The following represents brief/broad position descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills for each position.

Credit & Collections Manager (Regular, Full-Time)
WJBK is seeking a highly efficient Credit and Collections Manager to join our Finance staff. Responsibilities include processing credit applications, coordinate monthly credit meetings, make collection calls, work with collection agencies on collection issues, Accounts Receivable, report payment discrepancies, apply daily cash receipts, manage bad debt, short pays & client overpayments, transmit and mail monthly invoices. Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience required. Minimum 2-3 years accounting experience. Proven ability to operate Microsoft Office Systems (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook). Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Professional demeanor and proven ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships required. Must work effectively and courteously with the finance team and other departments. Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to work varied hours, holidays and weekends, as required. Broadcast experience helpful but not necessary.
Job Code: 407

Traffic Assistant (Regular, Full-Time)
WJBK’s Traffic Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Traffic Assistant. Individual will be responsible for the accuracy of commercial spot placement, managing the inventory to ensure separation and maximization of inventory. Works closely with Sales Managers to ensure inventory is not unsold. Maintains related reports. Individual prints and distributes daily log and provides support to traffic personnel. In addition, candidate also serves as backup in Copy by maintaining commercial information to ensure accuracy of commercials aired. Responsibilities include maintaining commercial files, contacting ad agencies and gathering materials for production. Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.

Prior experience in Traffic is preferred. Experience with Wide Orbit or other Traffic system a plus. Requires a detail-oriented individual with excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast paced environment is essential. Able to work overtime when necessary. High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
Job Code: 299

Executive Administrative Assistant (Regular, Full-Time)
An employee in this classification, under the supervision of the VP/General Manager, performs administrative duties: handles appointments; travel arrangements for GM; and expense reports. In addition, this position assists multiple departments such as: inputting daily promo spots and PSA’s into Wide Orbit for Creative Services and Community Services; tracking expenses for Sales/Research/General Manager; Forecasting and budgeting for various departments for the Finance Department; preparing/distributing job postings for the Human Resources Department. Inputting and eliminating job postings on the web for Station career opportunities. In addition, as the Petty Cash Custodian, this person is responsible for adhering to the SAQ policies. Other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.

Successful candidate must possess strong writing, organizational and verbal communication skills. Should be detailed oriented and have demonstrated ability to multi-task and follow through on all projects assigned, while meeting strict deadlines. Must be resourceful and pro-active identifying issues needing attention. Proper telephone manner required. Expert-level skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Power Point. Knowledge of Wide Orbit preferred. Must be able to work with multiple departments and station personnel. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentially regarding company information. College Degree in business or other related area, highly preferred. Minimum three years experience in an executive administrative function. Familiarity with broadcast news operations a plus. Moderate stair climbing, standing, sitting at workstation, and bending. Must have a valid driver’s license. Job Code: 320

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled; A VEVRAA Federal Sub Contractor

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to, call (248) 552-5122, or visit our readily accessible station located at 16550 West 9 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075-4720, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

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