Most Popular Entertainment Jobs of the Week – 1st Edition

most popular entertainment jobs of the weekWe’re just a few days away from one of the biggest nights in television – the presidential election. And while the country is divided in who they will choose, one thing is for sure, TV news networks will have Super Bowl-esque ratings as the viewing public tries to figure out the next four years of their life.

In the spirit of popularity, we’re starting a new weekly column on the Work in Entertainment blog where we highlight the five most popular entertainment jobs of the week based on our click data.

Tens of thousands of unique visitors come to to find the best jobs in TV, Radio, Film, Music, Stage and Digital Media each week– where are they looking? What jobs caught the people’s fancy? What trends are emerging in the entertainment biz? Hopefully this will help you figure out some answers to those questions.

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Here’s our weekly breakdown of what’s popular in the Entertainment Biz!

5:  Associate Producer – Tribune Media Services

In Chicago all anyone can talk about is the Cubs, and rightfully so, but there is also this great opening for an Associate Producer for a food and entertainment program on WGN-TV, and it is our 5th most popular jobs of the week:

The ideal candidate must bring a creative approach to story-telling, strong writing and organizational skills, and the ability work in a team-environment. The associate producer will work closely with the show’s producer to create content for the program. Daily duties include research, planning, field production, writing and updating social media for the show. The associate producer will also be involved in delivering for various sponsors of the show – including product placement and branded content.

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4: Digital Sales Manager – WAFF-TV Huntsville, Alabama

Local TV affiliate WAFF in Huntsville, Alabama is looking for a Digital Sales Manage to sell inventory on their award-winning news website. If you have a knack for sales and building strong relationships in the local community, this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for:

WAFF is seeking a dynamic Digital Sales Manager to aggressively grow digital revenue for the Tennessee Valley’s #1 local news station.

This individual will lead, motivate and train our sales staff. The DSM will also collaborate with other managers to help grow new and existing accounts. An extensive understanding of digital marketing and operations are essential.

Minimum of 3 years experience is required.

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3: Marketing and Promotions Manager – House of Blues, Chicago, Illinois

Talk about a dream gig if you love music and marketing! The House of Blues is a great venue for live music and fun times – to lead their marketing and promotions would be a great opportunity. Owned by LiveNation the House of Blues knows how to do live music the right way:

Full responsibilities and accountability for the success of the Marketing Department. Direct and coordinate all activities relating to Marketing, Promotions and PR for the Restaurant, Retail, Gospel Brunch, Special Events and Foundation Room (if applicable), as well as overall awareness for the House of Blues venue.

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2: Anchor/Reporter – KWES Midland Texas

To make it on air in television usually requires you to start small and build your way up market by market – this opportunity in small market Midland Texas is the perfect spot for someone looking to build their on camera brand:

The successful candidate generates their own story ideas and has a strong track record of enterprise reporting and covering live, breaking news as an MMJ. They must understand and incorporate social media material into their workflow while anchoring and reporting.

We’re looking for a dynamic communicator who can recruit and maintain audience, as well as someone who can shoot, write, edit, and tell great stories. Ability to work under tight deadlines on a flexible schedule that includes weekends, some evenings and holidays.

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1: Production Coordinator – Turner Broadcasting

Our number one job of the week in the entertainment business is perfect for you sports fans out there. Turner Sports, one of the biggest and best names in sports broadcasting is looking for someone to help manage and support 30+ full-time and guest on-air personalities:

The coordinator role is two-fold: assisting in talent related activities, such as managing schedules, booking daily travel and staffing studio shoots/shows; as well as conducting administrative duties, including processing vendor invoices, reconciling the group AMEX and overseeing talent per diem payments.

If you want to help manage the routine of sports stars and on air personalities, this is the gig for you – sounds glamourous, no wonder it is so popular.

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About Brian Clapp

Brian Clapp has worked in the broadcast media for over 14 years as a writer, editor, producer & news director. After beginning his career in Atlanta at CNN/Sports Illustrated, he switched coasts to Seattle to work at Fox Sports Northwest. In 2010, Brian began pursuing a new found passion on the digital media side, launching a successful website and then taking on the role of Director of Content for &

Recently Brian has become addicted to Google+ and LinkedIn so add him to your circles and make him a contact. No seriously, you should.