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Company: Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Address: Chicago, IL
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one-rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.
Affiliate Relations Coordinator
General Job Description:
Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, H&I Heroes & Icons, plus the Decades Network and Start TV in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group has an immediate opening for a Affiliate Relations Coordinator.
Assist and manage Network communication and relations with 5 networks and 100+ affiliates
Troubleshoot and resolve emergency situations using SOPs in a timely fashion
Keep updated records of contacts
Ability to troubleshoot quickly while managing multiple tasks
TV Cable research analysis
Build strong relationships with local affiliate points of contact
Ability to work internally with department heads
Other duties, as assigned.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Previous experience working with multiple channels / networks
Computer skills including social media, Microsoft office, spreadsheets, email communication
Experience in Quickbase is preferred
Keen attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Ability to prioritize tasks on a deadline
The passion and knowledge of classic TV and the skills to apply these to our programming, planning and strategic thinking are key, along with mastering the mechanics of the position
Our Perks & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package
Long Term Disability Insurance
401k with Company Match
Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave
Discounted Parking Access
Gym Membership Discount
Convenient access to highways and public transportation
Open-air office environment
One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row
Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.