Sinclair Broadcast Group
Operations Manager
At a glance
Location: US-VA-Arlington Map
Posted: 08/07/2020
Closing: 09/06/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

Do you have a passion for digital media, a commitment for problem solving, and leadership skills? If so, look no further – Sinclair Digital is looking for a Digital Operations Manager to join our cross-country team of digital experts.  This position will report directly to Senior Manager, Sales Operations.
With over 200 properties across the country, Sinclair Digital supports the digital efforts of 160+ Local News and Entertainment stations (CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, MyTV, CW) and 30+ Local and National Sports networks.  This team is responsible for supporting the digital sales efforts and ad development for the company.
In this role, you will manage a team of digital experts that specializes in campaign and inventory management for our News and Entertainment stations all over the country. You will also assist in digital ad development and ad tech support for internal and external needs. All while working alongside fellow digital experts to shape the digital landscape at the Sinclair organization.
Simply put, this position is vital to our growing digital business!

What you will be doing?

  • Team lead and manage local Ad Specialists

  • Over see support of 191 local broadcast stations

  • Define team and individual goals

  • Train and onboard new and existing staff

  • Day to day operations of local team

  • Collaborate on operations strategy

  • Work within cross-country sales and operations teams

  • Mentor, coaching and training team of digital specialists

  • Support troubleshooting efforts

  • Serve as Digital guru for Stations

  • Execute high-level reporting

  • Needs to travel locally - Washington DC, Hunt Valley MD

What You’ll Bring

  • 2 years in management (or mentoring) 

  • 3-4 years of experience in Digital or sales Operations

  • Expert experience in trafficking digital formats, including VAST, VPAID

  • Detailed comprehension Operative, JIRA or other sales or queue management systems

  • Inventory & campaign management experience

  • Proven history in Ad Ops for publishers, agency or digital networks

  • Excellent written skills and communication skills

  • Firm understanding of the digital landscape and a dynamic marketplace

  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics preferred

  • A problem solver with an analytical mind

  • Knowledge of the online advertising industry, trends & technologies

  • Knowledge of HTML and/or JavaScript is preferred

  • The ability to lead and drive collaboration

  • Likes to laugh and have fun!

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Operations Manager