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MPT Media Account Coordinator

Recruitment #20-007011-0002

Introduction

Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only state-wide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd. 
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

The Media Account Coordinator performs and coordinates all activities associated with a variety of Maryland State Ad Agency (MSAA) projects and campaigns, including mostly Maryland State governmental agencies such as the Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Department of Labor, Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Maryland Department of Planning, and others. These activities include multifaceted support to internal and external managerial, professional, and supervisory staff, as well as direct coordination and communication with our clients and vendors. This position is responsible for successfully coordinating well-defined projects and their associated tasks, while promoting consistency and collaboration between the disparate elements of all project requirements and staff.
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Serve as the secondary point-of-contact for the client; 
  • Review and become knowledgeable about interagency client agreements;
  • Manage specific strategic actions and timelines set within the agreements and by MSAA supervisors;
  • Communicate with media partners and outlets on a regular basis to make sure we are properly contracted with the vendor (purchase orders), make sure they have all the materials they need (such as creative spots), and that MSAA has reports and affidavits to support our orders; 
  • Organize all of the viewing data for final reporting;
  • Track status of contracted deliverables to internal and external individuals and teams;
  • Gather client feedback/specifications and communicate them to team members;
  • Maintain an active awareness of all project statuses across all involved departments and serve as liaison between staff members;
  • Contribute to new client proposals;
  • Monitor project progress and report projected delays to client;
  • Quality check all deliverables (TV, Radio and digital media, etc.) to ensure they meet the latest client requirements;
  • Co-maintain comprehensive system of all project files;
  • Maintain an open line of communication with the client, including delivery of a weekly status reports;
  • Regularly attend local agency and interagency team meetings as identified;
  • Learn and maintain a working knowledge of state agency program regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Develop charts and write summaries to report on project outcomes;
  • Assists MPT in growing its relationship with clients by exceeding expectations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in project management, media coordination, and/or communications. 

Note: Experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education only.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
  • Experience in Public relations or special events; 
  • Demonstrated experience using excel software;  
  • Demonstrated experience in creating info-graphics, such as pie charts and bar charts;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle, Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland, and to have access to a vehicle for daily use.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to jjones@mpt.org by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Paper applications, required documents, and any addenda may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:
Maryland Public Television - HR
11767 Owings Mills Blvd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
No postmarks will be accepted.

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the state’s diversity. We thank our veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.


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