DESCRIPTION WRITER REQUIREMENTS:
Spanish Description Writers are expected to perform up to or beyond a variety of assignment-specific minimums, maintaining production weekly production stats to which they will be held on an ongoing basis.Performs creation and entry of television program information. This position includes heavy data entry with attention to detail, excellent writing skills including grammar and spelling, communication with vendors for schedules and other needs, ability to multi-task, deadline driven assignments, and inter-departmental communication skills. This position is based on deadline and production requirements, monthly production expectations as measured by monthly metrics compilations, new vendor ramp-up, continual airing updates, and flexibility to handle tasks at a moment’s notice.
- Creation and entry of all required program database information
- Proofreading other team members’ descriptions
- Checking central e-mail system for updates and program attributes for all stations assigned
- Ongoing contact with vendor/programmers
- Responding to and acting upon all scheduled and ad hoc individual or team reports
- Ability to meet and maintain minimum monthly production requirements, as measured by monthly compilation of individual productivity metrics.
- Performs other duties as required or appropriate.
REQUIRED JOB SKILLS:
- Excellent data entry skills with attention to detail
- Spanish/English Bilingual
- Type 40+ words per minute
- Excellent grammar and spelling skills
- Excellent communication skills including ability to speak with outside vendors in a professional manner
- Ability to use all tools provided for research
- Ability to multi-task
- Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Outlook and Excel
- Highly organized and motivated to excel
- Works well in a team environment
- Solid analytical, technical, and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Search Engines
- Self-motivated and willing to work in a fast-paced environment