Careers

Social Media Host/Reporter

Job Description:
This position will be responsible for creating content to help grow and engage RTM’s audience through social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. This position will act as the online personality of the POWERNATION brand through social posts and short form video.

This position must be able to seek out and present automotive content that appeals to an audience that enjoys trucks, muscle cars, off-roading, engines, and horsepower.

General Responsibilities:

  • Create and post automotive content multiple times a day to social platforms and RTM’s websites
  • Create new and engaging ways to interact with RTM’s online audience
  • Coordinate with sales department to integrate client brands into RTM’s social postings
  • Conceptualize, shoot, and edit video content packages
  • Act as on-screen presenter in impromptu and scripted videos produced by RTM

Requirements

  • College degree
  • Strong knowledge of current social media trends and platforms
  • Excellent on-screen communication skills
  • Prior experience as TV journalist or on-screen host (demo reel required)
  • Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Technical Producer/Host

Job Description:
This position requires working with the Show Producer on concepting projects and editorial for the shows, providing mechanical work required for project building, acquiring all parts necessary for each production shoot, and collaborating with other employees to insure editorial obligations are complete in the production of the shows. The position also requires appearing on camera in the shows or other productions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Work with Production staff assigned to the show as part of team to:
  • plan projects
  • prepare technically accurate scripts
  • assist with procuring and delivery of project vehicles
  • provide mechanical work required in projecting building and testing
  • procure necessary parts for project and ensure they are correct and available for the scheduled taping
  • make sure project is progressed as needed per production schedule
  • ensure editorial contracts are fulfilled

Minimum requirements:
Some college or technical school; appropriate technical certifications; experience with automotive mechanical work and/or fabricating and vehicle painting experience; good on screen voice and appearance.

Abilities required:
Ability to conceptualize projects and show content based on Producer’s direction of required editorial content integration for customers and networks; ability to use discretion and creativity to determine the best presentation of required editorial; ability to deal with vendors in the industry to procure parts in exchange for exposure if possible; ability to collaborate with videographers, producer/directors, technical producers and salesmen to creatively display customers product in high quality video; ability to speak clearly on screen.

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Videographer

Job Description:
This position must create high quality 4K video for a minimum of 23 television episodes per year, plus commercials and special productions. Our main focus is automotive TV programming. This job will have you both in our studios and in the field at race tracks, events, and off-road courses. We shoot 4K with the Panasonic Varicam LT & DVX200. The majority of our shots are hand-held.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a high standard of video quality
  • Work comfortably with a crew, take direction, and work alone without direction when necessary
  • Communicate with producers, directors, hosts, visitors and other videographers as applicable to advise and determine the best shots for the production
  • Responsible for all lighting and audio
  • Be sure all required equipment is on hand for scheduled shoots
  • Responsible for basic maintenance and troubleshooting all equipment
  • Some travel will be required

Requirements

  • BA in Mass Communication preferred, at least some college required, along with 3-4 years experience.
  • Experience with several kinds of cameras and styles of shooting (e.g. studio, location, hand-held, ENG, POV, jib, macro, etc)
  • Good knowledge of different styles of lighting; experience covering racing events helpful
  • Ability to communicate well with others involved in the shoot
  • Able to do some field editing; maintain consistency in areas such as audio, video exposure and sequencing; ability to use video for “story telling”; be open during shoots to “side stories” as they make themselves apparent and take advantage of the opportunity as it happens

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


Account Executive

Job Description:
RTM Studios is seeking a Media Sales Consultant. The ideal candidate must be a top producing superstar who is self-motivated with strong work ethic. The position requires strong prospecting, communicating, presenting and closing skills. With leading DIY shows such POWERNATION, DETROIT MUSCLE and many others, we reach over 115 Million TV viewers annually. Our Digital Distribution reaches over 3 Million Social Followers, 250,000 App downloads, and 200+ Original Digital Episodes every year.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prospecting and schmoozing the automotive aftermarket over the phone, in person or at trade shows
  • Gain a strong level of proficiency in all products, including the target buyer, product positioning, features and benefits.
  • Strong ability in uncovering pain or need in prospective customers while maintaining a strong relationship
  • Service clients, work with team to ensure client’s media and exposure is delivered
  • Operating in a Strong team environment
  • Some travel required

Requirements

  • Proven track record of exceeding quota (provide 6 figure W2)
  • Overachiever who exceeds expectations in everything you do (top 10%)
  • Success penetrating new markets and closing new business
  • Ability to clearly articulate why you are a superstar
  • Agency Relationships

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings