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Want to work within a global, vibrant, passionate and thought driven company? USTN is part of the GTN Network, the world’s leading provider of custom traffic reports, providing one of the largest advertising platforms across both Radio and Television.

See below for current available roles:

USTN (United States Traffic Network) the only independent, traffic solutions provider is looking for you.  USTN provides comprehensive advertising platforms using News, Sports, Weather and Traffic sponsorships in 171 cities across the country.  Connecting customers effectively to radio listeners and television viewers is an exciting, daily challenge at USTN

USTN Customers rely on traffic information to navigate through their day from place to place from the time the wake up until the time they go to bed.   Our short form advertising Platform allows businesses to reach the active on the go consumer.

We are currently looking for a Director of Sales reporting to the EVP of Sales and will be responsible for managing a team of regional account managers, prospecting and servicing company accounts and assisting in driving the USTN revenue growth.

Specifically, Director of Sales, Central Region will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage and lead the sales team. Coach and manage the sales team, executing on the short and long-term revenue and service objectives.
  • Partner closely with the EVP of Sales on sales goals and strategies.
  • Assess the sales team and sales process including, talent, methodologies, team structure and propose/implement necessary adjustments to optimize performance and build the infrastructure and incentives to facilitate aggressive growth and internal collaboration.
  • Recruit, train, inspire, lead, mentor and motivate the sales team to capitalize on the market growth opportunities.

Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will be an experienced and skilled ad sales leader with an impressive track record of leadership experience in ad sales.  He/She will be highly motivated and have the ability and desire to have real impact across the organization.

The ideal candidate will have/must be:

  • At least 5 plus years of experience in an ad sales leadership role, successfully managing or selling in the Central part of the United States.
  • Proven advertising sales leadership, with the ability to think progressively and strategically, manage the overall sales function and act as a motivator who can strengthen, train, and lead the ad sales team.
  • Success in Media Sales with a knowledge of short-form Broadcast sales.
  • Experience building and successfully maintaining relationships with high-value advertisers, both national and local.
  • Short-form advertising experience (or other local media) in a high volume sales environment is key; an understanding of local business advertising with sales experience in a short-form environment will enable this leader to “hit the ground running”.

Characteristics:

  • The ideal candidate will have a reputation and track record of success as an exemplary sales, service and business leader.
  • The ideal candidate should be intelligent, dynamic and possess concise and clear verbal and written communication skills which become particularly important when dealing with a variety of customers.
  • The successful candidate will have the engaging personality to inspire and create excitement with the sales team, our customer base, their own sales prospects, everyone in the organization as well as the marketplace.
  • The successful candidate will be a tireless, high-energy professional with an entrepreneurial, risk-taking flair and will possess a brand of confidence, which allows for delegation and empowerment of his/her team.

Education: A bachelor’s degree is required. Further education would be helpful but is not required.

Compensation: A plan will be negotiated based on experience

Send resume to Salesjobs@ustrafficnetwork.com

USTN is an equal Opportunity employer

USTN (United States Traffic Network) the only independent, traffic solutions provider is looking for you.  USTN provides comprehensive advertising platforms using News, Sports, Weather and Traffic sponsorships in 171 cities across the country.  Connecting customers effectively to radio listeners and television viewers is an exciting, daily challenge at USTN

USTN Customers rely on traffic information to navigate through their day from place to place from the time the wake up until the time they go to bed.   Our short form advertising Platform allows businesses to reach the active on the go consumer.

We are currently looking for Account Executives all over the country to sell our National Broadcast Sponsorships on radio and TV.

Summary:

The Sales Account Executive is responsible for the sale of customized packages of radio, television, and mobile solutions to advertisers and/or advertising agencies.  The account executive performs research on advertising categories and prospects; follows up on leads; makes cold calls; schedules appointments with prospects and agencies to pitch our products and services; prepares customized client presentations; compiles analyses of inventory packages to meet client needs for reach and frequency, targeted audiences and cost efficiency; utilizes/analyzes media research like Strata and Arbitron; helps create effective on-air copy; insures that the advertising buy runs as scheduled; and performs follow up work in coordination with the staff and the client as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Becomes familiar with all products and services
  • Performs research regarding applicable prospects and advertising categories
  • Develops client base through research, lead follow-up or cold calls
  • Presents capabilities to clients and agencies
  • Develops customized inventory packages to meet client advertising needs
  • Utilizes media research tools such as Strata and Arbitron
  • Coordinates with Senior Sales management
  • Coordinates with other account managers re: multi-market opportunities
  • Insures that client’s copy and advertising schedule run as contracted
  • Provides follow up contact with staff, client and agency as appropriate

Requirements:

  • Advertising Sales background – broadcast and/or interactive sales a plus
  • Track record of client-focused sales success
  • High degree of credibility, motivation and the ability to work with the team
  • Accountability for results and follow through
  • Exceptional communications and presentation skills–both verbal and written
  • Capable of performing multiple tasks
  • Ability to  work independently and succeed without day to day management supervision

Send your Resume and introduction letter to Salesjobs@ustrafficnetwork.com

USTN is an equal Opportunity employer

United States Traffic Network (USTN) is looking for Traffic Reporters to service our numerous client radio stations across the country. These positions will be based out of our main operations center in Malvern, PA.

It requires an upbeat delivery, knowledge of news worthy reporting and the ability to gather traffic information.

Principal Duties:
• Preparation of traffic reports.
• Assistance with traffic info gathering.
• Knowledge of local highways and traffic patterns.
• Other related duties as required.
• Communicate effectively with the assignment desk and colleagues.
• Major market radio reporting experience preferred.
• Ability to work in field station studio.
• Self-starter

Must be able to work well under pressure and be a team-player.
Positive attitude a must!

Send resume, mp3 traffic report voice sample and salary requirements to: talent@ustrafficnetwork.com
No submissions will be accepted without a voice sample.

United States Traffic Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

The United States Traffic Network growing nationwide and currently searching for Full and Part-time Traffic Editors to join our Traffic Gathering Operations team. This job will be based at our Malvern, PA offices.

The Traffic Editor is responsible for:

  • Communicating and servicing Radiate Media’s traffic clients and vendors including on-air talent.
  • Proactively gathering, editing and producing traffic incident updates which will be used by broadcast affiliates or posted to partner websites.
  • Monitoring police, fire and emergency services scanners.
  • Making telephone calls to public authorities regarding traffic and news incidents.
  • Accountable for interfacing with Radiate Media software applications.
  • Other related duties as required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates for either position will thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, have computer literacy, be capable of handling multiple tasks under occasionally severe time constraints and be deadline driven.

Preferably, candidates will have had prior experience with a traffic information provider or broadcaster and may have done traffic or news producing, gathering or reporting as part of that experience. Strong internet search and map reading skills are a must. Local traffic market knowledge a plus. Only candidates with the availability to work early mornings, evenings and overnights Monday thru Sunday including holidays will be considered.

Location and hours are not ideal for mass transit riders. You must have reliable transportation.

If selected you must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.
Interested candidates should forward their work history to trafficjobs@ustrafficnetwork.com.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: United States Traffic Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Job Opening: TV Traffic Producer – Part-Time
Location: Philadelphia, PA

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The TV Producer is assigned to a United States Traffic Network (USTN) affiliate TV Station and is responsible for working with the TV Traffic Reporter to create reports by rendering maps and graphics.

The Producer routinely works with USTN’s 2-D & 3-D mapping systems along with proprietary software applications such as IMS (Incident Management System).

Shift days/hours: Monday thru Friday (variable), 4am to 9am

DUTIES AND REPSONSIBILITIES: The TV Producer is responsible for:
• Understanding local traffic conditions to create reports.
• Rendering TV traffic maps and graphics. Both 2-D & 3-D.
• Working with TV Talent to integrate all elements (maps, graphics, cameras, etc.) during live reports as part of AM drive.
• Organizing and editing traffic information from multiple sources
• Accountable for interfacing with USTN software applications, such as IMS
• Monitoring police, fire and emergency services resources
• Other related duties as required

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates for the position of TV Producer will thrive in a dynamic team environment, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, have computer literacy, be capable of handling multiple tasks under occasionally severe time constraints and be deadline driven. Candidates ideally will have had prior experience with a traffic information provider or broadcaster and may have done traffic or news producing or reporting as part of that experience. Knowledge of Philadelphia area roadways is a plus.

Interested candidates should forward their work history to trafficjobs@ustrafficnetwork.com

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: United States Traffic Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

The United States Traffic Network is currently searching for Part-time TV Traffic Producers to join our Traffic Gathering Operations team.

The TV Producer is assigned to a US Traffic Network affiliate TV Station and is responsible for working with the TV Traffic Reporter to create reports by rendering maps and graphics.

The Producer routinely works with US Traffic Network’s 2-D & 3-D mapping systems along with other proprietary software applications.

The TV Producer is responsible for:

  • Understanding local traffic conditions to create reports.
  • Rendering TV traffic maps and graphics.  Both 2-D & 3-D.
  • Working with TV Talent to integrate all elements (maps, graphics, cameras, etc.) during live reports.
  • Organizing and editing traffic information from multiple sources
  • Accountable for interfacing with Radiate Media software applications, such as IMS
  • Monitoring police, fire and emergency services resources
  • Other related duties as required

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Successful candidates for the position of TV Producer will thrive in a dynamic team environment, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, have computer literacy, be capable of handling multiple tasks under occasionally severe time constraints and be deadline driven.  Candidates ideally will have had prior experience with a traffic information provider or broadcaster and may have done traffic or news producing or reporting as part of that experience.

Knowledge of Philadelphia area roadways is a must.

Only candidates with the availability to work early mornings Monday thru Sunday including holidays will be considered.

Location and hours are not ideal for mass transit riders. You must have reliable transportation.

If selected you must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.

Interested candidates should forward their work history to trafficjobs@ustrafficnetwork.com.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: United States Traffic Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

The United States Traffic Network is currently searching for a Fill-in Part-time, Traffic Editor to join our Traffic Gathering Operations team. This position will be based at a Tampa TV station.

The Traffic Editor is responsible for:

  • Communicating and servicing USTN’s traffic clients and vendors including on-air talent.
  • Proactively gathering, editing and producing traffic incident updates which will be used by broadcast affiliates or posted to partner websites.
  • Monitoring police, fire and emergency services scanners.
  • Making telephone calls to public authorities regarding traffic and news incidents.
  • Accountable for interfacing with USTN software applications.
  • Other related duties as required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates for the position of Traffic Editor will thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, have computer literacy, be capable of handling multiple tasks under occasionally severe time constraints and be deadline driven.

Preferably, candidates will have had prior experience with a traffic information provider or broadcaster and may have done traffic or news producing, gathering or reporting as part of that experience. Strong internet search and map reading skills are a must.  Only candidates with the availability to work during the early mornings Monday thru Friday including holidays will be considered.

Location and hours are not ideal for mass transit riders. You must have reliable transportation

Knowledge of Tampa roadways is a must.

Location and hours are not ideal for mass transit riders. You must have reliable transportation.

If selected you must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.

Interested candidates should forward their work history to trafficjobs@ustrafficnetwork.com.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: United States Traffic Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.