Community Engagement & Impact Manager, Tenga Inc., Louisville, KY

Community Engagement & Impact Manager, Tenga Inc., Louisville, KY

  • Position/Title: Community Engagment & Impact Manager
  • Vacancy Type: Full-Time
  • Primary Industry: Broadcasting-Radio-TV
  • Manage Others: No
  • Date Posted: 06/22/2022
  • Date Closing: 10/19/2022


In order to further our commitment to our core values and our community, WHAS11, is seeking a Community Engagement and Impact Manager. This position will drive community outreach through successfully developing and managing station partnerships, community outreach, inclusivity efforts and overall community impact. This action-oriented strategic position is not only a key liaison between WHAS11 and the community, but works closely with non-profits, provides perspective internally in support of community concerns, giving particular attention to being a bridge of advocacy and positive change.


  • Serve as a liaison with educational institutions, such as high schools, colleges and universities, to engage in programs and initiatives aimed at developing and attracting future talent.
  • Involvement in onboarding process; educate new hires on internal committees, employee discounts, i9, business cards and station swag.
  • Brainstorming with the Marketing staff and other department heads to create effective on-air and digital support for community issues and sponsorship
  • Create scalable, rapid response, and long-term grassroots engagement strategies that meet the needs of the community and align with the station’s brand and strategic objectives
  • Develop fundraising events and sponsorships and will be essential for deepening existing sponsorships and establishing new ones
  • Partners in strategic plan for audience engagement
  • Determines long-range goals for allocating station dollars to non-profit fund-raising events and coordinating the station’s representation and responsibilities with community facing projects
  • Improve and build-up systems to track and measure program effectiveness and work towards community goals
  • Advocate for coverage of and engagement with underserved communities in Louisville
  • Partner with sales and station leadership in creating sponsorship revenue tied to community projects
  • Document, track, and maintain detailed project/program/initiative records
  • Reviews grant applications and makes recommendations to Senior Leadership on approvals
  • Skills in maintaining, managing, and growing external relationships
  • Manage event vendors and coordinate event-related contracts and vendor agreements

Executive Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating calendars, scheduling meetings, composing correspondence, receiving and routing messages, answering inquiries, processing e-mail, arranging travel, reconciling expenses and coordinating appointments and schedules.
  • Arrange corporate events to take place outside of the workplace for staff appreciation and clients.
  • Collaborating with General Manager, News Director and Marketing Director, foster a sense of appreciation and connectedness among internal staff. This includes being an idea generator for station-wide culture/teambuilding efforts, including food, hospitality, celebrations, staff gifts
  • Oversee the daily operations of the office, assisting in efficient functioning of all office processes.
  • Purchase of office supplies, furniture, other miscellaneous office related items
  • Work cooperatively with internal departments to facilitate requests; including but not limited to meeting space, catering, event help, etc.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communicational skills, tact, poise, and the ability to take independent action while maintaining a strong work ethic, confidentiality and attention to detail
  • Proactively demonstrate consistent follow-through, judgment, time management, prioritization, and possess the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Office Invoice Coding
  • Expense Reports for leadership team
  • Assist recruiting with scheduling interviews, I-9 administration and employee contracts.
  • Maintain, review and manage EEO, FCC reports.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed


  • BA/BS in marketing, communications, journalism or related field
  • Skills in maintaining, managing, and growing external relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with a proven track record of being accountable for own agenda and working collaboratively with others to achieve broader goals
  • Possesses excellent organizational and people skills
  • Is proficient in planning, executing, managing, monitoring, and recording of remote events.
  • A strong passion and understanding of journalism
  • Attends events and serves as point of contact for sponsors
  • Has ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers and volunteer committees
  • Has ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, and effectively and professionally work with all constituents
  • Can react to rapidly changing situations
  • Strong technical proficiency is required, including expert knowledge of Microsoft Office; i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other Internet tools, software applications, databases and systems used by the company as needed
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

 About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.


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