KAIT-TV Vice President/General Manager

Posted by Raycom Media

Jonesboro, AR
Posted: 2018-03-05

Description:

KAIT, the Raycom-owned ABC and NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, AR is currently seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Vice President and General Manager of a legacy multi-media operation station in the nation’s 182nd market.

Jonesboro is a rapidly expanding regional hub with a growing business community, good schools, thriving university, outstanding parks and outdoor opportunities, offers an excellent quality of life.

 

Responsibilities:

As the successful candidate of this multi-media operation, the General Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, a forward-thinking vision and driving innovation to improve station performance. The successful candidate must engage and lead a high-performing team while executing the long-term vision of the station. The position reports to a Regional Group Vice President.

  • Full accountability for all aspects of the station; including sales, marketing, content and overall operation
  • Drives revenue and market share growth across multiple Raycom platforms
  • Designs and delivers programming in order to drive revenue growth/ratings
  • Represents Raycom within the community while building positive relationships with viewers, advertisers, clients, etc.
  • Maximizes profit opportunities with the core/national/new media business.
  • Develops short, intermediate, and long-term market strategies
  • Provides accurate forecasting to develop and manage the annual budgets
  • Identifies and delivers opportunities to grow multi-platform content and distribution
  • Builds a great station culture  

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience successfully performing in a senior broadcast media management position (GM experience preferred)
  • A proven track record of achieving financial/strategic objectives
  • Bachelors degree in broadcast or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated active leadership, communication, and staff development/retention/advancement
  • A history of successful leadership, positive station culture, and innovation.  Are you up for the challenge? If so, Raycom is proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits programs.

Contact:

Qualified applicants should apply online and attach resume at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/8281/vice-president-general-manager/job.  Pre-employment drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V. 

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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