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General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WIAT in Birmingham is looking for a qualified General Manager to oversee all aspects of the station.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead a fully functioning broadcast TV station, comprised of news, sales, promotions, marketing, multiplatform technology, and other support functions.
  • Design and deliver a competitive ratings and revenue growth strategy in the marketplace.
  • Optimize core business opportunities in addition to new media platforms.
  • Manage a diverse operational team of talented professionals.
  • Identify opportunities to grow duopoly multi-platform content and distribution capabilities.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with all staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. A minimum of 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production. Must have proven leadership experience and operational leadership experience in the broadcast industry.

Training/Equipment: Ability to operate a computer (MS Office suite) to produce and analyze
data/reports. Understanding of Nielson ratings a must.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/

Send resume to:
2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2016-12-28