Join Meredith Corporation’s Local Media Group as VP/General Manager at CBS46 & Peachtree TV located in Atlanta, GA and help us reach local audiences in more than 12 million U.S. households in top markets. Meredith’s network affiliates use the power of TV, backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites, to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients. Because we always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment we are looking for YOU!
As VP/General Manager you will develop the station’s full potential for audience, revenue, and profits consistent with planning objectives and with company policies and federal and state regulations. In addition, this position serves as the leader for the Broadcast Hub in Atlanta.
Develop and maintain effective internal and external communications with employees, customers, and all business partners/relationships
Create a clear vision for the station and set goals to grow business and increase profits
Collaborate with, manage, motivate and inspire employees
Be a visible leader at the station and in the local community
7 years of successful experience as a GM of an affiliate station(s) and/or progressive station management experience
Self-starter with a proven track record of revenue and ratings increases
Ability to delegate responsibly and hold others accountable while fostering a positive work environment
Knowledgeable about every component of TV operations and the industry preferred
Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. MBA is highly preferred.
Minimum of 7 years of successful experience as a general manager of an affiliate station(s). Experience in a mid-to-large market highly preferred. Must have a proven track record of revenue and ratings successes.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective leader, able to motivate team members to be successful and develop future leaders for the station and the organization.
Ability to delegate responsibly and hold people accountable effectively.
Ability to foster a positive work environment and uphold the values of Meredith Corporation.
Must be a change agent who fosters and promotes organizational change.
Must be results oriented with ability to achieve success through effective leadership.
Must be keenly focused on all areas impacted by the business including shareholders, advertisers, viewers, and employees.
Must be an effective communicator who can interact with individuals on every level, internally and externally.
Must be actively involved and engaged in the community and be a credible face of the station and the company.
Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.