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  • Vice President & General Manager

    Category:
    Administrative
    Position/Title:
    Vice President & General Manager
    Details:
    Nexstar Media Group, Inc. seeks an experienced television professional to serve as Vice President & General Manager for WBRE & WYOU, as well as all digital, mobile and social assets associated with Pahomepage.com in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton DMA (#60).
    Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
    Date Posted:
    6/2/2020
    Closing Date:
    7/2/2020
    City:
    Wilkes-Barre - 18701
    State:
    Pennsylvania
    URL:
    http://www.pahomepage.com
    Experience:
    Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of general management experience at a commercial broadcast television station.  The right fit will be a candidate who is professional, and a driven advocate of local broadcasting with proven success in leading revenue and ratings/digital metrics.  This job will require exemplary leadership, strategic vision with focused execution and an understanding of how to be hyperlocal and a thoughtful community leader.  In addition to having a proven track record of managing high performing sales and news teams, the successful candidate must be effective in collaborating with all department heads and promoting teamwork within all areas of the stations' operations.  An ability to engage local community leaders and develop long-term relationships with key station clients will round out the best candidates.
    Requirements:
    *Minimum of five years experience as a successful General Manager for a commercial broadcast station.
    *Significant depth of sales management experience in leading and driving sales revenue growth in broadcast sales and digital.  Special emphasis on New Local Direct revenue growth, including self-created non-traditional revenue success and sports and community sponsorships.
    *A proven track record in providing professional, demonstrative leadership in developing a leadership team and promoting collaboration and teamwork among all station departments.
    *The vision and ability to enact short and long term development of the stations' digital and mobile platforms.
    *Broad range of programming experience with an emphasis on localism is essential.
    *Nexstar seeks a stakeholder - someone who is engaging, promotes good citizenship and wants to make a positive impact on the community.
    Contact:
    Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
     
    Apply Online URL:
    www.pahomepage.com
     
    Job Req #:
    Req 4417
     

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