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KFVS/WQWQ, the Raycom-owned CBS and CW affiliates in Cape Girardeau, MO are 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 82nd market. Cape Girardeau, a charming riverfront city with a growing business community, good schools, thriving university, outstanding parks and outdoor opportunities, offers an excellent quality of life. 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. Responsibilities 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
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Job 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 Bachelor's 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.
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Qualified applicants should apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume. Pre-employment drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V.