Vice President/General Manager

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Gray Media Group, Inc. is seeking a Vice President/General Manager for our Columbia, SC location.  The Vice President/General Manager will report directly to a Senior Vice President-Local Media of Gray and will be responsible for the management of all aspects of station in a highly competitive and decentralized corporate culture.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a General Manager or in other top station leadership positions in broadcasting with a background in broadcast sales, news or marketing.  Candidate must also have demonstrated leadership ability to grow both broadcast and digital viewership and customer base while generating bottom line results.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Be the primary leader in generating ratings and revenue.  Develop strategic plans and operational plans for the station’s growth in multi-platform content delivery and revenue generation that is in alignment with the local brand

• Lead a fully functioning multi-platform media station with a focus on growing revenue and audience
• Lead with positive motivation, direction and insight while holding team accountable for attainment of operational goals
• Encourage innovation across all levels of the organization
• Provide visible leadership both inside the station and the community. Develop strong relationships with key clients and other business partners
• Effectively communicate to department heads and all employees. Create a collaborative, team-based environment
• Provide training and development opportunities to team members
• Responsible for all aspects of financial statements and ensuring station compliance. Responsible for station operating and capital expense budgets
• Enforce all FCC, EEO, SOX and any other appropriate rules and regulations
• Understand and adhere to company policies, and at all times adhere to the highest ethical standards
• Work transparently with divisional general manager and other corporate team members to improve multi-platform operations
• Perform other duties as may be assigned


• Four-year degree
• 10+ years media experience, including experience as a GM and/or GSM
• Experience in a top 100 market preferred
• Ability and willingness to become a community leader
• Valid Driver’s license and acceptable driving record required

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