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ViacomCBS General Manager in Miami, Florida

REF#: 37713

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Miami, FL

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

The General Manager of WFOR will be responsible for leading the station in the Miami market and managing the strategies and teams that drive audience and growth. This executive will be at the center WFOR’s future success, upholding our commitment to quality journalism and the communities we serve while driving modernization across the organization, prioritizing an adaptable and inclusive culture that embraces change and innovation. The General Manager will have a clear vision for the future of WFOR with the capability of communicating and executing that vision via hands-on leadership, optimism, strategic risk-taking and focused metrics of success.

He or she will be a creative thinker who generates new ideas and understands how to maximize resources to achieve market leadership. This includes developing strategies which evolve WFOR from not only being the place to go for breaking news, but also where consumers can expect to find localized high quality, high impact journalism and content. This executive will also work directly with CBS Corporate leadership, to drive collective growth and success.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates clear vision for the station and the blueprints for success that every staff member is expected to follow.

  • Direct and manage the overall operations to drive "ethical results" including established goals/objectives in ratings, audience, sales/revenue, market share, profit and operating income.

  • Oversee and evolve the station to maximize its impact, relevancy and connection with local audiences.

  • Predicts market trends and sets budgets and performance expectations.

  • Oversees all station departments including news, sales, marketing, engineering, programming and production.

  • Lead a premium multi-platform news organization including a vast and diverse team of talent across many roles and disciplines. Oversight of the station's 24/7 broadcast and quality/technical requirements.

  • Identify effective and efficient approaches to operations and processes throughout the organization.

  • Represent the station in the community; develop and maintain strong relationships with community leaders. Seek out opportunities to contribute to the local market area for the betterment of the community.

  • Recruit, develop, and retain a strong leadership team; provide guidance and coaching to maximize their performance and accelerate their professional growth.

  • Execute all corporate policies/objectives while maintaining the highest level of ethics and industry standards. Establish and maintain an innovative and highly collaborative culture atmosphere that promotes open communication, respect for others and excellence.

  • Create a diverse, collaborative, and balanced work environment.

  • Ensures the station is following and in compliance with all equal employment opportunity (EEO) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements.

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates clear vision for the station and the blueprints for success that every staff member is expected to follow.

  • Direct and manage the overall operations to drive "ethical results" including established goals/objectives in ratings, audience, sales/revenue, market share, profit and operating income.

  • Oversee and evolve the station to maximize its impact, relevancy and connection with local audiences.

  • Predicts market trends and sets budgets and performance expectations.

  • Oversees all station departments including news, sales, marketing, engineering, programming and production.

  • Lead a premium multi-platform news organization including a vast and diverse team of talent across many roles and disciplines. Oversight of the station's 24/7 broadcast and quality/technical requirements.

  • Identify effective and efficient approaches to operations and processes throughout the organization.

  • Represent the station in the community; develop and maintain strong relationships with community leaders. Seek out opportunities to contribute to the local market area for the betterment of the community.

  • Recruit, develop, and retain a strong leadership team; provide guidance and coaching to maximize their performance and accelerate their professional growth.

  • Execute all corporate policies/objectives while maintaining the highest level of ethics and industry standards. Establish and maintain an innovative and highly collaborative culture atmosphere that promotes open communication, respect for others and excellence.

  • Create a diverse, collaborative, and balanced work environment.

  • Ensures the station is following and in compliance with all equal employment opportunity (EEO) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements.

FUNCTION: General Management

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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