News Talk 830 WCCO has a big job for a big player! Minnesota's most trusted news radio brand, is seeking a uniquely talented individual to oversee and direct the WCCO Radio brand and programming on all public facing channels as our next Brand Manager.
The successful candidate will lead a brand evolution on-air and on-line, growing audience and reach on all media platforms.
We seek a fearless leader able to coach high-caliber talent to optimum performance. A strong collaborator with exceptional creative thinking skills. A person that can maintain product integrity while working closely with sales to grow revenue.
The successful candidate must be able to manage an award-winning newsroom and relationships with major league sports franchises.
• Excellent people skills.
• A minimum of five (5) years' experience managing strong media personalities.
• Proven success growing ratings, increasing digital audiences and reach.
• Superior verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience in business affairs, including contract negotiation for play by play sports, program licensing, and talent.
• A passion for news, with knowledge of the evolving news media landscape.
• Passion for Minnesota sports is a plus.
• Experience managing union employees.
• Bachelors degree preferred.
The Brand Manager is responsible for protecting the brand, our licenses and compliance to Company program standards and FCC regulations.
Special consideration to candidates with a successful record brand-building in Radio/TV, Cable TV, Media, or Digital platforms.
A valid driver's license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check and, if the position requires the use of applicant's own vehicle, proof of insurance is required.
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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