Full Time Job

Vice President / General Manager


Rochester, MN 11-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About KTTC:

Based in Rochester, MN, KTTC is the market leading, award winning, NBC affiliated, local television station serving SE Minnesota and NE Iowa in the Nielsen designated Rochester-Austin-Mason City television market. KTTC also operates the market's FOX affiliate, KXLT-TV FOX 47 (owned by SagamoreHill Broadcasting), through a shared services agreement. KTTC News produces 32 hours of local news broadcasts each week, including a daily one-hour primetime newscast on FOX 47. In addition, NBC 10.2 is home to Rochester's CW network, in addition to our multicast networks of 10.3 H&I, 10.4 CourtTV, and 10.5 JusticeTV. KXLT also provides 47.2 MeTV, 47.3 LAFF, 47.4 ESCAPE, 47.5 Quest, and 47.6 GRIT. Rochester is the home of the world renown Mayo Clinic and is located one hour southeast of Minneapolis, MN.

We offer excellent benefits, dental, vision, 401(k) and of course a competitive salary as well as great fringe benefits. We are a company that is dedicated to producing quality news in SE Minnesota. KTTC is part of Gray Media Group which currently owns and operates stations across the United States.

Job Summary/Description:

Gray Media Group, Inc. is seeking a Vice President/General Manager at KTTC in Rochester, MN. 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 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.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Lead a fully functioning multi-platform media station with a focus on growing revenue and audience
• 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 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 the corporate team members to improve multi-platform operations
• Perform other duties as may be assigned

• Four-year degree
• 10+ years media experience including management responsibilities
• Ability and willingness to become a community leader
• Must pass pre-employment drug testing
• Valid Driver's license and acceptable driving record required

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4w2zy-54-144-55-253-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.