Full Time Job

TV Station General Manager


Orlando, FL 06-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WTMO-TV (Telemundo Orlando) is looking for a seasoned leader in broadcast TV and operations. Ideal candidate should have at least 5 years' experience in TV management and operations. Position is responsible for developing and implementing station goals, supervising sales, news, and to ensure proper license compliance. This position requires strong leadership skills and the drive to meet and exceed company goals. It also requires, excellent organizational and communication skills; working knowledge of inventory management, pricing strategies, news, promotions and public relations.

Station's general manager is expected to lead the station and to meet company business goals. Candidate should possess impeccable business etiquette and be able to take WTMO to the next level by leveraging our assets and maximizing our platforms.

The ideal applicant should be goal oriented, able to meet and exceed business goals, and able adapt in a fast-changing environment. Moreover, he or she should possess a great understanding of all facets of broadcast business and FCC compliance.

• Lead news team and elevate news product across the board
• Be proactive managing sales opportunities
• Maximize company initiatives
• Plan and implement station promotional goals
• Become a community and business liaison elevating the station's image
• Secure station's signal distribution to all ADS
• Manage station's operational budgets
• Maximize company's bottom line
• Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL
• Candidate must possess a valid Florida driver's license and good driving record

Desired Characteristics
• Internal candidates preferred
• BA or BS in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field
• Five years' experience in broadcast management
• Bilingual communication skills a must (English/Spanish)
*Working knowledge of Nielsen ratings
• Working knowledge of Wide Orbit, OSI or TV traffic system
• Working knowledge of news room dynamics
• Excellent command of al Microsoft applications
• Working knowledge of HD broadcast protocol and digital