Vice President / Market Manager
: San Antonio TX
The Cox Media Group San Antonio Vice President / Market Manager will lead the market leadership team and manage the daily operations of the award-winning radio market. He/she will provide leadership in the planning, organizing and managing of station related issues. In charge of continually improving service to the many customer bases while achieving optimum on-air performance, ratings, sales, increase revenue, market share, profits and profit margins within budgeting plan and core values of the company. The Vice President / Market Manager will also ensure the station remains in compliance with FCC regulations.
Communicates and cascade the company’s vision, strategic direction and goals in a manner that resonates with employees in the market.
Ensures the market is working in unison to achieve the company’s business plan and position the company for long term success.
Facilitates dialogue among leaders through meetings and other means to warrant optimal teamwork.
Provides input and insight into the identification and development of employee’s talent within the market to ensure a steady pipeline, to meet the varied needs of the business.
Provides input, feedback and influences leaders to ensure they are informed on the competitive and operational needs of the market.
Supports efforts to standardize enterprise wide business and operational practices to capture efficiencies, improve speed to market and enhance the customer experience.
Supports the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and outreach programs.
Through active engagement in community, civic and business organizations the VP Market Manager will establish support and leverage positive company relationships to grow the business with key clients.
Manages the budget process and enforces cost minimum level consistent with corporate objectives to make sure P&L targets are achieved.
Keeps the Regional Vice President informed on all major issues that might affect the attainment of objectives by the market.
Leads a culture that attracts, hires, develops and retains highly talented employees and leaders.
Ensures the market maintains FCC requirements consistent with FCC rules and regulations.
Completes other projects as assigned.
Business Acumen – Consistently exercises sound business judgment; knowledgeable of industry policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting the business and organization.
Customer Focused – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind.
Strategic Recruitment – Proven track record of developing a recruitment strategy, recruiting talented employees and maintaining a strong talent bench.
Communication – Effective in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups
Interpersonal Savvy – Relates well to all diverse groups of people – inside and outside the organization; builds rapport; constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.
Approachability – Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; builds rapport well; is a good listener.
Collaborative – Can operate effectively in a matrix environment.
Ambiguity – Can effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably; decide and act with limited scope of the total picture; remains tactful when things are up in the air.
Informing – Provides proper information employees need to perform their job, to make accurate decisions and to feel good about being a member of the team.
Integrity and Trust – Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, honest individual; presents the facts in a helpful manner; keeps confidences; can admit mistakes; does not misrepresent one's self for personal gain.
Creating Sustained Commitment – Ensuring employees are aligned with business objectives and leading team members in such a way they are encouraged and motivated to do their best work.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) college or university preferred with a minimum of 10+ years of broadcast related management experience.
Must be very a strong practitioner of collaboration in a matrix organizational structure to align local market execution to corporate goals and objectives.
Excellent community relations, interpersonal and leadership skills with a strong executive presence.
Superb collaboration skills to work effectively with different teams throughout organization.
Good understanding of programming, sales, marketing, production, technology and research.
General business experience and knowledge of the radio businesses.
Successful track record of attracting, hiring and developing talented employees, and building winning teams.
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Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 12/18/18.
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