General Manager

September 26, 2019

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Job Description

Houston, TX

Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, is looking for a highly motivated and energetic professional to represent Univision Local Media Houston, TX (Univision Location).

The General Manager of Houston, TX (Univision Location) TV & Radio will have a clear vision for the future of our local business with the capability of communicating and executing that vision via hands-on leadership, optimism, strategic risk-taking and focused metrics of success. He/she will be a creative thinker who generates new ideas, understands our diversity and maximizes our brands and resources to achieve market leadership. He/she should cultivate key client relationships and set the example as the Chief Revenue Officer for the stations.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for the overall vision, direction, coordination and profitability of Univision Television and Univision Radio in Houston, TX (Univision Location)
Leads Department Heads in News, Sales, Public Affairs, Community/Public Affairs, Operations, Creative Services, Marketing and Production Departments, in accordance with Company policies, procedures and applicable laws
Direct Station activities to ensure compliance with government regulations and ensures protection of FCC Licenses
Directs plans with marketing personnel to have audience growth strategies and community outreach for all business units
Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals, and identifies external threats and opportunities by analyzing market and competition
Supervises and counsels Sales Department management and staff to ensure objectives are met, and maximum sales productivity
Responsible for developing annual business plan and working within approved budget
Develops and implements cost saving measures when needed, to achieve EBITDA goals
Confers with senior management to discuss Station policies and procedures
Conducts and maintains relationships with key clients locally & nationally, agencies and organizations to promote station services in the Houston, TX (Univision Location) market and nationally
Represent stations in the community among elected officials, business leaders and charitable groups to reflect favorably on corporate enterprise
Directs annual budget process
Develop cross-promotional relationship with other business and Non-profit partners
Maintains a winning culture of teamwork that is conducive to a successful and productive working environment
Establishes and maintains performance and incentive plans for each department that recognizes employee results and excellent achievement;
Develop and execute a local event strategy
Drive Digital Strategy
Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy

Required Skills & Experience

College Degree or equivalent experience required
A minimum of 10 years of broadcast/media experience; must have 5 years of successful television and/or radio management experience
Must have excellent organizational, leadership, and analytical skills
Valid driver’s license with good driving record required

Desired Skills & Experience

Fluent in Spanish (read and write)
Prior experience in Spanish language broadcasting is preferred

Eligibility Requirements

Must be willing to work in Houston, TX (Univision Location)
Employment/education will be verified
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

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