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Vice President/General Manager

Cox Media Group

Dedham, MA
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Vice President/General Manager
JobID: 1714626
Category: Business Operations
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


To provide leadership in the planning, organizing and controlling of all station departments.  To maintain continually improving service to the many customer bases while achieving optimum on-air performance, ratings sales, revenue market share, profits and profit margins within budgeting plan and core values of the company.



  • To carry out all corporate policies and objectives within all activities related to the station.
  • To hold all costs to a minimum level consistent with corporate objectives.
  • To develop and maintain management systems which will consistently improve quality, planning and coordination.
  • To maintain an atmosphere conducive to excellence in all organizational activities.
  • To conduct all supervisory duties in accordance with the stations EEO policies.
  • To support the station /Cox Media Group Mission and Values Statements and to represent the station in a highly professional manner.
  • Manage associated businesses, such as internet, in a way that optimizes the audience base and revenue potential.

    • To select and train an effective group of department heads.
    • To establish goals and objectives in collaboration with management and the Exec VP; to make periodic comparisons of actual performance to established goals & objectives.
    • To conduct regular, documented performance reviews with all management, quantifying accomplishments as compared to established objectives.
    • To keep the Executive Vice President informed on all major issues that might affect the attainment of objectives by the station.
    • To keep all staff members informed on all station activities that might affect the performance of their departments.
    • To approve all new employee hires and terminations, pay increases, and disciplinary actions.
    • To be responsible for all financial expenditures and cost control systems within supervised departments.
    • To maintain the FCC license application filing system consistent with FCC Rules and Regulations.
    • To offer guidance in the areas of news coverage consistent with the highest standards of broadcast journalism.
    • To supervise the preparation of budgets for all departments.
    • To pro-actively maintain the relationship with the network and its executive staff.
    • To serve as a representative for station TV management whenever requested/needed.
    • To travel, when necessary, to attend network, Cox, client and industry association meetings.
    • To work closely with Human Resources to be familiar with and to insure that all supervisors within every department are conversant in the relevant personnel policies and procedures.
    • To complete other projects as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university and a minimum of ten years television Management experience
  • Must be very knowledgeable in the basic and advanced techniques of managing a television station.
  • Computer knowledge and broad experience is required, especially in use of excel spreadsheets.
  • Good understanding of television programming, sales, news, production, technology and research.
  • General business experience and knowledge of related advertising businesses


About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Dedham-25 Fox Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Executive

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: 2017-09-18
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