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Chief Operations Officer

Company: 9&10 News - Heritage Broadcasting
Location: Cadillac
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Job Description:

At Heritage Broadcasting Company of Michigan you will find a thriving, robust and exciting company with world class facilities and locations in beautiful Northern Michigan. We offer competitive pay, first class benefits and opportunities to learn and grow alongside accomplished leaders in the industry.The Company: Heritage Broadcasting's roots began on air in 1954 and we have been growing and evolving ever since! We are proud to be the News Leader in Northern Michigan! Today, we are home to news, weather, entertainment content, 9&10 News, Local 32, and CW 32 as well as ME TV, Northern Michigan Digital, ION, and Mane Content. In addition to our passion for media and broadcasting, we also have interests in real estate and other ventures that grow the organization and support our communities.The Position: We have an exciting opportunity to join our Executive Team as Chief Operations Officer. As the COO, you will provide inspiration, leadership, and direction for the organization. You will build and maintain relationships with department heads, executives, and other organizational stakeholders to ensure open lines of communications exist to facilitate the timely and efficient communication of policies, procedures, knowledge, etc. exist across the entire organization.To excel in this position you will need to be:* A strategic partner to the organization and a driver of results and growth by seeing challenges as opportunities, maintaining a sense of urgency, being decisive, collaborative, & process-oriented* Focused on the big picture with a growth and profitability mindset* A well-organized and detail-oriented motivator and influencer* A strong communicator who is comfortable interacting and able to build trusting relationships at every level* A developer of others by providing empathetic guidance, holding others accountable, being collaborative, available and adaptable.* A relentless learner, maintain relevant functional expertise while being prepared for growth and the constant evolution of the industry* An independent thinker, contributing to the knowledge and growth of the organization with independent opinions and perspectives.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: As with any position, other duties may be assigned as appropriate.* Oversee the daily business operations of a $30 million television broadcasting company.* Implement the vision and strategy laid out by the executive team consisting of the CEO, COO, and CFO, ensuring a consistent message throughout the organization.* Establish, negotiate and maintain business, technical and creative contacts with national broadcast networks, business partners, MVPD's, local organizations, etc.* Leading, facilitating and inspiring collaboration across departments of Traffic, Sales, News, Production, Marketing, Operations, and Engineering.* Lead, support and/or collaborate with department heads on their responsibilities and provide effective, efficient, accurate, and timely interaction to facilitate their success within the organization and in so doing hold managers and employees accountable for their performance.* Work with the executives and when necessary, department heads, to analyze potential merger and acquisition targets.* Conduct consistent assessment of the organization, including processes, operations, overall model, and strengths/weaknesses to make recommendations that enhance long term growth and competitiveness.* In cooperation with the CFO, oversee all corporate reporting to local and national regulatory bodies.* Design, establish, maintain, and enforce policies and procedures for reporting departments and the organization as a whole.* Advise executives and stakeholders on the operational impact of contracts, mergers, acquisitions, etc. of holdings outside of the main core broadcasting business.* Work in tandem with the CEO, CFO, and Asset Manager to effectively manage over $60 million in commercial and residential real estate holdings.* Respond to inquiries regarding operational results from various executives, and stakeholders.* Develop and nurture company culture by motivating and inspiring across all levels of the organization; leveraging both direct and indirect resources to accomplish shared objectives.Supervisory Responsibilities: This position currently has nine (9) direct reports with 100+ indirect reports.Qualifications for Your Position: To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability you are required to possess.* Dynamic and Multifaceted - Individual should be able connect with various vendors, customers and employees and be able to communicate/apply their experiences to different industries.* Education and/or Experience - Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; Master's Degree from and accredited Business school; ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. * Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.* Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as wages and salaries, proportions, and percentages. Ability to manage large volumes of complex data.* Reasoning Ability - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.* Computer Skills - To perform this position successfully, you should have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Wide Orbit, and Microsoft PowerPoint. The Location: Heritage Broadcasting is based in beautiful Northern Michigan. This position will be based out of our Cadillac office. This is a great place to live, work and play! With rich forests, trails for miles, sand dunes, and an abundance of shoreline, it's easy to see why we love it so much! Northern Michigan truly offers something for everyone with our beautiful four seasons and opportunity for year round outdoor adventures!Are you ready? Are you excited? Employment Type: Full TimeYears Experience: 5 - 10 yearsBonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: 9&10 News - Heritage Broadcasting, Grand Rapids , Chief Operations Officer, Executive , Cadillac, Michigan

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