Brand Manager - WCCO-AM MinneapolisApply
News Talk 830 WCCO has a big job for a big player! Minnesota’s most trusted news radio brand, is seeking a uniquely talented individual to oversee and direct the WCCO Radio brand and programming on all public facing channels as our next Brand Manager.
The successful candidate will lead a brand evolution on-air and on-line, growing audience and reach on all media platforms.
We seek a fearless leader able to coach high-caliber talent to optimum performance. A strong collaborator with exceptional creative thinking skills. A person that can maintain product integrity while working closely with sales to grow revenue.
The successful candidate must be able to manage an award-winning newsroom and relationships with major league sports franchises.
- Excellent people skills.
- A minimum of five (5) years’ experience managing strong media personalities.
- Proven success growing ratings, increasing digital audiences and reach.
- Superior verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience in business affairs, including contract negotiation for play by play sports, program licensing, and talent.
- A passion for news, with knowledge of the evolving news media landscape.
- Passion for Minnesota sports is a plus.
- Experience managing union employees.
- Bachelors degree preferred.
The Brand Manager is responsible for protecting the brand, our licenses and compliance to Company program standards and FCC regulations.Special consideration to candidates with a successful record brand-building in Radio/TV, Cable TV, Media, or Digital platforms.
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