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Salem Media Group

General Manager - Colorado Springs, CO

Salem Media Group
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 04/18/2013
Categories: Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


SUMMARY:              Responsible for directing the daily and long range efforts of a radio station group in this significant Salem market.  Includes aggressive, proactive local direct spot and long-form program sales; creative positioning of the station locally for increased audience share; building relationships with community religious and business leadership; and partnering with national ministry clients towards improved financial performance.  Oversee local engineering, administrative, human resources and promotions departments.  Qualified candidates must have demonstrated ability to exceed financial/budget goals; hire, train and motivate key talent (particularly sales); and protect/enhance the station's FCC license.


 COMPANY:             Salem Communications Corporation is an integrated media company, and our extensive radio operations cover all the top U.S. markets.  We serve audiences interested in family-friendly content, through formats such as Christian Teaching/  Talk, Conservative News/Talk, CCM Music, Business Talk and Spanish Christian Talk.  Salem is an equal opportunity employer.



OF POSITION:         For consideration, candidates will have a track record of at least five years of successful radio station and/or sales management in a comparable market.  Knowledge and skills in developing local direct conceptual spot sales is essential.  Familiarity with the religious and conservative core audience, its issues and concerns, is preferred.  Career stability, strong business acumen and the ability to recruit, train and grow sales talent is essential.


TRAITS:                    We are seeking a professional broadcast manager who is positive and energetic and who approaches management in a disciplined, yet flexible manner. 


CONTACT:               Qualified candidates should forward a resume with cover, to Salem Communications, c/o