Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
Employment Type: Exempt
Years of Experience: 8-10 years
The Senior Vice President, Television (SVP-Television) will work to position NAB at the forefront of television broadcasters across the country. This position will oversee the Television department’s operations and work to increase membership growth and retention, member services, support key industry initiatives and events and be a voice for the industry both internally and externally.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee NAB's Television department operations to ensure production efficiency, quality, service and cost-effective management of resources.
Evaluation and responsibility for the operations and financial performance of the NAB Television department.
Assist the Membership department to help formulate ongoing strategic business plans designed to increase television membership.
Work collaboratively with other departments on the convergence/evolution of technologies and the Next Generation TV standard.
Understand and provide a television operator’s perspective about issues facing the industry on Capitol Hill and at the Federal Communications Commission and their potential impact on broadcasters. Foster discussions within NAB and with external stakeholders, while serving as an ambassador for the television and digital industries.
Manage relationships with board members and other key industry leaders representing broadcasters in all markets sizes and in a diverse variety of business models, supporting initiatives on issues that affect NAB’s members.
Work with the Membership and State Association departments to promote NAB through personal appearances at conferences, events and state association conventions to local, regional, national and international constituencies.
Communicate the concerns and interests of television members to the Executive Committee, the Television Board and NAB management.
Serve as liaison to partnerships with the TVB.
Collaborate in the production and collaboration of relevant television industry focused programs and sessions through NAB conventions (NAB Show), specialized seminars (State Leadership Conference), workshops (Small Market Television Exchange), publications and video productions.
Support NAB’s initiatives by providing video and audio support and services that inform members on major issues and enhance communications within NAB.
Other duties as assigned.
Regular travel required.
High integrity, advanced leadership ability, enthusiasm, effective communication, collaborative skills and personnel management background are minimum expectations of this position.
Extensive broadcast experience, an in-depth knowledge of current industry issues and a desire to energetically influence the future direction of NAB’s Television department is required.
Candidate must have experience in strategic planning and execution. Candidate must have the ability to access and handle multi-party negotiations. Good presentation skills are also expected.
Please email your cover letter with salary range and resume (PDF documents only) to HR@nab.org. You may fax it to (202) 775-2983 if you prefer. Please include the title of the position that you are applying to in the subject line of your email or fax cover sheet. Incomplete applications may not be considered. We require all applicants to provide cover letters and resumes in portable document format (PDF). Microsoft Word documents will not be opened or reviewed.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts.
NAB is an equal opportunity employer.