VIA Public Media is seeking a skilled professional to serve as President & CEO. We’re looking for a visionary leader who will be deeply involved in the community. WVIA serves a 23-county region in Northeastern Pennsylvania through radio, TV, digital, and educational outreach.
VIA Public Media is a respected, award-winning public television and radio licensee, marking its 54th anniversary this year. It is a joint licensee serving audiences on platforms including radio, TV, digital and through educational and community outreach events. The CEO leads a dedicated team of professionals, working closely with a supportive board of directors. The CEO works with the team to develop content and create new business opportunities.
For best consideration, submit application by March 23rd.
Position Description here: https://www.wvia.org/about/jobs-internships/president-and-chief-executive-officer/
Minimum of three years in leadership capacity, planning and resource development, working with a team and managing budgets.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Experience in public media is a preferred but not required. Other examples of fields to be considered include (but not limited to): communications, publishing, technology, foundation/endowment and education.
Other Skills, Knowledge:
Proven ability to leverage technology
Ability to build a business and drive results
Outstanding communication and listening skills
Ability to motivate and inspire a team
Collaborative approach to engaging the board, employees the community and all stakeholders
Proven ability to understand and serve the local community
Ability to apply business principles in an innovative non-profit setting
Experience in developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships.
Experience in developing new products reflective of changing markets
Ability to communicate the organization’s mission and vision effectively