General Manager – Kankakee, Illinois

     LINK Media is one of the fastest growing Out of Home media companies in the US. As part of Boston Omaha (NASDAQ: BOMN), Link currently owns billboards in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. This position is an ideal opportunity for high energy talent to join Link.
     Our growing company is seeking to hire a General Manager who will be responsible for managing all aspects of their market including overseeing day-to-day operations, increasing revenue, managing EBITDA, and managing the local sales team.

General Manager Responsibilities:

· Top to bottom P&L management – focus on EBITDA growth

· Design strategy and set goals for growth

· Control budgets and optimize expenses

· Ensure employees are motivated and productive

· Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees; and enforcing ethical business practices

· Managing organizational sales by developing a business plan that covers sales, revenue and expense controls

· Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance

· Oversee recruitment and training of new employees

· Provide direction and guidance to team in their assigned job duties

· Meeting and exceeding sales goals

· Setting individual sales targets with the sales team

· Schedule regular team meetings to discuss sales, goals, updates, issues, and recommendations

· Promoting the organization and products

· Understand our ideal customers and how they relate to our products

· Address customer inquiries promptly and professionally and ensure customer satisfaction

· Identify business opportunities with new and existing customers

· Maintaining and growing your own book of business

· Inventory management

· Contract accuracy and rate approval

· Lead distribution

· Artwork quality control

· Review commissions

· Manage new Mobile / Digital Advertising sales effort as developed

General Manager Requirements/Skills:

· Bachelor’s degree preferred or related field or equivalent experience

· Excellent computer skills (especially in Excel, APX preferred)

· Experience in planning and implementing sales strategies

· Experience in customer relationship management

· Experience successfully managing a market

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Dedication to providing great customer service

· Ability to lead a sales team

· Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills

· Strong business sense and industry expertise

We are a drug free workplace.

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