General Manager - Medicine Hat AB

General Manager

Medicine Hat, AB

Our current leader in Medicine Hat is retiring later this year and as such, the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group has an incredible management opportunity for a highly motivated, talented and team-oriented General Manager, looking to advance their career in Broadcasting. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of our market in Medicine Hat, AB, fostering an atmosphere of fun, creativity and growth opportunities.

Who WE are:

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group is Canada’s largest private, western-based Broadcasting company with stations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. With 45 FM, 3 AM radio stations, combined with 3 independent television stations and 17 online news portals, the Broadcast Group has developed into a vibrant, successful and well-respected company.

We’re looking for an individual who lives by our Pattison values of Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, Innovation, Quality and Customer Service. We’re a growing and leading media and broadcast company that respects our people and is firmly committed to Team growth and collaboration.

Who YOU are:

You are a collaborative leader who recognizes opportunities, plans for success and is results oriented. You demonstrate decisiveness under difficult circumstances. As General Manager of Medicine Hat, you would have the ability to lead a Team that fosters an open and honest environment.

Our ideal candidate values their Team first and foremost. They are skilled at supportive measures such as mentorship and development all the while meticulously managing client relations. This role is also responsible for setting clear and measurable objectives while implementing initiatives to achieve those targets.

Key Responsibilities:

Build and maintain a strong working relationship with traffic, creative, production, promotions and financial departments

Coaching, training and development of the management team and the sales and programming departments

Manage, recruit, mentor and motivate a large team of Broadcast professionals

Lead the development of Radio and Television programming and revenue opportunities

Represent the stations corporately as well as in the local communities

Establish objectives and support company policies and programs

Keep up to date with government regulatory policies to ensure conformance to regulations

Oversee and monitor implementation of all station budgets

Recommend and monitor capital projects as required


Minimum 5 years sales management experience within the Broadcast industry, preferable in Radio and Television.

Experience in Broadcast Programming an asset.

Post-secondary education in Broadcasting or Media, Business Administration, Finance, Programming or other related discipline.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong understanding of market research and ability to effectively utilize results to profile stations in the market.

Competitive mindset with strong analytical and organizational skills.

Highly creative, innovative, enthusiastic and strategic.

Proven ability to recruit and lead a team of high performers.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Excellent prospecting and presentation skills.

If you think you’d be a good match, we’d love to meet you! Please send your resume, references and New Applicant Self ID form by March 19th, 2021 in confidence to:

Rod Schween

460 Pemberton Terrace

Kamloops, BC V2C 1T5

Or by email to

*** Our New Applicant Self ID form is available for download at and should be completed and attached to all employment applications. Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential. ***

JPBG is committed to our social responsibility of equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, medical condition, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, religion, expression, marital status or other non-job-related criteria. We encourage members of all designated groups to identify themselves using our self-identification form, as doing so will help us correct under-representation of those individuals in our company.

Head Office: 460 Pemberton Terrace, Kamloops, BC V2C 1T5

Tel: (250) 372-3322 Fax: (250) 374-0445

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