Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Help Wanted: Regional V.P. of Production

Regional V.P. of Production: McClatchy, an award-winning media company, has an opening for a Regional V.P. of Production. We are seeking an experienced production professional, reporting to the Corporate Director of Production and partnering with the Regional Publisher for the West, helping chart the company’s direction for the future.This position serves McClatchy’s California region of newspapers and is based at The Sacramento Bee. The Regional V.P. will be required to live in the Sacramento area. The Bee is located in one of the top 25 metropolitan markets in the country with a combined print and multiplatform online audience of over five million readers. As Regional V.P., the successful candidate is required to travel up to 5% of the time. Overnight travel is required both in and outside region of responsibility.

We are seeking an experienced seasoned professional who will plan and direct all aspects of the region’s production, trucking/distribution, facility operations and maintenance. This position leads and manages newspaper and commercial printing, inserting and distribution for multiple facilities, facility operations and maintenance across the California region. In this role, the V.P. is responsible for building cohesive teams capable of meeting production obligations while continuously implementing quality and productivity improvements. Also responsible for the coordination and maintenance of service contracts and relationships, commercial bidding, interacting and supporting both internal and external customers, and ensuring a safe workplace.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) plus at least 10 years of related experience in Newspaper operations management. Qualified candidates will also have a proven track record of successful leadership in managing a diverse workforce and will ensure compliance with all state and federal safety regulations. The successful candidate must also have exceptional business and analytical skills with the ability to prepare bids and negotiate contracts, the ability to work well under pressure, the ability to innovate and adapt to changing business needs, outstanding communication and leadership skills, and be proficient in Excel, Word and Google applications.
We offer a competitive compensation package in a fast-paced, stimulating work environment. McClatchy, an equal opportunity employer, is committed to promoting diversity within our drug and alcohol free workplace.
Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume to:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

there is a brilliant guy at the LA Times...perfect fit..would hate to see him go