Broadcast, Cable, Media, Electronic Media, Credit / Collections, Customer Service & Support
4 Year Degree
Meredith Corporation's Local Media Group (LMG) is in search of a Credit/Collections Director. This role is responsible for managing credit operations for the Local Media Group including national and local/station credit functions. This position oversees the evaluation of credit worthiness of local and national agencies and advertisers, recommended credit status, collection, processing post account receivable and reconciliation activities. The incumbent manages all local and national billing and credit collection work on accounts with a strong emphasis on discrepancies. The Credit/Collections Director oversees the input of new agencies and advertisers into Wide Orbit and maintenance of all aspects of those records. This position supervises the work of a team of credit and billing/cash professionals to ensure the group’s objectives are being met.
Experience: Minimum of five years experience in consumer credit collections on a national basis. Minimum of three years supervisory experience.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and independently complete work assignments and projects. Must be adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift focus on new priorities. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interact with managers across the organization. Must be able to train others effectively. Must be team oriented. Good problem solving skills. Must be able to delegate effectively and communicate priorities and objectives and follow-up with subordinates on progress. Must be capable of leading a team to achieve individual, department, and group objectives and hold team members accountable for their performance. Must have good organizational and time management skills. Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company data. Ability to communicate expectations and manage accountability. Must be able to attain Notary Public designation. Proficiency with Oracle financial systems and Hyperion is highly preferred. Wide Orbit experience a plus % Travel Required (Approximate): 15%
Internal Number: JR06652
About Meredith Corporation
Meredith is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's 12 local broadcast stations offer countless opportunities to extend messaging on-air. Our local affiliates can work with other media, such as print and online, to create seamless integration at the national and local levels. Our stations' websites deliver more than 58 million page views to over 5 million unique visitors each month. The sites feature on-demand video, with nearly 2 million news clips viewed each month in near-broadcast quality. In addition, the stations’ mobile websites and apps deliver an additional 10 million monthly page views.
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