General Manager
Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative

Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative, located in Bloomfield, IA is seeking a proven executive to lead this organization through the rapidly changing industry environment.  Having been designated as a Smart Rural Community, this is an excellent opportunity to work for a progressive communications company.  The Company provides Voice Service, Broadband Internet Service, and Video Service. This key position will report to the Board of Directors of Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative, as well as, the board of a second, smaller, telecommunications company, Farmers Telephone Company, located in nearby Batavia.  The General Manager is responsible for providing general oversight and management of the business operations and will participate in establishing the overall corporate missions and strategies for both organizations. 

Preferred candidate will possess a strong business background, financial acumen, management experience in a union environment, excellent communication skills, and a high level of integrity.  Applicant should have a thorough understanding of the financial, competitive and technical issues affecting the telecommunications industry with at least ten years of progressive experience.  Bachelor’s degree in related field of study preferred.

Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative has approximately 2400 connections and 19 employees, while Farmers Telephone Company possesses 300 connections and 1 employee.  Located within two hours of Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Bloomfield, IA is a beautiful place to live with boating, hunting, a cultural center, and Amish community nearby. 

Please send resume and salary requirements for consideration to:
Lori Fischetti
Vice President, Member Experience
NTCA – Executive Search
4121 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22203
E-mail – execsea[email protected]