General Manager
Terril Telephone Cooperative and Royal Telephone Company

The Board of Directors of Terril Telephone Cooperative and Royal Telephone Company are seeking a General Manager to share responsibilities between two separate independent telecommunication companies. Terril and Royal Telephone have been jointly sharing this management position for the past 19 years and this opening is due to the current General Manager's retirement.
This position follows directives established by each Board of Directors; therefore, the preferred candidate will possess a strong business background. Excellent communication skills and relationships with board members, staff, and industry peers are essential. Strong leadership skills are needed to lead two ILECs in an ever-changing industry; therefore, knowledge of standards and regulations governing telecom providers is needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all operations comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations
  • Oversee financial management, budgeting, and forecasting, ensuring both companies remain profitable and financially stable
  • Oversee all areas of business including telephone, internet and IPTV services
  • Evaluate new business opportunities and recommend new products, services, and revenue opportunities to the Board of Directors
  • Ensure the company delivers high-quality, reliable services to its customers
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of both companies while maintaining effective communication channels with the Board of Directors and staff
  • Bachelor's degree and/or any equivalent combination of education and telephone-related experience is preferred
  • Strong financial management skills, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Knowledge of telecommunications technology, regulations, and industry trends

This position offers an excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to
Cheri Skinner
Terril Telephone Cooperative
107 S. State St.
PO Box 100
Terril, IA 51364
or email [email protected]