Job Summary:

Assists and supports SVPP in all aspects of radio station’s on-air experience including talent, content, tone, programming, production, sound & theme, and online presence. 

Responsibilities

  • Works an approved and previously agreed upon air shift (M-F 3P-7P) with possibility of additional air shifts in other markets
  • Host of M-F mix show (5-6pm), Friday night mix show (9-mid)
  • Social Media branding for multiple stations, with heavy focus on local identity
  • Music Director to be liaison between labels/station and mixers/station
  • Ability to work club nights when needed.
  • Makes regular approved appearances at paid, and non-paid, station events.
  • Is an ambassador for radio stations when out in public; maintains a positive and approachable attitude when around listeners and clients.
  • Assists the SVPP by coordinating with Programming and Sales to plan and execute marketing, promotions, events, and image campaigns.
  • Monitors programming activities in conformance with FCC rules and regulations, iHeartMedia policy and applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Informs SVPP of any anomalies or deficiencies that may warrant correction or resolution.
  • Maintains knowledge of proprietary software to aid in programming and on-air performance for multiple stations
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships with producers, artists’ managers, composers, and other industry contacts.
  • Adequately prepares for an air shift with use of creativity, imagination, and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping, or broadcasting of on-air material.
  • Ensure logged commercials, promotions, and any other programming essential to the station’s operation are aired
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.
  • Keeps up to date with relevant material appropriate for the station.
  • Participates in regular listening/air check sessions for critique with the Program Director.
  • Participates in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.
  • May work flexible hours and weekends and be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.

 

Competencies/Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social media platforms
  • Knowledge of PPM data analysis, RCS products including GSelector and NexGen, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools, Adobe
  • Extensive knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations; knowledge of federal, state, and local contesting rules and regulations
  • Knowledge and appreciation of diverse music genres
  • Demonstrated ability to be engaging on the air and to work across various formats; is upbeat, informative, and entertaining, and can relate to station’s audience
  • High degree of planning and organizing skills; can multitask and meet specific deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible, creative, and innovative in using technology to deepen listener relationships
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
  • Superior oral and written communication skills; excellent grammar; can adjust communications style based on audience needs

 

Work Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ on-air radio experience, promotions and marketing
  • Air demo required
  • Imaging production experience a plus;  samples required

Education

  • 4-year college degree in Telecommunications, Marketing or a related field preferred

Certifications

  • Valid driver’s license                                                                                                     

Location

Memphis, TN: 2650 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Suite 4100, 38118Position Type

RegularBenefits:

iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid company holidays, including floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
  • A 401K plan with matching contributions (matching currently suspended)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for benefit eligible employees and all household members at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
  • A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

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Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
8/9/2021
Closing Date:
11/7/2021
City:
Memphis
State:
Tennessee
URL:
http://www.iHeartMediaCareers.com
Contact:
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