Position Title:Program Manager- KETR
Reports To:Executive Director Marketing Communications
Purpose of Position
Responsible for creating and implementing a high quality well coordinated music, news and special topics programming format for KETR and supervising the KETR staff responsible for developing and producing the programs.
- Leads the effort in producing a seamless, high quality programming format that includes music, news, sports and locally produced programs augmented by appropriate national programming.
- Performs on-air responsibilities that include hosting a daily morning show and other locally produced programming;
- Assists in the planning and implementation of the goals and objectives for the station and assists in the research and reporting of available grant opportunities.
- Serves on the KETR advisory board.
- Works closely with the executive director of marketing communications in developing the station’s identity, branding, marketing strategies and programming alternatives.
- Directs, supervises and schedules the duties of station personnel, students and volunteers in order to maintain a consistently efficient operation.
- Supervises and delegates other staff members in the training of students and volunteers.
- Creates and supervises the development of station promos, public service and underwriting announcements.
- Establishes and maintains professional relationships with civic leaders, law enforcement, news media as well as university faculty, staff and student leadership.
- Coordinates the purchase of programming and equipment.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires a bachelorÔ??s degree and two to five (2-5) years related experience in radio, preferably non-commercial radio, as a music director or program director; a strong commitment to and enthusiasm for a community-oriented approach to broadcasting; willingness to be involved in local community activities; ability to effectively lead and direct staff; understanding of non-commercial, small market radio; strong knowledge of various music formats; strong marketing and promotional abilities; excellent on-air communication skills; excellent production skills using digital audio software such as Adobe Audition; knowledge of FCC rules and regulations; positive team-oriented personality; ability to work effectively and professionally with student broadcaster.
Supervision of Personnel
Supervises all departmental support staff and student workers.