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Program Director

Company: Jobleads
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

CUMULUS MEDIA | Savannahis searching for an experienced Program Director. The Program Director will be responsible for growing and operating strong brands and must have a strong background and passion for Country music. Energy, enthusiasm and experience within the genre is a must. You will be responsible for all aspects of programming including; music scheduling, managing on-air staff, imaging, station strategy, developing and executing revenue generating sales & programming promotions, website & social media, digital content and have a strong understanding of the core audience of a country format. The position also requires a daily air-shift, along with a weekend voice track shift and/or live appearances and live remotes! Who We Are: A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media (NASDAQ:CMLS)combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 447 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, Westwood One News, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events. CUMULUS | Savannah currently features 4 stations in the Savannah area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 93.1 WEAS Savannah's Hip Hop and R&B, 103.9 WTYB Savannah's Best Mix of R&B, 96.5 WJCL Savannah's & Hilton Head's Country Favorites and 95.5 WIXV The Rock of Savannah. The cluster of 4 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis. We're looking for a track record of success. Top candidates will be versatile and possess exceptional PD, On-Air and web/social media skills. Digital and social strategies must be as engaging as on-air tactics and execution. The best candidates will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way when dealing with challenging situations. Excellent writing and production skills to image and brand your stations are essential. People skills and the ability to work closely with talent, department heads and a talented sales team are critical. Key Responsibilities: Create, implement, and manage the sound, image, music, brand, and standards of KIX96 through all distribution channels to reach and exceed goals for ratings, revenue, and profitability Successfully coach, direct, develop, appraise and motivate on-air talent to maximize their performance Deliver unique content that attracts the target demo, builds ratings and grows terrestrial and digital audience Work closely with the sales team to develop and enhance client relationships and revenue Work closely with marketing team to develop contests, promotions and big events to raise brand profile Ensure operation of station in accordance with FCC regulations and policies Operate (as needed) control board, remotebroadcasting and other related production equipment as well as music scheduling software Job Requirements Minimum 3 years' of successfulprogramming experience and winning track record backed by Nielsen Audio results preferred Strong social and digital experience Savvy computerskills and proficiency with ratings, research and music (Stratus) programs Ability tomulti-task and the discipline to focus on what is the highest and best use of your time Excellent verbaland written communication skills with air staff, departments and clients Creative and strategicproblem solver A strong understanding of PPM / Nielsen Ratings and ability to interpret various kinds of research Deep knowledge of music, pop culture and current events and how they relate to the station's target demo Have and build great relationships in the music / entertainment community with a deep contact list What we offer: Competitive pay Professional growth and career path Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask "what if" and try innovative solutions 401K with company match to plan for the long-term CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Jobleads, Saint Joseph , Program Director, Other , Savannah, Missouri

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