The Program Director is responsible for
overseeing the presentation of the radio
stations on-air, online, and all elements that
lend to an excellent radio programming product.
Achieve Nielsen/Numeris PPM ratings as
established for each station, through
maximizing programming tools and personnel.
Responsible for all aspects of programming in
compliance with FCC rules & regulations.
Programming: Implement strategy to achieve
ratings goals for each station. Primary focus
will be on the two FM broadcast signals in WA
(KCMS/KWPZ). Secondary focus on stream
products PMR, SCR, QTR & broadcast station
simulcasts with emphasis on growth of KWPZ
stream in Canada.
Operations: Oversee and ensure all
technical and operational aspects of station
programming are executed. Work with vendors to
maximize resources, using available tools,
research and programs. Collaborate with
Engineering and Sales Manager, to ensure
reliable operational systems for professional
broadcasting and support the sales department
to generate revenue. Provide input to GM and
Sales Manager for commercial acceptance
policies and respond to listener complaints.
Management & Talent Coaching: Mentor
and coach each on-air talent, building a
cohesive team that encourages excellent
individual performance. Develop measurable
goals and responsibilities, and monitor
performance of programming staff to meet
operational and programming needs and
objectives. Recruit and train team members
with emphasis on achieving succession planning
goals. Oversee KCIS Program Director.
Measurability & Reporting: Utilize
all available resources to measure success of
programming strategy and individual talent
performance. Assist in creation of CRISTA Board
Reports as requested.
Marketing, Branding & Promotions:
Collaborate with Marketing and Promotions
Director to develop appropriate marketing
messages, advertising, contests, station
events, and on air promotions to drive
listenership and ratings. Meet weekly to plan
and execute. Ensure digital content and focus
matches station branding including station
websites and social media outlets.
Research: Coordinate and apply
available research to adjust and formulate
programming strategy, including music song
selection and rotation, appropriate station
brand imaging, clock structure, community
impact and promotional focus. Maintain mastery
of industry related programs, tools and
standards. Stay abreast of major industry
changes and innovation, and apply appropriately
to CRISTA Media stations.
Fundraisers: Collaborate with
Resource Advancement team to plan and execute
on and off air fundraisers, including but not
limited to Spring and Fall on-air share days.
Consultants & Contractors: Negotiate
and manage appropriate vendor contracts and
relationships. Work collaboratively with
supervisor, coworkers and customers.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Announcers, Professional Voice Talent, Digital
Content Coordinator and KCIS Program
Christian Commitment: A deep and
abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the
will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle
that is consistent with biblical principles in
word and deed. Commitment to spiritual growth
and development. Demonstrates the values of a
Education: Bachelorís degree in
Marketing, Communications or Advertising from
an accredited college or university recognized
by the United States Department of Education or
equivalent. Relevant work experience may be
substituted for education on a year-for-year
Experience: Five yearsí experience in
all aspects of LIVE and automated radio.
Licensure/Certification: Valid WA State
Software and Equipment Used:
Microsoft Office, plus music scheduling
software (RCS), audio production software
(Adobe Audition), automation software (ENCO),
understanding of traffic scheduling software,
Nielsen Radio PPM & Diary Measurement, Numeris
Radio Measurement (Canada)
Other Considerations: Successful
track record as a radio program director in
previous positions. A high level of
professional expertise in radio audience
research, music rotation, audio production,
station imaging, coaching radio talent, mastery
of radio broadcast studio equipment, radio
programming and audience research software
Education: BA or BS in Management or Business
Administration, or MBA.
Other Considerations: Familiarity
with Programing and music in Canada.
To apply go to https://app.jobvite.com/j?
EOE. Posted 12/15/17.
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