iHeartMedia Program Director KKDM-CHR in Des Moines, Iowa
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Leads all aspects of radio station’s on-air experience in a leadership and operations role, responsible for talent, content, programming, and online presence.
CHR – KKDM – Heritage Top 40 Radio station is looking for their next Program Director / On-Air Talent. This 20-year and very successful radio station needs a leader that has a minimum of 2 years in a Program Director role OR 3 years in an Assistant Program Director role of a successful CHR Brand. For the right candidate this could include multi market Regional programming responsibilities. Let’s start checking these boxes: Multi-tasker? G-Selector? Organized? Do you have good relationships with our industry partners? Teacher? Social Media Skills? On-Air work? Sales Friendly? Those are just a few of the things that you will need to excel at to take this brand on. If you feel you have all of that and more, then put your package together. Must include Resume, Programming philosophy, On-Air work, Endorsement spots, Current station composite, last 4 books of ratings and an explanation on why you should be the next PD of KKDM. DO NOT send more than 9 MB of total audio! Send your package to firstname.lastname@example.org and apply on the iHeart Careers here. iHeartmedia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Reviews and determines all commercial and paid programming content; decides music play lists; schedules programming in conformance with FCC rules and regulations, company policy and applicable federal, state, and local laws; protects station license.
Plans and oversees tone, programming, production, sound & theme, website, online presence, and social media.
Collaborates with Production to enlist musical direction and seeks options that meet editorial scope.
Fields record label calls, schedules music, and checks social media to ensure music remains consistent with station’s brand.
Identifies, recruits, and coaches on-air talent, producers, news directors, and reporters, e.g., frequently listens/airchecks sessions with on-air talent,
Provides direction to DJ and audio engineer on content
Partners with Market President, Programming and Sales in support of local and corporate business goals to increase market share, listeners, ratings, advertiser satisfaction, and revenue while aligning programming fit with client, station, and audience; creates talent and station marketing, promotion, and image campaigns.
Determines and maintains creative vision for station(s) to enhance station image and visibility within the community.
Evaluates programming available from distributors, syndicators, and independent producers to recommend acquisitions for broadcast.
Schedules staff for on-air shifts, remotes, and appearances.
Ensures staff has taken/passed/maintained all company programs, plans, and training (e.g., RBI, Payola/Plugola).
Prepares and manages Programming Department budget on a yearly, quarterly, and monthly basis.
Establishes and maintains professional relationships with producers, artists’ managers, composers and other industry contacts.
Handles all payables according to company policy and in a prompt fashion.
Extensive knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations; knowledge of federal, state and local contesting rules and regulations
Demonstrated ability to use tools to gather and analyze ratings data, make business decisions based on analysis; sound judgment and quality decision-making skills
Extensive knowledge of Diary data analysis; working knowledge of RCS products including GSelector and NexGen
Knowledge and appreciation of diverse music genres, excellent on-air performance, familiarity with radio programming
Excellent team leadership and delegation skills, including motivation of staff; can set goals & expectations, provide honest feedback and manage performance
Strong interpersonal skills
High degree of planning and organizing skills; can multi-task and meet specific deadlines
Flexible, creative, and innovative in using technology to deepen listener relationships
Ability to think both tactically and strategically
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
Superior oral and written communication skills; excellent grammar; can adjust communications style based on audience needs
Entrepreneurial and assertive in meeting goals
Ability to influence others, inspire innovation and ensure a client focus
Prior experience directing and managing a team
Experience with local formats preferred
Prior experience as a broadcaster, either in news, sports, or as a DJ preferred
Prior experience as a Program Director or Assistant Program Director preferred
- 4-year college degree preferred
- None required
Des Moines, IA: 2141 Grand Ave, 50312
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