Job Description:

The Content Director will be responsible for the look and sound of WNSB on air, online, and on social media platforms. This will include, but not be limited to: (a) developing and maintaining the music mix for the station’s format; (b) establishing and maintaining a consistent sound and tone for the station that aligns with the Urban Alternative format; © training and supervising the on-air talent, intern producers, and volunteers; (d) working with other staff to develop and implement digital strategies to ensure the station is providing a multiplatform service; and (e) staying up-to-date on trends in the national and local music scene .

Job duties include:

1. Coordinate overall program schedule. Prepare and review weekly program logs. Manage and maintain automation system (Wide Orbit) and program acquisition in a variety of formats. Oversee station traffic, operations, broadcast facilities and broadcast equipment. Perform on-air duties as required or needed
Promote station programming through production/scheduling of on- air promos for local and syndicated programming. Act as Live Broadcast Coordinator to facilitate live broadcasts. Produce content for WNSB’s biannual MemberFest on-air membership campaign fundraising efforts though production of promos and spots from staff, volunteers and community leaders. Oversee the production of PSA’s for special events and social media posts and assisting with special events. Lead the programming end of on-air membership drives by planning and scheduling pledge-drive promotions, pitches, etc. Oversee scheduling of news and public affairs programming. Work with Development Chief to produce and schedule underwriting mentions.
2. Supervise and engineer locally-produced programs as needed. Provide periodic air checks critiques and on-air training for all staff. Work with on-air staff to facilitate substantive, relevant communication with DJs, including providing material for a monthly on-air communique’. Maintain and update volunteer/student intern training manual and manages volunteer contracts Revise and update operations manual as needed.
Work with staff to implement and operate Traffic Log software. Produce a wide variety of content.
Oversee and work collaboratively with volunteer and student interns to ensure thorough, timely communication of all pertinent station news, studio and programming information to DJs. Work with staff to coordinate station operations in your absence.
3. Manage audio website contents and programming-related website content. Manage, and delegate as appropriate, all social media posts along with Marketing and Community Engagement Director.
Monitors WNSB’s radio and streaming signals.
4. Maintain a file for community contact related to content issues and maintain public files related to programming.
Ensure Quarterly Programs/Issues Reports are filed as required by the FCC. On-call 24-7 for potential emergencies and will work some weekends and evenings.

EEO Statement
NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in related field.
2. Familiarity with emerging media and audience trends is required.
3. Hands-on experience with radio automation systems, preferably Wide Orbit.
4. Ability to work with a large and diverse group of volunteers and student interns required.
5. Strong voice, clear diction, confident on-air skills. 
6. Digital audio production skills. Advanced computer skills.
7. Appreciation for local culture and ability to evaluate programming for community’s taste. 
8. Familiarity with FCC rules and regulatory requirements for programming and music.
9. Familiarity with FCC rules and regulatory requirements for underwriting scripts. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
10. Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently. 
11. Experience with broadcasting live events a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience with Nielsen, RRC, PPM and other audience analytics is preferred
2. Considerable broadcast experience, preferably in public/community radio. 
3. Extensive years as a program or content director preferred. 
4. AAA and/or Urban Contemporary format programming experience preferred





Job Location: 
Norfolk, VA
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, August 2, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
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