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Program Director


CUMULUS MEDIA | Memphis is searching for an experienced Program Director.  The Program Director will be responsible for growing and operating strong brands (WGKX and WKIM) and must have a strong background and passion for country and AC 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 and A/C format. The position also requires a daily air-shift, along with a weekend voice track shift and live appearances and live remotes!  


Key Responsibilities:

·         Create, implement, and manage the sound, image, music, brand, and standards of KIX-106 and 98.9 The Bridge 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, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment as well as music scheduling software.



Minimum 5 years’ of successful programming experience and winning track record backed by Nielsen Audio results preferred
Strong social and digital experience
Savvy computer skills and proficiency with ratings, research and music (Stratus) programs
Ability to multi-task and the discipline to focus on what is the highest and best use of your time
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with air staff, departments and clients
Creative and strategic problem 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


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-09-30