On-Air Personality & Digital Content Coordinator in Indianapolis at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | INDIANAPOLIS, IN is looking for a dynamic On-Air Personality & Digital Content Coordinator. This position includes being on-air host of the midday show on Country station WFMS-FM and taking the lead role in managing digital content creation and coordinating its distribution across our six stations’ websites and social media platforms. If you’re a fan of country music, proudly living that lifestyle during your show every day, AND can work with the rest of our on-air crew, promotions team and sales department to coordinate our footprint in the digital space, we should definitely talk.

Do you have at least three years of successful on-air radio experience? Do you wake up every morning eager to get to the station to start your day? Are you striving to learn and grow as an on-air talent? Can you produce a daily radio show that our listeners will CRAVE? Are you engaged across multiple social media platforms and armed with ideas of how to elevate engagement of our brands? Do you think radio stations can post more “sticky” content on social media beyond contest promotion? Are you skilled with a certain management artistry not unlike that of an air traffic controller to oversee the workflow of our team in the digital space? If this sounds like you, this could BE you.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media/Indianapolis features 6 radio stations (Country WFMS-FM, Classic Hits WJJK-FM, Active Rock WNDX-FM, Hot AC WNTR-FM, Sports WXNT-AM and CHR WZPL-FM) reaching well over a million listeners weekly. We strive to hire talented, passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who love to collaborate with other equally talented people to produce compelling, top tier content. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce a daily radio show delivering compelling content of appeal to the target demo in order to build ratings and grow the terrestrial and digital audience
  • Be great with phones/interacting with callers on-air and provide a steady stream of content to our website, social media platforms and your own podcast
  • Work with the sales team to develop and enhance client relationships and revenue opportunities through endorsement campaigns
  • Work with programming leadership and promotions department to create station-specific and cross-cluster content for websites and social media platforms
  • Oversee digital content creation by on-air talent of all stations and help manage its distribution across websites and social media platforms
  • Assist with station website updates as necessary
  • Participate in station Programming, Promotions and Sales meetings as requested
  • Host paid & unpaid live broadcasts, remotes and on-site station appearances as assigned
  • Produce commercial production, including creating killer endorsement ads – both on-air and online – for mutually agreed upon products
  • Voice other commercials as assigned
  • Operate in accordance with FCC regulations and policies
  • Operate control board, remote broadcasting and other related studio and production equipment
  • Handle emergency news/weather alerts in show
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of successful experience and winning track record backed by ratings results preferred
  • Creative on-air entertainer that sees the radio studio as their stage
  • Exceptional understanding of social and digital “best practices” to engage and interact with the Indianapolis radio listener
  • Savvy computer skills required
  • Ability to effectively multi-task with the discipline to focus on what is the highest and best use of your time
  • Time management pro with superior organizational skills
  • Tireless work ethic and relentless attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative thinker and strategic problem solver
  • Can work well with peers in a collaborative team environment
  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune with local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Strong production skills
  • Well-versed on FCC rules and regulations
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

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
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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To upload your air-check, please paste the audio file into a Word document and save with name format LastName.Audio and upload as part of your application by selecting “include a cover letter”.  Instructions are also provided within the online application form.

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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