Program Director in Colorado Springs, CO at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 2/28/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Colorado Springs is searching for an experienced On-Air Program Director. Cumulus heritage Country KATC-FM has a rare opening for a Program Director position. Our new Cat Country 95.1 PD will be focused and driven to create a positive ratings and revenue distance between the station and our competitors and lead our local and syndicated talent into a position to grow and succeed. Cumulus has the tools and team in place to help YOU to craft the next chapter for this legendary radio station.

Who We Are: Insert Market-Specific information here

CUMULUS Colorado Springs features 6 unique brands in Southern Colorado. KATC-FM, KCSF-AM, KKFM-FM, 98.9 Magic FM, 92.9 Peak FM and KVOR-AM.  These stations reach hundreds of thousands of listeners on a weekly basis.  

We’re looking for a track record of success.  Top candidates will be versatile and possess exceptional PD, On-Air and web/social media skills.  Digital and social strategies must be as engaging as on-air tactics and execution.  The best candidates will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way when dealing with challenging situations.  Excellent writing and production skills to image and brand your stations are essential.  People skills and the ability to work closely with talent, department heads and a talented sales team are critical.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement, and manage the imaging, music, and brand of Cat Country 95.1
  • Coach, direct, develop, and motivate air talent to maximize their performance and appeal
  • Deliver unique content that builds ratings and grows terrestrial and digital audience in the core demo
  • Work closely with sales and marketing team to develop relationships contests, promotions and revenue
  • Ensure operation of station in accordance with FCC regulations and policies
  • Host on-air programming, both live and tracked.  Operate control board, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment as well as music scheduling software

 

Job Requirements

  • Qualifications:

    • Minimum 3 years of successful programming experience in a Nielsen rated market preferred
    • Strong social and digital experience
    • Savvy computer skills and proficiency with research and music scheduling
    • 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
    • Deep knowledge of music, pop culture and current events and how they relate to the Cat Country 95.1 target listener

    What we offer:

    • Competitive pay: 45,000.00-65,000.00 salary range for this position
    • 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

    For immediate consideration, please visit https://www.cumulusmedia.com/work-here/

    For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

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

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