Program Director in Cincinnati at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 11/19/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cincinnati
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2021

Job Description

Cumulus-Cincinnati is looking to fill its Country Program Director position currently open on WNNF-FM 94.1 Cat Country .  Our candidate must be a strategic thinker with a proven successful track record in the Country format.  A minimum of three to five years PD experience in a medium or large market is preferred.  Must be able to coach talent, maximize productivity and have a proven record of getting results. This is a full time position and a Monday-Friday on-air shift will be part of this position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and ratings history. Resume, 2-3 minute mp3 demo, ratings history and references should be sent in confidence with your application.

Cumulus, Cincinnati currently features 5 stations in the Cincinnati area.  WRRM-FM, WGRR-FM, WNNF-FM, WOFX-FM and WFTK-FM we reach well over a million listeners on a daily basis.  At Cumulus Cincinnati we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success. 

Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports and entertainment, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, and the GRAMMY’s. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, NASH Country Weekly magazine, concerts, licensed products and Television / Video

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement, and manage the sound, image, music, brand, and standards of (insert stations here) 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

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 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
  • 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

For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

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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