Promotions Director/On-Air in Melbourne, FL at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 2/21/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Cumulus Media – Melbourne FL is looking for a dynamic Promotions Director, with broadcast experience, that will hit the ground running and immediately contribute to the success of the Marketing/Promotion, Programming and Sales departments.  In addition, this individual will also serve as the Morning On-Air Co-Host for the regionally Syndicated Top 40 “Zazza Mornings” based in Melbourne Florida on WAOA-FM and also heard on WABD (Mobile, AL) & WZNS (Ft. Walton Beach/Destin, FL) with an incredible opportunity to grow with the network.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media Melbourne has three FM stations in the Melbourne, FL metro area:  Country station 102.7 The Hit Kicker; Top 40 107.1 WAOA-FM; Classic Rock WROK-FM. In addition, we have one AM station, 1560 The Fan.  We strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers.   Melbourne Florida and Brevard County is the largest county in the state, 72 miles along I-95 north and south on the coast.  Its communities include Palm Bay, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Viera, Cocoa and Cocoa Beach, Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral and Titusville.  The Space Coast and our stations are a short drive to Orlando, Daytona Beach and West Palm.  We launch rockets and ride the waves.  It’s summer all year and our stations, programming and promotions reflect that.

Responsibilities – Promotions Director:

The Promotions Director is a high-energy position that requires someone who will take charge and make local station promotions and events successful time after time. This position is responsible for the planning, organization and execution of promotions, appearances and events for the Melbourne, Florida radio station cluster – WAOA, WHKR, WROK and WLZR.

  • Creating and executing station and client on-air promotions, writing promotional proposals and recaps; maintaining an accurate and detailed calendar of upcoming appearances, contests, and other cluster events; coordinating street team staff, and appropriate paperwork to implement activities; implementing radio station half-off program, planning and execution of NTR events, preparing P&L’s for NTR events; posting of images/ video from various events/clients to station and social media sites, acts as a liaison between the Programming and Sales Departments to maximize revenue, ratings, and exposure.
  • Effective communication to sales, programming, marketing, and on-air staff is a must. In addition, maintaining newsletters, promotional calendars, promotional inventory, promotional copy, and ensuring station integrity and FCC compliance through maintenance of contest rules.

Responsibilities – Morning On-Air Co-Host:

Zazza Mornings co-host responsibilities include but not limited to hosting or co-hosting shows that generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, community oriented and forwarding the brand.  Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product.  The candidate should be able to plan and produce a quality show, through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews and production elements.  Daily commercial production is required.  As an ambassador for Cumulus, participation in station and client events/remotes, connecting with the community and our listeners, building a relationship with clients through the sales team and networking within the market are paramount. Candidates must have unparalleled passion, worth ethic and drive. 

 

Job Requirements

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deadlines with a positive outlook are essential
  • Strong verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, professional demeanor and proven ability to multi-task are necessary
  • Aptitude to make decisions and work independently without immediate direction or supervision
  • Attention to detail, superior organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work seamlessly with other departments and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Enjoys interacting with the public and solving problems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products and PromoSuite
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required
  • Produce a compelling radio show by using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content 
  • Great with phones/interacting with callers, interviewing artists/guests and hosting live events
  • Daily social media engagement; website and digital content generation
  • Participates in station Programming, Promotions, and Sales meetings and events 
  • Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid or unpaid
  • Voice/produce commercials as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 3 + years On-Air experience
  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, VOX Pro/Adobe Audition and Audacity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune daily with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Demonstrated upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Demonstrated creativity and imagination
  • Can work well in a team environment; collaborative

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
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

 

For immediate consideration, please send visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

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

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

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