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WYCE Radio Operations and Programming Manager

Job Overview

Grand Rapids Community Media Center’s radio station 88.1FM WYCE is seeking to fill the position of Radio Operations & Programming Manager.  This role coordinates all details for the Community radio station’s programming and sound, guides and coordinates on-air and community volunteers, and is responsible in overseeing relationships with community partners.

This is a fulltime / 40 hours per week position with benefits, with occasional evening and weekends responsibilities. 
 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Instrumental in shaping and monitoring station programming, formulating strategy for the station, and maximizing effective use of the 80+ volunteer programmers
  • Maintain on-air schedule and oversee substitute programmer shifts
  • Develop  and maintaining systems and strategies for station’s programming tools and technology
  • Scheduling, developing, creating, producing, and editing, on-air announcements, promos, underwriting, concert and events calendars, performances, podcasts, etc.
  • Oversee training of volunteer programmers and manage training tools
  • Involved with station promotion projects on air, web and print as well as events outside the station
  • Manage station clerical needs including, but not limited to, mailings, ticket giveaways, newsletter and social media
  • Assist Station Manager with station underwriting accounts
  • Work alongside Music & Production Manager to schedule and maintain in-studio performances
  • Work as part of the WYCE team to serve as the public face of WYCE on air, on camera and as emcee for public events
  • Work as part of the WYCE team to monitor technical operations and insure legal compliance in all station matters, including FCC regulations, copyright and licensing matters, etc.
  • Oversee and implement social media strategies for WYCE
  • Provide support for live in studio performances (audio, video, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Radio experience preferred
  • Audio and broadcast technology experience and aptitude is desired
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Leadership skills and self-motivated
  • Strong communications and writing skills
  • Strong training skills
  • Team-oriented with a strong ability to collaborate, empower and support fellow employees and volunteers in a fast-paced mission-driven nonprofit organization

Reports to:  Radio Station Manager

Interested parties should submit a resume with cover letter to jobs@grcmc.org with “WYCE Job Position” in the subject line, or mail to 711 Bridge St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

Applications accepted through Monday, Oct. 14.

Grand Rapids Community Media Center, a nonprofit 501c3, is an equal-opportunity employer.  

 

Internships:

Now Hiring Fall 2019 WYCE Interns!

Music Director intern
Please contact shane@grcmc.org or call 616-459-4788 

Ideal candidate is interested in learning about the medium of radio, but also the national music industry and the local music scene. This is a great place to get your feet wet. Opportunities abound from reviewing new music, communicating with record labels, discovering local talent, blogging and much more. To an extent, we allow you to shape your own internship. Several former interns have gone on to jobs in radio, and many stay on as a volunteers.

Programming Department intern
Please contact cassie@grcmc.org

Ideal candidate has a strong interest in the medium of radio and current music trends, sound writing and verbal skills, attention to detail, and desire to host live radio. Familiarity with live sound a plus but not required.

 

Diversity and Inclusion

Statement of Position

Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) provides a multitude of media resources for the West Michigan community, all of which are available to area residents and organizations on a non-discriminatory and intentionally inclusive basis. We work to ensure that a diverse array of individuals and partner organizations use and participate in building community through all of GRCMC's media platforms, tools, education opportunities and resources.

GRCMC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment for community members, volunteers and employees. GRCMC welcomes diversity in its many forms – including, but not limited to age, gender, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, cultural perspective and economic circumstances – with the goal of providing all area residents platforms to participate in free speech, strengthen civil society, and advance a strong democracy.