Part-Time Production Assistant

Cumulus Media | Nashville, TN

Posted here March 26

Cumulus Media | Nash Campus, Nashville, TN is searching for a Part-time Production Assistant for the syndicated Ty, Kelly and Chuck morning show. We strive to hire people who are passionate about radio, driven, resourceful and problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success. The successful candidate knows we work in the entertainment business and takes pride in the success of their On-Air talent.

Ty, Kelly and Chuck is morning that airs on 49 radio stations around the country each weekday morning. The Production Assistant helps to organize, conceptualize and develops topic, features and guests for Ty, Kelly and Chuck that represents the lifestyle and interests of the show’s listeners. They also partner with the show’s hosts, the show’s Executive Producer and others to create engaging content, increase listenership, and enhance subscriber satisfaction and passion. The production assistant will assist the Executive Producer with the daily technical operation of the show as well as keeping the show’s social platforms relevant and up-to-date.

General Responsibilities:

  • Helping manage the show’s daily digital content with regards to relevance, creativity and tune-in messaging, 7 days a week, on our website, texting and social media platforms

  • Assist in managing and growing the show’s brand through video and the show’s podcast

  • Actively participate in the development of daily content by helping develop & research topics for discussion; conceptualize, write and produce appropriate segments

  • Assist in Booking and pre-interviewing guests

  • Organize and document daily pre show, post-show and afternoon planning meetings

  • Attend meetings with the station’s program director to ensure content, tactical plans and image are consistent with the station’s overall strategy

  • Attending promotion, sales and station planning meetings to represent the show and provide clear communication between all

  • Help create and maximize revenue opportunities

  • Being present when the show is on the air and on location

  • Assist in Coordinating logistics for remote and special broadcasts

  • Help manage a system for archiving audio, show content, digital content

  • Assist in the tactical planning for future shows, immediate opportunities, artist/celebrity interviews

  • Collaborate with show hosts and executive producer to ensure that the show’s structure and content is being presented in the strongest way possible for maximum ratings growth

  • Monitor listener emails, inquiries and responses related to shows

  • Assist in answering listener phone lines during the show

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Radio Producer and/or Assistant in a smaller market or college station

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Radio or Media Production, or related field is preferred

  • Strong social and digital experience

  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, multi-task and the discipline to focus and meet tight deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with on-air staff, departments and clients

  • Creative and strategic problem solver

  • Ability to work with creative individuals as part of a team; excellent leadership skills

  • Deep knowledge of music, pop culture and current events and how they relate to the station’s target demo

  • Savvy computer skills and proficiency with ratings, research and music (Stratus) programs

  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, VOX Pro/Adobe Audition and Audacity is a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking

  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations

  • Must be flexible with work hours including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record

What we offer:

  • Competitive hourly pay 20 hours of work per week

  • Professional growth and career path

  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions

  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:
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