PT Morning Co-Host

Recruiter
Town Square Media
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Broadcasting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Part Time Morning Show Co-Host

Townsquare Media Danbury has a rare opportunity to join our on-air lineup. If you have an outgoing personality and enjoy entertaining we want to talk with you! This position is mornings Monday - Friday, with additional duties such as live appearances and voice over work, as assigned.

Applicants must be social media savvy, regularly contribute content to the station's website and YouTube channel, and the successful candidate must be able to connect and engage with the station's target audience by keeping up with relevant trends and pop culture.

This person wants to be in Danbury and is eager to build relationships and value in our community.

This person also wants to be a part of a successful and growing radio company who highly values our brands, our talent and our family of employees. We take great pride in winning with radio, digital and live events.

If you do too, please attach a cover letter, resume, references and MP3 demo. (No phone calls, please.)

General Responsibilities

* Must have superior knowledge of current events and ability to create radio topics based on news & information

* Entertains and informs the listener audience both on the air, website blogs and social media outlets

* Write assigned Facebook posts and daily blog posts, along with other social media outlets

* Conducts on-air interviews, attend and assist in all market cluster live events

* Monitors and identifies important news issues within the community and manage public file

* Produce commercials on a daily basis

* Conducts Live Remotes and appearances and assist in special promotions and programming activities

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations

* Computer literacy in applicable programs and excellent verbal communication skills

* Public speaking skill and ability to interact with listeners and clients in a public setting

* Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing

* Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels and to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines

* Skill in operation of control board, remote broadcasting, and other related production equipment

* Minimum 2 year experience of on-air required with strong social media and digital skills.

Education and Licensing Requirements

* High School Diploma

* Must possess valid state driver's license

Physical Requirements

* May require lifting or moving up to 25 lbs.

* Able to sit for extended periods of time

About Us

Townsquare Media Group is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content. Its assets include 309 radio stations and over 325 local companion websites in 66 small to mid-sized markets, a national portfolio of music and entertainment digital properties reaching over 50 million US unique visitors monthly, including Taste of Country, XXL Mag, Diffuser.fm, Ultimate Classic Rock, Loudwire, The FW, GuySpeed, ScreenCrush and PopCrush, approximately 550 live music and non-music events annually, and Seize the Deal, an E-commerce business. Additionally, Townsquare also operates Townsquare Cares, a non-profit organization that seeks to better the lives of troops and their families.

TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.

Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Media's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.