WGXC 90.7-FM is hiring
WGXC 90.7-FM Program Director
Term: Full-time, 1-year contract (with opportunity for long-term renewal)
WGXC 90.7-FM: Hands-on Radio is a creative community media project, re-envisioning radio as an innovative platform for local participation with special exhibitions and events, media training for our community's youth and adults, a news blog, and a community calendar of events.
WGXC launched its FM signal February 2011, and transmits 3,300 watts to 78,000 potential listeners in the Greene and Columbia counties in New York’s Hudson Valley. WGXC operates out of studios in Hudson, Catskill, and Acra, and is a program of the nonprofit arts organization free103point9, whose mission is to define and cultivate Transmission Arts: creative and experimental use of airwaves.
The Program Director is responsible for managing the WGXC program schedule, on-air and online, including new media approaches, operations, production activities, programming outreach, and coordination of programmers. The Program Director works closely with a small passionate staff. The position will include the following responsibilities:
- Program Schedule Development, Management, and Compliance
- Online and Social Media Representation
- Programmer Training and Technical Assistance
- WGXC Radio Council Programming Committee Co-chair
- Community Events and Broadcasts of Interest
Qualified candidates will have experience in community media, training in radio, strong communication skills, extensive music knowledge, and possess an aptitude for working in a variety of operating systems. Journalism, computer programming, and other specialized media skills are helpful for this position.
Enthusiasm for working in a nonprofit environment and experimental media art is desirable. Candidates must be highly organized, energetic, passionate about community and creative radio, and able to work well with a diverse range of personalities and perspectives. The WGXC Program Director is a modest salaried position with benefits, and room for growth.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Lynn Sloneker, Station Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please reference the position title in the subject line.
Resumes will be accepted until close of business, April 1, 2013
Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls please.
WGXC 90.7-FM is a program of the 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization free103point9. free103point9 is an equal-opportunity employer.