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WSYR News/Talk Morning Show Host

iHeartMedia, Inc. is the world’s largest radio and outdoor advertising company. iHeartMedia is also one of the most innovative media players in the market – a leader in the converging media space, developing the best-in-class integrated media offers, and building significant positions in the HD arena. Join the ranks of some of the most talented personalities in the news and entertainment business and do what you love in one of the best media companies in the world.

Skills

·         Adhere to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, iHeartMedia, Inc., the FCC and all other federal, state and local laws.

·         Adequate preparation for an air shift with use of creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting of on-air material.

·         Personality must be upbeat, informative and entertaining and be able to relate to station audience

·         Ensure logged commercials, promotions and programming essential to the stations operation are aired

·         Must be current with relevant daily material

·         Adhere to all company policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.

·         Work an approved and previously agreed upon air shift.

·         Maintain a website personality page. Must be kept up-to-date with relevant material that is appropriate for the given station.

·         Search out and share all possible web content with the Program Director and Online Content Director of the given station.

·         Participate in regular listening/air check sessions for critique with the Program Director.

·         Participate in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.

·         Make appearances at live remote broadcasts as talent

·         Execute only Program Director approved interviews and events on air during the regularly assigned shift.

·         Be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.

·         Assist with the voice over and production of paid, and non-paid, spots required to run on the station.

·         Be an ambassador for the radio station when out in public. Maintain a positive and approachable attitude when around listeners and clients.

Experience

·         3 of on-air radio experience required, excellent verbal and communication skills, outstanding ability to relate and communicate with target audience, positive attitude both on and off the air

·         Familiar with NexGen, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools

·         Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations.

·         Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, be well-read, punctual, and be a team player with a cooperative attitude

·         Applicant must be engaging on the air

·         Applicant must provide compelling content on the air

·         Valid driver’s license

·         Be able to drive a van

·         Ability to work weekends

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and an air check in mp3 format to: www.iheartmediacareers.com

iHeartMedia is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

iHeartMedia Traffic Manager

Company

iHeartMedia is the world’s largest radio and outdoor advertising company. IHeartMedia is also one of the most innovative media players in the market – a leader in the converging media space, developing best-in-class integrated media offers. 

Duties & Responsibilities

·         Responsible for daily broadcast log including but not limited to: input of client advertising contracts and co-op script; input of commercial material and instructions; manual replacement of unresolved exceptions; manipulation of commercial spots to maintain proper separation between commercial spots from similar products.

·         Provide training and supervision to Traffic Clerk and other members of Traffic Department.

·         Coordinate with other departments to maintain commercial inventory and to provide billing information.

·         Produce monthly/weekly billing with accuracy.

·         Prepare weekly affidavits.

Required Qualifications:

·         High School diploma and one year broadcast related experience and/or training.  Six months to one year of management experience.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals.

·         Considerable knowledge of FCC rules.

·         Excellent time management and leadership skills.

·         Extensive computer skills including but not limited to working knowledge of Word and Excel.

 

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume at www.iheartmediacareers.com

iHeartMedia is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Account Manager

Company

iHeartMedia, Inc. is the world’s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Media & Entertainment and Outdoor. iHeartMedia also one of the most innovative media players in the market – a leader in the converging media space, having developed best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and having built significant positions in the HD arena.

Position Overview

The Account Manager is responsible for building relationships and selling iHeartMedia assets as marketing solutions for radio.  They will acquire, retain and deepen customer relationships. Account Executives proactively meet face-to-face and over the phone with customers to promote and sell advertising air time to generate revenue.  The Account Manager creates revenue by having a deep understanding of their clients’ needs and the local marketplace.

Role Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Generate revenue and meet / exceed established sales targets.

·         Translate market & station business strategies into specific actions that generate sales & revenue.

·         Monitor competitive media to continually prospect for new account leads.

·         Market, sell, and service advertising air time.

  • Establish, maintain, and deepen relationships with existing client base & agencies.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with corporate, advertising, and public relations communities.
  • Solicit funding for broadcast and non-broadcast projects, special events, web streaming, and other off-air projects.
  • Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.

·        Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics:  client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments, and follow-up.

·         Provide regular reports to Sales Director regarding prospective sales orders, daily call sheets, itineraries, new prospect lists, forecasts, and competition analysis.

·         Service client accounts including preparing sales orders and production requests, resolve billing discrepancies, assist in account collections.

·         Follow station/company practices/policies for processing, invoicing, calculation of sales.

Required Skills/Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least one year experience in a successful sales role is preferred (radio experience a plus)
  • Ability to grow the business & find new revenue opportunities, and create productive, long-term customer relationships.
  • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking, and meeting functions.
  • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals.
  • Knowledge of sales principles and practices.
  • Entrepreneurial & motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multi task in a fast paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, assertive, performs well in a competitive sales environment
  • Flexible and creative, with an ability to handle stress, deadlines, and financial pressures.
  • Ability to design, delivers, and successfully executes targeted marketing plans and presentations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Ability to travel.  Valid driver’s license and state mandated automobile insurance.
  • Understanding of local markets, customers, and competitors preferred.

Compensation

iHeartMedia offers a competitive commission-based compensation package.

 

iHeartMedia is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status. 

 

SUMMER INTERNSHIP

HeartMedia is offering two summer internships in partnership with the New York State Broadcasters Association. This position will provide a qualified student with in-depth exposure to the radio broadcasting and digital operations at WBBS, WHEN, WSYR, WWHT, and WYYY. The internship offers the opportunity to explore career interests, network with professionals, develop an understanding of the broadcasting industry and have some fun while learning. Interns may choose to rotate through departments including Programming, News & Community Affairs, Production, Media Integration, Online/Web Development, Digital Video, Digital Design and Sales departments or to focus on a particular department (subject to operational capabilities).

Eligibility:

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and enrolled full time in a college or university in New York State, or be a resident of New York State.

You will work a maximum of 180 hours through this program, and the hours are to be decided upon by you and the director of the program. This is a paid internship.

To apply, a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples are required. Please apply at www.iheartmediacareers.com

iHeartMedia is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

NEWS/TALK 570 WSYR PROGRAM DIRECTOR 

The Program Director position is a leadership and operations role responsible for leading and managing all aspects of a radio station's on-air experience, including talent, content, programming, and online presence.  A successful Program Director will review and decide which programs and commercials will be broadcast, and schedule programming.  The Program Director identifies, recruits, and coaches on-air talent with the goal of growing audience share, ratings, and revenue.  The Program Director also partners with the sales and programming staff to ensure appropriate programming fit for client needs, and to create talent & radio station marketing, promotion, and image campaigns.  The Program Director reports to an Operations Manager. 

Required Skills

·         Plan and oversee the on-air experience of the station, including tone, programming, production, sound & theme, website, online presence, and social media.

·         Plan each day's radio programming and provide the radio air talent direction on content.

·         Direct and monitor station's programming and activities in conformance with FCC rules and regulations, company policy and applicable federal, state, and local laws.

·         Evaluate programming available from distributors, syndicators, and independent producers to recommend acquisitions for broadcast.

·         Review and approve all commercial and paid programming content.

·         Attract and grow audience share, ratings, and revenue.

·         Ensure that ratings are calculated, and advertisers are satisfied.

·         Work with sales team to ensure appropriate programming fit for the client, station, and audience.

·         Coordinate with programming and sales staff to plan and execute marketing, promotions, events, and image campaigns.

·         Identify, recruit, manage, and coach on-air talent, producers, news directors, and reporters (eg.) frequent listening/aircheck sessions with on-air talent).

·         Schedule staff for on-air shifts, remotes, and appearances.

·         Ensure staff has taken/passed/maintained all company programs, plans, and training (RBI, Payola/Plugola).

·         Prepare and manage Programming Department budget on a yearly, quarterly, and monthly basis.

·         Handle all payables according to company policy and paid in a prompt fashion.

·         Protect the station license. 

Required Experience

·         Bachelor's degree, with an emphasis on broadcasting, communications, and journalism.  Marketing and sales experience preferred.

·         Extensive knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations.

·         Knowledge of federal, state and local contesting rules and regulations.

·         Experience using tools to gather & analyze ratings data and then make business decisions based on the analysis (eg. PD Advantage, etc.).

·         Extensive knowledge of Nielsen Diary data analysis.

·         Working knowledge of RCS products including Nexgen and RCS News.

·         Knowledge and appreciation of excellent on-air performance, familiarity with radio programming.

·         Prior experience directing and managing a team.

·         Sound judgment and quality decision making skills.

·         Ability to multi-task and capable of working with specific deadlines, highly organized, and comfortable delegating responsibility.

·         Flexible, creative, and innovative in using technology to deepen listener relationships.

·         Ability to manage and motivate staff, in addition to working well as a member of a team (including advertising and marketing managers).

·         Ability to think both tactically and strategically.

·         Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others.

·         Superior communications skills, both written and verbal.

·         Entrepreneurial and assertive in meeting goals.

·         Ability to set expectations with others and manage performance.

·         Ability to provide honest coaching and adjust communications’ style based on audience needs; Strong interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to influence others, inspire innovation, and ensure a customer/client focus.

·         Prior experience as a broadcaster, either in news, sports, or as a DJ preferred.

·         Prior experience as a Program Director or Assistant Program Director preferred.

EOE    

Apply online @ iheartmediacareers.com

 

Sales and Promotions Assistant

Details:  As a Sales and Promotions Assistant for iHeartMedia in Syracuse, New York, you will provide vital support to leading sales and promotions teams. Responsibilities include creating graphics and proposals for sales presentations; collaborating with clients and staff; maintaining files, records and account management system; and performing general office and clerical duties. You will manage invoicing, initiate research, coordinate online auctions, schedule on-air personality appearances and endorsements, and oversee contests and giveaways. Candidates should have prior experience in an office setting including experience with Microsoft Office Products. Exceptional time management, organizational skills and follow through are essential. 

Experience:  Experience in an office setting including experience with Microsoft Office products

Requirements:  Exceptional time management, organizational skills and follow through are essential

 

To apply, visit www.iheartmediacareers.com

iHeartMedia is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

IHEARTMEDIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At iHeartMedia, we are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse talent by creating an environment that integrates diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business. Our company is enriched and made more effective through representation of diverse experience, backgrounds, ethnicity, education, sexual orientation and regional and cultural orientation. iHeartMedia is an Equal Opportunity Employer where women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

  

IHEARTMEDIA WEBSITE RECRUITMENT ALERT

If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers, and would like to receive job vacancy notices for iHeartMedia, please provide us with the name, mailing address, e-mail address (if applicable), telephone number, fax number, and contact person and identify the category or categories of vacancies for which you would like information specified above to: 

Lindsay Ott Wilcox

500 Plum Street
Suite 400
Syracuse NY, 13204  
315.472.9797


It is the policy of iHeartMedia to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions.

2014-2015 PUBLIC EEO REPORT: View Document


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