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Program Director, KUUB

Full-Time Director, Editorial & Media

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Type: Full time, Day Shift

Hours per Week: 40

Counts for 399R credit? Yes

Counts for 496R credit? Yes

Wage/Salary:  Salary

Application Deadline: 3/27/2024

QUALIFICATIONS OF APPLICANT

The ideal candidate should possess an understanding of Utah’s diverse perspectives and experiences and be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a team with infectious enthusiasm, motivating employees and internal and external supporters to break new ground in a Spanish/English audio format.

Demonstrated ability to lead a team with infectious enthusiasm, motivating employees and internal and external supporters to do something new.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES

  • Build a program schedule for the new KUUB 88.3, including procuring national and regional programs and developing new local programming.
  • Establish metrics to track and evaluate audience building.
  • Develop and implement on-air and online promotional strategy, campaigns and assets that maximize listening and achieve audience targets for broadcast and digital properties (web, mobile, additional digital streams, podcasts, etc.).
  • Guide and oversee KUUB’s on-air sound, conducting air checks with talent.
  • Advance public service and business goals and support KUUB’s aspiration to lead the community in innovative content.
  • Lead by example in writing and producing, but also assigning and supervising the creation of promotional content.
  • Oversee a programing and marketing budget
  • Serve as KUUB’s program contact to national networks (NPR, BBC, AMP, PRX, etc)
  • Oversee KUUB’s web and mobile asset creation, harmonizing online and on-air content and strategies.
  • Collaborate with content creation teams to launch new programs and elevate engagement with existing and potential audiences in measurable ways.
  • Partner with others in the organization to develop strategies and tactics that diversify, grow and engage audiences.
  • Work with the Director of Development on short and long-term plans and specific agendas for KUER fundraising and membership engagement.
  • Participate in station fundraising activities, including working with membership and development staff in the creation of fundraising themes and messaging.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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