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Radio Station Manager

Radio Station Manager Job Description

Job Overview:

We are seeking a driven, experienced individual to manage our local radio station. As the radio station manager, you would be expected to supervise the daily operations of our radio station. Duties include coordinating and managing administrative and operational activities, offering the support necessary to deliver the station’s 24-hour radio programming. Participation in this dynamic industry requires unending evaluation of operational processes to ensure compliance and adherence to the station’s overall mission.


  • Adhering to broadcast standards and complying with international, federal and state laws and regulations
  • Maintaining accurate records, regularly preparing and communicating reports
  • Managing day-to-day operations, including station inventory and supplies, safety and security, and space allocation/utilization
  • Actively participating in defining short and long-term goals, policies, and procedures; monitoring all activity to identify necessary changes
  • Maintaining a diverse staff, adhering to the station’s mission; delivering assignments; recruiting, scheduling, and training staff; resolving employee concerns
  • Coordinating community volunteer program
  • Providing support for senior station management

Necessary Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Broadcast sales, sales management, and mentoring experience, with a proven track record of success in the radio industry
  • Knowledge of FCC and other federal, state, and local broadcasting regulations
  • Experience with inventory management, promotions, and collections
  • Highly developed managerial/leadership skills, including training, coaching, delegating, and motivating staff
  • Passionate and goal-oriented, particularly toward sales, sales training and education, and client relations
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of constituencies
  • Knowledge of on-air and remote broadcasting processes, public radio principles, procedures, operations, and standards
  • Knowledge of fiscal management principles; ability to define short- and long-term goals and develop/manage strategies
  • Ability to operate radio station equipment
  • Knowledge of current radio trends

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Facility management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communications, or a related field
  • Experience with WebRadio Streaming

If you are interested, please contact us at the CONTACT US formulary.

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