Program Director
Employer: Cumulus Broadcasting Job Posted: 2/3/2020
Location: Minneapolis, MN Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Cumulus Minneapolis is seeking an experienced Program Director with multi-format experience, preferably in Classic Rock and AC Oldies. This position includes daily programming of heritage Classic Rock station - KQRS – as well as oversite of Love 105. Cumulus Minneapolis has the tools and support team in place to execute the game plan for success; we need YOU to help craft our cluster’s future.

Key Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the market manager, business manager and engineer to ensure smooth operation of the cluster
• Create operational strategies with cluster programmers to maximize station ratings and revenue
• Work with programming/talent to create and deliver unique content that attracts the target demo, builds ratings
• Work closely with marketing team to develop contests, promotions and large-scale events
• Work collaboratively with the sales team to develop and enhance client relationships and revenue
• Ensure operation of the stations in accordance with FCC regulations and policies
• Create, implement, and manage the overall sound of 92 KQRS
• Design the imaging, music, brand, and standards of KQRS through all distribution channels
• Operate (as needed) control board, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment as well as music scheduling software


• Minimum 4 years’ of successful programming experience in a PPM market preferred
• Strong social and digital experience
• Savvy computer skills and proficiency with research and music scheduling
• Ability to multi-task and the discipline to focus on what is the highest and best use of your time
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with air staff, departments and clients
• Creative and strategic problem solver
• A strong understanding of PPM / Nielsen Ratings and ability to interpret various kinds of research
• Deep knowledge of music, pop culture and current events and how they relate to each station’s target demo

What we offer:

• Competitive pay
• Collaborative and creative work environment
• Tools, resources and coaching to succeed
• Opportunity for career progression and professional growth
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
• 401K with company match to plan for the long term
• Paid Vacation & Holidays

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