Programming/Content Director 98.7 The Bull

Posted On: May 6, 2022
Station/Company: Alpha Media, LLC
Location: Portland, OR
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

An Un-Bull-Leave-A-Bull opportunity….if you think that’s as cheesy as we do, let’s talk.

Alpha Media Portland is seeking a dynamic and creative full-time Programming/Content Director for 98.7 The Bull (KUPL-FM). If you refuse to say “air chair,” “prize wheel,” or “caller number nine,” let’s continue to speak. If you have the leadership of Phil Jackson, the passion of Gary Vee, the discipline of The Rock, and the innovation of Elon Musk, we want to hear from you!

The successful candidate must be a proven winner that has a passion for all forms of media and content. This candidate will have an uncanny ability to inspire a team and engage a local community. Creativity, content generation, strategic thinking, and proven social media strategies are critical. Candidates must believe in our three customer model serving our fans, advertisers, and co-workers. Candidates must have a listener over label mentality and have a brand vision rooted in creation versus duplication.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media owns or operates over 200 live broadcast radio stations and digital properties covering all formats serving 44 markets across the United States. In addition to our over-the-air broadcasts, Alpha audio products can be heard across multiple platforms, including all major smart devices. Strong relationships with our listeners and clients in the communities where we live and work keep Alpha Media true to its local-first heritage.

Responsibilities for this position may include:
Plan, strategize and manage all aspects of brand on-air experience, including talent, content, tone, programming, production, sound, theme, and digital presence. Including but not limited to smart speakers, podcasting, and stream aggregation platforms.
Coordinate with Programming and Sales to plan and execute marketing, promotions, events, and image campaigns.
Create and maintain a creative vision to enhance station image and visibility within the community.
Review and approve all commercial and paid programming content.
Build and maintain successful relationships with record labels, producers, artist managers, composers, and other industry contacts.
Ensure music, promotions and all messaging remains consistent with the station’s brand.
Create audio and visual content for social platforms and station O&O assets.
Direct and monitor station programming and activities conform to FCC rules and regulations, company policy, and applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Generate ideas and NTR events to assist in creating revenue for the station.

Requirements of this position may include the following:
An abundance of Creativity.
Innate leadership skills.
Excellent coaching skills to train, develop, and inspire your staff to achieve their greatest potential.
A minimum of four years’ programming experience.
A consistent track record of winning in a Nielsen rated PPM market
Possess knowledge and passion for Country Music.
Ability to be flexible and work under short deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as G Suite.
Knowledge of video editing software, Adobe Audition, Music Master, and Wide Orbit Audio Automation.

Alpha Media invests in people who invest in themselves and offers employees a competitive package of health and welfare benefits.

Employer-sponsored medical, dental & vision insurance with a variety of coverage options.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for full-time and part-time employees as well as all household members at no cost.
401(k) with discretionary employer matching.
Paid vacation, company holidays, and a birthday day for you to use during your birthday month.
Alpha Cares – paid volunteer hours.
Pet adoption subsidy.

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company that merges the attributes of broadcast media and digital media to serve our clients and communities. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative, and vibrant, and we provide them with a culture of support to help each person achieve their professional goals.

How to Apply

Alpha values Integrity, a Can Do Attitude, Passion, Competitiveness, Creativity, and embraces that work can be FUN. If you have a passion for media and would like to work with a company that appreciates their local teams and sets them up for success, apply by submitting your cover letter, resume, brand composite / air-check, and programming philosophy now at let’s talk. (Time is running out, TikTok). No phone calls, please. Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

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Expiration: June 30, 2022