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On-Air Talent / Production

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Alpha Media – East Texas is seeking an experienced On-Air Talent / Production. The ideal candidate is someone with a great attitude, an exceptional work ethic, and able to naturally resonate with the listening audience.

Alpha Media is the fastest growing company in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon Alpha Media operates 251 radio stations within 50 markets across the United States covering all formats.

If you have a passion for great local radio and a passion to serve our great community, we would like to talk to you about joining our team!

Responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Maintain and grow market-leading ratings.
  • Inform, entertain, and engage listeners.
  • Regular use of social media platforms to connect with listeners in unique ways.
  • Gather news stories, audio, and write content for the show.
  • Pitch segments/ideas, and work closely with the Program Director.
  • Help evaluate content of music, monitor listener feedback and recommend appropriate repositioning.
  • Conduct on-air interviews with national and local celebrities, subject matter experts, and public officials.
  • Serve as Master of Ceremonies for public and/or private events.
  • Broadcast live from remote locations.
  • Announce station identification.
  • Read traffic, weather, news, business reports, and other public service information.
  • Read commercial copy and public service announcements.
  • Be a positive member of a tight-knit team.
  • Perform other duties consistent with position.

Requirements of this position may include the following:

  • Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to relate to the audience and have a strong listener interaction.
  • Public speaking skills and ability to interact with listeners and clients in a public setting.
  • Excellent problem solving and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines.
  • Skilled in operation of control board, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment.
  • Must be creative and innovative with a very strong work ethic.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and fully insured vehicle.

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and would like to join a culture that is built on support, respect, creativity, energy and hustle, submit your cover letter, resume, references, recommendation letters, and current air-check ASAP by clicking the Apply button below. You may also mail the same to:

Alpha Media
ATTN: Dru Laborde, Operations Manager
4408 US Hwy 259 North
Longview, TX  75605

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Account Executive

Description

Alpha Media – East Texas is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Account Executive with a proven track-record of building and maintaining on-going relationships with existing clients through the entire sales cycle.  The ideal candidate must possess proven business development and sales experience.  The Account Executive must be a self-starter that is able to work with clients to meet marketing objectives and sell the value of Alpha Media local radio and digital brands.

Alpha Media is the fastest growing company in media today.  We have a passion for great radio and digital content.  Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels.  We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 251 radio stations within 50 markets across the United States covering all formats.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Sell radio and digital advertising.
  • Provide valuable consultative services to small, mid-size, and large firms and bring a concentrated focus on business development for both you and your clients.
  • Successfully uncover and close new, non-radio advertisers.
  • Ensure that company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized.
  • Negotiate direct and agency business.
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.
  • Input client orders and copy using company provided software.
  • Ensure attainment of monthly, quarterly, and annual local + NTR + digital budget goals.

Requirements of this position include the following:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in outside sales.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs.
  • The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition.
  • This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

  • Previous broadcast media sales experience.
  • Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients.
  • Understand digital marketing, including mobile and programmatic digital advertising.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a growing entity, submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the Apply button below.  You may also mail the same to:

Alpha Media
ATTN: Harlen Lobley, Director of Sales
210 S Broadway
Tyler, TX  75701

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify

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