Jazz 98.5  FM WSAX-LP
Volunteer Positions



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STATUS


Volunteer Positions


OPEN

ANNOUNCER - Announcers, on-air hosts or personalities are the "voice" of our station and are often the people
with whom the public identifies.  This person introduces programs and music, reads commercial copy and
public service announcements, and is involved in the overall public presentation of the station.


BUSINESS MANAGER - Responsible for all financial transactions.  The business managers is generally expected to have extensive professional background in accounting and financial management.



CHIEF ENGINEER - The chief engineer is responsible for the technology necessary to put the station's broadcast
on the air.  The engineer works to maintain broadcasting capabilities and provide quick solutions to problems
that may arise with the transmitter, tower, satellite receiver and other related equipment.


OPEN

COMMUNITY LIAISON - The key "front-line" people in the news department.  They are on-the-scene at every kind
of event within their community.  Local community liaisons must be excellent writers and communicators, capable of working quickly and accurately to sum up the key elements of a news story and make it understandable and relevant to the audience when submitting to the station for on-air reporting or display on our website.


OPEN

COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR - This person plans, coordinates and executes our station's services and programs that are developed to support and respond to the needs of the communities we serve.


OPEN

COPY WRITER - This staff member writes commercial and promotional copy in support of the station's sales, marketing and promotion efforts.


OPEN

DEVELOPMENT SALES MANAGER - This person hires and supervises the sales staff, reviews programming for the
best sales opportunities, develops sales plans and goals, oversees billing, studies and understands the
station's market and approves all sales promotion campaigns.



OPEN

DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE - The person who sells underwriting and sponsorships, and works closely with individuals and businesses to help them market themselves to the station's listeners or supporters.

 

DIRECTOR - The person responsible for the actual on-line execution of a program. Serves as producers for entire programs or for the production of portions of larger programs.


OPEN



FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR - Works with management to identify fundraising opportunities, supporters and sponsors.  Creates, organizes, implements and manages fundraising events for the organization.

 

GENERAL MANAGER - The person is responsible for the overall operation of the station.  This position requires business knowledge, leadership ability and a technical understanding of how a radio station operates.


OPEN

GRAPHIC ARTIST - Supports all production activities.  Computer skills are particularly valuable, as is a
background in art and design and radio-television production.


OPEN



GRANT WRITER - Experienced and able to demonstrate previous success in researching, identifying, writing and submitting grant proposals in behalf of non-profit organizations for funding the general and specific needs of an
organization.



OPEN

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER - The maintenance engineer installs and performs preventive maintenance on the station's control consoles, boards, recording equipment, microphones, computers, and a wide variety of other station equipment and electronic systems.


OPEN

MUSIC DIRECTOR - This person manages the station's music library and works with the program director in selecting new recordings to be played as they are submitted by record companies.

 

NEWS DIRECTOR - The news director runs the news department.  The news director works with community liaisons, collects newsworthy information, assigns stories to reporters on staff, monitors the wireservice and is involved with identifying the important news issues within the communities we serve.

 

PRODUCER - This person develops and organizes local programs and is responsible for scripting, story development, booking of guests and overseeing field production and editing.

 

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR - The production manager assigns announcers, schedules studios, arranges recording sessions, produces commercials, and directs programs.

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - Responsible for the entire on-air product, the PD governs the sound of the stations.
With control over production, talent, work schedules, and program schedules, the PD's programming objectives support the goals of the general manager and the general sales manager.

 

RECEPTIONIST - The duties of the receptionist vary according to our needs.  The receptionist answers phones, greets visitors performs clerical and management support functions. He or she is the first voice or person seen and plays an important role in how the station is perceived.  This position is ideal for understanding all the
aspects of how a station operates.


OPEN

SALES ASSISTANT - This position offers support to the sales staff and managers by handling much of the office work, including drafting proposals, which allows the sales staff to focus on meeting with clients and developing business.

 

SPORTS DIRECTOR - This position is similar to the news director position.  Sports directors often handle the play-by-play coverage of local sporting events.  Stations that do a lot of sports sometimes hire a "color" announcer to complement the play-by-play talent.



OPEN

STAGE MANAGER - The director's representative on the studio floor and at the site of any live remote broadcast.  The stage manager will also manage live in studio performances and assist with live remote events and performances produced by the station.

 

STATION MANAGER - The chief operating officer of the station.  The station manager must have effective
personnel management skills and a thorough knowledge of all aspects of broadcast operation.

 

TRAFFIC DIRECTOR - Collects data from other departments in order to prepare a minute-by-minute schedule
for the broadcast day.  The traffic person is the daily link between the sales department and programming department, keeping up-to-date commercial time availability.


OPEN

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR - Responsible for finding, recruiting, training, assigning and scheduling volunteers
to positions for the station.  This person is also responsible for developing and managing a Street Team for the
station and other organizational events.


OPEN

WEBSITE/SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER - Design, builds, updates and maintains all website and social media applications and functions.  In this role, this individual monitors website, streaming media activity, and works closely with the marketing groups.  Computer skills are particularly valuable as well as programming and experience with creating and maintaining a social media presence.



http://www.myjazz94.com/files/Jazz_98_Volunteer_Intern_Application.pdf
To Download the Volunteer Application