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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.

 


Production and Continuity Director

Department: Production/Creative
Location: Wilmington, NC

CUMULUS MEDIA – WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA IS SEEKING a dynamic full-time Production and Continuity Director with a minimum of 5 years prior radio station Production Director experience.

This is a very rare opening with Cumulus Wilmington! After 21 years with Cumulus, our Production Director will be relocating to another Cumulus market and we have some big shoes to fill. Do you think you have what it takes to be our next Production and Continuity Director?

We are looking for someone who is compelled to write and produce effective commercials that specifically target the needs of our client’s potential customers and delivers results. You will create and produce high-quality commercial production for our customers using your excellent copywriting skills.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 years previous experience as a radio station Production and Continuity Director. Our successful candidate will be a team player, extremely organized, possess exceptional verbal communication, writing and computer skills, and know how to multi-task. The ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment and strong people skills are crucial, as this position will interact with all departments to help us achieve our revenue goals.

 

Who we are

Our local Wilmington stations include: Today’s Hits & Yesterday’s Favorites WGNI 102.7, Cape Fears Country Leader WWQQ 101.3, Coast 97.3 WMNX, WKXS 94.5 The Hawk, and News Talk Sports 980 AM WAAV The Wave.

 

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Protect our station licenses by ensuring all commercials are screened and compliant with all FCC rules and Copyright laws
  • Manage the Production Department and assign production to our producers and Sound Solutions
  • Provide elite customer service to all of our customers; listeners, advertisers and co-workers
  • Working closely with our account executives to create commercial ideas for clients
  • Work closely with account executives to get THE BEST creative on the air within set deadlines
  • Responsible for all commercial production and continuity for five radio stations including dubs, voicing spots, uploading spots, creating, writing, producing and editing commercials
  • Coordinate with our Traffic Hub to ensure that all necessary commercial production is completed and scheduled on time, and airs at its appointed time
  • Upload programs, specialty weekend programs, holiday programming for broadcast as instructed
  • Write copy for sold and spec commercials
  • Work with Program Directors to create station event promos and other audio content as requested
  • Assign commercials to be voiced by on-air talent
  • Assign commercials to be voiced and produced by on-air talent
  • Coordinating and managing air-talent production schedules
  • Provide ongoing coaching and training for air-talent to develop their production skills
  • Work with our voice talent to ensure a high standard of finished work and production values are achieved
  • Scheduling and working in-studio with our clients who require production time
  • Collaborate with our client’s in-studio on copywriting and coach them on voice work to get the best product possible
  • Upload streaming traffic/commercials to Triton Digital
  • Backup for entering streaming orders in Triton Digital
  • Ensure deadlines are met and paperwork is accurate
  • Understanding and knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum 5 years radio industry commercial Production Director experience required
  • Focused, Responsible, Collaborative and Empowered
  • Ability to work under pressure while meeting tight deadlines
  • Master of Adobe Audition and other audio editing software
  • Master of Wide Orbit
  • Master of vCreative
  • Strong creative, communication and coordination skills
  • Proficient with Mr. Master
  • Station imaging experience is a huge plus

 

Education and Licensing Requirements

  • College degree in Communications or related major preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and must be in good standing

 

What we offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Supportive leadership and coaching
  • Continuous education and training
  • Collaborative and creative environment
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long term
  • Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

 

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

For immediate consideration, please visit https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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