EMPLOYMENT

Production Director


Department: Blue Ridge Broadcasting

Status: Full-Time

Summary:
Position requires a unique personality, with ability to develop and execute a Christian-focused production that is current, enjoyable, and relevant for the target listening audience; produces promotional material, spots, public service announcements, and programs that will be informative, enjoyable, and relevant to BRB’s listening audience.

Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer
  • Consistently participates in daily BGEA staff devotions
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with BGEA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence
  • Develops production concept, execution, and content that is relevant, topical, and geared toward the target listening audience
  • Coordinates and executes all elements and production features
  • Works with on-air talent and/or contract talent on station imaging and branding
  • Auditions telephone callers for potential on-air spots
  • Ensures that production content meets BRB quality, mission statement, and philosophy, as well as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations
  • Maintains preparedness for FCC inspection
  • Follows log parameters for timing and production content, and enters corrections in program log for programming not aired as listed
  • Attends at least six (6) station events per year and gathers audio for on-air use
  • Satisfactorily completes assigned production projects on schedule
  • Communicates effectively with multiple team people
  • Creates concepts for programming and promotional on-air materials, and to produce promotions, spots, announcements, and programs in a timely manner
  • Assists in concept development of programming material

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses complete knowledge of all systems needed to produce on-air elements (Adobe Audition, Audio Vault), and ability to perform on-air shift, if needed
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to Director of Programming and Promotions

Job Specifications:

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor-level degree in communications or related discipline
  • Five (5) years of production experience
  • Ability to make sound judgments quickly regarding on-air content of production, independent of
  • supervisory input
  • Familiarity with audio sources and proper processing for optimum on-air excellence
  • Ability to properly represent BRB in public settings, both with regard to performance and appearance
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Familiarity with studio equipment, operations, and techniques
  • Ability to organize time and resources
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to use basic math skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Unique ability to develop and execute relevant radio production
  • Thorough knowledge of digital and analog production equipment
  • Ability to convey complex ideas in simple, direct language
  • Ability to implement BRB guidelines and philosophy for radio production regardless of personal
  • opinions
  • Ability to convert abstract concepts into concrete productions
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete assigned production projects on schedule

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Comfort in making public appearances and interacting with listeners
  • Ability to make quick decisions regarding content and music, and to exercise sound judgment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to concentrate and work productively while under stress and pressure
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include holiday and weekend shifts
  • Ability to work alone for extended periods
  • Demonstrated integrity, loyalty, and positive attitude
  • Ability to work while sitting for extended periods

Working Conditions:

  • Work involves close proximity to other people in a variety of settings


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