• Cumulus Media certainly got our attention when it sent us what the company accurately described as “a career-defining opportunity for an experienced Program Director to make the step up to Market No. 1” — we’re talking about the ergonomic Aeron Program Director chair at WPLJ/New York City!
The successful candidate will provide vision and direction for this legendary New York City radio station, work closely with on-air talent and meet the company’s goals by maximizing ratings and digital metrics. The program director is also responsible for scheduling, imaging, station strategy and developing revenue generating promotions and supporting the company’s sales and marketing teams.
This position requites a minimum of five years of experience as a program director with a proven track record in a mid-to-large competitive radio market. Candidates must have the ability to create, implement, and manage the sound, image, music, brand, and standards of 95.5 PLJ through all distribution channels to reach and exceed goals for ratings, revenue, and profitability, while successfully coaching, directing, developing, appraising and motivating the on-air talent to maximize their performance. Needless to say, candidates must also be able to develop digital and social strategies that are as engaging as on-air tactics and execution.
For a complete look at the specific requirements of this high profile position, visit the posting on the Cumulus Careers portal. To apply, please send your resume, references and ratings/success history — in confidence — to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. The application deadline is February 28. Cumulus Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.