On Air Talent-Part Time

Location: TX – Dallas

Description

On Air Talent, Part Time

Summary:  To competently and professionally  provide continuity and surveillance information in a professional, knowledgeable and entertaining way and will be active in pre-show strategy and execution on air and in communities where our listeners reside.  

Main Responsibilities:

On Air:

Continuity

To ensure that appropriate continuity is maintained at all times while on the air. This includes:

  • Programming links
  • Set-ups and Transitions (music identification to co-host, or any pre-taped items etc.).

To appropriately re-enforce the radio station brand and program at all times. This includes:

  • Station call letters
  • Positioning statements
  • Creative Hooks
  • Cross Promotion
  • Back sells.
  • Social Media for both the radio station and the on air talent’s brand

Surveillance

To professionally (consistently appropriate) deliver all relevant information on an ongoing basis. This includes:

  • Time checks as needed
  • Weather as needed
  • Temperature checks
  •   Event Information.

Music Knowledge and Appreciation

To competently (effectively & efficiently) display your knowledge and enthusiasm about and for the music that is played. This includes:

  • In-depth knowledge of the music being played
  • Staying in touch with music and all related issues (research, analysis etc.).

Off Air:

Planning

To contribute and support the creation of the show on a daily basis. This includes:

  • Participation in weekly aircheck sessions.
  • Participation in daily pre-show content prep.

Preparation

To appropriately implement all assigned duties on air.

  • Pre-show and live interviews
  • Writing scripts
  • Attending station conferences, functions and events
  • Researching background material.

To ensure that all relevant material for the show is competently prepared on a daily basis. This includes:

  • Assigned promotion mentions
  • Reviewing commercial logs for live tags
  • Scanning on line for any relevant items

Public Appearances

To professionally (consistently appropriate) and competently (effectively & efficiently) appear in public when and where required on an ongoing basis. This includes:

  • Participation in station remote broadcasts
  • Preparation as required
  • Representation at charity events, community events etc.

Social Networking

Create and post original on-line content that meets company standards on social networking p latforms:

  • Website
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • And other new developing platforms

Content must be a combination of written blog posts, video blogs and photo galleries

Professional Development

  1. To attend all relevant skill building workshops as requested.
  2. To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility.
  3. To drive your own Performance Appraisal every 12 months.

Qualifications  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each main responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/ or Experience
One to Three years of on air commercial radio experience.

Language Skills
Read and interpret documents such as periodicals and news flashes. Develop and write creative and/or informative scripts. Speak effectively, entertainingly and clearly before large listening audiences and radio station clients.

Reasoning 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Manage problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee occasionally must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include appropriate vision needed to drive as required for a valid driver's license.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 

*Professionalism is described as being consistently appropriate in all situations and at all times.
*Competence is defined as using “effectiveness and efficiency” in equal measure at all times.

 

 

 

 

 

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer





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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.