When we conducted our recent fund drive, one of the things we really wanted to accomplish was the addition of a full-time coordinator to our staff. This person would be completely dedicated to Folk Alley (at least during working hours). Well, the job has been posted on the Kent State University web site. To view the full job description or apply online, click here, click SEARCH POSTINGS in the top of the lefthand column and then scroll Department for WKSU Radio (it’s in frames). The University-friendly title for the job is Manager, Internet Radio Service.
This is how the basic job requirements are written:
Manage the development, implementation, and coordination of Folk Alley, including programming, marketing, public relations, production, integration, and automation.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, marketing or other applicable field and 2 to 3 years broadcast production experience to include 2 years project management experience that has provided a strong understanding of online media and Internet marketing strategies and tactics. Must have in-depth knowledge of folk music, demonstrated skill in digital radio production, and understanding of web usability issues.
Search will continue until the position is filled. When applying on line, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.