Employment Opportunities

WRR Classical 101.1 FM is owned and operated by the City of Dallas. The station broadcasts a 24-hour classical music format serving the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

WRR Radio prides itself in being able to recruit and hire a diverse group of professionals whom we consider among the best talent in the radio industry. We also understand that an organization such as ours, composed of various perspectives, viewpoints and backgrounds, needs individuals that will allow us to continue with this viewpoint.

For information about any available job openings, please send a note and your resume to info@wrr101.com.

Traffic Manager/Business Office Assistant

WRR-FM is currently seeking qualified applicants to serve as the station Traffic Manager (Administrative Specialist) as well as to assist the business office with a variety of key accounting and administrative duties.

The specific job assignments include, but are not limited to:
  • Serve as traffic manager for the station, handling the scheduling of commercial time for WRR clients. This work requires making certain that schedules meet all contractual requirements, station quality guidelines and that commercials are placed to the maximum benefit of each client. In addition, the traffic manager will work with the business manager to match and reconcile all commercial business with the required City of Dallas accounting and reporting systems and to accurately bill for station commercial time sold.
  • Assist the station manager and/or sales manager in analyzing commercial inventory and availabilities.
  • Work with station sales personnel to ensure timely production and scheduling of spots.
  • In conjunction with the station manager, maintain the station’s online and on-site FCC Public File.
  • Assist the station business manager with a variety of duties including monitoring the station telephone system, preparing daily and weekly deposit transactions (cash and credit card), generating monthly billing from the traffic system, maintaining and reporting on station petty cash and credit cards, etc.
This position reports directly to the WRR Business Manager.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma. 
  • Bachelor degree in business or communications preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in the broadcast industry with specific experience in radio or television traffic.
  • Experience working with Marketron commercial management software/tools OR with a similar spot management system.
  • Experience with City of Dallas AMS/Advantage accounting systems will be considered a strong plus.

Interested individuals should fill out an application at the City of Dallas employment site.  To apply, please click here and completely fill out the online application.

 

 

 

Sales Representative
(Non Civil Service Position)

Are you an energetic, positive, highly motivated sales professional with a passion for uncovering client needs and solving client problems? This career may be perfect for you!

Rich with heritage, WRR Classical 101.1 FM was licensed by the FCC in 1921, continuously owned by The City of Dallas and is Texas’ first radio station, America’s second radio station, and the birthplace of disc jockeys and radio commercials. Today, WRR is a critical piece of the fabric of the arts and cultural landscape across North Texas.

WRR has one rare opening to add to one of the best media sales teams in North Texas. We provide: uncapped earning potential, better than average commissions, a premium market-exclusive product, outstanding training, continuous support, excellent employee benefits and an exceptional pension plan.

Essential Functions

  • Achieve revenue goals as defined by management.
  • Sell and service assigned account list and develop new business accounts.
  • Create customized presentations of the highest quality for new and existing accounts.
  • Develop and grow new relationships at multiple levels of the customer’s organization in order to guarantee effective contacts internal to the organization and to be aware of problems and opportunities.
  • Maintain call volume of no less than ten face-to-face meetings per week.
  • Accurately forecast revenue on a rolling three-month basis.
  • Adhere to station policies regarding pricing, merchandising, commercial content, competitive product protection, etc., and monitor competition with the highest degree of integrity and ethics.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a self-starter and independent producer.
  • Minimum two years of quota-carrying media sales experience or related business to business sales experience required.
  • Proven ability to generate new accounts not related to ratings or traditional media efficiencies.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in advertising/communications/media/journalism is preferred, but not a requirement for someone with the right experience, aptitude, and attitude.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Diplomacy, honesty, integrity, tact, creativity, “win-win” solution-seeking manner of conducting business is critical.
  • Knowledge of “classical” music of the past 300 years is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to represent WRR before arts, business and civic leaders in the highest professional and expert manner.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and negotiation skills a must.
  • Natural ability to cold call, resulting in-person appointments is required.
  • Must be able to utilize research appropriately and effectively in presentations.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point for presentations preferred.

Applications for this position are available through the City of Dallas web site. Click HERE to fill out an application. The deadline for applicants is June 6, 2017.

The City of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

The City of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please click here to access our 2017 EEOC report:  2016 – 2017 EEO report