Current Open Positions at WRR

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 specific job openings, please send a resume to
info@wrr101.com.


WRR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Production Coordinator

The Production Coordinator is a key part of the Programs team that produces, coordinates and delivers the classical music programs, segments and commercials on WRR Classical 101.1 FM, a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. This position, which reports to the Programs Manager, is primarily responsible for working with clients, announcers and sales/operations staff to produce and engineer the station's commercial spots, but is also responsible for assisting with the coordination of the other technical aspects of syndicated, in-house and special programs. The position also works collaboratively with the Sales and Marketing staff and may be involved in events, marketing efforts, and may act as a backup announcer as well. Qualified candidate will have 2-3 years' experience in radio or television production and have the talent and ability to voice and perform commercial copy. On-air experience is highly desirable as is a passion for and knowledge of classical music or related musical format.

 

To apply for this position, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Linda Kirk at lkirk@wrr101.com. Position will be open until filled. First review of resumes will be Friday, October 3, 2014.

 

 

Programs and Marketing Manager

The Programs and Marketing Manager is responsible for the overall content vision, direction, execution, and promotion of the classical programming on WRR Classical 101.1 FM, a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. This position is responsible for leading and developing announcers and operations staff, managing music logs and syndicated programs, managing the overall sound and quality of the stations' programming, and growing the audience of listeners and attendees at live station events. The position works collaboratively with the Sales and Business staff as well as with the dozens of arts organizations that partner with WRR. Qualified candidate will have a passion for and deep knowledge of classical music or related musical format, marketing and promotions experience, and strong abilities to lead and coach staff members.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Linda Kirk at lkirk@wrr101.com. Position will be open until filled. First review of resumes will be Friday, September 19, 2014.

 
 

Account Executive

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.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•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 EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

•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 AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
:

  • •Diplomacy, honesty, integrity, tact, creativity, “win-win” solution-seeking manner of conducting business is critical.
  • •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.
  • •High degree of effective time management and organizational skills.
  • •Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and stress.
  • •Demonstrate initiative and ability to manage one’s business with minimal supervision.
  • •Interpersonal skills at all levels are critical to the effectiveness of this position.
  • •Must be able to interact effectively, efficiently and with positive results with wide variety of personality types and professions both outside and inside the organization, including all departments of the station, the City, as with clients.

 

Does this sound like you? Then take the first step toward an exciting new career as an Account Executive at WRR by sending your resume, cover letter, and earnings history to: Linda Kirk at 

linda.kirk@dallascityhall.com

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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