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PART-TIME PROMOTIONS & MARKETING ASSISTANT

Saga Communications’ Des Moines Radio Group is hiring for a part-time Promotions and Marketing Assistant position! If you are a motivated individual who is looking to extend your education and experience in radio broadcasting or the world of marketing and promotions and have a desire to get your foot in the door at Des Moines’ highest-rated group of stations, then you would make a great member of the Des Moines Radio Group Promotions team!

The Des Moines Radio Group Part-Time Promotions and Marketing Assistant will ultimately understand our stations and gain the skills to implement their goals. Through education, preparation, and respect, we will offer the most sought-after broadcast experience in Iowa. You will get the chance to attend and execute station events, live remote broadcasts, and private VIP listener parties. Plus, you will be an important part of the day-to-day operations of the Des Moines Radio Group’s 9 stations. By executing marketing campaigns and on-the-street promotions for clients and various charity organizations, you will become a vital asset to our success!

Requirements for the Job:

  • Be able to work up to 26 hours a week
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to be creative and think outside the box
  • Computer skills, both Microsoft Office and Office 365 (required) and Adobe (preferred)
  • Reliable transportation & a valid driver’s license
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Preferred but not required skills:

  • The ability to shoot and edit video
  • The ability to shoot and edit photos
  • Knowledge of graphic design programs
  • Basic event planning skills
  • Knowledge of broadcast radio equipment and programs is preferred but not necessary

TO APPLY: If you are excited to learn, become a part of the big picture, and – most importantly – have fun, apply now! Send your resume, cover letter, and recommendations to the following:

Jennifer Bessman
Director of Marketing and Promotions
1416 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

jbessman@dsmradio.com

No phone calls please. The Des Moines Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MORNINGS ON A HERITAGE CLASSIC HITS STATION

Looking for a company that still believes in live and local radio? We have the rare opportunity for you to join market vet, Luke Matthews, on 93.3 KIOA in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and a great place to plant your roots.

Are you creative, motivated, and ready to be involved in our community?  Are you tuned into what’s going on in the world and able to relate it to the community around you? Are you sales-friendly, promotionally minded, and creative? Are you a people person with a strong work ethic?

If this sounds like you, send your resume and audio to schase@sagacom.com. Strong skills in production, scheduling music, and MusicMaster are a plus. Sagxa Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


RADIO & DIGITAL MARKETING CONSULTANT

The Des Moines Radio Group is hiring for a Radio & Digital Marketing Consultant. The right person will enjoy making connections with business owners, discovering their needs, and developing custom solutions for their business. In this position, you will have the flexibility to manage your own time and the ability to grow your income as a result of your efforts.

The Des Moines area is experiencing explosive growth, and we need enthusiastic and persistent salespeople to find, sell, and service new business as well as work with existing clients. We have a highly successful team, and our clients have grown to expect the best from us.

If you are a high-energy, self-starter who has a passion for helping people succeed, you will find that our combination of great stations, exciting promotions, and the sales tools will be a formula for growth and achievement. Business-to-business sales experience is preferred. Send your résumé and cover letter to Stephanie Heide at sheide@dsmradio.com.


PART-TIME BOARD OPERATOR 

Saga Communications’ Des Moines Radio Group is hiring two part-time board operators. This position will help run the board for live sports programming, including Iowa Cubs and Drake Athletics, remote broadcasts, and live in-studio shows for KRNT-AM. Additional responsibilities may include assistance with KRNT-AM’s social media pages and basic production work. Pending the candidate’s skills, other responsibilities across the Des Moines Radio Group stations may be given including producer/sidekick roles for local sports shows.

Requirements for the Job:

  • Experience in or ability to pick up audio production/editing, board operation, Adobe Audition, or other audio editing and/or automation programs
  • Proficient in using computer systems such as Microsoft Office and Office 365.
  • Being proactive when problems occur
  • Off-air assistance with commercial production, dubbing commercials/promos, and programing the automation computer may be additional responsibilities.
  • Reliable transportation & a valid driver’s license
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required as the majority of the hours might be nights, weekends, and holidays.

TO APPLY: If you are excited to learn, become a part of the big picture, and – most importantly – have fun, apply now! Send your resume and cover letter to:

Hunter Phillips
hphillips@dsmradio.com
Promotions Director
1416 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309


No phone calls please. The Des Moines Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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