Employment Opportunities

We are looking to expand! 

General Manager

Job Overview: 

WOWD-LP is accepting applications for a General Manager for a new low-power community radio station serving Washington DC and adjacent Maryland suburbs. We seek a flexible individual with 2+ years of community radio experience; strong people skills; familiarity with FCC regulations; and proficiency in Google Drive, internet and social media.  Audio production experience and/or second language fluency are a plus. The position is 30 hours a week, at $20 per hour; benefits not included. The General Manager must live or be willing to relocate to within 10 miles of the studio, and must be or become a regular WOWD listener.

Job Duties: 

  • Oversees general operations of WOWD-LP.
  • Oversees FCC compliance, including license renewal, indecency, obscenity, payola, plugola, political appearances in programming, and technical violations. (Works with station lawyer,  as needed.)

  • Addresses compliance issues with programmers and Programming Committee members, as necessary.

  • Create and facilitate training for volunteers.

  • Manages volunteers.

  • Listens to the station and has familiarity with each program.

  • Manages the web team and creates content for takomaradio.org as a vibrant online place to listen, get involved, be informed, and donate.  

  • Represents the station in the community and works towards its mission.

  • Networks, fundraises and builds partnerships with local, regional and national businesses and organizations.

  • Oversees studio space security and housekeeping.

  • Keeps track of hours and tasks of Takoma Radio executive team.

  • Stays in touch with parent organization Historic Takoma regarding finances, personnel and compliance.

If interested, send a cover letter, resumé, and three references to: TRex@TakomaRadio.org

Deadline: May 7, 2017

About WOWD-LP

Takoma Radio is 24/7 on 94.3FM and Takoma Radio.org.  Since signing on in July 2016,  WOWD has trained nearly 200 volunteers who are now creating 70+ hours of original local programming each week.  We are an NFCB member station, located in Takoma Park, Maryland, a unique, progressive city on the northeastern edge of Washington DC. Our mission is to build bridges using community radio and transparent interactions with a diverse community.  We are a project of Historic Takoma Inc, a local non-profit and an equal-opportunity employer.