We are looking to expand!
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.
- 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.
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
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.