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Executive Producer, On-Demand Audio

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, St. Louis' NPR station, is seeking an Executive Producer of On-Demand Audio that will lead our efforts in on-demand audio journalism and storytelling, including: managing our portfolio of existing podcasts, creating new podcasts, experimenting with other on-demand audio formats and platforms; working with our revenue teams; and managing editorial, production, and distribution of our on-demand audio products. This is a new position at STLPR that offers an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic, award-winning organization.

A successful candidate will be passionate about audio production in a fast-changing digital media landscape, and will have experience in audio journalism and/or storytelling, such as podcasting or radio, including reporting, editing and production. An ideal candidate will have a deep background in audio and will have worked on a successful podcasting or broadcast operation, preferably news, documentary or program production. Experience with the business aspects of producing podcasts, programs or audio projects, the strong working knowledge of Adobe Audition or similar audio editing programs and a successful track record of leading, managing and mentoring talent and producers are desired in candidates seeking this Executive Producer job.

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Part-Time Announcer (Weekend Backup/On-Call)

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, St. Louis' NPR station, is seeking a part-time backup (on-call) weekend announcer to prepare and deliver local content during various network programs, and operate a broadcast console and other related equipment. If you're looking to apply your on-air hosting and broadcast related expertise in a creative, agile environment where you can have a significant impact on the future of our organization - this is your opportunity.

The ideal candidate should have:

An appreciation of public media is a plus.

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Special Events Director

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, St. Louis' NPR station, is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and highly organized Special Events Director to produce events from conception to completion. The ideal candidate will be able to provide outstanding customer service and organize memorable and financially successful events. They'll work well on deadline and be an excellent communicator and planner. The abilities to multitask, prioritize, and give attention to detail are essential. The Special Events Director works with staff across the organization, board members, and volunteers to coordinate all aspects of myriad events such as performances, live broadcasts, galas, donor parties and other activities designed to raise funds, reach new audiences and deepen engagement.

Key responsibilities include:

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Operations Manager

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, St. Louis' NPR station, is seeking an Operations Manager. This position will work directly with the Director of Radio Programming and Operations on curating the sound and execution of broadcast content to provide an exceptional listening experience on our radio station, HD channels and online streaming services. This is a rare opportunity to work with a dynamic, award-winning organization.

The Operations Manager is responsible for assuring the highest level of quality control across all programs, dayparts and schedules through the best practices in operations, production, on-air promotions, traffic and announcing. The successful candidate for this position will be able to identify and resolve inconsistencies and seek opportunities to improve our radio operations to ensure the finest presentation and promotion of programming, and to optimize the flow of content through all broadcast hours. We seek candidates who are passionate about broadcast radio and operations and who are diligent radio listeners with a familiarity of public radio programs. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and a reputation for building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels of an organization across a range of cultural, generational, ethnic, racial, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds are required of the successful applicant.

This Operations Manager reports to the Director of Radio Programming and Operations and interfaces with colleagues in Technology, News, Membership, Digital Media, Marketing, Corporate Sponsorship and Social Media.

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Weekend Announcer

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, St. Louis' NPR station, is seeking a part-time weekend announcer to prepare and deliver local content during various network programs, and operate a broadcast console and other related equipment on Saturday and Sundays from 12 noon - 6 p.m. If you're looking to apply your on-air hosting and broadcast related expertise in a creative, agile environment where you can have a significant impact on the future of our organization - this is your opportunity.

The ideal candidate should have:

An appreciation of public media is a plus.

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Diversity Statement

St. Louis Public Radio knows that a diverse workforce, management team, governing body, and Friends of St. Louis Public Radio Board contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of our region's diverse communities, and to our ability to deliver content and services that will help us attract, grow and engage audiences and help them to achieve their full potential.

We endeavor to recruit from a broad pool of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified candidates with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, personal experiences and characteristics, and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by St. Louis Public Radio. St. Louis Public Radio will continue to explore new opportunities for achieving and promoting this diversity and to monitor and evaluate our success.

This means St.Louis Public Radio adopts federal and state law, St. Louis Public Radio's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria.