Assistant Program Director/On-Air Talent
Radio One
 Atlanta, GA

Assistant Program Director/On-Air Talent

To competently* and professionally* optimize all music elements; assist with administration duties in the Programming Department. To competently* and professionally* provide continuity and surveillance information in a professional, knowledgeable and entertaining way and will be active in pre-show strategy and execution while staying within the negotiated job responsibilities at all times.


The ideal candidate will have:

High School Diploma

Management experience highly preferred;

Dedicated and driven work ethic, excellent writing skills, comfortable making presentations to all size groups (5-50), outstanding computer skills, some travel required.





Customer Liaison


Professional Development

OBJECTIVES (by Responsibility):


Listen to, develop and maintain informed opinion on music supplied to the radio station on an ongoing basis.

Make decisions as to appropriateness of music for airplay on an on-going basis.

Maintain music library on a weekly basis.

Liaison with external music sources and suppliers as required on a daily basis.

Develop and maintain all clocks, rotations, category compositions, rules etc. as they relate to music scheduling.

Schedule and troubleshoot daily music logs.

Maintain/update database and music software as required.

Generate and distribute music reports as required.


Schedule on-air talent on a weekly and as-required basis.

Coordinate with other staff members to ensure programming airs as required.

Train appropriate staff in operation of on-air technology as required.

Communicate daily with Program Director to report and trouble-shoot on all operational discrepancies and issues of non-performance.

Fill in for Program Director as required.

To work with the station's Web Editor to ensure content and promotions are relevant to the target audience

Customer Liaison

To assist Program Director in dealing with listener complaints and suggestions on an ongoing basis.

To respond to any and all music queries from listeners when needed.

To appropriately represent the company when attending relevant industry and community related events on an ongoing basis.


To ensure that appropriate Self-Management is exercised at all times, as it applies to the overall function and specifically as it relates to:

Overall Professionalism



Dress Code (consistent with your job function, including appropriate grooming)

Confidentiality (at all times)

Managing Emotions (Emotional Maturity and control in all situations)

Taking Initiative (may include taking risks)

Being self-directed

Accepting responsibility

Being accountable


Accepting and growing with others Critiques.

Being objective (issue relevant)

Building and maintaining workable relationships

Suspending judgment (when relevant)

Not discriminating

Being accepting rather than judgmental (when appropriate)

Allowing others their feelings

Extending common courtesies

Behaving out of a sense of urgency (when appropriate)

Striving for Balance

Appropriately delegating

Evolving self-awareness

Problem Solving and Decision Making (within scope of the function)