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Vice President Operations

KSBJ Radio

Location: Humble, TX

Contact Name: KSBJ Radio

Web: www.ksbj.org

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Vice President Operations is an officer of the corporation and reports directly to the President/GM. This position is responsible for the overall operation of KSBJ and NGENradio including; Programming, on air content, and production. This position also will provide a leadership perspective to the areas of marketing, promotions, and concerts/events that support the organization’s on air and programming objectives. The Vice President is responsible for providing direction and leadership toward the achievement of KSBJ’s Mission and Vision through sound planning and execution of the on air product. The Vice President is accountable for all major operational decisions and oversees key projects and processes and ensures all goals and objectives are achieved.  This position is responsible for both programming teams and directly supervises the Program Directors for KSBJ and NGEN and the Sr Director, Engineering/Technology/Facilities.

 

Essential Functions:
Leadership

•         Decide/guide the course of action for KSBJ and NGEN operations

•         Responsible for oversight of operations for both stations, all major operational decisions and ensures the station is on air and fully operating according to established laws and practices

•         Interact extensively with Sr Leaders and Department Managers to provide leadership and direction for respective/related business activities

•         Responsible for KSBJ and NGEN Programming Content and ensure content is in alignment and supports the organization’s mission and vision

•         Responsible for working with all aspects of the organization to ensure the KSBJ and NGEN Brand is promoted appropriately across the ministry

•         Keep President/General Manager informed regarding department activities, issues, opportunities and recommended actions

•         Oversee key projects, processes as well as review performance reports and data

•         Set goals for each department and ensure goals align with KSBJ and NGEN short and long term goals

•         Schedule and conduct management meetings to ensure effective interdepartmental communication and cooperation

•         Accountable to manage expenses for both KSBJ and NGEN brands

•         Recommend annual budget for approval and manages financial resources

Messaging/Content

•         Evaluate direction of format, programming, and style of our KSBJ and NGEN on air product

•         Ensure all communication on and off air is consistent with the Mission and Vision of KSBJ/NGEN

•         Create and communicate the on air vision and develop strategies to deepen listener engagement

•         Evaluate and ensure the quality of on air content is meeting the needs of our listeners

•         Responsible for overseeing all research projects as well as formulating strategies for attracting, keeping and increasing KSBJ’s and NGEN’s listening audience

•         Ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations and KSBJ/NGEN policies

Strategic Planning

•         Accountable in the area of programming strategy and serves as the strategic partner in the development of KSBJ’s/NGEN’s strategic plans and programs

•         Ensure on air product is relevant by evaluating and creating strategies that will deliver strong results in the areas of audience growth and the average time the listener listens

•         Identify and forecast future growth opportunities that ensure programming content remains relevant

•         Lead the creation and execution of KSBJ and NGEN growth and impact strategies, based on analysis of ratings, research, and trends

•         Responsible for implementing and analyzing research projects

•         Advise President/General Manager on strategic radio/ministry developments and planning issues and make recommendations on major decisions.

•         Drive initiatives to achieve results that accomplish the organization’s strategic vision

•         Identify growth opportunities and develop strategies that connect the station with potential listeners

Audience Connection

•         Maintain current and active engagement and awareness in all facets of broadcasting, including developments and trends in music, news, and marketing

•         Ensure format and content is relevant and effectively reaching the demographic of each brand

•         Pioneer efforts to reach millennials with innovative methods of connection and engagement

•         Serve as lead spokesperson and champion for NGENradio in representing the station to our listening audience, media, and at events

Revenue/Fundraising

•         Be proactive in identifying and executing revenue opportunities for KSBJ

•         Lead the efforts in funding the NGENradio operating budget

•         Identify and drive funding opportunities and lead the funding strategy for NGENradio

•         Coordinate the funding and growth of the NGEN operation through the maintenance of existing donors as well as identify new donors and revenue generating opportunities

•         Be a primary source between NGEN and the community

          o         Interact regularly with local donors

          o         Create, reinforce and maintain a positive image of NGEN and its various operations and project within the community

 

Non-Essential Functions:

·       Any other duties assigned

 

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

 

Experience:

8-10 years Broadcasting experience

Minimum 5 years’ experience in leadership role

         

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Expert knowledge of music radio programming, production, and promotions
Driven, committed, self-directed and confident leader
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to relate to and connect with the Millennial Generation
Strong fundraising knowledge, skills and abilities
Exceptional planning and execution skills
Strong analytical abilities
Results oriented with high level of initiative and demonstrated ability to get things done

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Immediate supervision over a unit, section or department. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; prepares and conducts performance appraisals and salary reviews, and applies company policies.

 

Working Conditions and Environment:

Travel:

Occasionally

 

Nights/Weekends/Holidays:

Requires flexibility and availability necessary to fulfill the role and responsibilities of a Vice President and Officer of the Organization 

 

Physical Requirements

·       Ability to lift 25 lbs.

 

 

 

To apply for this position, please visit our careers webpage located at  www.ksbj.org/careers.

 

 

Who We Are
KSBJ Educational Foundation is a Christ-centered, non-profit, listener-supported radio ministry. 

 

Our Mission

“To be the Voice of Hope, Connecting People to God.” 

 

Our Core Values
We're Passionate for Christ

We Love People

We Serve Others

Together We're Better