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WIHS currently has these openings:

Radio Station Professional Broadcast Manager (full-time)

The Connecticut Radio Fellowship, Incorporated, operator of listener supported, non-commercial, non-profit Christian radio station WIHS, 104.9 FM in Middletown, Connecticut, is seeking an experienced professional broadcast manager who is a mature believer in Christ, energetic in style, and who manages in a disciplined, yet flexible manner.

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for directing the day-to-day and long-range outreach efforts of the radio station, which includes, but is not limited to, the creative positioning of the station to the local community and relationship building with area religious leadership and served communities. Fosters developing partnerships with selected national programmers. Responsible for developing sustainable financial support from the greater Christian community. Responsible for establishing and sustaining a culture of excellence in the station’s on-air broadcasting activities.

The position oversees all aspects of station operations, promotions, programming, music and daily broadcast operations, technical, engineering, physical plant, and administration. Will be responsible to recruit, train and develop the staff, motivate personnel, meet budgetary goals, grow regular and planned giving. Responsible to protect and enhance the value of the station’s FCC license.

Responsible to develop local content for broadcast purposes and oversees the digital media communications of the station. Manager will have limited on-air duties and be responsible for the station’s written communications.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a record of accomplishment of at least 5 years of successful station management in noncommercial Christian radio, and committed to being a servant-leader. Strong knowledge and understanding of FCC and other regulatory requirements. Willingness to support the station’s policies and procedures. A bachelor’s degree in one of the following: communications, broadcasting, philanthropy, public relations, or related field is expected, however comparable experience may be acceptable. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills and capable of representing the station in public forums. Has technical competence for broadcast operations. Must be in agreement with, and affirming, the religious and conservative evangelical Christian faith as expressed in the station’s mission statement and statement of faith as found on the WIHS web site, as well as the station’s overall sound.

Contact Information: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, references and financial expectations, together with any supporting materials to: Connecticut Radio Fellowship C/O Diane Bennett, CRF Secretary, 1933 South Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457 OR email to: dianebennett@wihsradio.org .


Assistant to the Chief Engineer (part-time)
Responsibilities include helping to install, upgrade and/or repair RF and audio broadcast systems and associated equipment. Also helping to maintain Windows-based computer systems and network equipment. Familiarity with Enco DAD automation and AMBOS audio delivery systems is a plus. Availability for emergency needs is expected. Weekly work schedules (days and hours) are flexible. Send resume with education and work experience to GJ Gerard, General Manager, at wihs@comcast.net or mail materials to him using the station address.


Board Operator (part-time)
Responsibilities include operating the Stations main Control Board to insure proper on-time, on-air broadcast operations at WIHS. Specific duties include live newscasts, weather reports, and selecting music for WIHS listeners. Familiarity with Enco DAD automation is a plus. Previous experience in broadcast activities is beneficial, however individuals who have capable skills/aptitudes/interests will also be considered. Approximately 40 hours of training will be provided. Work schedules are primarily 4 or 8 hour shifts (weekly to monthly) from Friday night through Sunday evening. Please send resume with education and work experience and sample audio recording to GJ Gerard, General Manager, at wihs@comcast.net or mail materials to him using the station address.

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