Part-Time Entry Level Graphic Designer, Writer, and Web Specialist – Position Closed

May 15, 2017

Put your degree or experience to work at one of the most dynamic and successful media companies in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where employees actually look forward to the next day of work…

Graphic-Designers-NeededYou’re good with Photoshop, with Illustrator, but still you can’t find a job in your chosen field – Why not? Because entry level graphic design jobs, writing positions, and web page positions are few and far between in the legitimate work world.  And the competition for jobs is also intense in these fields.

With the growing need of New Media by our clients we have a huge demand for graphic and web design skills. However, we realize training is necessary to accomplish our company and clients goals so we are offering an entry level position with lots of on the job training.

Your designs could be seen over 2 million times each month on our network of sites – plus on all of the printed materials we produce. To put your knowledge to work; send your resume and samples to Great Lakes Radio, Inc. at – An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ideal Skills:

  • Ability to write effectively, with impact for the intended audience.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Design
  • General office skills
  • Communication skills
  • Candidate should be comfortable with online activities, including but not limited to online sales (eBay, Craig’s list, PayPal etc), social networking (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and blogging.
  • We provide training for most tasks, but your key to success is the ability to learn and apply the new skills on your own.
  • The ability to succeed in trying situations.

Position: Part time position 20+ hrs
Compensation: Entry Level, $9.00 per hour – (Or more depending upon experience)
Position Opens/Closes: This position opens May 15, 2017 and closed July 15, 2017

Typical Tasks

(Note: tasks frequently change and vary often, and candidate’s skill set is expected to be continually improving; typically more skills means more opportunities. We train, but you must be a good learner, with a quick, intelligent mind. )

  • Writing probably is the most important skill used daily
  • Creating & Editing Graphics
  • Idea Generation
  • Photography and Editing
  • Some Video and Basic Editing
  • Promotional Writing and Proposal Writing
  • Phone and Interview Skills
  • Client Posts, Client Tracking, Client Analysis Reports
  • Contest Coordination & Support
  • Marketing Materials Editing/Writing
  • Administrative Assistant Duties
  • Shopping Show Promotions (on-air, online, and directly with public)
  • Assistant Promotions
  • Sales Support, including directly building campaigns with Marketing Staff
  • Database / Data Entry
  • Recording / Voicing Promotions and Ads
  • Writing Press Releases
  • Maintain, Edit, Update and newsletter and/or other newsletters assigned
  • WordPress Posting
  • SEO, Tags, Keyword, Description Writing
  • eBay & Craigslist & PayPal Posts and Maintenance
  • Shopping Show Promotions
  • Adhering to Policies of GLR and Management
  • Complete Reports and other Worksheets Daily
  • Followup with Prospects
  • Help with Organizational Tasks
  • Assist Traffic/Business Manager with Various Clerical Duties
  • Help Sales Department with Various Contest and Promotional Duties
  • Assist with Company Events and Giveaways
  • Maintain Agendas, Calendars, Message boards, Subscriptions Lists
  • Various Posting Duties for Multiple Departments online and in memos
  • Process email, mail, and forms, type memos and letters
  • News Reporting, Press Release Processing, Press Release Writing
  • Reporting
  • Recording
  • Audio Editing
  • Copy writing, Spot Writing, Advertising Writing
  • Client Relations and Customer Support
  • Quality Control Reporting
  • Various Communication Duties
  • Various Editing Duties
  • Various Blog Posting Duties
  • Updating of Social Networking/Bookmarking Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and so on.
  • Product and Service Sales Materials Writing & Editing

Other Requirements:

A flexible mind, honesty, attention to details, great attitude, positive interaction with customers, clients and salespeople are very important qualities for the successful candidate. Being willing and able to learn new skills, apply them successfully, and work in a highly challenging, multi-tasking environment are also extremely important qualities the successful candidate will possess. A drivers license and a clean driving record.

Special Note

Those with specialized skills, experience or interests may find additional opportunities to participate in on-air shifts, sports, sales and marketing.

How To Apply:

This position is currently closed, but if you would like us to consider your resume for another time, please feel free to still apply including all of the information below:

Great Lakes Radio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send your resume to or Employment, C/O Great Lakes Radio, Inc. 3060 U.S. 41 West, Marquette, MI 49855.

Applicants should provide three writing samples: one sample in the first person, one in third person, and a third of your choice.

All writing samples should be 5-9 paragraphs long, written at the 6th-8th grade reading level with the public as intended audience. Inclusion of a photograph appropriate to the article would also be helpful to evaluate current skill set.

All qualified persons have equal opportunities in positions at our company, including but not limited to equal opportunity for recruitment, selection, appointment, promotion, training, discipline and treatment.

Great Lakes Radio, Inc. (WKQS 101.9, WFXD 103.3, WRUP 98.3, WRPP 92.7, WQXO AM 1400, 97.5, FOX Sports Marquette 105.1 – 99.9, the Gift 106.1) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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