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Part-Time On-Air Position – Apply ASAP before May 1, 2011

Part Time On-Air Position Available at Great Lakes Radio, Inc.

Latest Deadline To Apply: May 1,2011

Type of Position: Part Time

Compensation: $7.50/hour and up to 25 hours per week


Great Lakes Radio is an equal opportunity employer in the Marquette, Michigan area seeking to fill an available part-time on-air position.

High School Diploma/G.E.D. Required.

An organized, pleasant speaker that can learn new things and keeps cool under stress are the best traits to start with.

Computer knowledge and comfort a must.  Should be comfortable with office productivity products like Microsoft Office, Email, Online posting, and be comfortable with MS Windows. As part of reporting duties, light-duty ability to post a photo, work with MP3s (and/or Wav) files as well a regular short postings to our website will be expected.

The main focus of this position is mostly about the passion for serving community and listeners through promotion of local events, happenings, businesses and interviews.

Applicants will need to be computer savvy, work with a studio board (after training) and/or remote tracking software and be proficient handling people and phones/equipment at the same time.

The successful candidate should be able to grow and develop their skills.

Previous radio experience not required, but an organized, quick-learner is a must.

Successful candidate should be able setup and conduct interviews (including recording and editing them), plus post summary of Interviews (usually with photos)  and daily show activity on the Internet.  Ability to do telephone Interviews, In-Studio Interviews, and Field Interviews will be required from time-to-time; the ability to learn quickly to do these radio-related skills can’t be understated.

Candidate Should be good at reading (ads/live reads/spots/promos/announcements) for sponsors, reading weather, reading local and state sports scores, and announcing local news items, birthdays, calendar items, and school closings. Unexpected things arise, so the successful candidate should be adaptable enough to smoothly work out problems on the fly.

The successful Candidate should be able to take incoming information, organize it, and followup to provide community with real sense of LOCAL flavor and LOCAL interests. Candidate should be able to make any event or news relevant to listeners and our web visitors.

Candidate should be able to work with little or no supervision once trained and have the qualities of a self-starter, self-motivated person.

Candidate must be at least 18 years old.

Additional Requirements

Ability to be trained and thoroughly learn industry specific software and Internal Intranet, calendar tools, and live-read system and other web-related tools are a must. Ability to post on web short summaries of daily guests, interviews, calendar items, and upcoming events.

Ability to be trained quickly and learn to creatively apply learning to the needs and desires of clients and community is also a must, including but not limited to producing on-air commercial spots and doing remote news, events, and other coverage from time-to-time.

Excellent communication skills, pleasant public presentation, creative insights preferred.

Other tasks as requested by management from time to time.

How To Apply

Resumes, cover letters, salary requirements, schedule and so on may be sent to: or Fax: (906)-228-8128

Great Lakes Radio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages anyone interested to apply.

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