Charlotte


Seasonal Help Wanted –managers, skate house, concession, and ice rink attendants WBT 1110/99.3 /WLNK  107.9 All_GMC-2

News Talk 1110 WBT and 107.9 The Link is looking for enthusiastic and friendly people to work our Holiday On Ice outdoor skating rink in downtown Charlotte. From mid-November to mid-January, we need staff and operation managers, skate house, concession, and ice rink attendants. Flexible hours available, but must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position requires the ability to lift at least 70 lbs.

If you are at least 18 years old and are interested in applying for a Part-Time Seasonal position to work at Holiday on Ice for the 2016 season, please apply.

Seasonal Help needed – November 18th until January 2nd
Extended dates are available, but not required – November 1st – January 20th
Visit http://www.holidayonicecharlotte.com/ for info on ice rink.

Be sure to provide us with your name and full contact information so we can consider you for an interview.

Manager Applications – Be sure to tell us briefly your previous management experience.

Sincere interests, please email your resume to:
hired@wbt.com  or hired@1079thelink.com

Send your resume to hired@wbt.com or hired@1079thelink.com
~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 09/2016

Event Relations Team Members(part-time) WBT 1110/99.3 /WLNK  107.9All_GMC-2

WBT/WLNK Part-Time Event Relations Team Members are committed to providing extraordinary customer service to WBT/WLNK Radio Station Listeners and Event Guests at WBT or WLNK Sanctioned Events. As a representative of WBT and WLNK Radio Stations, the Event Relations Team Member strives to achieve excellence beyond expectation.

The Event Relations Team Member ensures a fun atmosphere at all of our events, assists with event issues and takes a proactive approach to improve the listener and event guest experience.

Work with full-time staff in implementing promotional and marketing activities for WBT and WLNK Radio, including set-up and tear-down of complete start to finish events and projects. Additional work includes “Holiday On Ice” the only outdoor ice skating rink in Charlotte. This is an entry level position that requires the ability to operate light tools, to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, and to occasionally lift up to 70 lbs.  Computer skills are necessary.  Position pay is $10.00 per hour.

Requirements

  • Ideal candidate must have flexible hours
  • Great Attitude, Friendly, personable and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have a strong customer service background.
  • Availability to work events on nights, weekends and holidays, including ALL Carolina Panthers home games.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including standing for extended periods of time, walking, and lifting.
  • Be able to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Be a team player who possesses a positive attitude and uses good judgment.
  • Work with little supervision and is self-motivated.
  • Must pass a background check

Responsibilities

  • Greet each guest with a customer service mentality being energetic, courteous, and portray having fun!
  • Set-up and tear-down of event sets including aluminum trussing, sound system, lighting, and digital electronics.
  • Promote a family-friendly atmosphere by proactively correcting and/or reporting customer service concerns to a supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned as needed for event position.

*Event Relations Team Members are staffed on an as needed basis.
**Students, please ask if this position can also serve as internship credit.

Send your resume to hired@wbt.com or hired@1079thelink.com
~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 09/2016

Promotions and Events Coordinator - WBT 1110/99.3WBT

News Talk 1110 WBT is looking for a fun, outgoing, hands on and dedicated individual with entry level event planning experience for a full-time position in our Marketing and Promotions Department.  This position works to ensure the timely and successful execution of promotions, contests and events through teamwork and coordination with other departments and staff.  This position reports directly to the Marketing Director.

Position Description

Responsibilities include daily event planning from inception to completion and working the station sponsored events.  Other responsibilities include general website updates, planning and scheduling station contests, meetings with clients and community partners, maintaining event equipment, upkeep of station calendars, and working with the promotions team to plan and execute station promotions.

Excellent organization, communication and time management skills required.  Interest in all aspects of local news, business and sports along with knowledge of Microsoft Office, Photoshop and other promotional based software a plus.  This position requires an individual who exhibits great interpersonal communication skills, is an enthusiastic and dynamic team player, is interested in physically and mentally demanding projects and enjoys working in a fast paced environment.   Availability to work weekends, evenings and holidays is a must.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

WBT/WLNK Human Resources
One Julian Price Place
Charlotte, NC  28208
hired@wbt.com
704-338-3079 (fax)

~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 09/2016

Ice Rink Project Leader - WBT 1110/99.3 /WLNK  107.9All_GMC-2

News Talk 1110 WBT and 107.9 The Link are looking for an outgoing, sharp, dedicated individual for a Full Time, Seasonal Position as our Ice Rink Project Leader.  The project leader will help in the planning, building, operation, and execution of the Holiday Outdoor Ice Rink, to ensure the successful execution of the promotion through guidance, teamwork, and coordination with other staff.  This position reports directly to the Marketing Director.

Position Description

This position requires an individual who exhibits great interpersonal communication skills, is an enthusiastic and dynamic team player, ability to lead and instruct other staff members, is interested in demanding projects and enjoys working in a fast paced environment.  General knowledge and skill at using common tools, the ability to learn on the job, and a comfort in using computers and point of sale equipment is required.   Ability to work and adapt in outdoor working conditions and availability to work weekends, evenings and holidays is a must.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

WBT/WLNK Human Resources
One Julian Price Place
Charlotte, NC  28208
hired@wbt.com or hired@1079thelink.com
704-338-3079 (fax)

~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 09/2016

Board Operator (part time) - WBT  1110/99.3 WBT

News Talk 1110 and 99.3 WBT is in need of an experienced and talented Board Operator.

We are looking for someone who not only possesses the technical expertise of operating the control board for studio, remote and syndicated programming, but also has demonstrated creative editing skills and the ability to coordinate all audio between programming, production and traffic departments.

Since we are a News Talk station, it is essential to be interested in, and up to date on, local, national and international news and events.  The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and time management skills and be comfortable working in a dynamic and sometimes stressful environment. 

This is a part-time position working 15-20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends. 

Interested candidates should send their resume to jfurst@wbt.com.

Additional applications can be received at:

Greater Media Charlotte
WBT/WLNK Human Resources
One Julian Price Place
Charlotte, NC  28208
hired@gmclt.com  
704-338-3079 (fax)

~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 08/2016

Account Executive – WLNK /WBT  1110-1079

  • Do you like the idea of running your own business?
  • Do you want to compete at the highest level?
  • Do you love the art of selling?
  • If so … we want you!

Greater Media CharlotteNews Talk 1110 WBT 1110 AM and 99.3 FM and 107.9 The Link WLNK 107.9 FM – is looking for talented sales people to work in the Charlotte Market.

What can you expect? How about high commissions, a great work environment, and an incredible product.
What are we looking for?

  • Quantifiable success in radio/media sales or another industry;
  • The drive, hunger, and ability to see the sales process through from prospecting to the final close;
  • Courage to ask for and deliver remarkable programs;
  • A love and passion for winning;
  • Integrity and pride in being a full service rep;
  • New business expertise and a creative mind;
  • A desire to exceed expectations and move up quickly;
  • Independent and entrepreneurial performers;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

At Greater Media Charlotte, you will be surrounded by people who love to have fun and work extremely hard. We offer great benefits and lots of incentives for self-starters, while enjoying the stability of a privately owned media company with 2 of Charlotte’s best radio stations.

If you think you are ready for the next step in your career and think you have the talent to make it happen, we want you on our team!
Send your resume and a cover letter to hired@gmclt.com

Position Summary:
An Account Executive is responsible for maintaining and growing an active account list with the purpose of giving the client unparalleled customer service and maximum revenue generation for the client and the station.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and growing an active account list through maximizing existing accounts and developing new business. Find opportunities to match client’s need for exposure with station’s ability to provide unique promotional events.
  • Meet face to face with clients on a regular basis to develop client relationship and address issues as they arise.
  • Write copy and schedule production of commercials with on-air talent and in-house production department
  • Sell specialty programming and events developed by programming, NTR and promotions
  • Coordinate with Account Receivables to ensure timely payment of open accounts
  • Customize digital campaigns utilizing display, websites, email, and mobile platforms
  • Develop strong relationships, both internally and with clients

Minimum Competencies Required: (knowledge, skills and abilities)

  •  Understanding of digital landscape
  •  Proficient in basic computer skills
  •  Works well with agency and direct accounts
  •  Ability to sell conceptually
  •  Ability to grasp big picture yet stay focused on short-term tasks; detail oriented
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •  Professional presentation skills
  •  Determined, driven, competitive
  •  Active listening skills
  •  Strong negotiating skills

Minimum Qualifications: (education, experience)

Minimum of 3 years sales experience with proven success
Disclaimer:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee in this position. Management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 08/2016

Director of Sales – WLNK /WBT  107.9 the Link1110wbt

Greater Media Charlotte, a family-owned company, has a rare opening for a Director of Sales for WBT AM-FM and WLNK FM radio in Charlotte, NC.  The right

The Director of Sales must have a strong background in running successful stations.  Candidate must be an exceptional sales trainer, be a creative thinker, and be able to recruit and hire the best in the business. candidate must possess a strong desire to win, lead by example, and have a track record of revenue success.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the sales operation;
  • Implementation and compliance with CRM tools
  • Set rates through yield management tools
  • Meet or exceed all revenue goals;
  • Work as a coach, leader and problem solver.
  • Understand the digital space and present a specific plan for its growth.

Minimum requirements:

  • Candidate must be creative and possess an ability for generating local direct business;
  • Four year college degree preferred;
  • Three to five years’ experience in radio sales management, preferably in a cluster or multi-station group;
  • Can demonstrate a proven track record out-performing the market as reflected in the Miller Kaplan Report on a consistent basis.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hired@gmclt.com, or mail/fax to:

Human Resources
WBT/WLNK
Greater Media Charlotte
One Julian Price Place
Charlotte, NC  28208
704-338-3079 (fax)

~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 06/2016

Event Team (part-time) – WLNK /WBT

Do you have a lot of energy, enjoy meeting the public, and don’t mind hard work?All_GMC-2

WLNK/WBT Radio is looking for individuals to complete a Part-Time Event Team!

Must have a fun, enthusiastic personality – no lifeless people allowed!!  If you have fantastic interpersonal communication skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Ideal candidate must have flexible hours and be ready and available to work weekends and holidays.  Work with full-time staff in implementing promotional and marketing activities for WBT and WLNK Radio, including set-up and tear-down of complete event sets including, but not limited to trussing, sound system, lighting and digital electronics.  Additional work includes “WBT Holiday On Ice” the only outdoor ice skating rink in Charlotte.

This is an entry level position that requires the ability to operate light tools, to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, and to occasionally lift up to 70 lbs.  Computer skills are necessary.

Position pay is $10.00 per hour.

Forward your inquiry & resume to:

Jessica RoBards
Executive Assistant / HR Coordinator
One Julian Price Place
Charlotte, NC 28208
hired@gmclt.com

~No phone calls please.  ~ Greater Media is an equal opportunity employer ~

posted: 01/2016