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Marketing Consultant

Description:  Represent Platte River Radio Inc (Classic Hits 98.9 FM, the Breeze 94.5 FM, ESPN Radio 1460 and 1550, and KHAS Radio 1230AM) to retail clients for the purpose of devising marketing plans and soliciting advertising dollars. This is a challenging high-pressure career which requires a high degree of listening, organizational and problem-solving skills. It also has considerable flexibility in terms of setting and achieving income goals by using the aforementioned skills. Top producers currently are earning $65,000 to $85,000 per year, but they didn't get there by watching the clock. Desired Requirements:

1. Live in or very near trade area.

2. Good general health and ability to regularly see and service approximately 100 clients a month.  

3. Good attendance record.  

4. Reliable transportation.

5. Driver's license.

6. Auto insurance.

7. A history in outsides sales of intangible products (example: insurance, securities, etc.)

8. Some degree of advertising or marketing knowledge either through experience or formal education. A strong interest and knowledge in sports and sports marketing is desired but not required

9. Minimum 40-hour workweek, regular attendance at sales meetings.

10. Rare weekend work when station events or remote broadcasts at clients assigned to the employee are scheduled.

11. Finish all required paperwork including, but no limited to, daily call reports, sales projections,

12. Sales contracts, production orders, and sales presentations.

13. Ability to  word process sales presentations on a computer (Word or similar program)

14. Any other duties subsequently deemed appropriate by management.

15. Knowledge of websites and Internet is helpful.

Platte River Radio Inc. Provides:

Starting Rate

1. Base plus commission compensation plan.   

Additional Benefits:

Partial Health insurance reimbursement after 90 days employment;   Optional AFLAC supplemental is available at employee’s pre-tax expense. Blue Cross Blue Sheild Dental available a portion of the premiums are company paid.

 

Send cover letter and resume to:

Craig Eckert

Plate River Radio Inc.

PO Box 130

Kearney, NE 68848-0130

or e-mail generalmanager@kkpr.com

 


 

News Director

Based at our Hastings station.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather news of local/area interest for broadcast, based on community needs and interests.

  • Deliver daily newscasts on KHAS-AM

  • Deliver daily newscasts and capsules on KKPR as well as news capsules on KKPR, KLIQ, and ESPN (primarily morning drive).

  • Exercise the ability and judgment in choosing broadcast stories appropriate to the target and audience coverage area of the Platte River Radio Station in question.

  • Primarily a 40-50 hour Monday-Friday work week, however weekend news coverage involving breaking news/weather will be expected as needed.

  • Monitor for breaking news and weather to ensure proper live coverage as warranted.

  • Develop and cultivate news sources.

  • Recruit hire, train and coordinate part time/intern news reporting staff and delegate assignments to staff daily.

  • News updates on websites and social media as needed.

  • During Legislative session, watch for specific bills that may have a pressing interest among residents in the coverage area.

  • Aid in the recruitment of local figures to bring in special public service programming and announcements which will both fill a community need and compliment the sound of the station.  

  • Keep records of news and public affairs efforts used in the quarterly issues report for the FCC Public File. Submit quarterly issues information for incorporation to FCC mandated quarterly report to the General Manager.

  • Any other duties needed and assigned by the General Manager, the Operations Manager, and/or the Executive News Director.

  • Paid Holidays, double time if worked, paid vacation, dental coverage, and 50% of personal health coverage is reimbursed.

 

Send materials illustrating your skillset including audio, writing samples, and resume to:

Kaleb Henry

Executive News Director

Plate River Radio Inc.

500 East J Street

Hastings, NE 68901

or e-mail news@khasradio.com


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As per Federal Communications Commission Regulations following is certified: Platte River Radio Inc. does not discriminate in the sale of commercial time, and will not accept advertising which, in its sole opinion, is purchased with intent to discriminate unlawfully on the basis of race, gender, or ethnicity. The advertiser hereby certifies that its purchase of commercial time is not made for an unlawful discriminatory purpose, including specifically that it is not based upon a decision to place advertising on a station on the basis of race, gender, or ethnicity.