Careers

Promotion Manager

Rare opportunity for a special individual to secure the greatest gig on earth — Promotion Manager for two heritage rock stations – 96.5 WKLH and 102.9 THE HOG.

The promotion manager must be able to communicate in color but have a clear vision; view the world a bit differently but use common sense business practices; mentor people and manage tasks; create noise without creating problems; and know the art of serving two masters – the listening audience and the advertiser.

Specific Job Requirements include:
• Minimum five years of broadcast experience in marketing and/or promotions
• Social Media knowledge, skills and branding application
• Event coordination and promotion
• Understanding of basic advertising principles
• Brand building in collaboration with Program Directors
• Ability to network with community leaders, advertisers and vendors
• Ability to act as brand ambassador for stations
• Contest fulfillment and knowledge of rules & regulations governing contesting
• Strong verbal skills
• Creative writing skills
• Willingness to work non-traditional hours when needed
• Ability to mentor, train, teach, and manage a promo team

Position includes full benefits and competitive pay. Only individuals meeting the requirements need apply. Send resume, references and letter to atopel@mkeradiogrp.com

Milwaukee Radio Group is owned by Saga Communications, Inc. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote diversity in the workplace.


Radio Advertising Sales (Full-time)

The Milwaukee Radio Group (WKLH, WHQG, WJMR ,WNRG, WJYI) is in search of a proven and respected Sales Professional. This outside advertising / commercial sales position includes solid income potential.

Candidates must be charismatic, driven, resourceful, professional, organized and customer focused. Excellent communication skills and the ability to create and cultivate client relationships are essential. Strong negotiation skills a must.

Only seasoned sales professionals need apply. Great references and an impressive sales track record required, along with a valid driver’s license.

Send your resume and compelling cover letter to:
Traci Northrop, Director of Sales
tnorthrop@mkeradiogrp.com
5407 W. McKinley Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Saga Communications is an equal opportunity employer.


Broadcast Engineering Tech Assistant (Part-Time)

The Milwaukee Radio Group consists of 5 radio stations located in the heart of Milwaukee. We are looking to hire a part time employee with a passion for technology, electronics, and audio broadcasting. Duties primarily include assisting the engineering team with remote broadcast setup, studio construction and wiring, and general station maintenance.

Hours: 10-20 per week. Other tasks will be various and technical in nature.

This position requires the applicant:
• To have a valid driver’s license.
• The ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, and stoop to perform tasks.
• To work outside normal business hours.
• The Ideal applicant should possess:
• A basic knowledge of electronics, audio technology and basic computer skills.
• Some experience with electronic troubleshooting.

Please send a resume to Tim Deterding at tdeterding@mkeradiogrp.com

Saga Communications is an equal opportunity employer


Promotions Staff (Part-Time)

If you are the center of attention wherever you go, can work a smartphone and love music… YOU are more than qualified for a job in radio!

The Promotions / Marketing Department is accepting resumes from college students interested and serious about crankin’ up their skill set while getting real-world experience from Milwaukee’s leading street team. Get your foot in the door and learn from the best!

You will represent our radio stations (102.9 THE HOG / 96.5 WKLH / Jammin’ 98.3 / ENERGY 106.9) to listeners at events, concerts, bars / clubs, festivals, etc!

Internships are available to all college levels or accredited broadcasting / media school programs. Hours are flexible and will vary with individual schedules; however, applicants should be prepared to work mostly weekend and evening hours.

We are looking for people who are:
• Energetic
• Outgoing
• Charismatic
• Good with details
• Safe drivers with a valid WI driver’s license and a clean driving record

If these qualities describe you, and you are interested in a job in radio,
email a cover letter and resumé to: pflood@mkeradiogrp.com

Saga Communications is an equal opportunity employer.