Entertainment Content & Production New York, New York


Description

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at www.siriusxm.com/careers.

Position Summary:

Host a weekday music show that is informative, entertaining and incorporates classic/traditional jazz music, culture and lifestyle appropriate content. Partners with other hosts, Program Director and Vice President of Music Programming to create engaging content, increase listenership and enhance subscriber satisfaction. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Host dynamic, informative and entertaining classic/traditional jazz music program
  • Be knowledgeable on classic/traditional jazz music and artists.
  • Uphold best practices for announcing and audience building with the ability to incorporate format appropriate pop culture topics and news.
  • Be prepared daily by reviewing various media sources including web sites, blogs, podcasts, magazines, and social media platforms each day.
  • Promote the show, the channel, related channels and the company positively on and off the air to maximize the growth of subscribers and listeners.
  • Meet with Program Director on a regular basis to review on-air performance and establish on-going goals for the show and the channel.
  • Conduct superior studio interviews, including via ISDN connections when necessary.       
  • Represent the company as a talent on occasional remote broadcasts and outside events.
  • Actively participate in channel social media activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience required in a major jazz radio market.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Excellent communicator with strong on-air presence, presenting a genuine, informed and likable personality with the ability to create topical breaks that are clear and concise.
  • Strong interest in current events and jazz culture, as related to assigned channels / programs.
  • Significant social networking skills.
  • Ability to execute ideas.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work and respond quickly under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Comfortable working with other talent, artists and high-profile individuals; must have strong guest interviewing skills.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of digital audio recording and editing software
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

More details about our company benefits can be found here!

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.