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FEDERATED MEDIA – FORT WAYNE: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

ACCOUNT MANAGER

 

Federated Media

Mission Statement: To discover and satisfy the needs of our three primary customer groups: OUR LISTENERS, OUR ADVERTISERS & OUR EMPLOYEES in a way that is profitable for all.

Position: Account Manager

Federated Media is looking for an activator – someone who takes the initiative to make things happen. Someone who consistently outproduces their peers. Someone with a track record of cooking up solutions that clients just can’t resist. A person who always lives up to their commitments, even if it means going the extra mile. This position requires the ability to set appointments, uncover key marketing challenges, and present solutions that get results for all types of local businesses. Candidate must also be computer-literate, detail-oriented, and have the ability to open doors to new business opportunities.

Federated Media provides extensive marketing and sales training through the Radio Advertising Bureau and The Center for Sales Strategy.

Digital Training is provided through Federated Digital Solutions. This job might be right for you if:

  • You find yourself starting before 8:00 and working past 5:00 simply because you love to work.
  • You have strong organizational skills and rarely make mistakes.
  • You enjoy listening to people tell you about their challenges and you want to figure out the problem.
  • You catch on to things quickly and spot opportunities that others miss.
  • You can’t help but get people to see the benefits in what you do.
  • You especially enjoy closing large opportunities.
  • You always seem to be able to take something that is complex seem simple when explaining it to others.
  • You enjoy working collaboratively, but also thrive when working independently.
  • You push yourself to set and reach challenging goals.
  • You are resilient and optimistic in the tough times.

You might have the experience you need, if:

  • You have prior success selling business services to senior-level management in companies that focus on b2b.
  • You have a track record of identifying and closing large opportunities.
  • You have read at least 1 business, marketing or sales book in the last 12 months and enjoy constantly learning.
  • You have experience with Consulting, b2b sales, Marketing, Advertising, Media, Analytics, Optimization, using new digital marketing tools that include SEM/SEO, Social Media management, E-mail marketing, Targeted Display Advertising, and Google Analytics.

Compensation: Competitive compensation of salary plus commission.

Location: INDIANA – FORT WAYNE

Status: Full-time with benefits

With a work hard, play hard culture, we’re looking for people who are passionate about the work they do and enjoy celebrating success!

How To Apply:

Send resume directly to Ben Saurer, GSM at bsaurer@wowo.com or mail to 2915 Maples Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46816.

You will also need to complete an on-line assessment.

The questionnaire should take about 35 minutes and you can stop, save and return to it at your convenience.

Once we receive the results, we will contact you within 7 days if we decide to move forward to an interview.
Access Questionnaire Here.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Federated Media

Mission Statement: To discover and satisfy the needs of our three primary customer groups: OUR LISTENERS, OUR ADVERTISERS & OUR EMPLOYEES in a way that is profitable for all.

Legendary Midwest News/Talk station, WOWO 1190 AM & 107.5 FM is searching for its next great Program Director.

  • Do you have a strong understanding of local news and solid station programming?
  • Do you understand great news writing, presentation, and on-air execution?
  • Do you have a strong sense of news ethics and integrity?
  • Do you understand the importance of digital content and revenue and what it represents for the future of radio?
  • Can you bridge the gap between podcasting and radio?
  • Can you get the most out of talented talk show hosts and make them even better?
  • Do you embrace and champion new technology in news (web, text, social media, video, etc)?
  • Do you have examples of good marketing, promotion and community involvement projects that you conceived and executed?

WOWO is a top-rated radio station in Fort Wayne with a storied heritage as one of America’s last bastions of independent ownership.  You will have all the tools you need to achieve anticipated growth.

Preferred candidates will have skills in news-talk programming, APD or operational experience. They will be able to work well with others and have a good understanding of local issues, current events and politics. Most importantly, our ideal candidate will have the desire to learn the heartbeat of WOWOland. We would also like to hear from News Directors looking to make the next step.  Regardless of experience, if you feel you have the talent and can prove it to us, we want to hear from you.  Confidentiality assured.  E-mail resume to jallgeier@federatedmedia.com. WOWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Federated Media

Mission Statement: To discover and satisfy the needs of our three primary customer groups: OUR LISTENERS, OUR ADVERTISERS & OUR EMPLOYEES in a way that is profitable for all.

WOWO News/Talk WOWO 1190AM / 107.5FM has immediate job openings in TWO different areas: Digital Producer and On-Air Anchor

The Digital Producer is responsible for:

  • Aggregating important local and regional news for WOWO.com and social platforms.
  • Curating community-driven content
  • Bringing a web-first perspective on breaking news
  • Reporting on local news and producing and editing web stories and digital elements
  • Using social media to not only share and gather digital content, but also to engage with the audience and build trust in the community
  • Interacting with the Fort Wayne community both online and in person
  • Brainstorming and reporting on locally enterprised stories for the web and radio
  • Setting and meeting reasonable goals for building web traffic and social media audiences

The On-Air Anchor is responsible for:

  • Anchoring live newscasts
  • Reporting live breaking news reports
  • Writing, gathering, recording and editing reports for on-air and online
  • Monitoring sources for breaking news on-air and online

Ideal candidates will have at least two years of experience working in a daily newsroom environment and will be able to work well with others. They should also have an understanding of social media and writing for the web. Excellent communication and writing skills are imperative. These are creative positions, but do require the ability to stay organized and focused while working under pressure.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please send a cover letter and resume, as well as a link to your digital portfolio/demo, to Kayla Blakeslee at kblakeslee@wowo.com. Federated Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunities

Equal Employment Opportunities
WOWO-AM Radio (WOWO 1190) Recruitment Notice:

If your organization distributes job opening information to job seekers and would like to receive job opening information from us, contact Sharon Ummel at WOWO by calling (260) 447-5511 or writing Sharon Ummel at

WOWO
2915 Maples Rd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
46816

You may also inquire by email:
summel@federatedmedia.com
Thank you!

Internship Opportunities

WOWO has Summer Internship opportunites available.  If you would like to pursue this opportunity e-mail your resume/cover letter to Clare Ramel  — cramel@FederatedMedia.com

Public Inspection File

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Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station’s FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or fccinfo@fcc.gov.

Public File Liaison:
publicfilesfwa@federatedmedia.com
260-447-5511