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iGEN by Ted Volk
The Place Where Radio and Records come Together Without Talking
HELP WANTED KROQ APD
11/22/17

In the last 24 years KROQ has had two APD/MD's.  Lisa Worden has been in that position for 22 of the 24 years and Matt Smith the other two. With that in mind I thought checking to see what the qualifications are exactly for this rare/incredible job might be.  Here is the job posting!! 

 


**DESCRIPTION: **

Are you a successful alt rock guru with the ear, the contacts and the passion to break new, exciting modern music to the masses? The World Famous KROQ has a rare opportunity to work with the BEST talent, bands, programmers, production folk and marketers as APD/MD! YES, THAT KROQ - home of Kevin & Bean, amazing live events like KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas and Weenie Roast and SoCal’s best new music is looking for a solid APD/MD with a proven track record in alt rock to join the band! 5+ years exp. as APD with minimum 2 years exp. scheduling music. MUST be DOWN with the format, the culture, the vibe, self-motivation, and major determination!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
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Work directly with Programming, Marketing & Promotions, Sales and other departments as required.

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Oversee the daily operation/music scheduling/talent requirements of station.

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Insure that station formatics are executed properly and as proposed by Program Director.

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Schedule music via RCS Selector software and run daily/weekly analysis of Selector software/schedules.

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Create RCS Long Audit Trials, successfully analyze music scheduling problems and propose reliable solutions.

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Assist with creating Contest/Promotional/Imaging copy & Themed Weekend campaigns.

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Maintain the stations’ music libraries and oversee the dubbing of all music content media.

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Assist with the creation of Screeners for Perceptual & Auditorium Music Test studies.

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Secure music required for broadcast.

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Continually re-examine the Selector software to insure that all pertinent data is listed for each song and that all fields are complete and correct.

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Attend music sorts/perceptual presentations and actively participate in brainstorming sessions.

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Manage relationships with trade magazines, radio critics, and Internet vendors who compose editorial about the industry & station.

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Protect the company’s FCC license.

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Perform all other tasks perceived, assigned, and/or required that contribute to the smooth running of the department and to the achievement of departmental and station goals.


**QUALIFICATIONS: **

Minimum 5 years APD/Music Director experience with a proven track record and minimum 2 years experience scheduling daily music via RCS Selector software program required. Knowledge of FCC rules, geographical demographics and familiarity with broadcast area preferred. Must be self motivated and possess ability to work autonomously. High school diploma required; college degree in related field preferred. Successful experience identifying marketable alternative rock sound REQUIRED.