Director of Audio Content
PostedMarch 28, 2022
DIRECTOR OF AUDIO CONTENT
Central Florida public media stations WMFE and WMFV are seeking a creative, collaborative, and highly skilled audio content and programming professional to become their next Director of Audio Content. We’re building a highly integrated Content Leadership Team to develop and implement strategies for leveraging current, emerging, and future platforms to strengthen our service to existing and potential audiences. The Audio Content Director will serve alongside specialists in News, Digital, and Outreach to accomplish these goals, while leading the organization’s audio content and programming strategy to new levels of excellence.
Does this sound like you? Are you a collaborative, inspirational leader committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming workplace? Are you excited about working with passionate professionals in an organization that embraces its 40-year history while also embodying the spirit of a startup?
If so, we want to meet you!
Who We Are
WMFE and WMFV provide Central Florida with journalism and fact-based content that empower the community to better understand and participate in our diverse and complex world. We serve Central Floridians who seek unbiased, factual, truthful information and nuanced discussion -- people who share a common curiosity and concern about the complex issues and challenges facing our community, nation, and world. We consider our workforce to be our most important asset, and we value our people both as team members and as individuals.
The stations are operated by Community Communications, Inc., based in Orlando. We are the primary providers of NPR and public media content in east Central Florida. We offer a full benefits package including health insurance, 401k, and generous paid time off. We embrace flexibility and offer remote work options for most positions.
The Director of Audio Content ensures WMFE produces, acquires, and effectively presents and distributes creative and engaging audio journalism and fact-based content. The Director is responsible for reaching and expanding current and potential audiences with this content on legacy and emerging platforms. The Director creates and implements deliberate strategies to expand and diversify the audience for WMFE’s audio content. As part of WMFE’s Content Leadership Team, the Director maintains constant collaboration with the News and Digital Directors to create and implement a holistic content strategy for the organization and to ensure all content upholds the highest standards of quality, editorial integrity and ethics. This position is based in Orlando, Florida; the Director must reside within WMFE/V’s coverage area.
Annual Salary Range: $77,000 - $90,000
How to Apply
We know there are qualified candidates who may have relevant skills and experiences that don’t look exactly like what's described here. If that’s you, please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself! We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and with diverse perspectives.
This position is based in Orlando, Florida. The incumbent should reside in Central Florida, but remote work (i.e., work from home) options are available.
Much of this work is done in an indoor location. Some offsite work required for fundraising and events. There may be extended periods of working at a computer. This position must be available for meetings, trainings, and operational emergencies outside of normal working hours.
WMFE / Community Communications, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
About Orlando & Central Florida
Orlando is a diverse and welcoming city with beautiful parks and neighborhoods, vibrant food, arts, and sports scenes, and a strong sense of community. For outdoor enthusiasts, we’re less than an hour from the beach, and we’re surrounded by beautiful lakes, natural springs, and rivers for kayaking, diving, tubing, hiking, and more. We also have a few theme parks you might’ve heard of! Our average high temperature in January is 72 degrees, and our average high in the summer is only 92. Let us show you why Central Florida is a great place to call home!