Afternoon Drive Host / Promotions Coordinator

Afternoon Drive Host / Promotions Coordinator

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Position: Afternoon Drive Host / Promotions Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time

Supervisor: Program Director


Through music and stories created for a culturally open-minded community, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee is a catalyst for creating a better, more inclusive and engaged Milwaukee.

-- Mission Statement, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee


We love Milwaukee. Our city isn't perfect. What city is? But we believe in Milwaukee - as it is today, and in its potential to become even better. And that's why Radio Milwaukee exists. To be a catalyst for creating a better, more inclusive and engaged Milwaukee.

We champion Milwaukee - our music, arts and culture, neighborhoods and community organizations. We celebrate diversity and encourage community engagement. We aspire to be a force that breaks down barriers and brings people together. We pursue our mission on the air, online and in the community.

Join a team of highly motivated employees to promote and further our impact in the community in this full-time position.



Radio Milwaukee seeks an organized and enthusiastic Afternoon Drive Host / Promotions Coordinator The role represents Radio Milwaukee's voice in the community. This person introduces programs and music, reads promotional copy and public service announcements, contributes to station digital media initiatives and is involved in the overall public presentation of the station.

The Afternoon Drive Host's objective is to maximize audience acceptance and ratings by effectively projecting the station's desired on-air image. They will perform assigned responsibilities in a professional manner while following the station format, company policies and procedures, State & Federal laws, and FCC rules & regulations while working as an effective team member.

As Promotions Coordinator, this person serves as the face of the station and takes advantage of opportunities to be in the field to help grow our audience and awareness.


  • Host weekday afternoon on air shift, weekend voice-tracking and cover other shifts as needed
  • 414Live Program
  • Book local artists representative of the station's sound and city's scene
  •  Create promotions for web, social and on-air
  •  Build relationships with partner organizations to help audience growth and engagement.
  • Create web content
  • Voice station promos, liners and IDs
  • Participate in weekly music meetings
  • DJ and Host Radio Milwaukee events
  • Participate in on air fund drives and special broadcasts
  • Support planning for 88Nine marketing events and be present at events as assigned
  • Represent Radio Milwaukee at partner events and concerts as assigned, including MC duties.


Experience with automated radio broadcasting software. (ENCO, Selector, Music Master, Zetta, Etc.)

The ability to work quickly and meet deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Ability to take direction from Program Director, Operations Manager, Marketing Director or other Company manager, and then appropriately adjust performance or behavior as directed.

Ability to organize and prioritize work in a timely manner and react well under pressure

Strong understanding of, and passion for, the Radio Milwaukee Mission and brand

Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines

Exquisite communication and people skills

Ability to work quickly and meet daily deadlines.


Minimum of two years experience in broadcasting as an On-Air Personality operating audio equipment for both live and automated broadcasts.

Minimum of two years experience in voicing and producing audio.

Bachelor's degree preferred



We regularly host live musical performances in our community space. Take a break, and hear the local and touring groups perform for our members!

Station Swag - T-shirts, hoodies, hats!

Work in our creative Walker's Point offices that include a full kitchen, green roof/deck, performance space and coffee shop!

Meet donors, members and community leaders making Milwaukee a great place to live.­­­­­


We know that working for a dynamic organization deserves rest and balance. Here are a few of our fantastic annual benefits: up to three weeks of paid vacation, paid holidays, sick and personal paid time off, medical/dental/vision and a great matching 401K.  Benefits are available after a 60/90 day waiting period and are prorated based on start date.


Send all of the following to be considered as a candidate: cover letter, references, resume, audio sample / aircheck, salary history and salary requirements to by 5 p.m., July 23, 2019. No phone calls please.

Radio Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Full Time