As a community radio station, Vibe 107.6 FM provides fantastic experience and training to aspiring broadcasters, producers, programmers, and journalists in the area. Please check this page regularly for any open vacancies.
Could you be a new voice on Vibe 107.6 FM?
If you have Presenter experience and would you like to join the amazing team at Vibe, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!
As a not-for-profit, community radio station, Vibe 107.6 FM provides fantastic experience and training to aspiring broadcasters, presenters, producers, and programmers in the area. We are currently recruiting for new Presenters and if you have the skills we're looking for, you could be entertaining our listeners with the best music playlist, fun features and competitions! As one of our great teams, you will be talking to a wide range of listeners, so your content needs to be fun, fresh and appealing.
Confidence, enthusiasm, commitment and the skills to present to a large audience are vital. It is expected that you will involve your audience through social media, texts and on air. Therefore, you will need to put in the time to be creative, take ownership and get really stuck in. People who only want to introduce songs need not apply!
- Previous experience presenting in commercial/community/student radio, using commercial standard radio broadcasting equipment
- A passion for radio and an interest in Vibe 107.6 FM and South West Herts
- A confident and enthusiastic sounding voice
- Very good organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask
- Excellent and fun ideas for content and features
- Knowledge of and enthusiasm for new commercial chart music
- Be punctual and committed
- Adaptable to change as well as being quick to find a solution to any problems
‘’I’ve spent 5 years hosting the Friday and Saturday night dance show on Vibe 107.6, it’s been an amazing platform to develop my skills! I am incredibly grateful for not only the station but also its facilities, and the rest of the staff and presenters for being so supportive.’ Laurie Charlesworth, BBC Radio 1 & Spotify Radio presenter
So, if you think you have what it takes, please email your CV and a short demo that is similar to the Vibe 107.6 FM sound to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, please include a short paragraph on why you want to get involved at Vibe 107.6 FM, highlighting your relevant experience and availability.
Previous team members have gone on to work for the BBC, talkRADIO, Capital, KMFM, Spotify Radio, Inrix, Heart, Kiss, Fire Radio and LBC plus TV channels Sky and E!
"I joined Vibe when I was 18, after doing two months of student radio. It's a great place to build up your on-air miles because of the great studio setup, and the way it's run is very similar to that of a commercial station. Vibe 107.6 is one of, if not the best, community radio stations to get involved with if your future aspirations are in radio" Chris Ros - Presenter, Capital.
Journalists & social media producers
As a not-for-profit, community radio station, Vibe 107.6 FM provides fantastic experience and training to aspiring broadcasters, producers, programmers and journalists in the area. Previous team members have gone on to work for Capital, KMFM, talkRADIO, Inrix, Heat Radio, Heart, Kiss, Fire Radio and LBC plus TV channels Sky and E!
We are currently looking for volunteer journalists and social media producers to assist the presence of Vibe 107.6 FM online. These roles are able to be filled remotely for those wishing to further their skills.
Within this role, you will be responsible for;
The day-to-day management of website using Aiir (website management software)
Writing and posting articles to do with the local area of Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead
Assisting the Social Media Manager posting on Vibe 107.6 FM social media accounts and increasing brand awareness
Growing social media following, engagement, comments and tagging
Analysing website, social media insights and metrics
Assisting in the creation of advertising campaigns
Working with presenters and producers to cross platform content from radio shows
Looking to gain experience with digital communications and as a journalist
Well organised with good attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Knowledge of current and emerging global social media platforms
Willing to learn new skills
If you would like to be considered for any vacancies, please email your CV and a cover letter detailing why you would be a perfect fit for this role to email@example.com
(Vibe 107.6 FM is located less than 5 minutes walk from Watford Junction station and within walking distance (approx. 20 minutes) from Watford Metropolitan tube station. Unfortunately, there is no on-site parking available but there are a number of public car parks within a 5/10 minute walk).
Want to know what it's like volunteering at Vibe 107.6 FM? Then read on!
"I joined Vibe 107.6 looking to further my programming and production skills acquired at University and student radio. Since Vibe 107.6 is run close to a commercial station, you get the best training, experience and networking opportunities to progress your career. Being here has allowed me to learn RCS products (Zetta, G Selector and Airwaves), PhoneBox and studio management awareness, which is so important when you step up to produce in commercial radio" Ryan Thrussell - General Manager, Vibe 107.6 FM and Producer, talkRADIO.
"Volunteering at Vibe 107.6 was a fantastic experience, and played a huge part in my career. The station is run at such a high standard, and volunteering there I got to learn how to do so many things that are now part of my job. It gave me the practical experience I needed to move forward with my career and feel confident in knowing what I was doing. On top of this, it's a lovely station to volunteer at! I'm still friends with many of the people I met at Vibe 107.6 FM, and have really fond memories of my time there." Emma Jones - Drivetime Presenter, Fire Radio.
"I knew nothing about radio when I first started volunteering at Vibe 107.6 FM but after 3 years I have left the station to work as a full-time presenter for a national radio station! Volunteering at Vibe 107.6 FM has taught me so many skills and has really enhanced my presenting skills plus I've met lots of great people along the way. It's a fab station and is really well known amongst other commercial stations which is a huge bonus! I've enjoyed every minute there and I know that anyone else who volunteers at the station will feel the same!" Rezzy Ghadjar - Presenter, Heat Radio.
''Being part of the programming and events team at Vibe 107.6 has been so key in developing the skills and experience that I needed to pursue a career in audio production. It is the perfect place to grow within the broadcasting and music industry and really get stuck in with everything Vibe has to offer! I have absolutely loved working with the best team of hardworking and wonderful people, and will forever be grateful to Vibe for helping me to get where I am now!'' Jessica Cooke, Audio Publishing Operations Assistant - Penguin Random Publishing House