If you have the relevant experience and enthusiasm then you could be joining us as a Drive Presenter or Raw Vibes Assistant Producer!
As a community radio station, Vibe 107.6 FM provides fantastic experience and training to aspiring broadcasters, producers, programmers and presenters in the area. This is evident through the career progression of previous team members who have moved on to work for Capital, KMFM, Juice, Inrix, Heat Radio, Heart, Kiss, Fire Radio, talkRADIO and LBC, as well as TV channels Sky and E!
So, if you would like to develop your radio broadcasting skills and experience then apply for one of our fantastic roles! (Please note you must be over 18 years of age to apply for these voluntary positions and live in Hertfordshire or one of the surrounding boroughs.)
(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.)
Drive is a key show at Vibe 107.6 FM, helping to set the tone for the rest of the station and you will create engaging content and provide travel updates to keep South West herts on the move. You will be talking to a wide range of listeners, with a friendly but energetic attitude from 5pm - 7pm, so you will need to be confident, enthusiastic and committed. The skills to present live on air in the evening and deliver regular local bulletins to a high standard are vital.
You will be expected to involve your audience through social media, texts and on air so you will need to put the time in to be creative and take ownership of the show. Previous experience presenting in commercial/commercial/student radio on commercial standard radio broadcasting equipment is essential since this is the ideal show if you are looking to move your presenting career to the next level.
It is extremely important that you have excellent organisational skills, knowledge and enthusiasm for commercial chart music, as well as a passion for radio. You must be able to commit to 2 shows a week, arriving at the studio by 4.30pm and will live/work within 40 minutes of Watford.
See full details about the role on our Vacancies Page and if you think you've got what it takes, pleases email your CV and a short demo (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 the station, highlighting your relevant experience and availability. The deadline to apply is midnight on Sunday 29th September 2019.
"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 set up, 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 station to get involved with if your future aspirations are in radio" Chris Ros - Presenter, Capital Extra.
Assistant Producer, Raw Vibes
Our Raw Vibes show on a Sunday evening from 7pm - 9pm, celebrates the unsigned music scene in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and North London, with live sessions, interviews, gig listings and so much more. Artists such as Jack Garratt, X Factor winners Rak-Su, The Hunna, Georgia and the Vintage Youth, and Emma McGrath have all previously featured on the show.
So if you're a creative person, with a passion for discovering new bands and want to develop your radio career, then our Assistant Producer position could be exactly what you're after! (N.B. You must be able to commit to the show and available on Sundays from 5pm - 9.30pm)
You will be responsible for researching content and creating ideas for features as well as scripting various links and features for presenters. In addition, you will edit recordings ready for air, manage specialist music requests and manage website pages and social media for particular shows. As such, you must be organised, a team player and have excellent communication skills.
Being an Assistant Producer with Vibe 107.6 FM will give you the opportunity to gain fantastic experience in radio as well as lean more about programming and RSC products, such as GSelector and Zetta,
More details are on our Vacancies Page and if you would like to be considered for the Assistant Producer position, please email your CV and Cover letter to email@example.com. The deadline to apply is midnight on Sunday 29th September 2019.
"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 opportuinities 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 - Programme Controller, Vibe 107.6 FM and Producer, talkRADIO.