Looking to further your career in radio on air or behind the scenes? Then read on as we have the perfect roles for you!
Due to the great success of former volunteers securing shows on national radio stations, Vibe 107.6 FM is currently looking for new Presenters as well as a Social Media Coordinator! So if you have a presenter experience and a passion for radio or love creating engaging content across social media platforms, you could be starting the New Year working at Vibe 107.6!
Please note that as a non-for-profit radio station, these are voluntary roles. You must be over 18 years of age to apply 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.)
If you have presenting experience then you could be a new voice on Vibe 107.6 FM, entertaining our listeners with the best music playlist, fun features and competitions. As one of our great team, 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!
Please note, you must have some previous experience presenting in commercial/community/student radio, using commercial standard radio broadcasting equipment as well as a passion for radio and an interest in Vibe 107.6 FM and South West Herts.
More details about the presenter role is on our vacancies page and your demo, cover letter and CV, highlighting relevant experience and availability, must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on Tuesday 18th December 2018. (You must be able to commit to a minimum of 6 hours each week).
Previous team members have gone on to work for Capital, KLFM, Juice, Inrix, Heat Radio, Heart, Kiss, and LBC plus TV channels Sky and E!
"I joined Vibe after presenting on student radio for 2 years and the step up was huge! Vibe 107.6 gave me the platform to improve as a presenter every single week! I have learnt so many new skills which have been so vital when presenting on commercial stations and have also met some amazing people who will stay friends with me for life!" Luke Gregory, Presenter on Heart Cambridge and KMFM, Kent.
Our Social Media Coordinator role is a great part-time opportunity to work in the media sector, optimising Vibe 107.6 FM’s presence on social media channels. Our main objective is to develop brand credibility and advocacy whilst engaging with a demographic aged 20 – 40 years old.
Activities will include producing content, content strategy and implementation, developing brand awareness and generating online engagement. You will work with presenters and contributors to produce a uniform tone of voice and as such an interest in radio and Vibe 107.6 FM would be very beneficial.
You will need to be creative and analytical, and display in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram), and how these platforms can be fully utilised. In addition, you must be a team player with the confidence to take the lead on guiding presenters in social media practice and in implementing Vibe 107.6 guidelines.
Hours are flexible and the role can be based around your other study/work commitments. It could also be suitable as a university placement for someone who lives in the area or can easily commute to Watford.
A full job description can be found on our vacancies page and your CV and cover letter explaining why you would be suitable for the Social Media Coordinator role must be emailed to email@example.com by midnight on Tuesday 18th December 2018.
"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 on Capital Brighton.