Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

88.7 KCME-FM is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, conforms to the appropriate Federal Communications Commission’s regulations established in 2003.

The regulations also require that KCME display its EEO Public File Report.

Non-Discrimination Policy
It is the policy of 88.7 KCME-FM Classical Music to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender or sexual orientation in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP SALES

Make a difference in the cultural community of southern Colorado!

KCME in Colorado Springs is seeking a motivated, client-focused, self-starter to acquire and renew business funding to support local classical and jazz programming. Required skills include prospecting for new accounts, renewing existing and lapsed accounts, writing proposals and on-air copy, delivering presentations and looking for new funding opportunities. Excellent communications skills, understanding of the Pikes Peak region business community, and occasional travel within southern Colorado is necessary.

You’ll be selling sponsorships not only on KCME, a long-established and trusted source of classical music and culture in the Pikes Peak region, but also on Jazz 93.5, a new jazz service for Colorado Springs that goes live on October 29th.

An undergraduate degree or its equivalent is required. A passion for music and culture as a positive catalyst for change is a must! Previous sales experience, particularly in media, is highly preferred. Excellent commission structure with base to start. The successful candidate will inherit a roster of active accounts and leads.

No phone inquiries, please. Email cover letter and resume to George Preston at gm@kcme.org. Please let us know how you heard about the position.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

88.7 KCME-FM is a member supported independent all classical public radio station located in Colorado Springs. Those chosen for the on-air host intern program will be trained in all aspects of radio broadcasting to include:

  • On-air broadcasting appropriate for the presentation of classical music.
  • Procedures mandated by the Federal Communications Commission to includes EAS protocols, maintenance of documents required by the FCC, and reporting procedures that are required by KCME policies.

Primary Responsibilities
Under the direction of the General Manager and KCME on-air personnel, and in an unpaid capacity, train in all aspects of public radio to include:

  • On-air broadcasting – learn the use of broadcast equipment, on-air protocol and style for classical music format.
  • Production – learn how to create and produce spots and programs for on-air broadcast.
  • Language – learn the appropriate and most often used terms for classical broadcasting, correct pronunciation and on-air protocol.
  • FCC – learn rules and regulations and learn how to maintain a public file and write reports, so that the station remains in compliance.
  • Traffic (on-air scheduling) – learn how to organize and manage studio traffic including maintaining the master schedule of on-air spots for broadcast.
  • Programming – learn how to program classical music using the Core Values program.
  • Assist the General Manager and staff in administrative responsibilities.

Intern will be evaluated at the conclusion of the internship. This evaluation will be discussed with the intern, and sent to referring school (if applicable) for their use. Academic credit, if applicable, will be determined and awarded by school. Intern will be asked to evaluate KCME’s intern program in return.

Desired Qualifications:
Intern should possess an inquisitive nature regarding fine arts broadcasting and technology. Computer literacy is required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite is strongly recommended. Qualified applicants should have a strong interest in fine arts broadcasting, and it is highly desirable that candidates have completed a year’s worth of training or instruction in broadcasting or communications.

Please send a resume, and a voice sample from any text of your choice, to:

KCME General Manager
1921 North Weber Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-6903

or email to gm@kcme.org.

NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.