Sirius XM Radio Inc. Board Operator, Talk Programming - Part-Time in Washington, District Of Columbia

Requisition ID

18-768

Job Title

Board Operator, Talk Programming - Part-Time

Location

District Of Columbia

Schedule

Part-time

Type of Position

Regular

Job Description

Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

Serve as board operator and/or call screener for various SiriusXM Talk Programming shows.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run the audio board for various live and taped programs, and edit audio for on-air use.

  • Check studio equipment for proper functioning prior to going on-air, reporting technical problems and equipment malfunctions.

  • Screen phone calls as needed.

  • Work with producers and talent on following programming clocks to ensure that all content and advertisements are featured as planned.

  • Work with producers, talent, and directors to develop creative sound ideas to enhance program content.

  • Coordinate the appropriate mix of music and sound for assigned shows, and ensure that levels are mixed properly.

  • Work with producers to create/edit "best of" library and emergency procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant experience.

  • At least 1 year of experience running an audio board in a broadcast setting. Internship and college broadcasting experience may be considered in lieu of professional experience.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Experience working in broadcast radio, preferably Talk.

  • Flexible scheduling, must be available to work weekday early mornings.

  • Thorough understanding and ability to work in the areas of news, politics, and pop culture.

  • Comfortable working with talent, artists, and high profile individuals.

  • Ability to work with off-site ("remote") talent, communicating mostly via email/skype/phone.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work under pressure and deadlines.

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with broadcast operation software (Prophet, AudioVault, Dalet, etc), and familiarity with digital audio editing software (ProTools, Audition, SoundForge, etc).

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.