Careers

Employment Opportunities at the Cascade Radio Group

As of June 7, 2021

Promotions Manager

The Cascade Radio  Group in Bellingham, WA is looking for a full-time Promotions/Digital Champion.  Be the linchpin between sales, our production department and brand managers across all five of our stations!  We’re seeking an outgoing, high energy individual to proactively create, assist & support Brand Managers and Sales with design and execution of on-air, and online/onsite promotions designed to engage listeners and drive revenue.  Our Promotions Manager needs to be a multi-tasker with broad social media skills and ability to create relatable social content.  Experience in radio promotions and/or digital marketing preferred.

In addition, our Promotions Manager will:

  • Use your creativity and graphic skills along with knowledge of Power Point and other station tools to design outreach materials, sales materials, promotional & event re-caps and maintain on-brand presentation across all websites and social media.
  • Be responsible for all permitting and insurance paperwork necessary for all appearances and promotions. Manage and assist with set-up/teardown of station events, remotes and appearances as needed.
  • Step up Aptivada contest platform revenue by developing sellable annual contest events
  • Maintain and update promotional & feature sponsorship calendar for all stations
  • Schedule and conduct regular promotion meetings
  • Manage e-clubs and create regular e-blast campaigns; provide tracking across all stations.
  • Regularly provide presentations on the performance of websites, social media and all digital and interactive products to management and staff.
  • Proactively works with Brand Managers and on-air teams to develop relatable social content, photos and video for Facebook, Twitter, station websites and YouTube.
  • Proactively source prizes and positive community tie-ins for maximizing station exposure.
  • Manage prize inventory, distribution, and winner information and notification.

Compensation ranges from $35,000-$42,000 DOE.   If you are willing to learn new products, have promotions experience in radio and digital platforms, send your resume to hr@cascaderadiogroup.com. Cascade Radio Group is an EEO Employer.

Accounting Manager

The Cascade Radio Group, a broadcasting company located in Bellingham, WA is seeking an Accounting Manager to join its team.  This position will provide financial information that will assist the General Manager and Department Heads in making informed economic decisions regarding the business operations and the future direction of the Radio Stations.

This full-time position is responsible for all financial and administrative activities including monthly financial statement preparation including workpapers and related schedules thru trial balance.  This includes journal entries, GL reconciliations and analysis, amortizations, accruals, intercompany transactions, fixed assets, trade/barter, A/P, A/R, credit & collections, budgets and forecasting as well as day to day HR responsibilities including payroll and employee benefits administration. This position directly supervises the Traffic department, Reception and Accounting assistant.

Qualified candidate must have a college degree with a minimum of 3 years accounting experience in a similar decision-making position (broadcast accounting experience preferred).  Advanced computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred.  Quick at learning new computer software will be an asset.  Experience with ADP payroll or other similar software will be helpful.

Must be detail-oriented and able to function in a fast-paced and self-directed environment and consistently meet deadlines.  Must be organized and flexible since must juggle a variety of duties and have analytical skills to interpret data and problem solve.  Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and be an excellent communicator who can interface with all levels within the corporate environment.

Qualified applicants should send their resume to HR@cascaderadiogroup.com.  No phone calls, please.

The Cascade Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PART TIME BOARD OPERATOR/ANNOUNCER

Part time position (approx. 15 hours/week) $15.00/hr.

Part-time announcer/Board-0p primarily for KAFE, but available for all stations. Includes voice tracking and remotes. One year of on-air commercial radio experience, digital editing capabilities, production and voice tracking skills preferred. In addition, this position covers the board while announcers are out on remotes and road shows. An interest in broadcasting and production will be an asset and allow full utilization of talents. Should be familiar with all forms of social media to help the maintain websites.

The Cascade Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in the Pacific Northwest. The group consists of 5 radio stations. If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with resume, cover letter and aircheck to HR@cascaderadiogroup.com.

ON-AIR MORNING NEWS HOST/NEWS WRITER

Cascade Radio Group in Bellingham, WA is looking for a dynamic, FULL TIME ON-AIR MORNING NEWS HOST and NEWS WRITER. If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative, multi-task and most of all, love radio, we want to talk to you. Board work, remotes and production are all part of what we do so wallflowers need not apply!

Cascade Radio Group has five radio stations serving the Bellingham area and surrounding counties. Your role is kickstarting the day on our heritage, conservative news/talk station KGMI with a 3-hour morning news show chock full of timely, informative newscasts, trending features and interviews with local newsmakers and community members.

Responsibilities include: hosting KGMI’s Morning News 3-hour early morning news show as well as generating social media & digital content. Hours are primarily M-F from 4:30 to 1 pm but may require occasional holiday or special shifts based on the needs of the news department. Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest headlines and events to craft an entertaining product. Be experienced in sourcing and writing news stories to be used on-air, on station websites and be able to produce and stack stories for afternoon show. As our ideal candidate, you should be able to plan and produce a quality show, through creative ideas and interaction with show producer and by incorporating production and promotional elements as needed.

Benefits package and salary of up to $37,000 per year DOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Produce a compelling radio show and exercise professional judgement in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content

· Excel at phone interaction with callers, interviewee’s and studio guests

· Connect with listeners via phones, social media, video, web and on-site

· Provide daily social media engagement, website and digital content generation & posting

· Assist in production and imaging of the station as needed

· Handle emergency news/weather in show; be on call for weather disasters/breaking news

· Ensure logged commercials, liners and all programming/promotional elements are aired

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Full-time on-air experience – 2+ years preferred

· Strong production, computer & social media skills

· Socially informed and perceptive; in-tune daily with local and national trends, news and events

· Upbeat, informative and able to relate to a station audience

· Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar

· Can work well in a team environment; collaborative

· Must be able to provide audio demo to include: on-air interviews, commentary, news

 

The Cascade Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in the Pacific Northwest. The group consists of 5 radio stations. If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with resume, cover letter and aircheck to HR@cascaderadiogroup.com.

 

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Full time position Fully Commissioned position / uncapped

The Cascade Radio Group has an immediate opening for a Sales Account Executive who will identify and solicit new business and service and grow existing accounts. He, or she, will develop persuasive proposals in response to client needs and/or opportunities while ensuring client satisfaction through effective communication.

 

The Cascade Radio Group handles advertising for 5 radio stations, KGMI, KISM, KPUG, KAFE and KBAI with a broadcasting range that extends from Seattle to Vancouver, BC and to the Olympic Peninsula. In addition to Radio, we offer a full complement of digital options for our advertising and promotional partners to deliver an unbeatable combination of results.

Experience:

· Prior outside sales experience in radio, television or other media environment.

· Excellent computer skills (excel, word, power-point) and the ability to create presentations.

· Strong skills in prospecting, generating proposals and generating sales.

· Enthusiastic and positive team player.

· Your own vehicle for transportation and be able to drive to and from client meetings.

You will have the ability to set and maintain your own schedule and build your income uncapped. This is a full-time, fully commissioned position with a guarantee for initial months while you on-board.

If you are a creative thinker, engaged in the community with previous sales experience and have good communication and organizational skills, you should apply.

The Cascade Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in the Pacific Northwest. The group consists of 5 radio stations. If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with resume, cover letter and aircheck to HR@cascaderadiogroup.com.

 

PART TIME NEWS BROADCASTER

Part time position (approx. 25 hours/week) $15.00/hr.

PT News Broadcaster with strong organizational skills and sound judgment. Assist KGMI/KPUG in updating news content for both broadcast updates and social media. Able to present live and recorded news updates for distribution to all stations. Individual must enjoy deadline pressures and thinking quickly on his/her feet. Experience with on-line website maintenance critical, with an emphasis in all platforms of social media. This position will be mainly M-F in the afternoons. Some variable shift availability and weekends may be required. Candidate will have the ability to host a news program, fill in for show hosts on occasion, and board-op when the KGMI afternoon show is on the road. Produce and update on-air news and sports, station imaging, commercials and promos as necessary.

Experience:

· Optimal candidate will have 2-4 years journalism experience and some on-air experience.

· Should be tech savvy as learning OMT, Adobe Audition, and short cut software will be required.

· Excellent computer skills required.

The Cascade Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in the Pacific Northwest. The group consists of 5 radio stations. If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with resume, cover letter and aircheck to HR@cascaderadiogroup.com.

 

The Cascade Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.