Jobs at The Classical Station

WCPE, The Classical Station has job openings!

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to Positions@theclassicalstation.org.


Music Director:

Full Time

This is not a remote position.

Overview:

The Classical Station, WCPE, has an opening for the position of Music Director.

WCPE is a 24-hour classical music broadcaster whose 100,000-watt FM signal is heard in central North Carolina and southern Virginia. The Classical Station reaches listeners across the U.S. and around the world via the Internet and our app.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Candidates should have a degree in music or equivalent music experience. They should have a broad, in-depth knowledge of classical music and the ability to program within the bounds of an established mainstream format. Previous broadcasting experience is a plus, as the music director will be required at times to host on-air programs.

Other qualifications include:

  • Familiarity with the MusicMaster scheduling and music library database application
  • Familiarity with the Wide Orbit radio automation system
  • Audio production and editing skills
  • Ability to supervise one or more music department assistants, interns, and/or volunteers
  • Excellent foreign pronunciation skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, to multi-task, and respond calmly to unexpected circumstances
  • Experience in non-profit fund-raising

The music director will create or supervise the creation of all playlists, including specialty programs. He or she will oversee the growth and management of the music library, acquiring new music in the form of compact discs and digital downloads, cataloging these selections, and uploading the audio files to the automation system. He or she will be responsible for periodically reporting playlists to various organizations for compliance with copyright laws.

Send a cover letter and your resume to positions@theclassicalstation.org

The position is full-time.

WCPE FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

November 25, 2021


Maintenance Technician:

Full or Part Time

This is not a remote position.

Overview:

The Classical Station seeks a Maintenance Technician for general facilities maintenance duties, including but not limited to:

  • Maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and general building structure, fixtures and furnishings.
  • Maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and their controls, including preventative maintenance and general upkeep and repair.
  • Maintenance of parking lot, driveways, grounds, and fencing and tower guy anchor areas. This includes acreage work such as mowing, vegetation control, and security system upkeep.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years of increasingly responsible general facilities maintenance experience, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and general building, fixture, and furnishings repair work.
  • Knowledge and compliance with all fire and safety regulations, federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of hand and power equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • The ability to work independently in the absence of supervision, to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including listeners and donors, is required; included are skills such as language, spelling, and grammar.
  • Physical abilities to successfully fulfill the job duties and responsibilities.

A universal requirement of all staff members is maintaining the operation of a 24/7 around-the-clock non-profit broadcasting facility consistent with each individual’s knowledge and skills of the wide range of tasks required in a small business, where all assist with varying tasks and responsibilities as business needs require.

Finally, additional positive personal attributes include devotion to the Mission of the Station, a love of classical music, working knowledge of languages common to classical music, experience with non-profit organizations, and any other skills, avocations, and experience which one wishes to share with the Station and its supporters.

Strict adherence to safety protocols and Federal, State, County, Local, and Station rules and regulations is required.  Because our Station is on the air 24/7, work at any time and/or day may be required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. Primary workplace is the Station. Love of classical music is a plus. Position may be either part-time or full-time.

WCPE FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Data Services Director

Full or Part Time

This is not a remote position.

Overview:

The Classical Station seeks a Data Services Director to maintain and support the computer hardware and software used by the Member Services Department of the Station to perform all necessary functions, including, but not limited to:

  • Information storage, documentation, network security, data privacy, credit card protocol, custom programming for the Station, etc.
  • Maintenance and support of multiple servers, computer networking, configuration and interconnection of hardware and corresponding software, terminal hardware, etc.
  • Data entry skills and responsibilities, especially using Raiser’s Edge software/database, and coding ability in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to increase efficiency of use, data integrity and consistency, adopting new features, etc.
  • Procedures, compliance, and oversight for all aspects of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) for the Station.
  • Assist with all needs of the Member Support Department, the other Station departments, and Station staff and volunteers.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A thorough understanding of computer networking, server maintenance, and network security
  • five years’ experience in computer programming, working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products especially VBA as used in Access and Excel.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including interaction with Station donors, supporters, and partner organizations; as well as language, spelling, and grammar skills.

Because the Station has a small and limited staff, additional multi-varied duties and work assignments will be needed from time-to-time.

Strict adherence to safety protocols and Federal, State, County, Local, and Station rules and regulations is required.  Because our Station is on the air 24/7, work at any time and/or day may be required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. Primary workplace is the Station. Love of classical music is a plus. Position may be either part-time or full-time.

WCPE FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.