Power 105.1 Assistant Program Director/Music Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
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New York City,NY

iHeartMedia, Inc.


iHeartMedia Stations


Job Summary:

New York’s Power 105.1 has a rare opening for an Assistant PD/MD. This is a great opportunity for current PD’s, APD’s and Music Directors looking to move to #1 market. We are looking for someone with natural leadership ability who is a student of hip hop and urban culture. The ideal candidate would have extensive programming, on air, digital/social, production and producing experience. The person must be equally knowledgeable of the science behind programming as they are with the art of programming.

This person shadows and supports the EVP of Programming and Program Director of Power in all aspects of radio station’s on air experience including: talent, content, programming, production, sound & theme, and online and social presence.



• Assists the Director by coordinating with Programming and Sales to plan and execute marketing, promotions, events, and image campaigns.

• Monitors programming activities in conformance with FCC rules and regulations, iHeartMedia policy and applicable federal, state and local laws.

• Informs Program Director of any anomalies or deficiencies that may warrant correction or resolution.

• Coordinates reviews and approvals for commercial and paid programming content.

• Establishes and maintains professional relationships with producers, artists’ managers, composers and other industry contacts.

• Assists in preparation and management of department’s budget by overseeing expenditures and maintaining invoice records and related documentation.

• Adequately prepares for an air shift with use of creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting of on-air material.

• Ensure logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired

• Adheres to all company policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.

• Works an approved and previously agreed upon air shift.

• Keeps up-to-date with relevant material appropriate for the station.

• Searches out and shares all possible web content with Program Director and Online Content Director of the given station.

• Participates in regular listening/air check sessions for critique with the Program Director.

• Participates in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.

• Makes regular approved appearances at paid, and non-paid, station events.

• Is an ambassador for radio station when out in public; maintains a positive and approachable attitude when around listeners and clients.

• May work flexible hours and weekends and be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.

• May monitor record label calls, schedule music, and check social media to ensure music remains consistent with station’s brand, and may collaborate with production to provide musical direction and options that meet editorial scope.

* May be required to manage a team


• COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory Position

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social media platforms

• Knowledge of PPM data analysis, RCS products including GSelector and NexGen, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools

• Extensive knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations; knowledge of federal, state and local contesting rules and regulations

• Knowledge and appreciation of diverse Hip Hop and R&B

• Demonstrated  ability to be engaging on the air and to work across various formats; is upbeat, informative and entertaining, and can relate to station’s audience

• High degree of planning and organizing skills; can multi task and meet specific deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Flexible, creative, and innovative in using technology to deepen listener relationships

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others

• Superior oral and written communication skills; excellent grammar; can adjust communications style based on audience needs

*  Ability to manage a team

Work Experience

• Minimum 3 years’ on-air radio experience, programming, production, promotions and/or marketing

• Air demo required

• Imaging production experience a plus;  samples required


• 4-year college degree in Telecommunications, Marketing or a related field preferred


• Valid driver’s license

This position is subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement as a condition of employment.  As a result, and subject to applicable law, if you are offered employment for this position at iHeartMedia, you will be required to demonstrate that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation from the vaccination requirement by your start date or extension of the deadline.  If you have accepted an offer for this position and the aforementioned requirements are not met, your offer will be rescinded and/or employment terminated in accordance with applicable law.



New York, NY: 32 Avenue of the Americas, 10013


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iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options

  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing

  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community

  • A 401K plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving

  • ?A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Some positions in certain divisions of the iHeartMedia family of companies are subject to mandatory vaccination requirements as a condition of employment. Candidates who have been offered employment for these positions at iHeartMedia, subject to applicable law, will be required to demonstrate they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation from the vaccination requirement by their start date (which may be extended for such purposes). If the aforementioned requirements are not met, candidates who have accepted offers for such positions will have their offers rescinded and/or employment terminated in accordance with applicable law.     

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