Salem Media Group

Assistant Operations Manager - Detroit, MI

Salem Media Group
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 08/03/2017
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Salem Media Group in Detroit is searching for an Assistant Operations Manager for our growing radio and multimedia major market cluster.



The ideal Assistant Operations Manager is a dedicated, hardworking team player who thrives in a fast-paced time sensitive environment.  This person will provide coordination and back up to the Operations Manager for our News Talk, and Teach Talk radio stations: FM101.5 & AM1400 ‘The Patriot’ and FM92.7 & AM1500 ‘FaithTalk Detroit’.  A positive, detail oriented and servant minded individual, with a passion for excellence, will flourish in this role. 



Report directly to the Operations Manager to assist in the 24hour delivery of audio and multimedia content via radio, internet, and mobile in the emerging broadcast environment -

  • Supervise and provide continuing education to part-time Studio Technicians
  • Coordinate production of all programs for broadcast; produce various local programs; acquire, record, and manage satellite feeds; produce and engineer live programing.
  • Execute format and broadcast schedule changes in Rivendell broadcast automation system.
  • Provide Operations Manager, with coordination in the ongoing training of Studio Technicians, ensuring smooth operations of the equipment and broadcasting of both national and local programming 24 hours a day. 
  • Liaison with local pastors, show hosts and their guests for scheduling and producing both live and taped programming.
  • Create promo and spot scripts, producing action driving content relevant to our audience 
  • Additional responsibilities as determined by the Operations Manager.



  • Experience with Rivendell automation or similar system. 
  • Major market radio and network programming experience.
  • This position may require working outside of regular business hours to accommodate programming needs and/or provide assistance to operations staff.
  • Detail-orientation with the discipline and capacity to follow-through on projects


This is NOT an entry level position.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience and a comprehensive benefit package, including paid holidays and paid vacation.


Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content.

To apply, upload cover letter, resume and references when applying online.

Salem Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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