Phantom Media

Radio: Music Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all music on the system is radio-friendly and appropriate
  • To create template playlists for radio hosts to pick music from i.e. A list, B list, and Local list
  • To ensure that the playlists are regularly updated with new music
  • To source local and student music
  • Ensure that music is rotated on the playlists once a week
  • To update the play-out system with the top 10 songs each week
  • To keep a record of all music on the system in excel (or similar) for licensing purposes
  • Work with the station manager to ensure that the Radio Station has the best reputation and runs in a professional manner
  • Attend all training, US meetings, and E/AGMs
  • Ensure the Studio is kept tidy for everyone

Time Commitment:

Varying throughout the year with an average of 5 a week

Responsible to:

VP (Activities) and Head of Radio

Ideal personal Qualities:

  • Great organisational skills
  • Driven and motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to balance multiple projects at once
  • Passionate about music
  • Able to work well as part of a team


  • A unique opportunity to manage the music for Phantom Radio
  • Gain skills in music management for radio


  • Gain a wide range of practical skills that will make you more employable
  • Practical experience of being part of a team
  • Relevant training/on-going personal development
  • Qualify towards the Futures Award
  • Gain experience in community work

Beneficial Previous Experience:

  • Passion for music
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Organisation skills

Training and Support:

You will have access to a wide range of training by the Union including training conference and multiple skills-based workshops

Skills Gained:

  • Written Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Delegation
  • Decision Making
  • People Management
  • Negotiation
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Financial Management
  • I.T.
  • Organisation / Planning

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