Phantom Media

Radio: Programme Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all Programmes are suitable to be aired and run in a professional and mature manner
  • Responsible for timetabling and scheduling of radio shows
  • Responsible for ensuring that all on air time is covered and that there is no dead-air during broadcasting hours
  • Ensure that presenters are contacted if their show is cancelled
  • Help recruit students to be in the Programming team and then manage and delegate work to them
  • Ensure that all DJ’s are well trained and that shows and on-air actions abide by the rules & regulations of the radio station
  • Suspends, and/or discharges DJ’s, as appropriate and in consultation with Head of Radio and the Vice President (Activities)
  • Arranges and chairs all meetings with show hosts
  • Work with Head of Radio to discuss any format changes or restructuring of present format
  • Work with the Head of Radio 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
  • Able to work well as part of a team


  • A unique opportunity to set the program of Phantom Radio
  • Gain skills in radio programming


  • 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:

  • Experience in radio production
  • 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
  • I.T.
  • Organisation / Planning

Recruitment is now open

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