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Position ID:

WIRSDkb

Team:

Wireless Group

Location:

Stoke on Trent

Benefits:

Competitive

Job Type:

Permanent

 

We are Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company, which is wholly owned by News UK and Ireland Limited. Wireless operates 32 national and local radio stations across the UK and Ireland.

These include talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station and global audio partner of the Premier League, alongside popular national digital stations talkSPORT 2, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio. From FM104 in Dublin, to 96.4 The Wave in Swansea, our local radio brands are distinguished by their connections with their local communities.

Signal Radio Station Director:

Signal Radio is one of the largest and most successful local radio stations in the UK. Serving Staffordshire and South Cheshire with 4 radio brands, Signal 1, Signal 2, Signal 80 and Total Access, we are the commercial market leaders in the area.

Operating from our newly refurbished studio based in Stoke on Trent, we’re looking for an established Station Director to join the team. This is a unique opportunity and we are looking for an exceptional candidate with previous MD experience.

The successful candidate will lead from the front and create a positive culture of success across all of the business, growing and developing your managers and people, acting as an ambassador for the brand and contributing to a winning strategy for Wireless as a whole.

What we’re looking for from you:

You will have an understanding and passion for radio and knowledge of the wider media industry; proven experience of leading and managing teams and talent towards a clear vision, and be able to inspire your people to realise their goals. You will be up for the challenge and responsibility of leading the largest local radio station inside Wireless UK to achieve its ambitions.

What's in it for you?

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also receive an attractive bonus package, company car or allowance, life assurance, company pension scheme and all the usual tech required to be at your best.

Equal opportunities:

We are an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly support the principle of equal opportunities for all our employees and for all applicants for employment. We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We strive to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

ABOUT US

News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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