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UCY RADIO - On-Air Personality Internship

Urban City Youth Radio is seeking On-Air Personality Interns. (These are paid intern opportunities) No previous experience required, we will train you to “Become Brilliant at the Basics of Radio Show Production from A-Z.” This is a Virtual position.

Must have a minor home studio setup consisting of:
A basic microphone source, a working cell phone to communicate and produce shows with teammates, a working computer or laptop to record edit and upload productions.

Job Description

Urban City Youth Radio is looking for a dynamic Talk Radio On-Air Host for our Talk Radio Program. Our people take pride in our community and value teamwork. If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task and most of all… love radio, we should talk. Urban City Youth Radio reaches 50,000 listeners per week on KDYA/ 1190AM radio. Again, This is a Virtual position.

Responsibilities Include:

Hosting or co-hosting radio shows to generate awareness by being entertaining, informative, community oriented and forwarding the UCY Radio brand. Must have some ability of storytelling to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product. Candidates should be able to plan and produce a quality show, through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews and production elements. Some weekly commercial/promotions production is required for sponsors.

Responsibilities Cont’d:

  • Good skills interacting with teammates, interviewing artists/guests/entrepreneurs.
  • Weekly social media engagement; website and digital content generation.
  •  Assist in production and Branding of the UCY Radio show.
  •  Good grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air.
  • Has some creativity and imagination, can work well in a team environment.
  • Upbeat personality, informative, entertaining, engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience, pleasant, charismatic, clean speech, good pronunciation.

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay, Professional growth and career path development.
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment via telephone production with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions.

For immediate consideration, please contact Tommy Jones at 310-654-0904

UCY RADIO – Social Media Manager Internship

Urban City Youth, FIT Squad – (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TicTok) is looking for a talented Social media manager to administer our social media accounts. You will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers. You will manage the Urban City Youth Radio Brand image in a cohesive way to achieve marketing goals. This is a Remote/Virtual Position for now.

As a Social media manager, with good communication skills you will be able to express UCY views creatively. Ultimately, you should be able to handle our social media presence ensuring much higher levels of measurable web traffic and customer engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news).
  • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics.
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews.
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures, frequent Instagram and Twitter some TicTok).
  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences.
  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals.
  • Meet specific objectives and for ROI.
  • Collaborate with other UCY teams, like Radio Programming and On-Air Promotions to ensure brand consistency.
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like sponsor coupon promotions and competitions.
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and
    applications.

Requirements

  • Work experience a plus, Copywriting skills a plus.
  • Good ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video) a plus.
  • Some knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics a plus.
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels a plus.
  • Familiarity with web site links a plus.
  • Good communication skills a plus.

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay, Professional growth and career path development.
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment via remote telephone production with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions.

For immediate consideration, please contact Tommy Jones at 310-654-0904