Denver’s WayFM Operations Manager

Operations Manager

 Job Summary:

The Operations Manager performs an absolutely essential role in helping Denver’s 101.9 WayFM strategically localize an award-winning national network by facilitating and loading on-air sponsor messages and production elements, engaging with listeners from the Denver Metro area live on location, assist in planning and executing station events and promotions, recording and producing local features, executing weather protocols and ensuring FCC regulations are properly documented. This individual must exhibit excellent organizational skills, be a self-starter, a team player, and maintain the critical responsibility of on-air localization of Denver’s 101.9 WayFM! Hope Media Group the home of KSBJ, WayFM, Vida Unida and NGEN radio. This position is located in Westminster, CO (Greater Denver, CO area)


Essential Functions:


  •  Execute the local implementation of the WayFM brand for the Colorado Front Range to create a properly targeted, strategic, and compelling radio station to maximize audience size, business and donor revenue and ministry impact in the communities that station serves. This includes but not limited to the localization of station imaging, ability to voice and execute in all aspects of production, ensuring quality that reflects company standards. This includes, but is not limited to local commercials, LLPs, station event promos, station imaging production and in-studio client recordings as needed.
  • Station promo and commercial copywriting as needed.
  • Create daily traffic logs in Natural Log for broadcasting.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the station automation and satellite/internet audio delivery systems and scheduling systems in order to oversee their trouble-free operation. Also, provide trouble-shooting diagnostics and be able to execute solutions to common problems of these systems. In the event of technical problems or questions, this position is a primary contact for station audio emergencies as situations arise.
  • Assist Chief Operator duties of station served. This includes, but is not limited to, weekly EAS logs and system inspection, online public file maintenance as needed and keeping record of our Issues and Programs report, other duties related to executing and maintaining FCC compliance of station served.
  • Keep Station Manager informed at all times regarding all station technical, programming, production, and promotion issues.
  • Assist with execution of Support Drive on-air fundraisers and take Phone Zone calls as needed.


  • Assist as needed on-site event set-up, including tent, signage, table and/or merchandise booth while representing the station at various promotions and events, live remotes for Churches, Non-Profit Organizations as well as MC duties. All while providing friendly listener interaction.
  • Assist with and help maintain strategic content for the station’s websites, social media sites, e-blasts, and other digital media initiatives.
  • Assist as needed in helping secure, order and purchase prizes for giveaways and contests.
  • Oversee routine vehicle cleaning and maintenance.

Demonstrated Faith

  • Pray for coworkers in team meetings or with donors/listeners as needed.
  • Participate in Support Drives as needed.
  • Participate in ministry wide Christian bible studies.
  • Attend weekly Hope Huddle and team meetings for prayer and devotions.
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ. Maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of the organization.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Any other duties assigned
  • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings and trainings


Job Requirements:


  • College Degree preferred


  • 2 years of broadcasting experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed for area promotions and events happen.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Bi-lingual English & Spanish (Preferred).
  • Highly motivated team player capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Audio production skills and use of Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software.
  • Computer experience including Microsoft Office, Google-Suite, and Apple.
  • Prior radio and radio automation experience.
  • Experience with Natural Log, Zetta.
  • Experience with FTP or similar file transfer protocol software.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute radio station promos and community features.
  • Ability to work independently and/or work well within a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and organization skills.
  • Attentive to detail and able to handle multiple tasks at once.
  • General Knowledge operating audio sound board.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Heart for Christian ministry
  • Strong moral character
  • Heart for Christian ministry
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritually grounded and working knowledge of scripture.
  • Must be an active member of a Bible believing local church.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  •  None

Working Conditions and Environment


  • Regularly within metropolitan area



  • Must have flexible schedule to work at station events on evenings and weekends. Promotional Concerts, Events and other Opportunities take place mainly on Nights and Weekends-nights and weekends are required for this position.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Activity may include Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Light work. Exerting up to 65 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Colorado Posting Law: annual salary $52,000.

If interested, they can apply at https://hopemediagroup.com/careers

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