Hope Media Group Sr. Manager, Productions Operations

Sr. Manager, Productions Operations

Job Summary:

The Sr Manager, Production Operations serves as a member of the Creative Audio Services Department and reports directly to the VP, Radio Creative. This position is highly creative, and highly organized, using words and music to move listeners to action. They must be able to write all styles of radio/audio scripts, be a top-notch audio producer, be familiar with Digital Audio Workstations and audio plug-ins (Adobe Audition at a minimum. Pro Tools Preferred) and constantly solve problems to keep production flowing smoothly for all of Hope Media Group. This is a major market/network opportunity for someone who is experienced or is ready to move into an advanced stage of production creation and management. In this role you will spend time as a creative producer and project manager. Hope Media Group the home of KSBJ, WayFM, Vida Unida and NGEN radio. This position resides in Houston, TX.


Essential Functions:



  • Responsible for writing and producing audio productions (Client Radio Spots, Non-commercial messages, Radio Station Imaging, and other productions of content)
  • Ability to write creatively, with sophistication beyond the standard voice-over-music type spots. Must be marketing savvy, knows how to communicate to various target audiences, ensuring that messages are on-point, understanding how messages fit within larger strategy
  • Familiar with FCC Compliance issues as it relates to non-profit, non-commercial underwriting guidelines
  • Produce both commercial and non-commercial radio spots
  • Ability to voice-act – able to sound as a regular person that makes connection with the audience
  • Create production with a “major market” sound as defined by the Program Directors and VP of Radio Creative
  • Ability to shift styles for multiple radio Program Directors with varying tastes and able to switch between an Adult Contemporary style, to a more youthful style, to occasionally a Latin radio style – and even a Christian Hip Hop style
  • Working knowledge in operating a broadcast studio. Familiar with inputs, outputs, signal flow, microphones, telephone systems, and studio configurations
  • Ability to thrive in an environment with constant deadlines
  • Handle client needs, and change requests in a positive and effective manner
  • Guide Artists, and Listeners as needed, to acquire compelling content, including live recordings at events
  • Ability to strategize, provide ideas, direction, and feedback to clients regarding audio messages


  • Use Project Management Software (Wrike) as an online collaborative project and task system
  • Serve multiple clients, while keeping them informed of their projects
  • Oversee Studio schedules and live recordings as needed
  • Loading of productions into Radio Automation Systems
  • Keeping productions archived, to be able to call upon and re-use efficiently
  • Must be a self-starter, and understand what needs to be done next as a production moves through its process.
  • Must be able to manage projects through to completion with minimal supervision

Demonstrated Faith

  • Pray for coworkers in team meetings or with donors/listeners as needed
  • Participate On-Air fundraising
  • 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



  • Degree in radio/television broadcasting preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years radio production experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Creative and enthusiastic, team player
  • Proficient in Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools
  • Working knowledge of Zetta, and G-Selector/Linker
  • Familiar with Project Management Tools i.e. Wrike
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Customer Service Focused
  • Effective writing skills and excellent grammatical usage and style
  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Heart for Christian ministry
  • Strong moral character
  • 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

  • Immediate supervision of a small group of employees. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; prepares and conducts performance appraisals and salary reviews and applies company policies.

Working Conditions and Environment


  • Occasionally


  • Occasionally

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 20 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

To apply for this job please visit hopemediagroup.com.