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Welcome to The River. We’re a local radio station that focuses on being the encouragement our city needs.

Our culture is all about doing a great job on our work, and on top of that, having fun as a team and treating people right. If you have a positive attitude and the ability to encourage listeners in their faith, you may be a match for the following opportunities.

Below you will find all of our available openings, including Full Time Positions, Part Time Positions, Internship Opportunities, and Mentorship Opportunities. Follow the instructions at the bottom of each post to apply. River Radio Ministries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Opportunities.

Below are opportunities to join our team. We look forward to meeting you, grabbing coffee, and swapping jokes. Oh, and interviews, that too.

Marketing / Underwriting Consultant

Description

Responsibilities:

89.3 the River (WZNP) is looking for a Marketing / Underwriting Consultant. This is a full time position for a seller with 3+ years of outside sales experience. As a Marketing / Underwriting Consultant, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: helping businesses reach River listeners with creative messages, meeting with River donors to share our ministry and impacting the community through River Events and Promotions. The majority of your role will involve sales and related activities including: prospecting, account sales, servicing and collection; copy writing, account analysis, and production supervision. Commissions are paid on the selling and servicing of a client’s account, which includes coordinating, producing and scheduling copy, and maintaining excellent client relations. Experience in radio or media sales is highly encouraged. Your success depends on your ability to work with advertising agencies, business owners and managers and help them grow their business through marketing opportunities available at River Radio Ministries, including radio commercials, web site placement, email marketing, event planning and promotion, streaming audio and other traditional and non-traditional forms of advertising.

Requirements

Qualifications:

1. Professional, self-starter; goal-oriented individual

2. Ability to communicate with all levels of organization, internally and externally

3. Professional appearance and demeanor

4. Must possess strong organizational and time management skills

5. 3+ years outside sales experience required; advertising sales preferred

6. Full use of your own fully insured and reliable automobile, as in-state travel is required

7. Knowledge of digital sales and promotional sales opportunities strongly encouraged

8. Computer skills: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet required; Tapscan, Neilson Audio, Marketron, Social Media encouraged.

9. A personal relationship with Jesus and the ability to share your faith is required.

Please submit resume/application to: jobs@riverradio.com

 

WZNP is 89.3 the River, owned and operated by River Radio Ministries, a ministry with the mission to positively impact lives for Jesus Christ and to make the communities we serve a better place to live by providing music and programming that is safe, uplifting and encouraging.

River Radio Ministries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Here's the job at a glance.

Meet with community leaders, business owners, and friends of an award-winning radio station all while providing opportunities for people to encounter Jesus over the airwaves of Central Ohio!

Position Type: Full Time
40 Hours a week
Email Your Resume

Promotions Team - Paid Internship

Description

Job Description:

The Promotions Team at the River exists to provide hope to people by connecting them to Jesus in Central Ohio through radio marketing, promotions, and community outreach. As a member of the Promotions Team, you will act as the main “face” of the River at station, client, and community events and remote appearances. The nature of this role means a different schedule many weeks, which can be both flexible but also fast-paced. You must be an outgoing individual who fully understands that making a positive impression with listeners and clients is very valuable. You must be extremely personable, organized, flexible and dependable.

The ideal candidate must be a go-getter, as well as a bold, clear communicator, and a star at station events and within the hallways of our office.

Responsibilities:

  • Office:
    • Event preparation- such as load/unload station vehicles, assemble giveaways, etc.
    • Update Event/Venue/Inventory records
    • Shadow other station departments, with opportunities to learn and assist as needed/desired
    • Deliver listener appreciation gifts
    • Maintain overall organization of office, vehicles, and event materials
  • Events:
    • Set up event displays
    • Build relationships with event attendees
    • Engage listeners with the mission and vision of the River
    • Take photos to post to Social Media and for Client Recaps
    • Serve as the River Dog mascot periodically

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in or graduating from a college or university
  • Preferred majors: Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing, but not required
  • A relationship with Jesus Christ and the ability to share your faith in a meaningful way
  • Character consistent with The River’s Core Values:
    • Authenticity – We fight fakeness with honesty, encouraging words, playful moments and buckets of forgiveness.
    • Ownership – We do everything we can to create a WOW experience for our listeners AND for each other. We’re responsible for losing, winning, and serving well.
    • Innovation – There’s no relaxing into the slump of status quo. Reaching people for Jesus is too important to become irrelevant. We seek change not comfort.
    • Communication – We hold ourselves and each other accountable to speak honest words, on time, with kindness.
  • Minimum of 4 hours in-office bi-weekly
  • Minimum attendance at 3-5 events per week (depending on demand)
  • You must understand that evening and weekend hours are the “NORM”

 

Benefits of the Internship:

  • Hours for school credit
  • Invaluable experience and exposure in marketing and promotions within the radio industry

 

To apply, please email your resume to Shannon Hackler at shackler@riverradio.com Deadline: March 31, 2024.

Here's the job at a glance.

Want a paid summer internship? Look no further! Promotions team interns get to interact with our listeners and learn valuable skills in a positive workplace environment.

Position Type: Intern
Between 15 - 20 hours a week
Email Your Resume

Promotions Team - School Credit Internship

Description

Job Description:

The Promotions Team at the River exists to provide hope to people by connecting them to Jesus in Central Ohio through radio marketing, promotions, and community outreach. As a member of the Promotions Team, you will act as the main “face” of the River at station, client, and community events and remote appearances. The nature of this role means a different schedule many weeks, which can be both flexible but also fast-paced. You must be an outgoing individual who fully understands that making a positive impression with listeners and clients is very valuable. You must be extremely personable, organized, flexible and dependable.

The ideal candidate must be a go-getter, as well as a bold, clear communicator, and a star at station events and within the hallways of our office.

Responsibilities:

  • Office:
    • Event preparation- such as load/unload station vehicles, assemble giveaways, etc.
    • Update Event/Venue/Inventory records
    • Shadow other station departments, with opportunities to learn and assist as needed/desired
    • Deliver listener appreciation gifts
    • Maintain overall organization of office, vehicles, and event materials
  • Events:
    • Set up event displays
    • Build relationships with event attendees
    • Engage listeners with the mission and vision of the River
    • Take photos to post to Social Media and for Client Recaps
    • Serve as the River Dog mascot periodically

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in or graduating from a college or university
  • Preferred majors: Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing, but not required
  • A relationship with Jesus Christ and the ability to share your faith in a meaningful way
  • Character consistent with The River’s Core Values:
    • Authenticity – We fight fakeness with honesty, encouraging words, playful moments and buckets of forgiveness.
    • Ownership – We do everything we can to create a WOW experience for our listeners AND for each other. We’re responsible for losing, winning, and serving well.
    • Innovation – There’s no relaxing into the slump of status quo. Reaching people for Jesus is too important to become irrelevant. We seek change not comfort.
    • Communication – We hold ourselves and each other accountable to speak honest words, on time, with kindness.
  • Minimum of 4 hours in-office bi-weekly
  • Minimum attendance at 3-5 events per week (depending on demand)
  • You must understand that evening and weekend hours are the “NORM”

 

Benefits of the Internship:

  • Hours for school credit (Despite this not being a paid internship, we still expect high-quality work in order to obtain school credit at the end of the internship)
  • Invaluable experience and exposure in marketing and promotions within the radio industry

 

To apply, please email your resume to Shannon Hackler at shackler@riverradio.com Deadline: March 31, 2024.

Here's the job at a glance.

Need an internship for college credit? Look no further! Promotions team interns get to interact with our listeners and learn valuable skills in a positive workplace environment.

Position Type: Intern
Between 15 - 20 hours a week
Email Your Resume

Our Core Values

Build Relationships

Get to know your teammates and invest in them.

Be Real

Be genuine and transparent while respecting boundaries.

Have Fun

It's okay to enjoy coming to work.

Take Risks

Don't always play it safe. Try new things!

Communicate

Even more than you think you need to...

Own It

Take care of it or find someone who can help you.

Be Excellent

Pursue excellence by doing the best you can!

Grow from Failing

We all make mistakes... learn, share, and move forward.

Deliver a WOW Experience

Serve and surprise.