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Immediate Job Posting for WHOP Radio & Digital Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Multi-Media Account Executive for Lite 98.7 FM, NewsRadio 1230 AM/99.3 FM, and 95.3 FM The Farm
Forcht Broadcasting Radio & Digital, Kentucky’s largest small market radio group, is actively seeking its newest Multi-Media Account Executive for its largest radio market, WHOP Radio & Digital.  Forcht Broadcasting serves nine radio markets with 26 radio stations in Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. 

WHOP Radio & Digital want someone ready to begin an exciting career in the radio and digital marketing industry telling radio client and community stories in the western Kentucky and Clarksville, TN regions.  WHOP Radio uses legacy and traditional radio and digital, multi-media platforms to promote and grow local businesses and advance the footprint of Forcht Broadcasting Hopkinsville.  We are not looking for someone who uses a standard, “cookie-cutter,” approach to presenting radio and digital advertising experiences.  We want an individual who is motivated and who understands each radio client and radio and digital marketing campaign is different.  Our new Multi-Media Account Executive will use on-air and digital radio experiences to present advertising solutions to clients in our Hopkinsville market and beyond and will work to grow business for the WHOP group of stations.

Qualified candidates should have at least 1-year sales experience, digital sales experience preferred.  Having a post-secondary degree in business, marketing, or communications is preferred but is not a requirement to submit a resume for the career opportunity.  The Multi-Media Account Executive will be expected to do the following:
1.)  Understand broadcast radio and digital sales and how both work together to develop effective advertising solutions

2.)  Develop successful advertising and marketing solutions and campaigns for clients using multi-media platforms

3.)  Schedule meetings with clients to discuss radio and digital marketing opportunities with WHOP Radio

4.)  Write client script copy for on-air radio spots and the digital dashboard

5.)  Meet monthly sales goals and assist the market General Sales Manager in creating and meeting monthly market goals and in developing new campaigns for clients

6.)  Engage in professional development opportunities provided and paid for by Forcht Broadcasting Radio & Digital, which includes taking online digital marketing courses from the Radio Advertising Bureau

7.)  Find new advertising partners and set appointments for advertising solutions meetings with new clients

8.)  Represent WHOP Radio at various community activities and meetings such as chamber of commerce meetings, ribbon-cutting ceremonies, and etc. 

Compensation will reflect sales and work experience. A competitive package will be offered to qualified candidates. 

Want to be the next Forcht Broadcasting Radio and Digital superstar?  Email a current resume to WHOP General Sales Manager Traci Mason Perry HERE.

Forcht Broadcasting Radio & Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

August 1, 2024

Career Opening WHOP Radio – WHOP Radio Sports Director
Forcht Broadcasting Radio & Digital Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Lite 98.7 WHOP FM, 95.3 The Farm, & WHOP NewsRadio 1230 AM/99.3 FM                                                                                                                                                

Forcht Broadcasting Radio and Digital is a community-focused, progressive small market radio and digital group of 26 radio stations in 9 markets in 3 states.

The WHOP Family of Stations (Lite Rock 98.7 FM, NewsRadio 95.3 FM/1230AM, and 95.3 FM The Farm) in Hopkinsville, Kentucky is accepting applications for a Full-Time Sports Director. The WHOP coverage area includes 7 local high schools, and WHOP provides play-by-play action for 4 of the 7 schools.  WHOP offers play-by-play for football, basketball, baseball, and softball.  It is preferred the new Sports Director has knowledge of soccer, volleyball, golf, tennis, and track sports.  All candidates must have excellent verbal and written skills and must be able to use social media and a WordPress based online content management system.  WHOP Radio is a radio and digital company, so the Sports Director must be comfortable using digital media to report on and produce sports coverage.

Career duties may include but are not limited to:
•Play-by-play coverage of all sports covered by WHOP Radio
•Produce daily Sportscasts on-air
•Co-host The Early Bird morning show on 98.7 Lite FM
•Maintain the Local Sports section of the WHOP websites
•Integrate social media into live coverage of sporting events ad sports related interviews
•Represent WHOP at various events as requested by the WHOP General Manager
•Other duties as assigned by the WHOP General Manager

A two-year experience minimum in covering and following local sports is preferred.  Audio of an on-air air check will be required with a resume and list of references.

Compensation will reflect on-air and work experience. A competitive package, that includes health benefits, will be offered to qualified candidates.  WHOP Radio and Forcht Broadcasting are looking for team players, who share the mission of WHOP Radio & Digital and who assist all members of the WHOP team as needed.

If you are ready to begin a career with a radio and digital group named one of The Best Places to Work in Kentucky in 2021 and 2022, email WHOP Radio General Manager Jeff Sisk HERE.

Forcht Broadcasting Radio & Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer who seeks to recruit qualified and diverse candidates for career openings.