Project/Event Coordinator

East Lansing
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Event/Promotion Coordinator

Position Summary

WKAR is seeking a highly motivated and outgoing individual to serve as Event/Promotion Coordinator. Responsibilities include coordinating all promotional activities and events for both television and radio. This includes online, in-studio and on-location events, outreach positioning, ‘sizzle reels’, special programming content and facilitation of the overall promotion of the stations, including social media. This person will coordinate with external venues and event coordinators, schedule volunteers, as well as train student staff for ‘Street Teams’ or other special event situations.

The Event/Promotion Coordinator will work closely with members of the production, engineering, communication and development staff, and contribute to the overall production output of the stations, based upon individual skills and experience.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Telecommunication, Advertising, Communication, Business, or a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more expansive work experience in event coordination, communication, or broadcast promotion for a media organization, preferably in public/commercial broadcasting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid vehicle operator's license.             

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in related field to Broadcasting, Telecommunication, Advertising, Communication, or Business; three or more years of related and progressively more expansive work experience in either public/commercial broadcasting, including broadcast promotion setting; expertise in one or more of the following areas: producing, writing, graphics design, videography, audio production, social media interaction.

Required Application Materials


Cover Letter

Three professional references, with contact information

Special Instructions

Please provide a writing sample and/or samples of your work from promotions you've coordinated.

Work Hours

VARIABLE (Nights and/or weekends will be required based upon event.)

(Bidding eligibility ends 6/13/2017 at 11:55 pm)

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