Programme Manager – Planet Rock & Kerrang! Radio

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Planet Rock
March 13, 2020
Job Type
Closing Date


About Bauer
Founded in Hamburg in 1875, Bauer Media is a privately-owned, global media company operating in 17 countries with a portfolio of market leading consumer brands across radio, magazines and digital. It also operates several online comparison portals in Central Europe, Spain and the Nordics and a growing marketing services business for small and medium sized enterprises.

Bauer Media Audio is one of Europe’s leading digital radio and audio businesses, reaching over twenty-five million listeners daily across FM, DAB, digital TV, web, apps and voice-controlled devices. Through its portfolio of world-class brands the business spans the UK, Poland, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway with leading brands including Mix Megapol, Radio Nova, RMF, Absolute Radio, Kiss and Magic.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement: People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

Our Team
We’re a small, hard-working team who continually strive to be greater than the sum of our parts. We’re extremely passionate about our brands and the Programme Manager leads the teams on a day to day basis. You’ll need to have experience of dealing with talent, have great time management skills, a high level of production expertise around recording, editing and scheduling and have the confidence in your ideas to make our brands better than anyone else, and better than we were yesterday.

Focus of the Role
As the Programme Manager you’ll be experienced across all aspects of station life ensuring everything runs smoothly, and importantly you’ll have the ability to manage situations when they aren’t. No two days are the same and the role is a challenging and rewarding one. Working closely with the Music and Content Director you’ll ensure our stations are organised, efficient and delivering what our audiences expect.  In addition to routine tasks such as managing meetings, scheduling music and producing shows, you’ll also be adaptable to last minute issues that need resolving, while keeping a calm composure as you do so.

What you’ll do
We’re extremely passionate about our brands. As Programme Manager, you’ll be a key part of making sure the teams are organised and inspired to deliver the very best results every day.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Managing a team of presenters and producers on a daily basis
  • Scheduling Music Logs and producing shows to a tight turnaround
  • Dealing with the admin, making sure it’s correct and on time
  • Arranging artist and contributor interviews
  • Working with sales to bring client ideas to life in a style that fits our brands

What you will bring
The ability to lead and inspire our teams whilst working in a time-pressured environment is at the heart of everything you’ll do in this role, so you’ll bring:

  • Experience of working with high level talent
  • The ability to manage a busy workload in a time-pressured environment
  • Great team working skills, and the ability to support others in the team as needed
  • Able to come up with great ideas to create compelling output for our listeners and advertisers
  • Confidence in your interpersonal skills
  • A real passion for the brands you’re working with
  • Experience of playout and music scheduling systems
  • Excellent Zetta and GSelector experience

What we offer you
Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

If you think you’d be great at this job and would love working with us, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, you’ll need to send your CV and covering letter to by 26th March.