Solutions Manager

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Beat 102-103
April 27, 2021
Waterford City
Job Type
Closing Date


SALARY: TBC depending on experience

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Chief Executive/Programme Director

YOUR TEAM:  Digital Editor/ Solutions Support

HOURS: As per your offer letter.

You are responsible for overseeing, driving and developing the Solutions Department:

  • You will manage a team that includes a full-time digital editor & part-time support staff.
  • Execution of General show competitions from start to finish e.g weeklong, weekend, one-off.  This includes mechanics, scheduling inventory and managing prizes.
  • Major Station promotions
  • The Digital editor will be in charge of the Company’s digital strategy and will report to you.
  • Beat Fleet activity – recruitment, training, booking and managing the seasonal team.
  • Outside Broadcasts – liaising with technical and sales on booking of same. You will also analyze and see how these can be done better.  Seek out opportunities for new Outside Broadcasts.
  • Sponsorship and promotions of nontraditional revenue events: e.g Beat 102-103 annual Wedding Expo & other NTR events. 


  • Lead the Solutions team to be the best it can be for Beat.
  • Develop creative solutions that stand out from the crowd from initial idea right through to execution either on air, online or on the street.
  • Manage sponsorships – update spreadsheet, alert team to availability and devise new opportunities for sponsorship.
  • Foster the creative team, ensuring ideas consistently flow for creative content.
  • Manage all aspects of Promotional activity including budgeting of the activity.
  • On each station promotion, you will be the link between all departments.
  • Each major station promotion will be led by you
  • Quarterly Planning of yearlong promotional activity.
  • Stock Take – Source and update promotions material for the Beat brand.
  • Monitor and report on engagement metrics, continually showing the business value of creating engaging content.
  • Prepare all proposals and implement the agreed brief regarding prizes and recorded proof of transmission.
  • Attend sales meetings to update on solutions.
  • Always maintain excellent product knowledge & JNLR knowledge.
  • Liaise with Programme Director and Head of Station Sound to agree on-air concepts and ensure presenters are fully briefed.
  • Ensure prizes are distributed in a timely fashion.
  • Involvement in client events when appropriate.
  • Represent Beat 102 103 as required.


  • Strive to generate revenue from the solutions department to achieve set targets.
  • Identify opportunities to grow year-on-year revenue & customer base.  You will liaise closely with the digital editor to help grow revenue-generating digital content.
  • Monitor performance against gains and losses.
  • Utilize all research data to support the case for radio.
  • Monitor competitive activity on other stations worldwide and across other media.
  • Support other members of the Team as and when required.
  • Adhere to the Company’s strict Credit Control policies rigorously.
  • Maintaining full and up-to-date contact details for all contacts.


You are expected to exceed client’s expectations when it comes to customer service, specifically in the following areas:

  • Engage with all relevant personnel to ensure Beat 102-103 over-delivers when it comes to commercial content.
  • Face-to-face contact with all key influencers where appropriate.
  • Prompt return of customer phone calls and e-mails.
  • Thinking outside the box is a must.
  • Delivery of all requested information ahead of or at least on time.
  • Follow-up contact after all promotional activity.

All documentation and administration maintained to allow other team members to adopt or access where required.

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