Assistant Producer - Audio

8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA Req #1041
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 600 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.

The Assistant Producer position exists to assist in the development and production of audio content for Focus on the Family.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Researches potential broadcast topics and guests, and assists in topic and guest selection

Researches broadcast guest’s background information

Conducts phone interviews with possible broadcast guests and makes recommendations

Develops program ideas and writes proposals for recommended broadcasts

Assists producers with interview preparation, editing notes, and follow-up

Prepares re-air broadcasts by compiling updated information on the guest and topic, and by obtaining updated permissions

Assists in general departmental duties

Maintains awareness of Focus and non-Focus audio content

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned

 
Working Environment/Physical Requirements: 

Office environment/recording studio
 

Pressure associated with deadlines
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
 

Character/Spiritual:
 

Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”


Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”


Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer


Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer


Engages in Christian ministry


Demonstrates behaviors aligned with FOF core values

Personal Characteristics:
 

Detail-oriented, thorough, flexible, articulate, logical, decisive, self-motivated, diplomatic, sensitive, considerate

Knowledge/Experience:
 

Bachelor's Degree in Broadcasting, Journalism, English, Communications, or equivalent experience
 

Digital audio editing experience
 

0-2 years of experience in talk radio or equivalent
 

Knowledge of Focus on the Family’s mission, philosophy, values, and objectives

Skills, Abilities and Special Talents/Gifts:
 

Good verbal and written communication skills
 

Good critical, evaluative, and analytical listening skills
 

Ability to analyze, summarize and simplify complex research material
 

Digital audio editing proficiency
 

Awareness of social, political, and religious issues that impact the family
 

Excellent organizational skills
 

Ability to handle multiple projects and adhere to strict deadlines
 

Self-directed and highly motivated
 

Ability to work independently, yet also to be a team player
 

Well-developed social skills; tactful; ability to make good first impressions
 

Ability to flex with changing schedules and time pressure deadlines
 

Proficient in use of the Internet and word processing software  
 
 

Pay Range: $19.61to $23.47/hr      

Focus on the Family puts a high value on our team members and offers a unique benefit package.


Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for:


  • Medical Plan

  • Dental Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week are eligible for:


  • Legal Shield/ID Shield

  • AFLAC

  • Retirement Plan

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Service Awards

Note: This is a summary and should not be construed as future promises to continue to provide benefits as outlined above. For complete and definitive language, refer to the governing plan documents.


*Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits.

Helping Families Thrive! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA