Broadcast Media Manager

Center for American Progress

Washington DC, District of Columbia

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Date Posted January 04, 2022
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Minimum compensation: $56,000


Reports to: Director, Broadcast Communications
Staff reporting to this position: None
Department: Communications
Position Classification: Exempt, full time; Union - Level 4
Minimum compensation: $56,000


American Progress has an immediate opening for a Broadcast Media Manager. This position involves leading the organization’s radio and podcast strategy, including pitching, booking, and preparing staff for interviews on radio and podcasts. The Broadcast Media Manager will also serve as the lead producer of the Center for American Progress Action Fund’s podcast, “The Tent.” They will lead production meetings, edit and produce a new episode every week, oversee the podcast’s booking producer in securing guests, help prepare the host for interviews, brainstorm and execute ideas around promotion in conjunction with the podcast’s digital producer, and coordinate with other members of the Press team on overall production of the podcast. Additionally, the Broadcast Media Manager will oversee the use and management of American Progress’ radio studio.

The successful candidate will also help generate media interest in American Progress events and initiatives and support other media-related activities as needed. The Manager will also be the primary backup for the Director of Broadcast Communications, stepping in to fill that position when the Director is out of the office or conducting media trainings. Those responsibilities will include pitching and booking American Progress’ experts on TV outlets and handling incoming requests.

The Broadcast Media Manager will be driven by American Progress’ mission “to improve the lives of all Americans through bold, progressive ideas as well as strong leadership and concerted action, with the aim of not only changing the conversation, but changing the country.” They will join a dynamic team of colleagues to assist in strengthening the team’s work and supporting American Progress’ five cross-cutting priorities:


Requirements and qualifications:

American Progress offers full and competitive benefit packages. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is part of a bargaining unit represented by IFPTE Local 70 and has a starting salary of $56,000.