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Promotions Assistant
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Radio One | Detroit, MI
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Job Description

Promotions Assistant

Company Overview

The Radio One story began simply with a dream and one radio station. Thirty-five years, 16 markets, and 50+ stations later, we are an urban media empire, spanning multiple media platforms.

We are in your ears with Reach Media/Radio One, on your televisions with TV One, and may even be the name behind your favorite website, with our digital platform Interactive One.

Information is power, and our mission here at Radio One, Inc. is simple - to be the most trusted media source in the African-American community.

At Radio One, we pride ourselves on hiring people who are dedicated and continue to challenge the norm, while embracing a corporate culture built on creativity and passion. We are our employees' biggest fans, and it is our daily mission to attract, develop, and retain the brightest stars in the business.

Radio One is looking for a Part-Time Promotions Assistant to join our team!


Set up and represent various radio stations at on-site appearances, and at various locations and events
Assist with set-up and/or execution of assigned station events, remotes and station appearances; maintain station promotion and remote equipment within department
Develop, plan and carry out creative ways of increasing public awareness of the station
Present a positive attitude, and act as the contact between Radio One listeners and the stations during on-site events and promotions
Upkeep and maintenance of all station vehicles & equipment
Set up and maintain proper equipment for live broadcasts and remotes
Liaison for the promotions department and stations assigned during events, remotes and station appearances
Assist and coordinate with the Marketing & Promotions Director, Promotions Specialist, Administrative Assistant and other department members


At least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED
Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
Must have at least 2 years of driving experience
Flexible schedule, with the ability and willingness to work varied hours on the weekdays, and weekends
Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and effectively manage time
Self-starter, with the ability to take and follow direction
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with the station's clients and listeners
Can work well independently and as an integral part of the team
Ability to stand for long periods of time, and lift/move up to 50 lbs

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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About Radio One

Radio One, Inc. (Radio One) is a radio broadcasting company that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners. As of December 31, 2008, the Company owned 53 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Its primary source of revenue is the sale of local and national advertising for broadcast on its radio stations. Radio One's other media acquisitions and investments include an approximate 36% ownership interest in TV One, LLC, an African-American targeted cable television network; a 51% ownership interest in Reach Media, Inc., which operates the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and its acquisition of certain net assets (Giant Magazine) of Giant Magazine, LLC, an urban-themed lifestyle and entertainment magazine. In April 2008, Radio One acquired Community Connect Inc. (CCI), an online social networking company that hosts the Website BlackPlanet, a social networking site primarily targeted at African-Americans. (Source: 10-K)