Internships

101.5 fm the music place is committed to assisting students to further their career goals and educational opportunities. 101.5 fm the music place will assist students and educational institutions in designing and implementing internships in the areas of broadcasting, marketing, sales and general business administration within the context of the broadcasting environment.

 

Current internships available:

 

  • 101.5 fm the music place Listener Society Facilitator

  • 101.5 fm the music place Website Facilitator

 

 

101.5 fm the music place internships are dynamic in nature, and 101.5 fm the music place recognizes the importance of real learning workplace experiences for the intern. As such, 101.5 fm the music place places the intern in the same situations an entry level employee would face and then gives the intern the supervision and direction to become self-sufficient within a job description.

 

Working directly with the general manager, general sales manager and program director, the 101.5 fm the music place Listener Society Facilitator shall:

  • Process new members into the 101.5 fm the music place Listener Society
  • Create and distribute weekly email blasts to Listener Society members
  • Plan and execute a quarterly newsletter
  • Plan and execute a quarterly Listener Society event
  • Interact with 101.5 fm the music place sponsoring partners to create special events and opportunities for Listener Society members
  • Represent 101.5 fm the music place and the 101.5 fm the music place Listener Society at various concerts and civic and cultural events.

Aptitudes and skills required:

  • Basic computer operations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Pleasant people-oriented personality
  • Public relations-minded
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independent of constant supervision
  • Responsible
  • Can adhere to deadlines and regular schedules
  • Must have access to a reliable computer
  • Likes to have fun and listen to GOOD music

 

 

 

Working directly with the general manager, general sales manager and program director under the direction of the 101.5 fm the music place website designer, the 101.5 fm the music place Website Facilitator shall:

  • Devise a flow system to ensure that information to be posted to the website is posted
  • Update the website postings daily to maintain currency, relevance, and accuracy
  • Create graphic layouts to enhance website features
  • Collaborate with the general manager and general sales manager to create new website features

Aptitues and skills required:

  • Basic computer operations
  • An interest in website creation
  • Pleasant people-oriented personality
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independent of constant supervision
  • Responsible
  • Can adhere to deadlines and regular schedules
  • Must have access to a reliable computer
  • Likes to have fun and listen to GOOD music.

 

 

Special consideration will be given to Community High School students.

 

 

Interested candidates should contact Tom Kennedy at 210 1st Street SW, Suite 240, Roanoke, VA 24011 or call 540-344-2800.

101.5 fm the music place is designed and committed to serve that segment of the Roanoke population that actively supports the cultural arts and the community advocacy organizations within greater Roanoke.

101.5 fm the music place will endeavor at all times to elevate the entertainment experience for ALL members of the audience and other interested parties by broadcasting progressive music created by exciting artists. 101.5 fm the music place promises to keep the public informed of the activities of all of the various organizations within the Roanoke area that are dedicated to improving the quality of life in the city for all.
 
 
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