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About the company

Unity Radio is an independent multi-platform influencing its target audience of 15-40 yrs underpinned with creative activities to improve well-being amongst young people broadcasting across the  Greater Manchester region on 92.8 FM, DAB and around the world via and smart phones.

Unity Radio has broadcast on FM since 2010 and has a history of reaching into communities with engaging outreach work, helping young people in the community creating a solid foundation of local support across the region. Unity Radio’s unique and innovative programming broadcasting a range of local, national and international dance and urban music artists reflects the tastes, interests and popular trends of its audience.


About the role

Unity Radio are looking for a Studio Manager Assistant to join their team. The Intern will be trained in aspects of social media, website copy, music and interview editing, writing articles, arranging interviews, conducting research and monitoring output.


Job description


The intern will need to display a skills-set and or the willingness to learn how to execute the following tasks:

Production –

Editing Interviews

Mastering Interviews

Clipping Interviews

Cleaning Music

Editing Videos

Clipping Videos

Editing Pre Recs

Graphic Design

Online / Social Media –

Creating Articles on the Unity Radio website for content that has been aired on the radio station.

Uploading Audio to Soundcloud

Uploading Videos to Youtube

Scheduling Social Media Posts For Facebook

Scheduling Social Media Posts For Twitter

Scheduling Social Media Posts For Instagram 

Research –

Searching listings of Local Events & adding to Google Calendar

Searching listings of National Festivals & adding to Google Calendar

Searching release dates of Playlist Records & adding to Google Calendar

Merchandising Research and Sampling


Downloads of music sent in to Unity Radio

Setting song Intro & Outro points in Myriad

Scheduling Pre Recs

Scheduling Adverts

Minute taking/Presenter meeting planning

Sharing Programming information between management and Presenter team


About the candidate

We are looking for a candidate with a passion for emerging music. You should be reliable, have a strong desire to work in the music industry, be able to demonstrate initiative, be well-organised, a good communicator and be motivated to learn new audio and graphic design skills.

This internship is open to people from all backgrounds. We welcome applications from BAME applicants, female-identifying applicants and those from lower income backgrounds. A university degree is not a prerequisite. Your enthusiasm and willingness to learn is more important to us than paper qualifications. We’re not expecting you to be the finished article as training and support will be given.

To Apply: Please send a CV and Covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria to: 

Deadline: 04.01.2018

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 08.01.2018

Start Date: 29.01.2018