The real sound of the city

Unity Radio are looking for new volunteers to join the team and experience working in the radio industry.

Unity Radio is a pioneering youth music radio station based in the heart of Media City, broadcasting across Greater Manchester on 92.8 FM & DAB, plus worldwide via www.unityradio.fm!

Every 3 months we take on new placements for our Team Support Role listed below. Each accepted applicant would be required to attend one fixed day a week for the 3-month period.

If interested please email volunteer@unityradio.co.uk, with a CV, contact number and your availability. Please also subject title the email ‘Team Support’ and we will be sure to go over your email when next recruiting and get in-touch if suitable for the role.

 

Unity Radio, Team Support Role

This role entails providing support for Unity Radio’s on air & online content, by means of utilising the below tasks. Experience is preferred, however not essential as training can be given.

Days Available:Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Shift Time:9am – 5pm

Production:

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Shows

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Pre Recs

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Interviews

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Performances

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Adverts

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Promos

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Drops

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Sweeps

Recording, Editing, Mastering and Clipping Videos

Checking and Cleaning Music.

Creating Artwork for Shows and Guests.

(Software Used Cubase, Abode Premiere, Abode Photoshop)

Online / Social Media:

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

Creating Articles on the Unity Radio website for upcoming content that will air on the radio station.

Scheduling Social Media Posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share playback content.

Scheduling Social Media Posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to promote upcoming content.

Uploading Audio to various outlet sites such as Soundcloud, Mixcloud and Spotify.

Uploading Video to various outlet sites such as Vimeo, Youtube and Instagram.

Downloading Music for the Unity Radio Playlist

(Software Used WordPress, Hootsuite)

Research:

Searching listings of Local Relevant Events and updating to a Google Calendar.

Searching listings of National Relevant Events and updating to a Google Calendar.

Searching listings of Local Relevant Topics and feeding into programming.

Searching listings of National Relevant Topics and feeding into programming.

Searching release dates of Playlist Records & updating to a Google Calendar.

Myriad (Audio Play Out System):

Loading Audio in to Myriad Database

Setting Info points on Audio in Myriad Database

Loading Audio in to Autotrack Database

Setting Info points on Audio in Autotrack Database

Scheduling Music play out

Scheduling Pre Rec play out

Scheduling Advert play out

Scheduling Promo play out

On top of the above tasks, there will also from time to time be miscellaneous tasks, which are specific to the stations current programming needs at that time.