Employment Opportunities

By Staff Posted May 23, 2013 at 11:31 am

WCHL and Chapelboro.com, equal opportunity employers, are dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact our Hiring Manager, or via phone at 919.933.4165.

We have the following positions open (please see below for full descriptions and application instructions):

Operations and Traffic Manager

The Operations and Traffic Manager position requires a “can-do” attitude that takes constructive criticism well and learns quickly. The ideal candidate will be comfortable wearing many hats, being involved with operations in many aspects of the organization. A problem-solving mindset is an absolute, and a strong background in business and finances is preferred. The person in this role also serves as the assistant to the President of VilCom Interactive Media, managing his calendar, finances, and assisting with trip planning.

The Operations and Traffic Manager will possess:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to take on multiple projects at one time
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous radio experience or willingness to learn quickly and efficiently
  • Experience dealing with confidential and financial information on a daily basis


Daily Tasks include:

  • Managing daily commercial traffic for 1360 AM / 97.9 FM
  • Scheduling days in Marketron Software
  • Creating invoices for both Chapelboro and WCHL advertising accounts
  • Entering receivables daily into Marketron software
  • Serving as assistant to the President of VilCom Interactive Media
  • Managing all operational requests
  • Taking on multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Overseeing timesheets and commission reports
  • Working closely with other managers
  • Acting as the office manager for all departments

Please send all inquiries about this position to jobs@wchl.com

Sales and Marketing Executive

WCHL is a media company with vision and unlimited upside growth, and we have an unparalleled relationship with our partners and consumers. We’re looking for someone with top-notch sales skills to lead us into the future and help local businesses grow while achieving personal, financial, and professional aspirations.

This candidate can build long-term relationships with business partners and will work well with others – we need a team player who can work with others with enthusiasm, personality, and creativity.

Experience in media sales is preferred, and self-motivation, a passion for the community, and knowledge of local business operators is a must. Outstanding communication and organization skills and a knowledge of Office Suite is also required. The ideal candidate will have the creativity to customize business solutions for clients, including the ability to write and build marketing platforms of all types.

If you see yourself as a great fit for us, tell us why by sending your cover letter and resume to jobs@wchl.com. Please no phone calls.


Multimedia News Internship

At WCHL, we cover Chapel Hill-Carrboro and all that happens in news and sports in our local community. A multimedia internship with us will teach you the ins and outs of radio broadcasting, including news gathering, conducting interviews, audio editing, story writing (for the air and for the web), as well as social media practices, photography, and much more.

News is more than just radio and TV these days. Everyone has a website, Twitter, and Facebook. Our website, Chapelboro.com, is the online portal to everything we do at the radio station. If you hear it on WCHL, you can see it on Chapelboro.com.

We’re looking for interns who want to give their time and energy to us and see that effort pay off.  When you leave us, you’ll have a portfolio of works completed that you can share with potential employers including writing and audio samples.

No on-air experience is necessary, but strong writing skills are a plus, and a desire to write and tell stories is a must. This is an unpaid internship – proof of school credit is required.

To apply for an internship, send your resume and cover letter to jobs@wchl.com. Please no phone calls.

WCHL, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations the wish to receive our vacancy information should contact WCHL by calling 919.933.4165.

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