Careers

Afternoon Air Personality/Production Director

The Wind (KWND), Springfield’s premiere Christian AC station has a rare opportunity for an afternoon drive personality who has a passion for production!  This will be an intensive search so before you apply, answer these brief questions: A) Do you understand the vision and values of today’s Christian listener? B) Are you creative, organized, and digitally savvy? C) Can you tell a great story and entertain us while you have fun?  Don’t send us a tape and resume you send out to everyone else.  Submit the following items and show us all you have:

Part 1: Listen to The Wind in Springfield, MO to get a feel for our station and then send us 8 customized breaks.  The breaks should focus around the music, our promotions, something going on in our market, and they should target and entertain adults/women 25-49.  We want to hear you connect with our listeners and how you have fun doing it.  Let’s hear your heart and passion.

Part 2: Then, cut two station promos and blow us away with something we do not expect!  Have fun!!

Part 3: Send us your latest and greatest scoped show from your station.   We want to hear how you sound in your current role to show us your potential at The Wind.

Part 4: A growing part of our production includes video. Send us two examples of your video creativity on display. 

Finally, send us a one-page resume of work experience and achievements. Tell us about your standout/unique skills and how you would contribute to The Wind to make us a better station.  If this sounds like fun and a challenge….it is!  Let’s hear from you.

Please send your package to:
The Wind
c/o Kyle Dowden
2550 S. Campbell Ave., Suite 100
Springfield, MO 65807

Email:jobs@thewind.radio

Radio Training Network is a Christian, Faith-Based, Not-For-Profit Organization, and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidate must agree to company's written statement of faith/mission statement.


Business Ministry Account Executive

The Wind (KWND) and KWFC 89.1, Springfield, MO (members of Radio Training Network), have an immediate opening for a Business Ministry Account Executive. This person is responsible for helping us achieve the mission of connecting people to God by developing strategic sales relationships with existing and prospective business ministry partners, inclusive of helping the prospective or existing client meet The Wind and KWFC’s non-commercial content requirements.

Our ideal candidate is an outgoing individual who loves Jesus, has a heart for ministry, a passion for sales, understands how to help customers grow their business exposure, and recognizes the importance of building long-term, profitable relationships based on trust and mutual satisfaction.

Experience/What We’re Looking For
We are looking for someone who has a strong work ethic with an appreciation for continuous personal and professional development. Most importantly, someone who is a team player and who works well with others – teamwork is one of our core values.

  • A proven track record of sales success; meeting and exceeding goals.
  • Exposed to selling processes consisting of prospecting, rapport building, needs analysis, proposal preparation, in-person presentations, closing, and servicing accounts.
  • Knowledge of the market, sales, and negotiating principles.
  • Experience with integrative campaigns involving traditional and digital advertising.
  • A background in related fields such as copywriting, telemarketing, and customer service.
  • Strong skills in planning, communicating, organizing, and developing customer relationships.

Responsibilities/Day-to-Day
The primary responsibility will be to simplify the marketing process for our clients while helping them track the effectiveness of their campaigns and understand their advertising options. In short, we help our clients grow their business exposure to ultimately grow their revenue.

  • Selling traditional radio, sponsorships, digital, and other station promotions.
  • Identifying prospects by presenting their businesses with solutions to help them meet their goals.
  • Setting up appointments.
  • Creating and presenting written proposals.
  • Closing the sale.
  • Collections and servicing the client’s account.
  • Acquiring new long-term business partnerships while servicing and growing those relationships.
  • Staying informed on programming, events and other potential marketing opportunities.
  • Attending mandatory station meetings as necessary (i.e., staff meeting, sales meeting, and any other mandatory meetings as scheduled).

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@thewind.radio.

Radio Training Network is a Christian, Faith-Based, Not-For-Profit Organization, and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidate must agree to company's written statement of faith/mission statement.