Job Title
Production Manager

About SBS:

As a pioneer in Spanish-language media, SBS has always been at the forefront of the evolution of Hispanic entertainment in the U.S. In this era of technological advancements and media convergence, SBS is poised to capitalize on its vast array of proprietary content across multiple platforms. Our unwavering commitment is to create exceptional, high-quality branded entertainment that resonates deeply with the Hispanic consumer. Our impressive growth on the web with and the promising reception of our latest venture, the podcast initiative, are testament to SBS’ long-term strategy. By seamlessly delivering content through diverse channels, we not only maximize revenue but also extend the reach of our beloved brands. SBS remains steadfast in our leadership position in today’s dynamic and ever-expanding U.S. Hispanic market, and we are determined to continue pushing boundaries and shaping the future of Hispanic media.

Position Summary

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Production Manager to join our dynamic radio station team in Tampa. The Production Manager will be responsible for overseeing the production operations and ensuring the smooth execution of commercial announcements, public service announcements, and other audio content. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in radio broadcasting production, possess technical expertise in production tools and systems, and demonstrate excellent organizational and creative skills.

At SBS we are proud to be a hands-on, fast-moving, and always evolving company. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-moving environment, has an entrepreneurial mindset, is a great cultural fit, and brings the appropriate structure to ambiguous, often rapidly changing environments.

Key Accountabilities

  • Schedule and ensure proper utilization of production studios and personnel to maximize productivity and meet production deadlines.
  • Perform work within strict media deadlines, coordinating with various departments to ensure timely delivery of audio content.
  • Determine the most efficient execution of the workflow within the production department, optimizing resources and streamlining processes.
  • Maintain and ensure the production quality of all commercial announcements, public service announcements, and other audio content.
  • Review instructions in production orders and distribute them among production assistants for recording.
  • Download spots that come through the DGS system, Fastchannel, MP3, and other relevant platforms.
  • Produce commercials as needed for the radio station, demonstrating creativity and attention to detail.
  • Facilitate airchecks as required by clients and contact clients for commercial approvals, maintaining strong communication and relationships.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, technologies, and best practices to continually enhance production quality and efficiency.
  • Work under the general supervision of the Programming Director, collaborating with the programming team to meet overall station goals.

Required Experience & Skills

  • An Associate’s degree or its equivalent in a relevant field.
  • 6-8 years of experience in radio broadcasting production, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of production processes and techniques.
  • Proficient knowledge and experience working with DGS system, Fastchannel, and ProTools.
  • Strong technical skills in audio recording, editing, and mixing.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A high degree of creativity and latitude in generating innovative and engaging audio content.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and quality control to ensure the highest production standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with team members, clients, and other departments.
  • Familiarity with a variety of field concepts, practices, and procedures within the radio broadcasting industry.
  • A passion for radio and a deep understanding of audience preferences and market trends.

Why work for SBS?

Spanish Broadcasting Systems (SBS) offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the leading Hispanic-focused media company in the industry. By joining our team, you will become an integral part of shaping and influencing the landscape of Spanish-language broadcasting. We take pride in our rich heritage and commitment to serving the vibrant Hispanic community with compelling content and innovative programming. At SBS, you will be surrounded by a diverse and talented group of professionals who share a passion for media, creativity, and cultural connectivity. We foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued and recognized. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies, you will have the tools to bring your ideas to life and create impactful experiences for our audience. Additionally, SBS provides ample opportunities for personal and professional growth, with ongoing learning and development programs designed to enhance your skills and advance your career. If you are seeking a dynamic and rewarding career in the world of Spanish-language broadcasting, SBS is the place to be. Join us and be part of a team that is making a difference in the lives of millions of people every day.