The Assistant Production Director role is a demanding creative position, requiring leadership and networking skills. The APD works with the Production Director and assists with, among other things, the execution of commercials. This role may require writing, dubbing, voicing, archiving commercials, and on-air announcing and board operator duties.
Assist in management of commercial production staff and work load
Work with AEs and clients to create customized spec spots.
Consult with clients about creative
Write, produce, and voice commercials
Read or ad-lib to identify station, introduce and close shows, and announce station breaks
Work closely with traffic and continuity to assure all commercials air correctly
Monitor commercial content to meet legal, ethical, and decency standards.
Work with PD’s on any commercial content challenges to meet legal, ethical and decency standards.
Assist in managing studio space scheduling
Create any other kinds of production AEs need for presentations or wrap ups.
Assist in checking missing report nightly to correct any discrepancies in the following day’s log.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.
Work an approved and previously agreed upon air shift.
Maintain a website personality page. Must be kept up-to-date with relevant material that is appropriate for the given station.
Search out and share all possible web content with the Program Director and OCD of the given station.
Participate in regular listening/air check sessions for critique with the Program Director.
Participate in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.
Make regular approved appearances at paid, and non-paid, station events (community events, station concerts, etc-).
Execute only Program Director approved interviews and events on air during the regularly assigned shift.
Be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.