Blog March 16, 2022
Job Opening: Director of New Media and Operations

The Peabody Award-winning public radio series Afropop Worldwide is looking for a new Director of Operations and New Media. This is a challenging and exciting, part-time position that could potentially lead to professional advancement within our organization. This is a remote/work from home position and viable candidates need to be “on” at least 4 days per traditional work week between the hours of 10 and 6 (flexibility within). Send letters/resumes to and


-Working in coordination with the studio and Afropop producers to ensure the weekly program and bi-weekly podcast series is distributed to stations, via the PRX Exchange and across the internet via Soundcloud.

-Work with social media team, keep the Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts active.

-Maintain the internal show calendar and facilitate scheduling.

-Drafting and sending weekly enewsletter.

-Web Management and tech support for Afropop staff and

-Maintaining and updating the NYC Events Calendar.

-Sending archival shows to WNYE weekly. Annual reporting to WNYE.

-Filing quarterly BMI reports on program music usage, based on producers’ segment reports.

-Handling donor appeals, year-end appeal and when needed.

-Audience correspondence via email.

-Sending thank yous and tax information to donors.

-Assembling and submitting grant proposals.

-Filing grant reports.

-Managing freelancer invoices.

-Managing staff and freelance writers and working with our editors to post web content


-Above average, consumer tech-savvy

-Being a self-starter who can work independently

-Attention to detail and spelling

-Staying organized

-Love for/interest in music of Africa and the African diaspora, radio/podcast production.

-Have a computer and reliable internet access.

-Blogging/journalism background (A plus, not a requirement).

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