Volunteer



    VOLUNTEER CREW AND PRESENTERS

    Tring Radio is an established and still growing local Radio Station in the Southeast of England.

    We play the best mix of music, along with chat and news, comedy shows, amazing star celebrity
    interviews and much more…

    As a very popular fast growing Radio Station - We need a full team to keep our fantastic shows on air…
    We are a dynamic fast moving, non-profit volunteer based community Radio Station:

    Have you got what it takes to be part of the Tring Radio Crew?

    If you have worked in radio or a promotional team before this would be an advantage, but it is not essential as training will be provided for the right people.

    We're looking for fun motivated people with confidence, a get-stuck-in attitude and a passion for local radio and the radio station. Typical crew duties include attending events, meet and greets and representing Tring Radio in public as brand ambassadors. Extra training in other aspects of radio or presenting could be a possibility once you become part of the crew.

    Our radio crew are the face of Tring Radio and act as a living advert for the brand. So, we need members who are fun, confident, approachable and professional but above all who have a real passion for Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire and all the local towns and villages. If you think you fit the bill apply now!

    You will need to be flexible, as the hours will be sporadic and varied – including weekends and evenings.

    Interested in joining an amazing Radio team?

    Fill in the form below explaining why you would make a great Tring Radio Crew member (in no more than 500 words) with a copy of your CV and a recent photograph.


    ARE YOU INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED IN RADIO ?

    • Maybe you are the next upcoming Chris Evans, Zoe Ball, Nick Grimshaw, Scott Mills or Pete Tong?

    • Maybe you would prefer to remain behind the scenes as a researcher or station assistant?

    BEFORE APPLYING YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

    • You must be able to commit to a minimum of at least 4 hours per week or more volunteer time to your local radio station, and be prepared to attend station meetings and community and promotional events throughout the year as and when requested.

    • You must have good organisation and planning skills.

    • You must have excellent communication skills and be a skilled team player.

     

    WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A RADIO PRESENTER?

    You should have:

    • self-confidence and an outgoing personality, plus ability to work as part of a close team.

    • excellent communication and presentation skills.

    • a clear and attractive speaking voice and conversational style.

    • ability to communicate information live in a developing news environment.

    • good organisation and planning skills.

    • an enquiring mind and good memory.

    • a flow of good and creative ideas.

    • awareness of the technical aspects of broadcasting. especially timing and playlist structure.

    • a knowledge of media law and a willingness to keep to the rules, and be able to accept feedback and direction.

    • knowledge about current affairs or about specialist topics such as sport.

    You also need:

    • good research and interviewing skills.

    • an ability to build a rapport with guests and audiences.

    • an ability to work under pressure and make quick decisions.

    • resilience to cope with rejection and criticism.

    You must have:

    • The time and commitment to dedicate a minimum of at least 4 hours per week.

    • You will be required to attend monthly station meetings and team meetings.

    • You will be expected to attend Tring Radio events, promotions and functions.

    TRAINING

    • Experience preferred, training can be arranged.

    • Entry into Radio Presenting is very competitive, but very rewarding.

       

    GETTING ON AIR

    • There is always a presenter waiting list, but there are often some show job opening for volunteers on Tring Radio.

    • Radio experience can widen the range of opportunities open to you, and your chance of a show on Tring Radio.

    • You must be committed to at least 3 months initial volunteer probationary period.

    • You will start as a behind the scenes volunteer for us whilst training, before being given a chance to present on air radio programmes.


    OTHER VOLUNTEERS

    • We are also currently seeking committed volunteers perhaps you have experience in the following areas of expertise:

      • Fundraising.

      • Social Media Engagement.

      • Marketing & Live Events.

      • Local Advertising & Sponsorship.

    If you would like to get involved with Tring Radio as a volunteer.

    Please fill out the below form! – 
    Before you do, head over to our training page to see what it is all about...

     

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     At Tring Radio we aim to create an environment that celebrates the differences within the community, offering equal presenter & behind-the-scene opportunities regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or socio-economic background.
    As a voice of the community we recognise our responsibility to reflect the world around us throughout the content and service of our station. This means making a considered effort to create an inclusive team and promote opportunities for the broadest possible range of talent.
    We welcome all applications from people with an interest in working in radio.

     

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