Career Opportunities

KDSN Radio the Hive Opportunity
Posted: 05/11/2020


KDSN Radio Stations in Denison, Iowa have a internship program, designed for those interested in exploring a career in the broadcast industry.  As an intern at KDSN, you will explore the different career positions and opportunities in radio, and, if selected as our Intern, will have the opportunity to "shadow" current KDSN Staff with the potential to participate in regular daily or weekly responsibilities.  If you're a high school or college student with an interest in KDSN's Intern Program, contact KDSN via email @ or with a letter or postcard indicating your interest.  Send to: Intern Program, c/o KDSN Radio Stations, Box 670, Denison, Iowa  51442.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Police Officer
Denison Police Department Opportunity
Posted: 01/18/2021

The Denison Iowa Police Department will be accepting applications for a police officer. There is no current position available. This testing will be used to develop a list of eligible applicants for any future openings that may occur in the next year. Applications to be eligible for testing need to be returned to the Police Department at 1119 1st Ave N, Denison Iowa 51442 by 5:00 pm on February 5, 2021, with testing on February 20, 2021. Applications may be obtained on the City of Denison Iowa website,, or at the Police Department. For questions, please contact the Chief of Police at 712-263-3195. The Denison Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. 

Account Executive/Radio& Digital Sales
KDSN Radio Opportunity
Posted: 03/03/2021

Account Manager/ Radio and Digital Sales

KDSN has a career opening for an  Account Manager for Radio and Digital Sales. This is a great role for someone who likes people and enjoys making a difference in the community. If you're looking for a career and not just a job and you're willing to work hard, you can be quickly rewarded for outstanding personal performance in this role.

You will be responsible for managing an active list of on-air clients. You will be trained to develop partnerships with existing and new clients to create innovative marketing, sales, and media plans to help them meet their sales and business objectives. You will conduct client "needs analysis" and provide superior customer service making sure their advertising programs are fresh, unique, and effective. As you learn more about their businesses, you will help them write compelling scripts to highlight their products, services, and benefits. If you are interested in the broadcast side of radio, you may also enjoy the opportunity to develop or hone your on-air broadcast skills, technical abilities, and knowledge of how local radio serves its communities.



  • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree in related field.
  • Two years of sales or marketing experience
  • An equivalent combo of education and experience will be considered



Present and sell company radio and digital products and services to new and existing clients

Partner with clients to develop effective copy, scripts and annual marketing plans. Specific duties include:

* Prospect and contact potential customers

* Reach agreed upon sales and prospecting goals

* Resolve client and/or customer inquiries and complaints

* Set follow-up appointments to keep clients aware of program and sponsorship opportunities, and refresh copy and ads

* Create sales material to present to Clients

* Manage simple digital ad integration tasks for your clients on social media and website.


Job Requirements:

* Above average verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to develop advertising copy and marketing presentations. During the interview process you will be asked to demonstrate these skills.

* Understanding of basic marketing and business principles.

* Strong negotiation skills.

* Experienced in Microsoft Office software

* Ability to build rapport with clients and represent KDSN Radio at community events

* Well-versed in digital/social media

* Deadline and detail-oriented

* Organized and skilled in time management- a self-starter who relishes the opportunity to quickly grow income by increasing sales and commissions.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.


Other Helpful Skills or Experience:

* Experience in sales, customer service, or other related fields is very helpful.

* Bi-Lingual

* Prior media, marketing, or copy-writing experience


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Store Manager
Scooters Coffee Opportunity
Posted: 04/23/2021
We are so excited to welcome Scooter's Coffee to Denison! They will be opening soon on Highway 30 and Main St. Scooter's is now hiring a full-time Store Manager.
From Scooter's: “We are looking for Amazing People to serve Amazing Drinks, Amazingly Fast!® We are looking for someone energetic and organized who enjoys being a leader to be our Drive-Through Scooter's Coffee Store Manager in Denison, Iowa. Duties will include hiring, managing, and scheduling staff, inventory control, and serving amazing coffee. Salary based on experience from $40-$48,000 per year. 40-45 hours per week.  Please apply to Scooter's Coffee Careers ( “

Equal Opportunity Employer

Crawford County Broadcasting Corp. and KDSN Radio is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, competence, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, retaliation, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

If you would like assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 712.263.3141.


Area Career Opportunities

Iowa Workforce Development Opportunity
Posted: 12/05/2020

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Broadcast Team- Show Host & Production
KDSN Radio Opportunity
Posted: 04/15/2021

Afternoon Show Host/On-Air Announcer/Production Manager

Announces and plans on-air radio show to inform, entertain, and engage local listening audiences. He/she also performs additional duties such as production, assisting program/music/promotions managers, operating transmitter, writing & producing spots, and digital ads. We have two broadcast shifts currently available.   



  • Associate's degree in related field or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.
  • Two years of on-air & technical experience
  • An equivalent combo of education and experience will be considered


Skills and Abilities:

  • Outgoing personality with a clear and distinct speaking voice
  • Sharp wit and the ability to think quickly on one’s feet
  • Excellent reading and ad-libbing skills
  • Clear & concise writing skills
  • Well versed in multi-platform content development for radio, social, and digital platforms
  • Excellent skills with a computer, editing equipment, and other broadcast-related devices


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepares and creates a topical show by gathering information from the Internet, periodicals, calendars, and other media.
  • Reads news flash to keep the audience informed of important events.
  • Records & edits interviews of guests, musicians, or other guests/personalities
  • Interviews guest and moderates panel or discussion show to entertain the audience.
  • Answers phone lines, interviews audience members who telephone musical requests.
  • Airs contests according to the specs of the program or promotions directors.
  • Plans and stages community events, including hosting and assisting at charity and community functions. Attends live, in-person appearances as requested by the station or clients.
  • Provides live, on-site reports from event venues. Sets up equipment for remotes/events.
  • Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and a strong personal community involvement.
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers, and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired.
  • Operates control console.
  • Performs commercial production.
  • Follows and enforces FCC regulations, station and company policies, including implementing station's / state's EAS procedures.
  • Writes script, contests, and interview questions.
  • Memorizes script, reads, or ad-libs to identify station, introduce and close shows, and announce station breaks, commercials, or public service information.
  • Performs additional duties such as production, website, and social media updates, assisting program/music/promotions managers, operating radio transmitter, or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by ops director and music log.

• Maintains flexibility to pick up/change shifts as necessary. Must be available regularly to work weekends, holidays, etc.

Crawford County Memorial Hospital
Johnson Propane
Crawford County Memorial Hospital