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Radio Commercial Programming Executive: The Magic Network & Scala Radio

Job Introduction

Our Team

The Radio Commercial Programming team are a core part of Bauer Media Advertising’s creative partnerships offering, driving branded content revenue across our portfolio of radio brands. The team are the conduit between the advertising sales team and the programming teams at our radio stations.

The purpose of the team is twofold:

To create best in class, deliverable brand-led solutions and executions in response to client briefs that create impact for clients and consumers.

To drive radio brand-led proactive opportunities across advertising through the creation of presentations and collateral, working hand in hand with programming and marketing colleagues.

The Role

The focus of this role is to drive sponsorship, promotions and branded content revenue across the award-winning Magic Network of stations (Magic Radio, Mellow Magic, Magic Chilled, Magic Soul, Magic at the Musicals) and Scala Radio.

As part of the Radio Commercial Programming team you will specialise in the Magic Network and Scala Radio.  You will work closely with the Magic and Scala Radio programming teams and within Bauer Advertising, the Creative Strategy, Delivery, Planning and the National Sales teams and play a key role facilitating an excellent relationship between teams.

You’ll become an expert for Magic and Scala Radio with a detailed knowledge of all commercial opportunities on air, online and at events. You’ll be across the detail of all pitched and booked campaigns across Magic and Scala Radio stations to prevent client conflicts and maximise our inventory.

Role Responsibility

This is an exciting role with the opportunity to work with commercial and programming teams. You’ll be absolutely central in crafting executions and ideas for clients for opportunities across Magic and Scala Radio, from show sponsorships to breakfast show promotions, talent-led content to events such as Magic at the Musicals!

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Organising and hosting the Magic and Scala Radio brainstorm sessions where client briefs are discussed.
  • Liaising with internal teams in order to write up solutions, put together planning instructions and production costs.
  • Managing availability across the Magic and Scala Radio Branded Content and Programming Calendars.
  • Driving pro-active opportunities for Magic and Scala Radio across the wider commercial teams.
  • Ensuring all booked campaigns across these brands move seamlessly into delivery by checking booking forms and attending ‘kick off’ meetings.
  • Attending internal and external brainstorms and meetings concerning Magic and Scala Radio.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of working in commercial radio
  • The ability to build effective relationships with a wide variety of people across our business
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A solutions-focused attitude
  • A willingness to learn 
  • The ability to manage a busy workload in a time-pressured environment
  • Great team working skills, and the ability to support others in the team as needed.
  • Confidence in your interpersonal skills.
  • A real passion for the brands you’re working with

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development ((4) Bauer Media Group - Academy: Posts | LinkedIn)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 


About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 8 countries - the UK, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.


What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

We are PASSIONATE WITH PURPOSE, creative and commercial…

We know why we are here, and we LOVE what we do!

Our CREATIVE AMBITION and AGILITY takes us further, faster…

You can be as BIG as the space YOU want to fill.


To each other, to our audiences, to our advertisers.


And all ideas are welcome.


We raise it, own it, sort it.

We CARE that everyone feels VALUED and SUPPORTED…

A place where we can all do our best work.


We always have each others back.



For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/


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