Community Radio Jobs 2017-10-17T20:27:10+00:00

Current Job Openings

Development Director, KDNK, Carbondale, CO

Job Title

Development Director


Carbondale, CO



Job Function


Position Type

Full Time

Salary Range


Position Duration


Minimum Experience Required


Required Travel


Where to Send Resume/Letter

general manager. No calls please.


OCTOBER 26, 2017

KDNK is hiring a development director. This is a new position that represents our invigorated focus on fundraising. We seek an outgoing people person committed to the mission of community radio, who is unafraid to ask for money. The position is responsible for leading development activities including membership, volunteer coordination for events, continued growth of our major donor program, planned giving, and grants. The development director will work directly with the board of directors on fundraising activities and cultivate board involvement and station participation. ​ ​ A key element of development for the KDNK position is our membership, and this job differs from a traditional “development director” position in the focus on serving members. It is essential that candidates are comfortable working with over 1000 members, including significant volunteer organization. Assistance with outreach, promotions, and social media are a plus.

Director of Content, WWOZ, New Orleans, LA

Job Title Director of Content
City/State New Orleans, Louisiana
Station WWOZ 90.7fm
Job Function Programming/News
Position Type Full Time
Salary Range Not Available
Position Duration Indefinite
Minimum Experience Required 5-10 years
Required Travel 0-10%
Where to Send Resume/Letter employment@wwoz.org
Deadline 10/31/2017

WWOZ 90.FM/WWOZ.org seeks a seasoned, dynamic, hands-on professional to lead all content creation and distribution strategy across multiple platforms for one of the nation’s most vibrant public radio stations. WWOZ is a music-based community radio station operating out of the French Quarter in New Orleans. The mission is to “be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage.” The format includes jazz, blues, R&B and world music–proudly maintaining the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station. Listener-supported, volunteer-programmed, WWOZ has a professional staff of 20 and an annual operating budget of approximately $5 million. Local audience reach is deep and extends worldwide with 50% of listener support coming from beyond the radio broadcast area. Each year WWOZ broadcasts live over 30 acts from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival which is distributed nationally. Utilizing radio, online media, and mobile apps, WWOZ is the city’s go-to source for information about daily live music, Second Lines, local musical history, Mardi Gras Indian culture and much more. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Director of Content will be responsible for design, integrity and the direction of content of the station. Staff management experience including proven expert leadership and coaching skills required. Directly oversees programming, production, digital services, social media, WWOZ video, engineering and volunteer relations. Expected to bring best practices, departmental and budget accountability and also data-driven decision making. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years leading and managing personnel within a multi-million dollar annual operating budget. Superior written, verbal and interpersonal skills; as well as computer-based analytical skills a must. Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers, Board of Directors, audience, donors and funders. Familiarity with public media or equivalent experience. Deep sensitivity, commitment to and knowledge of the music and culture of New Orleans highly preferred. WWOZ offers competitive pay and excellent benefits plan. Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and 3 professional references. Email application packet to: employment@wwoz.org. No telephone calls or walk-in visits, please. WWOZ is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Membership Manager, KBUT, Crested Butte, CO

Job Title Membership Manager
City/State Crested Butte, Colorado
Station KBUT
Job Function Development/Underwriting
Position Type Full Time
Salary Range $25-50K
Position Duration Indefinite
Minimum Experience Required 2-5 years
Required Travel 0-10%
Where to Send Resume/Letter Eileen Hughes General Manager KBUT gm@kbut.org
Deadline November 14, 2017

Executive Director, KBUT, Crested Butte, COKBUT Community Radio in Crested Butte, Colorado is seeking a full-time Membership Manager. The Membership Manager oversees the station’s donor database and on-air fundraising campaigns. This position is part of the station’s development team and also assists with marketing efforts and website management. Strong computer and writing skills are essential. The ideal candidate should have experience with database management software, be highly organized and detail oriented. This is a 40 hour a week position. Compensation includes health benefits, paid vacation and 12 holidays per year. For a full job description and salary information visit KBUT.org/jobs. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Eileen Hughes at gm@kbut.org. Application deadline is November 14, 2017.

KBUT Community Radio in Crested Butte, Colorado, is seeking an Executive Director to manage and guide the station.  The Executive Director is responsible for providing staff and volunteer leadership and implementing organizational goals and policies.  The Executive Director develops and tracks the operational budget and serves as the business manager and chief administrator of the station.  The Executive Director hires and supervises station personnel; oversees development and fundraising activities; and ensures compliance with FCC regulations, applicable state and federal laws and professional standards.  The Executive Director oversees operational and technical systems.  Previous management, leadership and administrative experience required. Previous experience with non-profit development and community/public radio preferred. Crested Butte is a resort community in central Colorado with a ski area, beautiful scenery and an array of year-round outdoor activities.  Salary Range $45,000-$55,000 including health benefits, paid vacation and holidays. KBUT is an equal opportunity employer.  A full job description is available at KBUT.org. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a letter of interest, resume and references to EDsearch@kbut.orgThe closing date for applications is October 30 2017.

General Manager, KOPN, Columbia, MO

New Wave Corp./KOPN 89.5 FM of Columbia, Mo, seeks qualified candidates for the position of general manager. KOPN is a community-supported public radio station. Since 1973, KOPN has provided diverse music, local news and talk, and syndicated programming from National Public Radio and Pacifica Radio Network.

The general manager reports to a community-elected board of directors and supervises a small paid staff and large corps of volunteers. Duties include oversight of volunteer orientation and training; grants, fundraising and underwriting; financial management of the station; maintenance of facilities and equipment; and community outreach.

Salary range is $35,000 – $55,000.  KOPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation. Principals only; no agents, please.

Send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references by December 1, 2017 to underwriting@kopn.org or to Sarah Catlin, GM Search Committee chair, KOPN, 915 E Broadway, Columbia MO 65201.

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