Current Job Openings
General Manager, WDVX, Tennessee
WDVX is seeking a highly motivated Operations/Development Director that works with the General Manager on defining and managing WDVX operations. This position includes developing and overseeing a system of daily fundraising that includes major fund drives.
This is a strong opportunity to build on the future of a very established regional community radio station with a strong worldwide brand through the popular webcast.
This is a high profile position with the director attending community and business events and working with General Manager, staff and volunteers on a daily basis to construct and implement station operating strategy.
OPERATIONS – This includes all compliance with the FCC, State and local governments, all things compliant to rules and regs of Visit Knoxville and rental agreement, work with engineering on EAS compliance
DEVELOPMENT – Oversee and provide guidance in all fundraising campaigns, daily fundraising strategy, social media and newsletter development and merchandise. Work in concert with General Manager and Business Manager to develop underwriting strategy and to recruit business support. Administer and maintain all grant applications and resources including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Tennessee Arts Commission and more. Research and recruit new grant opportunities for WDVX related activities and operations
Community Relations. Actively represent WDVX in the greater East Tennessee Community and beyond, regularly meeting with alliances and new prospects to insure and improve relationships and discover new funding opportunities for WDVX
Thorough knowledge of the FCC Non Commercial Operations Manual that includes FCC rules and regs for not for profits. Familiarity with radio station operations and systems that provide a team atmosphere and good chemistry with staff and volunteers. Other desired skills and characteristics include: Social Media, leadership and relationship-building, oral and written communication
A minimum of five years experience in Radio Station Development and Management is required. Bachelor’s Degree in broadcasting, marketing or business preferred
Compensation: $50,000 annual salary plus benefits.
Send resume and letter to General Manager Tony Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org
WDVX is an Equal Opportunity Employer
General Manager, KMUD, Redway, CA
Community radio station KMUD in Redway, CA, redwood country, seeks Station Manager responsible for the overall management of the station with a $500,000 annual budget. Successful candidate will work in collaboration and cooperation with the staff, independent contractors, the Board of Directors, volunteers and membership.
Position emphasizes teamwork and consensus building in decision making and all aspects of staff coordination. Make and implement decisions regarding the operation of the station including personnel, contracts, legal requirements, finance, and maintenance. Implement hiring and firing, training and annual evaluation of paid staff. Provide support and information to the Board of Directors and its committees, including Finance, Development, and Policy. Hold regular meetings with staff and contractors as well as plan board and staff meetings and trainings. Responsible for overseeing outreach and promotion of KMUD, its programs and events, including: public speaking, press releases and advertising in all appropriate media, and production of program guides, newsletters and website.
Overall responsibility, in collaboration with paid staff and volunteers, for the financial affairs of the station, including development, grants, the annual audit required by CPB, bookkeeping, underwriting, budgeting, purchasing, sales and any other relevant financial matters.
Work collaboratively with financial staff and Board Treasurer to prepare timely and accurate financial reports required by the Board of Directors, local, state and federal agencies, and by lending and grant-making institutions. Prepare a draft annual budget, working with the Finance Committee.
Oversee the coordination of all fundraising and outreach activities including grants. Oversee membership drives in coordination with the Membership Drive Committee.
Ability to understand and manage a budget (spending within budget) and familiarity with non-profit accounting principles.
Experience working with a board of directors.
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work with a diverse group.
Strong skills in fundraising and financial management. Commitment to community.
Three years broadcast management experience. Working knowledge of FCC regulations. Degree in mass communications or related field.
Understanding of broadcast production, webcasting, regulations and marketing.
Experience as a board member. Familiarity with financial databases and office software. Familiarity with social media.
Pay Range: $22 to $28 per hour, commensurate with experience.