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KDLL-FM Station Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KDLL-FM Public Radio in Kenai, Alaska is seeking an energetic, dynamic station manager to represent KDLL to communities located in the central Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. KDLL is a community-licensed station working closely with KBBI in Homer, and is a member of APRN, NPR, PRI, and APM. Over 30,000 people live in the signal area of KDLL, which includes Kenai, Soldotna, Nikiski, Ninilchik and Sterling. Kenai enjoys a mild Alaskan climate with many recreational activities, including a growing arts community, wildlife viewing, sport fishing, hunting, skiing and hiking. Kenai is located about 90 miles south of Anchorage. The station manager, with support from staff and administration at KBBI, is responsible for station operations, local outreach, fundraising and development. This position supports the KDLL Board of Directors (BOD) and Community Advisory Board (CAB), and follows General Manager mandates. Salaried, DOE. This is a full-time exempt position with medical and leave benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead all on-air membership drive activity.
  • Initiate and maintain KDLL underwriting and gaming activities.
  • Comply with State of Alaska, FCC and other national regulations.
  • Works with staff and volunteers in planning and executing events.
  • Develops professional relationships necessary to promote KDLL programs and services.
  • Performs station administrative and management duties. Other duties as identified and assigned.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in radio station management and/or development.
  • Proven fundraising track record in the non-profit sector. Excellent writing, communication, and people skills.
  • Highly developed sense of organization and sense of community.
  • Knowledge and experience with social media, web development content management systems.
  • Must be a self-starter able to work with little direct supervision, and be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be able to train and work with volunteer community producers.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, including management philosophy, resume, three references, and audio sample to: KDLL Manager Search, KBBI, 3913 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603. Or submit electronically to dave@ kbbi.org. KDLL is an EEO employer. Application period ends January 31, 2014. Job description at http://www.kdll.org/employment.

DEADLINE: 2014-01-31