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KCAW-FM, Development Dirctor


Position Summary

The Development Director is responsible for designing and implementing a fundraising program that supports the activities of the station.

Salary Range: Starting in the low $40,000’s to the low $50,000’s

This position is classified full time exempt with competitive benefit plan.

The Station and the Community: KCAW-FM is a non-commercial, community radio station owned and operated by the Raven Radio Foundation, Inc. of Sitka, Alaska. Since signing on the air March 6th, 1982, KCAW has been broadcasting a diverse and vibrant program schedule to the Southeast Alaskan communities of Sitka, Angoon, Elfin Cove, Kake, Pelican, Port Alexander, Tenakee Springs, Yakutat, as well as a wide expanse of the coastal fishing grounds. KCAW is a committed member of CoastAlaska - a pioneering consortium of Southeast Alaska stations striving to improve service to listeners through inter-station cooperation. Sitka is a small island town on Alaska’s Inside Passage. It is a remote & wild place with mild temperatures and about 100 inches of rain a year.


Position Duties:

• Responsible for developing a plan to seek corporate and business support from local, regional, statewide, and national sources.

• Responsible for securing underwriting from businesses, corporations, and non-profit organizations.

• Prepares and maintains contracts.

• Insures procurement and placement of on-line underwriting.

• Produce and schedule underwriting spots.

• Coordinates and supervises membership drives, and special event fundraising activities for the organization.

• Works with other CoastAlaska Development Directors on underwriting, marketing, and fundraising events.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Reports directly to the General Manager.


Position Qualifications

• Experience in non-profit fundraising preferred.

• Good writing skills, familiar with proposal and grant writing.

• Good professional appearance and public presentation skills.

• Familiarity with broadcasting and social media preferred.

• Post-secondary education preferred.


Submit resume, references, and letter of interest to: Lily Herwald, Interim General Manager, Raven Radio Foundation, 2 B Lincoln Street, Sitka, AK 99835.


KCAW/Raven Radio is an EOE.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-12-12