HELP WANTED – Executive Director & Program Director

Executive Director and Program Director position openings with KRFC 88.9fm in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Full-time, 40-hours weekly. Applicants should email cover letter and résumé to applytokrfc@gmail.com. Please specify which position opening you are applying to. No phone calls please. Deadline is Friday, February 18th. Details attached or available at http://www.krfcfm.org.

KRFC 88.9 FM
Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Title: Executive Director
Applicants should email cover letter and résumé to applytokrfc@gmail.com. No phone calls please. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 18th, 2011

KRFC is an FCC licensed 501c(3) corporation, nonprofit public radio station with 3000 watts of power serving the northern Colorado region, including portions of Denver and Boulder with a terrestrial radio signal at 88.9fm and online streaming at http://www.krfcfm.org. KRFC is member supported, primarily volunteer-run, and employs three full-time and one part-time staff. The not for profit entity is PRFR (Public Radio for the Front Range) doing business as KRFCfm. The organization’s vision is to be recognized as a respected voice of the community, creating a sense of place through excellent radio programming. KRFC broadcasts diverse music, limited news, and local public affairs.

Position Description:

The KRFC Executive Director is a full time position that oversees the evolution of the station to a Colorado-focused Public Service Media Company and all aspects of the operation. The Executive Director is the ‘public face’ of KRFC and provides leadership by administering a budget and finances, supervising staff, overseeing public relations, maintaining and enhancing stakeholder and community partnerships, fostering collaborations with other public radio stations, cultivating and stewarding station donors, and ensuring that legal and regulatory requirements are met. The ED is expected to move KRFC forward in all aspects of new media so that the organization can achieve a greater potential in offering broadcast services to a wide variety of listeners through diverse broadcast mediums (apps, podcasts, Social Media, website, etc). The Executive Director reports to the KRFC Board of Directors.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Administration & Legal
~ Manages and directs all paid and volunteer staff
~ Provides staff support to the Board of Directors and all established or ad hoc committees
~ Serves as ex-officio member of the Board of Directors
~ Reviews, updates and approves KRFC website
~ Responsible for management of finances with the Treasurer
~ Makes budget recommendations to Finance Committee and Board of Directors
~ Responsible for compliance with all FCC and IRS 501c(3) rules and regulations
~ Liaison with station lawyer

Finances
~ Responsible for daily financial transactions, bookkeeping, payroll and taxes
~ Liaison with station accountant
~ Responsible for management of finances with the Treasurer
~ Prepares budget recommendations to Finance Committee and Board of Directors

Fundraising
~ Responsible for all grant writing and reporting
~ Reviews and approves annual fundraising plan
~ Works with Development Director to implement member drives and major donor programs
~ Develops relationships with local donors, funding organizations and foundations

Marketing and Public Affairs
~ Directs and implements media relations and serves as primary public spokesperson for KRFC
~ Works with Development Director to develop, review and implement marketing strategies, organizational identity development projects, and community outreach and relations

Technical
~ Responsible for the overall implementation of all equipment and software grants and special projects
~ Works with Chief Operator and tech committee to ensure proper upkeep and maintenance of all equipment

Programming
~ Advises the Program Director and provides authorization about programming for the station

Qualifications:
~ Minimum of a Bachelors degree in a related field and/or relevant experience
~ Five years broadcast management experience in a corporate, nonprofit or institutional setting preferred ~ Knowledge of public radio programming, CPB and other related funding and program services ~ Familiarity with FCC rules and regulations relevant to radio station operations
~ Familiarity with trends in emerging media distribution platforms and technologies~ Knowledge of the public radio mission and its diverse audience~ Experience generating operating revenues in a corporate or institutional setting
~ Demonstrated success in grant writing and/or other fundraising for non-profit programs and/or initiatives ~ Demonstrated success in community and professional networking
~ Ability to work both independently and as a team with staff and volunteers
~ Excellent organizational, facilitation, multi-tasking and leadership skills
~ Excellent written and oral communication and public speaking skills
~ Demonstration of the highest standards of professionalism, personal initiative and integrity
~ Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to high-quality work
~ Computer proficient, including experience with Windows and related MS computer software and networks
~ Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs (occasional evenings and weekends)
~ Reliable transportation

Position Status:
Salaried, Full Time with Benefits
Anticipated start date is mid-March

KRFC 88.9 FM
Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Title: Program Director
Applicants should email cover letter and résumé to applytokrfc@gmail.com. No phone calls please. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 18th, 2011

KRFC is an FCC licensed 501c(3) corporation, nonprofit public radio station with 3000 watts of power serving the northern Colorado region, including portions of Denver and Boulder with a terrestrial radio signal at 88.9fm and online streaming at http://www.krfcfm.org. KRFC is member supported, primarily volunteer-run, and employs three full-time and one part-time staff. The not for profit entity is PRFR (Public Radio for the Front Range) doing business as KRFCfm. The organization’s vision is to be recognized as a respected voice of the community, creating a sense of place through excellent radio programming. KRFC broadcasts diverse music, limited news, and local public affairs.

Position Description:

The KRFC Program Director is a full time position that directs and coordinates daily radio station programming. The Program Director also directs special projects and supports the evolution of the station to a Colorado-focused Public Service Media Company. The Program Director develops, schedules and supervises production, recording, and airing of all programs and helps insure the smooth and continuous operation of KRFC’s music and public affairs channels by managing the digital library and technology systems, and performing daily quality checks on all programming scheduled for air. The Program Director reports to the KRFC Executive Director.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Programming
~ Develops, implements and oversees Colorado-focused programming content at KRFC in all aspects
~ Assembles and integrates a comprehensive Colorado-focused music mix and related Colorado information into on-air and online programming
~ Integrates current music and proper library maintenance of all genres to create a listener friendly, consistent mix of compelling music and content
~ Acquires, installs, maintains and oversees music maintenance software and hardware system
~ Creates on-air features, promotions and specialty programming
~ Oversees quality control of all production elements and manages processes to address issues
~ Develops and implements training programs for programmers
~ Provides editorial and content direction to news and public affairs programming
~ Determines and administers all programming policies and procedures, with Exec. Director authorization
~ Engages, motivates, coaches, trains, mentors and communicates with volunteers and on-air programmers, collaboratively with the Volunteer Coordinator
~ Performs on-air host duties
~ Evaluates new music and integration into the music library
~ Liaison with record labels, trade magazines, artist management, and promoters
~ Acquires and schedules local, regional and national performing acts to play and interview live

Administrative
~ Serves as staff contact for all program-related committees and on-air programmers
~ Supports online program development and social media engagement, including aligning opportunities between on-air media and online media
~ Assists Executive Director and other staff by providing programming data and reports
~ Maintains and reviews required station logs
~ Works with Development Director to ensure solid programming and messaging during membership drives and events, and for other announcements and underwriting
~ Works with Exec. Director to builds partnerships with other organizations to develop and deliver desired programming

Qualifications:
~ Minimum of a Bachelors degree in a related field and/or relevant experience
~ Five years broadcast management experience in a corporate, nonprofit or institutional setting preferred ~ Experience in on-air radio, as well as studio production
~ Knowledge of public radio programming and program services ~ Knowledge of the public radio mission and its diverse audience ~ Experience in training and/or teaching staff colleagues and/or volunteers
~ Demonstrated success in multi-facet, multi-functional project management
~ Hands-on experience with radio station control boards, digital recording and communications equipment
~ Knowledge of technology platforms to coordinate and schedule programming and music maintenance
~ Ability to physically use radio consoles, technical equipment, production facilities and control room
~ Ability to work both independently and as a team with staff and volunteers
~ Excellent organizational, facilitation, multi-tasking and leadership skills
~ Excellent written and oral communication and public speaking skills
~ Demonstration of the highest standards of professionalism, personal initiative and integrity
~ Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to high-quality work
~ Computer proficient, including experience with Windows and related MS computer software and networks
~ Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs (occasional evenings and weekends)
~ Reliable transportation

Position Status:

Salaried, Full Time with Benefits
Anticipated start date is mid-March

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