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KGNU seeks a Station Manager


KGNU, a 37-year-old community radio station with an FM frequency in Boulder and a 10-year old AM frequency in Denver is seeking a Station Manager to lead our mission-driven broadcast and online media organization (kgnu.org, afterfm.com, and news.kgnu.org).

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to public media and substantial experience leading diverse communities in producing excellent community-based news, music, and public information. We are seeking an individual who combines strong communications, managerial, and development skills with a vision for making local community media essential in a changing world.

KGNU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from people of all gender identities, people of color, and persons with disabilities.

Our ideal candidate has a combination of required and desired skills:

Required qualifications:
  • At least five years of experience managing people and programs in nonprofit organizations, including working with volunteers
  • Experience with budget development and fiscal management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Community radio experience
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the KGNU Mission Statement

Desired qualifications:
  • Fundraising experience including individual donor development and grant writing
  • Experience working with nonprofit boards
  • Demonstrated successful membership/pledge drive experience
  • Strategic planning and implementation experience
  • Experience managing digital content
  • Knowledge of noncommercial broadcast rules and regulations, including Federal Communications Commission and Corporation for Public Broadcasting requirements
  • Commitment to advancing a diverse and inclusive culture at KGNU
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Salary is $47,500 annually and is non-negotiable. The position includes paid health insurance and vacation. This job will be based at KGNU's Boulder office and requires travel to our Denver office at least once per week.

To apply, please submit the following materials by email:
  1. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current rsum
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references

The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by MARCH 5, 2015. Email to job@kgnu.org. No phone calls please. KGNU is an EEOC employer.


Created:02/04/15, Modified:03/03/15, expires:03/05/15, priority:1