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KHNS has an immediate full time opening for an energetic, committed, personable Development Director. Click on the link for complete job description of this excellent opportunity!

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KHNS Job Opportunities

May 22, 2014

2014 KHNS Job Openings:

Development Director Position - Just opened


KHNS seeks an energetic, committed, personable Development Director. The Development Director serves under the general supervision of the Station Manager, works with a paid staff, 50 volunteers, and is responsible for implementing and overseeing the activities of the Underwriting, Membership and Events Departments which comprise 25% of the station’s operating income.

General duties


·       Develop and sustain relationships with the business communities within Haines, Skagway and Klukwan including attending Chamber of Commerce meetings and setting up regular meetings with business owners for the purpose of selling underwriting and raising funds

·       Develop and sustain relationships with government and nonprofit organizations owners for the purpose of selling underwriting and raising funds

·       Produce underwriting and EPSA statements for broadcast with a clear understanding of FCC  and IRS regulations

·       Maintain underwriting database and paperwork including sponsor statements, contracts, broadcast affidavits, program logs, etc.


·       Develop, promote, and lead special fundraising events such as concerts, marathons, auctions, retail items, etc.

·       Create budget reports per each event.


·       The Development Director maintains the membership database (Giftworks), tracking 1000-plus members and producing reports.

·       The Director is responsible for data entry, maintaining the integrity and security of the database, sending invoices, renewal notices and thank you letters, providing mailing lists, organizing mass mailings, training and organizing volunteers to take membership information during membership drives and in conjunction with staff make decisions regarding membership goals and strategies.

·       The Development Director promotes and leads the annual membership drive, securing  thank you gifts and working with the Manager to develop goals and help oversee the drive.

Other Duties:

·       The Development Director helps coordinate volunteers, assists visitors to the station and other duties as assigned by the station manager.

·       Provide reports as needed to management

·       Create and Maintain Annual Development Roster

·       Assist in creation of annual development budget

·       Assist in daily operations at radio station

Required Qualifications:

·        Strong public relations and organizational skills

·        Sales or marketing experience

·        Ability to work independently as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively and enthusiastically in collaboration with a wide variety of people, both in groups and one-to-one;

·        Proven ability to carry out multiple activities and responsibilities in one job;

·        Demonstrated experience working with and coordinating volunteers.

·        Demonstrated skills in database management, preferably in a membership setting;

·        Demonstrated commitment to independent media;

·        Comfortable with spreadsheets and with PC computers

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Fundraising and non-profit background. 
  • Radio production experience. Experience with Adobe Audition program and  radio automation systems (ENCO or Audio Vault a bonus)
  • Experience and comfort with on air presence and public speaking.

Salary:  DOE. Position includes health insurance and a flexible vacation policy.
This is a full-time position based at KHNS Haines studio. Submit cover letter and résumé by email to: Kay Clements, PO Box 1109, Haines, AK 99827. No phone calls, please. Job open until filled.

KHNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. KHNS is committed to nondiscrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, national origin, color, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and gender variance for the purpose of service, employment, membership or leadership, including staff, volunteers, board and persons who receive our services. 

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