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KLRN is a great place to work! KLRN offers a wide variety of career opportunities in areas such as fundraising, television production, broadcast operations, accounting, and public relations. We actively promote a supportive, family-friendly workplace, and offer a competitive salary and benefits package for both full- and part-time (20 hrs or more per week) employees.  




President and General Manager

San Antonio based Alamo Public Telecommunications Council (APTC), licensee of Public Television Station KLRN, a full-power station, is seeking qualified candidates for the office of President and General Manager.

The position calls for the overall operation and leadership of station operations. Responsibilities include business and financial matters, fund raising, budgeting, expense control, forecasting and profitability.

The candidate must possess a mission related, strategic vision as well as strong leadership and management skills, and be proficient with all local, state and federal laws including FCC regulations. As a member of the PBS network, the manager should be familiar with policies and regulations of the network affiliation.

The position calls for strong communications skills and knowledge of how to solicit funds from the viewing public, corporations and foundations. The candidate must have a fundamental understanding about the business and operations of the station.

The ideal candidate will have executive management experience as well as experience in developing and successfully implementing a strategic plan. He or she must have leadership qualities to hire and motivate department heads, establish goals, approve budgets and establish a working relationship with the Board of Directors.

Candidates must have the minimum of an undergraduate degree, at least 10 years of supervisory experience, proven leadership skills and sound judgment qualities.

KLRN offers a competitive compensation package and is an EEO employer.

Qualified candidates must apply by August 22, 2014 to: APTC, PO Box 120040, San Antonio, TX. 78212-9240.

Grant Writer

KLRN is seeking a Grant Writer that will be responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate KLRN's mission and programs to potential funders.

The Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.

Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required. Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field, and 2 years of relevant experience in preparation of fundraising proposals with a proven track record of success are required.

Account Executive

KLRN is seeking candidates who have an affinity for PBS and a media sales background, preferably with experience in the local advertising industry.

The Account Executive will operate as an outside sales consultant on an independent contractor basis and is responsible for the sale of 15- and 30-second corporate sponsorship on-air messages and event sponsorships. The Account Executive is expected to support KLRN’s growing corporate support team while providing superior client service to underwriters. This is a commission only position with higher than average compensation.

Telemarketers

Love KLRN? Take advantage of the opportunity to help raise funds through the Annual Blazing Gavels Auction. Must be motivated, detail oriented, and possess good phone and computer skills. Position requires contacting past donors and prospective donors for donations. Strong marketing skills a plus. Perfect for retired professionals, college students and those with school aged children.

The position is part-time and temporary, running March through mid-June. 30-35 hours per week, M-F between 9-5. $7.25 per hour.

Send an email to events@klrn.org.




HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for an open position and meet the qualifications listed in the job posting, please e-mail your resumé, cover letter and salary history to personnel@klrn.org. Please attach cover letters and resumés as Microsoft Word documents or Adobe Acrobat PDF files. Be sure to specify the exact position title in the subject heading of the email.

If you choose to forward your resumé and cover letter via mail, send them to:
Personnel Department, "Job Title", KLRN, P. O. Box 9, San Antonio, TX 78291-0009

You may also fax your cover letter and resumé to 210.270.9078.

Your resumé will be reviewed by the personnel department. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, your information will be forwarded to the appropriate hiring manager for further review. If you are selected as a potential candidate, you will be contacted to schedule an interview. Due to the high volume of resumés we receive, we are unable to respond directly to any e-mail or phone inquiries regarding the status of your application. No phone calls please.

COVER LETTERS
We require a cover letter in addition to your résumé. The cover letter allows you to expand on the information on your resumé and gives us specific, detailed information on your work experience, education, etc. Your cover letter complements the resumé by telling us why you are interested in the position, how you feel your skills and experience make you a good match, and why you are interested in working at KLRN.

UNSOLICITED RESUMÉS
KLRN does not encourage unsolicited phone calls, resumés or applications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
KLRN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, who actively seeks to diversify its workforce.
If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers, and you would like to receive job vacancy notices for openings at KLRN, please provide the name of your organization, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, FAX number, and contact name. Please identify the category or categories of vacancies for which you would like information provided and send that information by e-mail to: personnel@klrn.org

 



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