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Employment opportunities

KLRN is a great place to work! KLRN offers a wide variety of career opportunities in areas such as fund-raising, 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.

Volunteer Coordinator

KLRN TV, the public television station serving San Antonio and South Central Texas, is looking for an energetic, dynamic, people-oriented individual to coordinate the volunteer program for our largest annual fundraising event, Blazing Gavels. 

KLRN is PBS. No one else does what we do. We get children ready to learn and we bring adults on journeys of exploration and adventure through our programs, events and resources. We ARE the community and take our role as the sole public television station for our area seriously. Here’s your opportunity to work with one of the most respected brands in America and a quality local resource that provides news and information that our community needs to know about.

If you are highly motivated, possess outstanding written and organizational skills and get along well with a wide range of personality types, then you might be just the person KLRN is seeking. You will be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers for our televised Auction. You will maintain relationships with business, civic, educational and other potential sources of volunteers in an effort to continually build the volunteer corps, along with other duties as assigned.  This position requires a high school diploma plus two years of college; excellent business writing skills; computer proficiency; and a minimum of two years related professional experience. 

Extreme flexibility in work schedule is a must, as your schedule will include nights and weekends leading up to and during the event. The position is part-time and temporary, running March through mid-June.  To apply: E-mail your cover letter, resume and salary history to personnel@klrn.org with subject “Volunteer Coordinator”. Tell us what makes you a wonderful addition to our team!

Auction Associate

Have you ever binge watched Downtown Abbey? Does your kid know how to get to Sesame Street? Have you ever attempted to paint a happy little tree? Do you love PBS? KLRN is PBS. No one else does what we do. We get children ready to learn and we bring adults on journeys of exploration and adventure through our programs, events and resources. We ARE the community and take our role as the sole public television station for our area seriously.

Here’s your opportunity to work with one of the most respected brands in America and a quality local resource that provides news and information that our community needs to know about.

KLRN is looking for Part-Time Auction Associates to assist in the procurement of donations for the Blazing Gavels Live TV Auction. Every year, hundreds of businesses and individuals donate items and services to be auctioned off LIVE on-air in support of public television for South Central Texas. Your job is to contact past donors to secure their continued participation, identify and encourage new donors and cultivate relationships for future donations. We measure our success by the number of repeat donors and the volume and retail value of the donations we are able to acquire.

Auction Associates have stellar grammar, charming phone and written personalities and great critical thinking skills. On a daily basis you will be interacting with past donors and prospective donors via phone, email and sometimes in-person.

We have:

  • A large database of established donors to work from
  • A collaborative and open work environment
  • Flexible schedules
  • Fun

You are:

  • Motivated, work well independently and take initiative
  • Organized, detail oriented and take direction well
  • Able to speak eloquently and communicate effectively in writing or over the phone
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Able to lift up to 25lbs

Perfect for retired professionals, college students and those with school-aged children. Past sales experience is great, but not required. The position is part-time and temporary, running January through mid-June, 20-35 hours per week, M-F between 9-5. Pay is $13.00/hour plus incentives! No Phones Calls Please. To apply: E-mail your cover letter and resume to personnel@klrn.org with subject "Auction Associate". Tell us what makes you a wonderful addition to our team!

Minorities/women encouraged to apply.

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, PO 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 resumes

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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