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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.

Currently, there are no open positions.

Grant Writer

KLRN is seeking a Grant Writer who 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 abilities to work well under pressure, 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 required. 

Accountant

KLRN, the public television station serving San Antonio and south central Texas, is seeking an accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties as part of the Finance and Administrative team.  

Responsibilities include preparing grant and financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting, computer and administrative duties as assigned. Position reports to CFO and works with outsourced accounting and payroll company.  Grant accounting and non-profit accounting experience preferred.  Experience troubleshooting and performing routine computer maintenance a plus.  

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field required. Must be able to periodically work flexible hours to meet deadlines.


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.

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, and contact name. Please identify the category or categories of vacancies for which you would like information provided and send that to: personnel@klrn.org.

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Memorials & Tributes

Your contribution to the KLRN Endowment Fund, Inc., either in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special friend or occasion, is a perpetual gift that will help provide for the future of KLRN public television for generations to come. The principle remains untouched, and only a small percentage of earnings on the principle is distributed to the station.

To make a gift, contact Lauren Esquivel at lesquivel@klrn.org or call her at (210) 208-8446. You may also call the station at (210) 270-9000 and ask for Lauren.