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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.

Educational Activities Coordinator

KLRN is seeking a highly organized individual to become part of its education team. The position is responsible for coordinating recruitment efforts and assisting with presenting education outreach programs that are part of the station's early childhood and educational services.

The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of early childhood development, have organizational ability with a proven track record of successfully handling numerous date sensitive activities, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be bilingual (English-Spanish), both verbal and written. Computer skills working with databases, spreadsheets, and word processing are essential.

Director of Donor Relations (Major Gifts Officer)

KLRN is seeking an individual to be responsible for securing funds for the organization by fulfilling the interests and passions of donors related to KLRN - providing them with giving opportunities and encouraging them to give.  

Individual will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaningful impact through giving to KLRN.  Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills, with a proven track record of successfully handling numerous date-sensitive activities.   Experience working with databases and MSOffice is required.  Applicant should possess experience in working successfully as part of a team.  

Must be able to work occasional flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.  Bachelor's degree (or equivalent fundraising experience) required.  Candidates with fundraising experience and knowledge of the San Antonio philanthropic community preferred. 


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.