KHNS-FM, P/T Development Director

Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Haines, AK
Posted: 2019-02-12



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 and Membership Department which comprise 25% of the station’s operating income.



Develop and sustain relationships with the business communities within Haines, Skagway and Klukwan including 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.


The Development Director promotes and leads the annual membership drive and the one-day news drive working with the Manager and staff to develop goals and help oversee the drives.

The Development Director works directly with Coast Alaska Membership Services tracking members during fund drives and throughout the year. The Director organizes mass mailings, training and organizing volunteers to take membership information during membership drives.

Other Duties:

The Development Director helps coordinate volunteers, assists visitors to the station; 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 and the ubiquitous “other duties as needed”.


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 commitment to independent media

Demonstrated experience working with and coordinating volunteers.

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 a bonus)
  • Graphic experience for promotional materials
  • Experience and comfort on air and with public speaking.


Salary: DOE . This is a part-time position 20-25hrs/wk based at KHNS Haines studio. Submit cover letter and résumé by email to: Kay Clements, PO Box 1109, Haines, AK 99827.

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 service.

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