The KNOM Radio Mission Incorporated is seeking a General Manager based in Nome, Alaska.
This leadership position oversees the 501(c)3 nonprofit and reports to the Board of Directors. KNOM broadcasts AM and FM radio serving Western Alaska with a mission of “encountering Christ, embracing culture, empowering growth, and engaging the listener.” KNOM is known for community programming and promoting the rich regional cultures.
Starting salary of $95,000 per year and may be increased based upon qualifications. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision and life insurance; vacation; retirement plan (optional); and vehicle use.
Responsibilities:Responsibilities: • Engage with the community for strong partnerships, collaboration, and volunteers. • Oversee the station and programming to meet the needs of communities and listeners while ensuring compliance with FCC regulations. • Implement strategic plan focusing on regional involvement and supporting on-air work. • Assist in annual budgeting and maintaining donor-underwriter relationships. • Oversee maintenance of KNOM properties, equipment, and physical/digital archives. • Lead and train staff and volunteers on KNOM’s mission, values, and procedures.
Requirements:Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree with five years of public relations or broadcast experience. • Media production with good writing skills and communication abilities. • Knowledge of and respect for Bering Strait region cultures, community engagement, and Catholic theology. • Awareness of FCC rules and regulations for a non-profit radio station. • Prefer managerial experience in Nome and the Bering Strait Region with fundraising and budgeting skills.
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