KKFI Announces Job Opening for Special Events and Volunteer Manager

The Mid-Coast Radio Project has a rare opportunity for a full-time, experienced Special Events and Volunteer Manager for KKFI 90.1 FM, Kansas City ‘s only Community Radio station.

KKFI’s Special Events and Volunteer Manager plans and executes current fundraising and awareness events (including our signature Band Auction); develops ideas and executes plans for new fundraising and awareness events; recruits, trains and organizes volunteers and assigns them to tasks; and works with existing community partners and initiates and develops relationships with new ones.  The position may also include seeking underwriting for the station.

Success in this role requires experience conceptualizing and developing events and the ability to: work independently; juggle multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail; interact with a widely diverse group of people; be creative; be a salesman for the station; manage volunteers; and develop relationships.

This salaried position requires flexible hours and offers a salary plus commission. It is expected that the successful candidate will start part time in March-April and transition to full time no later than July.

For a complete list of responsibilities, required qualifications and the application process, please see on the KKFI employment web page.

The application deadline is March 3, 2014.

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