Careers

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KUOW’s mission is to create and serve a more informed public. Our vision is to broaden conversations and deepen understanding. KUOW is committed to acquiring a diversity of perspectives and voices to realize our aspirations.

We believe that attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving the communities where we work and live. We are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment that promotes equity and inclusivity.

If you share our values , join the KUOW team. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Available Positions

  • Development Data Specialist

    KUOW has an excellent opportunity for a Development Data Specialist to support our fundraising team and manage donation data. The successful Development Data Specialist candidate has prior experience providing data expertise to fundraising teams and will enjoy acting as the first point of contact to the fundraising team for donor data questions and issues. The candidate will also be adept at working in a collaborative team environment. Experience in the Salesforce platform is highly desired. Open until filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Major Gifts & Grants Program Coordinator

    The Major Gifts and Grants Program Coordinator will coordinate direct marketing, prospect research, database reporting and account management activities for KUOW’s Development Department. Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills required. Must be detailed oriented, computer proficient and have demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks. Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years’ experience in a development setting or equivalent experience required; database use also required. Competitive salary plus excellent benefits offered. Closes on 09/08/2019. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Online Editor / Producer

    KUOW is adding an online editor/producer to its growing newsroom. This editor/producer would work with reporters to turn their radio stories into web gold. About you: You come from journalism, and you pride yourself in helping reporters with their ledes, writing structure and nut grafs. You can anchor breaking news and write breaking news if necessary, and you enjoy working with others on a team. You write fantastic headlines, and you consider the entire package of a story: How the headline plays off the image plays off the story plays off social. Dreamers encouraged to apply…. We are a shop that encourages big ideas. Closes on 10/06/2019. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Director, Business Revenue & Sponsorship

    The Director of Business Revenue and Sponsorship is responsible for achieving KUOW’s business revenue goals. They lead a team of account representatives and support staff to deliver customized and off-the-shelf sponsorship opportunities to new and existing accounts (and/or their representative agencies or corporate foundations) across multiple media platforms including broadcast, digital (web/email), streaming, podcasts, social media, and events. As a member of the KUOW Senior Leadership team, he/she collaborates deeply with internal stakeholders to drive revenue growth on existing and emerging platforms in a manner consistent with the station’s mission and values. Open until filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Stewardship Officer

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the Stewardship Officer will be responsible for planning and implementing coordinated stewardship activities for all mid-level and major donors within KUOW’s individual giving program, ensuring outstanding care is taken to provide a positive donor experience and demonstrate impact, leading to increased giving and donor retention; creating and/or implementing donor stewardship communications and events; overseeing donor recognition processes and the membership benefits ladder; ensuring procedural adherence and improvements, while monitoring related budget line items. Open until filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Membership Services Manager

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the Membership Services Manager will be responsible for acquisition and retention of KUOW members and for achieving our individual giving revenue goals, which represent 60%+ of KUOW’s total revenue. Directs listener-donor direct marketing, on-air and digital fundraising programs, including ancillary programs such as vehicle donations, matching gifts and miscellaneous local giving campaigns. Oversees annual cultivation and stewardship activities for KUOW members. Develops and implements activities that move members through the donor continuum of giving and ensures the viability of membership fundraising vehicles. Collaborates with internal and external experts to re-invent our fundraising future; launch and scale new revenue and membership opportunities to replace diminishing returns from existing fundraising platforms. Open until filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Digital Reporter

    KUOW is adding a digital reporter to its growing newsroom. This reporter would work with the online team to report on stories for the website, and would frequently discuss that reporting for broadcast with a radio host. About you: You are a storyteller who is endlessly curious and enjoys the hustle. You look beyond pressers and board meetings for the bigger issues. You’re always dreaming about what chewy story is next. You are a strong, clean writer who enjoys working with an editor. You aim to lead the reporting pack, not flounder in the scrum, and you can turn around light, quirky fare, or longer, more complicated pieces. You can anchor breaking news. Expect to build your own source base — or expand on your current one — and to carve out areas of interest, possibly your own beat. Closes on 09/22/2019. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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