Tuesday, 03 November 2015 17:13

Administrative Assistant


Position Description

Position Title: Administrative Assistant - Part-Time, 25 hours/week
Department(s): Development & Corporate Communications, Foundation & Community Development
Reports To:  Senior Vice President, Development & Corporate Communications
Date: November, 2015

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing timely administrative support to Senior Vice President of Development & Corporate Communications and Directors in the Development, Foundation and Communications departments.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Answering phones, faxing, photocopying, filing and correspondence
  2. Letter writing, mailing, meeting coordination, scheduling appointments,
  3. Capital campaign support
  4. Creation of Volunteer and Talent information packets for all television and radio pledge drives
  5. Monthly creation of WNED | WBFO member magazine “print version” documents
  6. Data entry for databases.  Creation of project spreadsheets.  Generation of reports from database (as needed)
  7. Answering member correspondence (via email, letter or phone)
  8. Prepare and update PowerPoint presentations
  9. Serve as tally person support during radio pledge drive (as needed)
  10. Collect and track all department timesheets, leave requests, and sick leave forms.  Track time off for each employee. 
  11. Track purchase receipts, credit card reports and invoices.
  12. Schedule and track meetings for Senior Vice President & other Division Directors
  13. Attend and take minutes for department meetings (as requested)
  14. Assistance with Fundraising Event set-up (as needed)
  15. Maintain confidential donor files
  16. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Required:

  • Detail-oriented, independent, organized, professional and discreet.
  • Ability to multi-task and learn new procedures swiftly.
  • Advanced-level experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications abilities
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience with skill set noted above.
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Wednesday, 30 September 2015 12:48

Accounts Payable Associate



Position Description

Position Title: Accounts Payable Associate
Department: Finance
Reports To: Controller
Date: September 15, 2015


Position Summary:  Manages accounts payable records, process checks and reconciles vendor accounts.  Assists in daily accounting duties and office duties of the Business department.


Responsibilities Include:                                                    % Time Spent

  1. Accurate data entry of A/P invoices and transactions - 35%
  2. Answering vendor calls and account reconciliation - 15%
  3. Preparing and processing checks - 10%
  4. Handling daily petty cash transactions and reconciliations - 10%
  5. Processing A/P reports, providing tax forms and typing - 10%
  6. Serves as a temporary fill in for administrative assistant and receptionist - 10%
  7. Light office duties (faxing, filing, shipping, supplies) - 10%

Qualification and Education Required:

  • Associates degree in business administration or previous accounts payable experience.
  • Good analytical, organizational and communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work on multiple-tasks, and accurate data entry skills.
  • Experience with databases, Excel, Word and Accounting software.
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Tuesday, 08 September 2015 12:45

Membership Associate

Western New York Public Broadcasting Association
WNED Buffalo-Toronto

Position Description

Position Title: Membership Associate
Department: Membership
Reports to: Membership Manager
Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Date: April, 2014

I. Summary:  Prepare daily cash receipts and charge transactions for data entry, enter data into membership database, provide customer service to members via telephone and correspondence, and assist with all administrative aspects of on-air fundraising campaigns.

II. Duties and Responsibilities / % of Time Spent

1. Prepare daily cash receipts. Prepare, balance and reconcile 25%
batches for data entry. Enter data in membership database.
Modify member records as needed.

2. Provide timely, thorough and courteous customer service 25%
(via telephone contact, correspondence and email) to members requesting
modification in member records, information about their membership
or other inquiries.

3. As assigned, share in database management, to include daily 15%
system back up, record matching and special gifts, import telemarketing
file transfer and payment processing via EFT or credit card.

4. Prior to on-air fundraising campaigns, prepare database 15%
system by entering coded information into pre-set formats. During
on-air fundraising campaigns, work regular and overtime hours
as directed to enter pledge data, verify data and process transactions.
Prepare daily pledge drive tally reports.

5. During on-air fundraising campaigns, assist with various tasks, 10%
to include preparing volunteer phone stations, coordinating
supplies, serve as resource for questions regarding membership
policies and other administrative tasks as needed.

6. As needed, provide administrative support in membership 5%
department, to include filing, office supply maintenance, photocopying,
faxing or other routine tasks.

7. Other membership duties as deemed necessary. 5%

III. Requisite Qualifications and Education:

• Computer skills required, with strong background in data entry
• Good mathematics and analytical ability
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Customer service experience preferred
• Ability to multi-task, detail-oriented
• Previous experience in an office environment required (not-for-profit experience preferred)
• High school graduate or equivalent required, with additional computer training preferred

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Monday, 03 August 2015 00:00

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014 14:56




WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Reporter.  The job description is shown below.  Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: WNED|WBFO HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED|WBFO is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Position Description

Position Title: Reporter

Department:   WBFO

Division:          Broadcasting

Reports To:     News Director

Status:            Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Date:               December 16, 2014


Position Summary: 

The reporter is responsible for compiling, writing, producing and delivering news stories, interviews, features and other elements. Responsibilities include updating the station’s website, producing multimedia content and preparing other program elements. The reporter will also contribute to collaborative news-gathering activities, including the development of long-range series and enterprise stories. The reporter will also be trained to serve as a fill-in anchor.

Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                       

  1. Serves as general assignment spot news reporter, researching, interviewing, writing and producing content.                                         

            2.   Responsible for producing/writing/updating station’s website.                

            3.   Performs other general newsrooms tasks that include making check calls, following up on stories, updating files and fielding phone calls.              


Qualifications and Education Required:

  • Three years of reporting experience.
  • Solid news judgment.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Authoritative, conversational on-air delivery.
  • College degree (communications) preferred.
  • Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure.
  • General understanding of social media.
  • General understanding of multimedia elements. 
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