Friday, 22 November 2013 21:25

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Support for WNED means many people can benefit from the investments made by Foundations and Corporate Giving Programs. Approximately 2,500,000 households tune into WNED-TV each week. WNED often collaborates with cultural, educational and public benefit agencies, as well as foundations, to target large numbers of people with education and outreach initiatives, and help other non-profit organizations succeed in their goals.

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    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time Administrative Assistant TV/Radio. 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 HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202. WNED is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Title: PT Administrative Assistant
    Departments: TV / Radio Programming, Radio News
    Reports To: VP Programming, News Director and Chief Program Officer
    Classification: Part-Time, (20 hours per week)

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for administrative duties and clerical support to the WNED-TV, WBFO-FM and WNED-FM Programming Departments.

    Responsibilities Include:

    Provides overall administrative and clerical support to WNED / WBFO Chief Program Officer, VP Programming and News Director including but not limited to:

    Track and process department expenditures, expense reports and invoices. Timekeeper for staff members’ attendance and vacation records. Assists with all mailings. Coordinates RSVP’s and registrations for department events and screenings. Organization of project and business files. Schedules and coordinates meetings and any needed materials or hospitality. Provides any needed clerical support such as meeting notes, e-mailing, faxing, copying, etc. Ordering and maintaining needed office supplies and other project related materials. Coordinates all program and project award submissions and review of any agreements, budgets, etc.

    Assist in covering WNED / WBFO main front desk.

    All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Associate’s degree or two years of college in communications or business preferred.
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    • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office, web and other online applications are required.
    • Strong writing, grammar and spelling skills essential.
    • Strong verbal communication skills necessary.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail are a must.
    • Must have the ability to work under deadlines and strong organizational skills.
    • Must be a team player and be able to support several departments.
    • Task-oriented and highly organized; ability to prioritize effectively while continuing to work on multiple tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Classical Music Librarian

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
    WNED|WBFO Buffalo/Toronto

    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time/Casual Classical Music Librarian.  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 HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Description

    Position Title: Classical Music Librarian
    Department: Classical 94.5 WNED
    Reports To: Classical Program Director
    Status: Casual, Non-Exempt (15 hours per week)     
    Date: August 2014  

     

    Position Summary:
    The Classical 94.5 WNED Music Librarian is responsible for the organization, cataloging, and maintenance of the station’s music library.

    Responsibilities Include:                                                                  

    • Pulls programmed CDs and routes them to marked  day shelves in advance of scheduled broadcast dates. 
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    • Checks in, logs and times new CD acquisitions as they are received from the various record companies.
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    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

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    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Corporate Development Sales Representative.  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 HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Description

     

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    • Participate in on-going sales training
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