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Thursday, 15 January 2015 17:53

Administrative Assistant

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

WNED  Buffalo/Toronto

WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant.  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:  Administrative Assistant

Department:      Finance & Administration/ Human Resources/ Foundation & Community Development

Reports To:         Vice President/CFO, Director of Human Resources, Director of Foundation & Community Development 

Date:     January 2015

Status:  Full-time, Non-Exempt

Hours:  40 hours/week

Position Summary: 

 

The Administrative Assistant provides support to the Vice President/CFO, Director of Human Resources and the Director of Foundation & Community Development.  Performs high level administrative assistant tasks as well as various administrative support functions including         e-mailing, faxing, copying, mailing, RSVP’s and registrations.

 

Responsibilities Include:                                                                                                                            

 

  1. Finance:                                                                                                                                        
  • Run monthly budget reports and distribute to staff.
  • Create monthly budget binders for Vice President/CFO, Executive Vice

President/COO and President/CEO.

  • Order office supplies for staff (including printer & toner cartridges),                         

 as well as assist with ordering and stocking the general office supply room.

  • Make copies of business office forms, file time sheets.
  • Perform clerical duties for Vice President/CFO.
  • Coordinate and schedule appointments and meetings. 
  • Act as backup for processing of membership receipts.
  • Provide support to Business Office as needed.
  1. Human Resources:                                                                                                                     
  • Maintain HR electronic files for open positions.  Distribute resumes.
  • Handle phone calls and inquiries about positions.
  • Prepare and post job postings.
  • Create recruitment files and complete EEO applicant flow worksheet. Prepare       

 and post FCC/EEO annual report on WNED’s website.

  • Maintain personnel, application and resume files.
  • Assist in checking references.  Run background checks.
  • Schedule interviews and oversee booking of interview room.
  • Oversee job acknowledgement process and logging of applications.
  • Generate position-filled letters. 
  • Process HR invoices.
  • Coordinate internship program and high school shadow days.
  • Assist HR Director in coordinating training and events.
  1. Foundation & Community Development:                                                                     
  • Provide administrative support to department staff including special

       projects, donor research, capital campaign, grant proposals, corporate

solicitation, letter writing, etc.

  • Assist with fulfillment and compliance of corporate and foundation

grants; capital campaign (including coordination of on-air and off-air

                                       recognition functions and communications with donors regarding

                                    appropriate recognition).

  • Coordinate department meetings and record minutes of production

funding meetings and update production grids.

  • Keep detailed records of all donor communication and information.
  • Various internal and logistical duties, including accounting, maintaining calendars and schedules.

4.            General                                                                                                                                                         

  • Collect timesheets and keep vacation, personal leave and sick records

for Finance and Administration, Foundation & Development, IT and

Building Services.

  • Order food and beverages for meetings, as necessary. 
  • Order office cleaning supplies for cleaning crew.
  • Serve as assistant to the President/CEO in the absence of the executive assistant or as directed.
  • Main backup for covering the WNED front desk; assist with scheduling relief.
  • Such other duties and special projects as may be assigned.

Key Competencies:

 

  • Knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Basic bookkeeping skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, research, communication skills required.
  • Excellent computer skills: PC literate, proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Task-oriented and highly organized; ability to prioritize effectively while continuing to work on multiple tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and be discreet.
  • Ability to work under pressure of time constraints and deadlines.

 

Education/Experience:

 

  • College degree preferred.

Three years administrative and/or Human Resources Assistant experience pref

Published in Jobs
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 19:51

Reporter

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCATION

WNED|WBFO

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. 
Published in Jobs
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 14:56

Reporter

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCATION

WNED|WBFO

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. 
Published in Employment
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 14:52

Reporter

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCATION

WNED|WBFO

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 contentent.

            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. 
Published in Employment
Monday, 04 August 2014 20:12

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. 
  • Sorts and shelves CDs after they have been broadcast and returned to sorting area by announcer/program hosts.
  • Checks in, logs and times new CD acquisitions as they are received from the various record companies.
  • Create, update, and manage cataloging records in “Music Librarian” and “Music Master” Cataloging system.
  • Maintain accurate records of all library holdings and playlists. 
  • Other duties as assigned.                                                             

 

Qualifications and Education Required:

  • Degree in library science, or equivalent experience with library systems.
  • Familiarity with database management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with or interest in classical music and station’s programming.
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About Radio

Classical 94.5 WNED-FM is the area’s 24-hour classical music service. The station harbors an ongoing broadcast and production relationship with the Grammy award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The new series “Young Performers” features the most accomplished, young regional musicians who are achieving positive and cultural contributions through music.


WBFO-FM 88.7 continues to produce award-winning news that makes it one of the top news stations in the area. The station is dedicated to providing the best in local news coverage to compliment national and world coverage from NPR and the BBC. Unique programming on the WBFO-FM 88.7 includes “Innovation Trail,” “Theatre Talk,” as well as Jazz and Blues music, and the station regularly files reports for NPR.