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Membership Manager

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

WNED|WBFO                        Buffalo / Toronto

WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Membership Manager.  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. 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:              Membership Manager

Department:                Membership

Reports to:                  Senior Director of Membership

Status:                         Full-Time, Exempt

 

I.          Summary

Supervises the Membership Associates and the day-to-day operations of the Membership Department. Works with the Senior Director of Membership to execute and track all functions of the annual fundraising plan. Researches, selects, orders and tracks program premium items for all television and radio station on-air fundraising campaigns.

II. Duties & Responsibilities                            

Monthly % of time

Supervise the daily work of all Membership Associates to ensure   outstanding customer service and timely & accurate record keeping.
 
 

  • Oversee the preparation   of daily cash receipts, charge transactions, EFT transactions, banking   reconciliations, and other functions of the membership records management   system.
  • Work closely   with each Associate to continually motivate them and improve their customer service   skills.
  • Create and   monitor Associate quarterly goals and offer feedback on status of each.
  • Oversee   schedule of membership associates for on-air tally shifts when volunteer   tally people are not available.

                                                                           

50%

Select program premium items for all   television and radio station on-air fundraising campaigns. This includes:

      
  • Coordination with Senior Director, Fundraising        & Special Projects on initial premium research & creation.
      
  • Coordination with multiple vendors to determine        pricing and secure premium items.
      
  • Coordinate acquisition of ticket premiums with        promoters and program producers.
      
  • Coordinate ordering details with Database &        Reports Specialist.

35%

Assist with logistics for Television   and Radio  on-air fundraising campaigns:

      
  • Work with Pledge Producer to project call        volumes during all pledge programming.
          
          
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  • Serve as liaison to overflow service. Provide        upcoming schedule and last-minute changes, participate in pre-drive planning        calls, submit call projections in timely manner and be on-call for        trouble-shooting during pledge programming.
          
          
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  • Serve as on-call liaison to tally volunteers for        trouble-shooting during live pledge broadcasts
          
          
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  • Monitor ticket offers during live and taped        pledge broadcasts

10%

Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

III.       Qualifications

  • College degree required
  • Customer service experience required
  • Ability to work with a variety of personality types & to motive support staff
  • Familiarity with database and spreadsheet programs
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet numerous deadlines for each project
  • Flexibility in work hours is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
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WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, Foundation & Community Development.  Qualified applicants may submit their 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 employment opportunity employer with a commitment to excellence through diversity.

 

Position Title:  Director, Foundation and Community Development 

Department:                      Foundation and Community Development

Reports To:                       President & CEO                              

Status:                             Full-Time, Exempt

 

Position Summary:

To oversee development of relationships with foundations, corporate giving programs, and government agencies; ensure payment and stewardship of major donor commitments to the capital campaign; serve as WNED|WBFO liaison with PBS on program underwriting and funder recognition and to assist and support the work of other non-profits in the region.

 

Responsibilities Include:                                                                                  

 

•To oversee the development of grant proposals to local,                                   

regional and national foundations, corporations, and 

government agencies for funding projects and undertakings

of WNED|WBFO; ensure that the terms and conditions of grants

are being met within the organization, including interim and final reports

as required by the grantor.

 

•To assist in the design, implementation and stewardship of capital 

solicitation campaigns for major WNED|WBFO projects                                          

 

•To be the liaison with PBS for all discussions regarding program                           

underwriting and funder recognition.

 

•To assist and support the work of other non-profits in the region,                          

including development of collaborations with WNED|WBFO and guidance

in the development and implementation of capital campaigns.

 

•Perform other assignments as assigned by the President & CEO.                          

 

Qualifications and Education Required:

•Bachelors Degree

•Minimum five years experience in writing and communications, sales or fundraising with particular emphasis on grant writing for non-profit organizations.

•Strong writing, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills essential.

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, Access and Excel desirable.

 

 

 

 

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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. 
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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. 
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WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

WNED                        Buffalo / Toronto 

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

 

Position Title:  Corporate Development Sales Representative

Department:    Marketing & Sales

Reports To: Vice President of Marketing & Sales

Status:             Full Time, Exempt

Summary:

The Corporate Development Sales Representative is responsible for securing revenue from broadcast, online, sponsorship events and other media opportunities as they become available, from local, regional and national business accounts. The Corporate Development Sales Representative must possess the skill and desire necessary to develop new revenue accounts, and submit weekly and monthly reports of local sales activity to the Vice President of Marketing & Sales.  Must meet and surpass budgetary and non-budgetary goals.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain monthly and quarterly sales pacing to reach annual sales budgetary goals
  • Prospect for new leads and potential underwriters, advertisers, production funders direct and through advertising agencies in the business community locally, regionally and nationally
  • Initiate and obtain meetings for relationship building resulting in sales proposals with prospects and current underwriters in the business community locally, regionally and nationally
  • Use audience research and data to include in presentations, creating and proposing multi-platform sponsorship opportunities for potential and current clients
  • Attend client lunches/dinners and community outreach initiatives where applicable
  • Participate in on-going sales training
  • Stay abreast of market trends and competitive activity in commercial and public radio, television and online media sales
  • Help secure funding in conjunction with other departments as opportunities are presented
  • Comply with all WNED/WBFO policies and guidelines
  • Work with Vice-President of Sales and Marketing to obtain on-air and web copy approval
  • Use of a computer, telephone and other office and/or broadcast equipment; possessing the ability to communicate effectively through a variety of methods is required
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed, including some evenings and weekends
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports as required of local sales activity and projections to the Vice President of Marketing & Sales.
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

§  Bachelor’s degree or satisfactory equivalent experience required

§  Minimum 2-3 years of media sales experience required; radio, television, online or print sales preferred

§  Requires prior experience building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external contacts

§  Excellent negotiation and decision-making skills required

§  Excellent communication and presentation skills—both oral and written—with an impressive reputation for building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels of an organization, across a diverse range of cultural, generational, ethnic, racial, educational and social backgrounds

§  Verifiable track record of successful sales

§  Requires a passion for generating new business, excellent customer service skills

§  Must be results-oriented, self-motivated and professional with impeccable business ethics

§  Proficient user Microsoft Office products required

§  Positive, can do attitude

§  Ability to multi-task

§  Work under deadlines

§  Requires the intellectual and emotional depth, maturity, self-confidence and superb interpersonal skills to work effectively and/or interact with other underwriting staff, executives at WNED/WBFO, board trustees, clients and vendors as needed

§  Participate in station membership drives and other events as required

 

§  Clean driver’s license 

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