Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Job posting: Development Coordinator

Redwood Community Radio-KMUD

Job Title:  Development Coordinator

Reports to:  Station Manager

Employment Status:  Part Time

Hours: 24 per week

General Description:

The Development Coordinator will work to ensure the sustainable growth and financial health of the organization.  This will be done by increasing and sustaining revenue at KMUD Community Radio through a variety of means, including, but not limited to:  meeting our underwriting goals and servicing our current underwriting contracts, managing our annual pledge drive fundraisers, and managing and developing our annual special event fundraisers. 

The Development Coordinator will ensure that the fundraising strategies are in alignment with KMUD Community Radio’s mission, and goals and policies.


The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • Fundraising and or event producing and planning experience.
  • Self motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexile hours, including evenings and weekends, as necessary. 
  • Competence with office equipment including, Mac and PC computers, copy machine, multi line phone systems.
  • Familiar with database management. 
  • Ability to train and supervise volunteers.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Create and implement annual development plan and strategy.
  • Develop and present KMUD’s overall development efforts to meet annual budget requirements.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential donors. 
  • Develop and grow our individual donor base; manage multiple annual Pledge Drives, cultivate 
major gifts, and special thank you gifts (premiums). 

  • Create and maintain press kit, underwriting literature and paper promotional materials. 

  • Work closely with Development Committee, and Finance Committee to develop and promote annual funding campaigns and signature events. 

  • Work closely with Development Committee, Finance Committee and Station Manager to 
develop annual funding plan. 

  • Must learn, follow and fully understand FCC and IRS rules regarding Underwriting 
language and execute messaging on KMUD following the letter of the licensing law. 

Pay rate:  $16.00 to start

Introductory Period 
There is a three-month introductory period. This period is not to be construed as a contract. This means that employment can be terminated, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time during or after the introductory period, at the option of the organization or at the option of the employee. The employee shall be evaluated before the end of the introductory period, and within 30 days of the annual anniversary of the employee’s hire date. Employees of Redwood Community Radio are reviewed on an ongoing bi-annual basis. 

This position offers paid vacation, sick leave, an annual personal day and at least 11 paid holidays per year, in accordance with KMUD Employee Benefits Policy.

Working Conditions

KMUD has a small paid staff and about 400 volunteers. KMUD has regular membership drives. They require a substantial amount of time and coordination. The atmosphere is animated and stimulating. The ability to work in this kind of environment is essential.

To Apply:

RCR must receive a cover letter, resume and three professional references no later than 4pm, October 24, 2017.  We would prefer receiving your application (ideally as one attachment) emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You may also mail your application to KMUD Redwood Community Radio, Membership Coordinator Hire, P.O. Box 135 Redway, CA 95560.  And, you can deliver your application (M-F, 9am – 4pm) to 1144 Redway Dr., Redway, CA 95560.

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Our Mission and Vision

Vision Statement: Redwood Community Radio envisions a community of listeners who, guided by example of RCR programming, work together to create better, more just and sustainable world systems to ensure that all human and other living species on earth move toward higher quality of life and are able to survive the challenges in the times ahead.

Mission Statement: Redwood Community Radio will encourage a communication center of open airways (KMUD) for all voices to inform, educate, entertain and inspire the listening community through quality programming.



Redwood Community Radio, Inc. • PO Box 135 - 1144 Redway Dr. • Redway, CA 95560 • Office (707) 923-2513 • News (707) 923-2605 • Studio (707) 923-3911