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Founded in 1985, Appalshop's community radio station WMMT 88.7 FM is non-commercial and on the air 24-hours a day. WMMT operates at 15,000 watts, broadcasting to portions of four states with the assistance of 50 volunteer community DJs.
WMMT’s mission is to be a 24-hour voice of mountain people’s music, culture, and social issues, to provide broadcast space for creative expression and community involvement in making radio, and to be an active participant in discussion of public policy that will benefit coalfield communities and the Appalachian region as a whole.
The WMMT Development Associate provides leadership and coordination for multiple aspects of station development including underwriting sales, individual giving, community engagement and outreach, strategic relationship building, events, and major donor development. The Development Associate participates in long-range strategic planning to optimize financial growth and sustain community relationships, as well as helping to maintain WMMT's daily operations.
The candidate should have at least one to two years of development and sales experience or be a fast-learner with great organizational, interpersonal, writing, and prioritization skills. WMMT seeks an applicant who understands the role of community-based radio and arts institutions, can work independently and in teams, and is ready to bring creativity to the position.
The WMMT Development Associate is a year-round, full time position in Whitesburg, Kentucky in a salary range of $38-40,000 with full paid benefits.
Appalshop is an equal opportunity employer, and its employment policies and practices are applicable to all employees without regard to race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, creed, gender, disability or national origin.
To apply for this position: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to [email protected]
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