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Employment

WAMC has the following employment opportunities available:

Membership and Fund Drive Assistant

WAMC Northeast Public Radio is seeking a full-time Membership Assistant to join our fundraising team.  The ideal candidate must be comfortable soliciting businesses for in-kind donations by phone and email and be able to interact with donors and volunteers in a friendly and professional manner. A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, database management, the ability to multitask, and  excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills is essential.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist Membership team with fundraising and administrative tasks of our Department.
  • Provide support for our three annual on-air fund drives, including solicitation of fund drive premiums and volunteer management.
  • Manage the tracking and fulfillment of premiums with the use of our database.
  • Answer routine inquiries by telephone, email, and in-person.
  • Assist with answering general phone calls, greeting guests, and other duties of the agency’s front office.
  • Assist with the daily process of monetary donations.
  • Provide training and assistance to volunteers.
  • A fair amount of physical labor is required.

Qualifications

  • Extremely well-organized, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, handling multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadline
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience working with non-profits, volunteers, fundraising, outreach or marketing is favorable.

Cover letter and resume to Amber Sickles – asickles@wamc.org.  No calls please.

Hudson Valley Bureau Chief

WAMC Northeast Public Radio is seeking an ambitious journalist to staff its Hudson Valley Bureau based in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The bureau chief is responsible for overseeing coverage of a diverse community, filing multiple stories and web updates per day, in addition to social media posts and photos.

The ideal candidate must have strong writing, broadcasting and interpersonal skills, production experience and organization. A knowledge of current events and experience with Adobe Audition is a must. Resume with cover letter and demo to: Ian Pickus – ipickus@wamc.org. No calls please.

Maintenance and Grounds Worker
 
WAMC is looking for a full-time maintenance and grounds worker to join our team. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to inspection of company equipment and performance of basic repairs or preventative maintenance when required. Ideal candidate will have previous experience in maintenance, be highly skilled with various hand and power tools, and have a great work ethic.

 

Responsibilities include:

-       Routine inspections of premises and equipment

-       Perform preventative maintenance

-       Handle basic repairs and maintenance

-       Oversee contractors when professional repairs are necessary

-       Manage company vehicles

-       Off-site grounds maintenance

-       Repair machines, equipment, or structures as necessary

 

Requirements:

-       Proven maintenance experience

-       Valid NYS drivers license

-       Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

-       Ability to check blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary

-       Ability to use common tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches

-       Experience performing routine maintenance

-       Strong organizational and follow-up skills

-       Ability to maintain focus while working individually

-       Strong time management skills

 

Cover letter and resume to Stacey Rosenberry – srosenberry@wamc.org.  No calls please.

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WAMC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply for all jobs listed. In compliance with the applicable FCC guidelines, all employees and applicants for employment are treated and considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other protected classification.

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