Coordinator, Community Engagement and Volunteers

Company: Ozarks Public Broadcasting
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Location: Springfield
Full Time

Salary: $40,000–$45,000

General Description/Primary Duties:
This position helps to ensure KSMU Radio and Ozarks Public Television (OPT) meaningfully reflects and connects with the communities we serve by utilizing content, messaging, and engagement to grow and diversify our audiences, and extend the impact of our content.

This person develops, coordinates, and executes community engagement activities and special events and recruits, trains, and schedules volunteers to meet the organizational needs and objectives of KSMU Radio and OPT. They provide support to the Membership department by planning and executing marketing activities designed to better understand member needs and preferences, assists in the development of donor offers to mid-level and major donors, and processes monthly gifts and gift reports.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, Entertainment Management, or a related field is preferred.

Experience: At least two years of professional work experience is required. Experience in event management is preferred. Experience in fundraising is preferred.

Skills: Strong oral and written communication skills, with attention to detail, is required. Excellent organizational skills, particularly in planning, setting and meeting deadlines, and evaluating progress, is required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Computer literacy, particularly in word processing, using Internet resources, spreadsheets, and database applications, including the ability to learn new applications, is required. Strong social media experience is required. Graphic design skills are preferred. Creative thinking is preferred to develop fresh ideas and event concepts. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Effort: This position will be required to regularly attend events, sometimes unaccompanied, that will require the employee to set up and take down booths or displays, and lift and/or carry supplies, materials and/or equipment that could weigh up to 30 pounds to the event venue. These activities may also require the ability to reach above and below the waist and sit/stand/walk for extended periods of time while setting up/taking down and staffing the booths/displays.

Other: Occasional irregular work hours, including some evening and weekend work for off-site events, is required. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions. A valid driver’s license is required.