Executive Director

Company: New Wave Corporation
Company Website
Location: Columbia
Full Time


KOPN 89.5 FM, a listener-supported community radio station in Columbia, MO seeks candidates for the position of Executive Director.

On the air for 50 years, KOPN provides eclectic music, local news and talk, and syndicated programming from NPR, PRX, and Pacifica. KOPN is a CPB-qualified, FCC-licensed station owned and operated by the New Wave Corporation, a local 501(c)(3) organization. Broadcasting at 36,000 watts, KOPN serves an area of approximately 100 miles in diameter in central Missouri and streams online. Through a successful capital campaign, we have recently purchased and moved to an updated, accessible building with parking.

The Executive Director reports to the New Wave Corporation Board of Directors and manages a small paid staff and a large corps of volunteers. This position is responsible (directly and, as appropriate, with staff support) and accountable for overall administration, financial planning and accounting, compliance with all relevant legal and other requirements, development and fundraising, personnel, programming, community engagement, and technical operations of the station.

This is a full-time salaried, FLSA exempt position that requires schedule flexibility; occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.
Salary of $50,000+ commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and scheduling arrangements are subject to negotiations.
Benefits: Paid time-off for vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

A detailed position description can be found at https://www.kopn.org/jobs/
Potential applicants should consult that document for specific information about duties and qualifications, and for application instructions.

Deadline: Open until filled

KOPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity.