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Membership Director – Kansas Public Radio
University of Kansas – Lawrence, Kansas
(Posted 6/15/22) 

Position Overview

The Membership Director is responsible for raising funds received from listener/members of KPR through direct mail and on-air fundraising, e-fundraising, and telemarketing. Responsibilities include billing, charging, processing and acknowledging contributions, and maintaining the membership database. This position also helps to ensure excellent donor relations through accuracy in records and the accounting of gifts, as well as using cost-effective station marketing and promotion, including email, letter campaigns, and social media. The Membership Director will coordinate KPR volunteers and work with other development personnel to organize and staff multiple on-air membership drives and other special events.

This position oversees the monthly donor, vehicle donation, and matching gift programs. Together with the Director of Development, they work to find new, innovative fundraising techniques to improve membership performance and explore new revenue channels.

KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 72 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities.

Contact Information to Applicants:
Joanna Fewins, jobeth@ku.edu, (785) 864-5268

Application review begins Monday, June 20, 2022, and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is identified. 

A full job description, salary range, application instructions, and more are available here.


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