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Help Wanted: KPR Seeks New Membership Director

KPR Seeks New Membership Director

KPR, KU, Lawrence, Kansas

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, 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.

Required Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree PLUS one (1) year of experience in non-profit fundraising, experience using the Microsoft Office Suite and computer databases, as well as accounting experience.

To be considered, one must apply online at:

Application review begins on 06/20/2022 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is identified. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected veteran status.


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Why Work at KPR?

  • Employees of KPR participate in University of Kansas benefits programs.
  • KPR is an award-winning public radio station - 20-time winner of the KAB's Station of the Year Award!
  • KPR is housed in a new state-of-the-art broadcasting facility.
  • Public radio is an important service to the community.
  • Great coworkers!  

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