WUNC Jobs

  The following jobs and internships are currently available at WUNC. Information about applying is contained in the body of each listing:

Full-Time

DEPUTY/Finance DIRECTOR
WUNC-FM

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC- in Chapel Hill, NC, seeks a highly experienced financial and HR Officer to serve as its new Deputy/Finance Director.  The Deputy/Finance Director is a senior management position and reports to the President and General Manager.

The position serves as the station’s Chief Financial Officer, which includes coordination and management of its $8 Million budget (revenues and expenditures), financial reporting, grant administration, and compliance (FCC and University).  The Finance/Deputy Director serves as the station’s liaison with various university offices coordinating functions such as insurance, unrelated business income, payroll, budget and purchasing.  The position supervises a staff who handle gift processing, gift deposits, corporate underwriting accounts receivable, expenditures and audit preparations.  The Finance/Deputy director prepares financial reports for its board of directors, station management, Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Annual Financial Report, University departments and ad hoc requests.

The position serves as the department’s EEO and HR Officer, ensuring the station follows correct protocol on UNC and FCC employment policies and practices.  HR duties include appointments, employee actions, evaluations, position management, benefit administration, employee and management relations, and FCC EEO reporting.

WUNC is an award winning public broadcaster and an NPR member station, reaching more than 300-thousand weekly listeners.  Salary and benefits are competitive for large-market public stations.  The Triangle region of North Carolina consistently ranks among the best places to live in the U.S.

Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), with three years relevant experience.  Candidates should possess a demonstrated ability in management, budgeting, finance and HR.   Preference will be given to applicants with experience in public broadcasting.  Other considerations helpful to the position are experience with UNC’s People Soft system and auditing/reporting.   

Interested candidates must apply online.  Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV and cover letter.  

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Listener Services Specialist

WUNC is recruiting for a Listener Services Specialist to manage WUNC’s main phone line including the relationship with WUNC’s call overflow service and work with volunteer management as needed. The Listener Services Specialist serves as the initial point of contact for visitors and guests, and provides office support to the Development Department. Position requires considerable work on the phone with donors regarding donation records, WUNC events and invitations, coordinating schedules, working on volume mail outs, etc. The position serves as first point of contact for on-site visitors and phone calls and must be able to independently answer or accurately route calls and visitors based on knowledge of WUNC, its programming, senior staff activities, departmental activities and general organizational structure. WUNC regularly reaches over 330,000 listeners weekly and this position serves a vital role in listener and donor relations.

The Listener Services Specialist updates confidential information in compliance with applicable security and confidentiality standards. The Listener Services Specialist assists the Development Department as assigned, including data entry, letter and memo creation, report running, and working with Microsoft Office on mail merges, labels, etc .. The Listener Services Specialist may be asked to schedule appointments for staff, book conference rooms and meetings, manage mail distribution, and transport mail and other documents between WUNC’s headquarters in Chapel Hill and its ATHD studios in Durham. The Listener Services Specialist will also be required to assist with WUNC events as assigned. Duties may include fundraising activities such as data entry of pledge forms or taking calls from donors, soliciting and managing food donations for volunteers, etc.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Essential skills and abilities include the ability to manage scheduling and calendaring, a high level of customer service and communication skills and experience in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel. The Listener Support Specialist must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in written form as well as verbal, particularly over the phone. S/he must be able to understand WUNC’s donor database and effectively communicate with donors about their accounts.

Bachelor’s degree is preferred and previous fundraising experience is beneficial. Being a listener is highly preferred as this position must be knowledgeable about WUNC’s on-air programming and be able to respond to donor inquiries and questions regarding historical and current broadcasts.

Applications are being accepted through July 15, 2015.  All applications must be received online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/78324.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


Internships

The State of Things, WUNC's live midday program, employs summer interns as well as interns during the spring and fall semesters.  The period for summer internship applications has closed.  Additional information and application information for fall 2015 semester will be available here in July.