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

Permanent Full-Time Positions

Grants and Major Gifts Officer
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC-FM

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is hiring a Grants and Major Gifts Officer.

The Grants and Major Gifts Officer is responsible for establishing relationships with federal, state, local and family foundation and corporation representatives, and asking for financial donations to WUNC from these foundations and corporations.  This position will also be responsible for reporting to grantors and developing and implementing multi-year strategies for grants and major gifts.  This position will also assist the Principal Gifts Manager with cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of Major Donors.

The Grants and Major Gifts Officer reports to the Development Director. The position is based at the station’s Chapel Hill office.

A Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of fundraising experience is required.

WUNC is headquartered in North Carolina’s Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill).  It’s often rated among the top areas to live in the country.  The ocean and mountains are each just a few hours away.  North Carolina Public Radio serves more than 300,000 listeners weekly and was ranked Number 1 in the Raleigh Metro Market in January 2015.  Salary and benefits are competitive.

Interested candidates must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/118545. Candidates should be prepared to attach a cover letter and current resume.  The deadline to apply is May 10, 2017.

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.

Part-Time Positions

Youth Radio Job Openings

WUNC is hiring two “Youth Radio Mentors” and a team of “Youth Radio Reporters” to work at its 2017 Summer Youth Reporting Institute.  These are paid summer jobs designed to help young people tell their own stories to the public radio audience.  Over the course of the summer, students will be trained as radio reporters learning how to pitch, report, produce and voice stories. 

WUNC’s 2017 Summer Youth Reporting Institute is June 14 – August 11.    The job site is at WUNC’s Production facility at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham.

For more information about the WUNC Youth Reporting Institute please contact David Brower, WUNC Program Director at dbrower@wunc.org or 919-445-9171.

Youth Radio Mentors (2 Job Openings)

Youth Radio Mentors will lead a team of high school reporters through a summer program that teaches young people how to produce public radio style reports about their communities.  Mentors work closely with the students and WUNC’s Program Director through the training, story pitch, reporting and story production process. 

Education and Qualifications: High School diploma required.  Successful applicants will also have public radio news production skills and/or experience working with teenagers.  Valid driver’s license is helpful.

Cover Letter, Resume and UNC Application required. For more information, see job posting: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/116061.

Youth Reporters (6-8 Job Openings)

Youth Radio Reporters will be asked to pitch, report, write and produce radio news stories on assignment for possible broadcast on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC.  This is a unique opportunity for young people to tell stories about their community in their own voice. Successful applicants will be good listeners, writers and verbal communicators.  Students will also work with digital audio recording equipment, audio editing software and basic office computer programs.

Education and Qualifications: This job requires good writing and speaking skills.  Successful applicants will be adept at working with computers and new technology. Applicants of all level of experience will be considered.

Cover Letter, Resume and UNC Application required.  In addition, applicants are asked to describe an interesting story from your community that you would like to tell on the radio.  Please tell us why you think it’s a good story, why it’s important, why it would be of interest to others and include at least three people that you would like to interview from the story.    Limit your response to one page.

For more information, see the full job posting: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/116068.


There are no internship openings at this time.