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Marketing & Engagement Assistant

Join a talented and collegial team committed to inspiring and restoring the human spirit through classical music! 

KMFA Classical 89.5 is seeking a Marketing & Engagement Assistant who will support the implementation of strategies to increase listenership and deepen audience engagement and community awareness. Duties of this entry-level position include marketing and communications, web and social media content, and community engagement initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Marketing & Engagement Assistant will be a pro-active, creative thinker and cross-disciplinary team player.

Responsibilities

  • Electronic Communications: Assist in gathering content for bi-monthly newsletters, e-blasts, and other marketing materials across multiple departments, including pulling and formatting the Program Guide twice each month.

  • Social Media: Create content for and maintain KMFA’s social media presence on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and respond to all listener questions, complaints, and requests.

  • Digital Content: Assist in the day-to-day administration of the website, including the creation of events pages, and the digital photo archiving project.

  • Promotions: Maintain KMFA’s rotating banner ads in support of KMFA’s sponsored promotions and arts partnerships. Oversee tickets and ticket giveaways in collaboration with the Programming Department, and the Front Desk team.

  • Events & Community Engagement: Support the Director of Marketing & Communications in scheduling, organizing and preparing for tabling, festival, concert, and other community events. Assist in scheduling, organizing, and preparing elements of KMFA’s 50 for 50, a series of 50 events throughout 2017, as well as two signature events—KMFA’s 50th Birthday Block Party and a 50th Anniversary Celebration.

  • Other: Assist in the hiring, recruiting and day-to-day management of interns and volunteers to work directly with the Marketing Department on community events and engagement. Attend relevant job fairs.

Qualifications

Excellent writer, editor, and proofreader with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, or Communications preferred  
Relevant work experience (2 years preferred) in Marketing, Communications, or related field
Knowledge of classical music and the Austin arts community helpful
Public radio or nonprofit experience a plus

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary mid $30s, plus a comprehensive benefits plan including fully paid employee medical and dental insurance, 403(B) contribution plan, vacation, sick/personal leave and holidays.

To Apply

Open until filled. For best consideration, apply by December 12, 2016. No phone calls.

Email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to jobs@kmfa.org. Please include mention of how you learned about this job opening.

Or mail materials to:

Marketing & Engagement Assistant Position
Classical 89.5, KMFA
3001 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite 100
Austin, TX  78705

ABOUT KMFA

KMFA Classical 89.5 is a non-profit listener-supported classical music station of Central Texas. Our mission is to uplift, entertain and educate Central Texans by providing the best in classical music and cultural programming.

KMFA-FM is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

KMFA offers non-paid internships and volunteer opportunities. For more information, feel free to contact us at volunteer@kmfa.org.