KCUR and Classical KC are seeking qualified applicants for a Director of Audience Development and KCUR Studios. For this leadership position, we seek an innovator to inspire and manage a multi-departmental group of professionals who develop and launch new products, promote content in all forms, continually strive to reach new audiences, and use data-driven decision making to drive success throughout the organization.
Kansas City’s NPR affiliate, KCUR is a premier producer of on-demand and broadcast audio, and home to some of the region’s most popular podcasts including Kansas City Today, A People’s History of Kansas City, Hungry for MO, Real Humans by Gina Kaufmann and Up To Date. KCUR’s podcasts inform, inspire and delight intellectually curious and highly engaged listeners across digital, mobile and broadcast platforms.
Reporting to the General Manager and serving on the executive leadership team, the Director of Audience Development and KCUR Studios will direct, administer, and manage the following functions: audience development, new product development, data analysis and reporting, email marketing, promotions, podcast production, partnerships, brand awareness and management. They will work closely with the senior leadership within KCUR and Classical KC to attract and retain diverse talent, to build innovation and culture, and to lead a growing and dynamic public media organization.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Additional duties and responsibilities:
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Salary range starts at $65,000, and is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.
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KCUR 89.3 is the NPR affiliate in Kansas City and is an editorially independent community service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Please apply online at UMKC’s website: https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/ Select “Staff Positions,” then “View Jobs,” then “View All Jobs.” Position will remain open until filled, with a review of application date of April 12, 2022.