Job Description:

Organize and coordinate special fundraising events; auction and develop, manage and maintain a base of volunteers and recruit interns from area institutions to help carry out the mission of KPTS.

Position Function:

  • Develop, organize and administer special event fundraisers to support the mission.

Including but not limited to TV/on-line auctions, extravaganza of prizes, annual Veterans Coming Home Awards event.

  • Coordinate the implementation of on-site events with other station staff.

  • Recruit and manage a team of community volunteers to support the mission.

  • Oversee promotion and advertising of events.

  • Recruit interns to meet station needs as requested.

  • Maintain appropriate records of volunteer activity as required.

  • Assist in developing an annual budget for special events.

  • Write or assist in writing grants for special events.

  • Produce consistent and accurate work.

  • Dress and office conduct is professional.

  • Respect and observes station policies and confidentiality.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High school education plus 3 years fundraising experience, college degree a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to fundraise in various manners; money, goods, services etc.

  • Detail oriented and able to organize and follow through.

  • Public relations skills. Outgoing and able to interact well with the public and staff. 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to work at a desk using keyboard and mouse in an open office atmosphere.

  • Possess a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.  Will require off location work.

  • Excellent computer operations, oral/written skills


Base salary plus bonus available.

Job Location: 
Wichita, KS
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
Hours Per Week: 
Send Application Materials To: 

Apply now by sending your cover letter, resume and references to  or fax 316-838-8586 or KPTS, 320 W. 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67203

 Attn: Phil Richardson/Director of Development                 No phone calls please

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