Job Description:

WSHU Public Radio seeks a Station Manager

The Station Manager works collaboratively with, and supports, WSHU’s General Manager in overall administration, personnel, budgeting, fundraising, financing, public relations, long-term planning for the station, and other duties as assigned.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Along with the General Manager, assists in maintaining the fiscal integrity of the station through fundraising activities and budget management.
  • Assists in the preparation of the station’s annual budget 
  • Prepares monthly reports for revenue and expense oversight and helps to ensure that the station maintains a balanced budget.
  • Oversees financial audits in compliance with CPB regulations, and prepares financial reports.


  • Responsible for financial and organizational management of fundraising team; manages a team of 6-10 professionals.
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of on-air fundraising drives.

Community/Public Relations

  • Oversees creation and editing of marketing/fundraising/promotional materials.
  • Represents the station at donor events and community fundraisers.

Human Resources

  • Works with management team to prepare and conduct employee performance reviews.
  • Assists the management team in the recruitment and hiring of new employees.


The successful candidate will be passionate about public radio, and have an appreciation for classical music. A Bachelor’s degree is required, along with 8 or more years of leadership-level experience.  The qualified candidate must possess excellent management and communication skills and a proven ability to motivate, and work collaboratively with, staff and volunteers.  Fundraising experience required, and familiarity with area cultural organizations and foundations is helpful.  An advanced degree is a plus; public media or non-profit experience is desirable.

Job Location: 
Fairfield, CT
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
(203) 371-1252
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