Radio Ambulante is hiring a Director of Development and two interns (Production Assistant & Community Management). Please forward widely. You can find more information on our website:
Director of Development
The Development Director is the chief fundraising staff member of Radio Ambulante. In conjunction with the rest of the team (Executive Director, Executive and Senior Producers), the Development Director will manage and oversee all aspects of Radio Ambulante’s fundraising strategy. Responsibilities will include identifying and soliciting funds from individual donors, maintaining relationships with past donors, researching and writing grants that can support the work of Radio Ambulante, and leading the organization of fundraising events in the Bay Area and beyond. An ideal candidate has contacts in the US and across Latin America, and is comfortable in the role of spokesperson and champion for a new journalistic venture. He or she must believe in the mission of Radio Ambulante, understand the important role stories can play in the life and culture of a community, and be able to articulate the significance of the project to potential funders in both Spanish and English.
ABOUT RADIO AMBULANTE:
We are a Spanish language journalism and storytelling project based in San Francisco, CA, with partners throughout Latin America. Our goal is to merge the immense talents of Latin American journalists with the sophisticated audio production aesthetics of radio here in the United States. We’re currently working with journalists and producers from more than a dozen countries, and have already created partnerships with prestigious institutions like the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (Colombia), as well as the magazines Etiqueta Negra, Cometa (Peru), and Anfibia (Argentina). We are currently in our pilot season. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting serves as our fiscal agent, and KALW Public Radio 91.7 in San Francisco serves as our home station.
We are offering a starting salary of $2,500 month, with two months guaranteed, after which the Development Director will be expected to raise his or her own wages, in addition to operating costs for Radio Ambulante.
– Fully bilingual in English and Spanish
– Excellent written and oral communication skills
– Organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented
– 1-3 years experience working in media, philanthropy, or related fields
– Local (SF Bay Area) candidate preferred
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, in English or Spanish, as well as a résumé to:
Thank you all!