President and General Manager

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Date Posted June 07, 2024
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President and General Manager 3KNKX

President and General Manager

Passionate about public radio, jazz, blues, and trustworthy fact-driven journalism? As KNKX’s next President and General Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping this independent station’s identity, impact, growth, and legacy. Serving the entire Western Washington region, KNKX operates a network of 12 radio signals, as well as streaming mobile apps and smart speakers.

Mission: KNKX delivers jazz, blues and news that inspires, enlightens, and connects our community.

Vision: KNKX’s vision is to grow our audience and become a more inclusive organization that brings joy, meaning, and understanding into people’s lives.

The Position

In collaboration with KNKX’s 11-member Board of Directors and our committed and engaged team, the President and General Manager is tasked with ensuring the station’s financial sustainability through extensive donor cultivation and engagement and exploring new revenue streams, maintaining high-quality programming, fostering community engagement, and representing the station to various stakeholders including listeners, donors, government agencies, and the media. The President and General Manager oversees an $8.4M budget and current staff of 56.

Compensation & Benefits

KNKX strives to provide competitive and equitable compensation and benefits to all employees.

The starting salary range for this position is $230,000 – $270,000.

The comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Voluntary Vision and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Generous vacation leave and paid holidays

To Be Considered

The position is open until filled, with a priority deadline of July 12, 2024.

Candidate materials are reviewed on an on-going basis and initial interviews will begin by mid-June. Please submit a resume and a two-page (or less) cover letter addressed to Board Chair, Claire Grace, at:

You may direct questions to Christine Martin at [email protected] or Emily Lee at [email protected].

KNKX is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex (including gender identity), marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorable discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.

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