One of the most creative and dynamic stations in public radio is looking for a new leader.
KALW, San Francisco seeks a General Manager who can build on the station’s creative assets, its strong relationships with listeners and community partners, and its positive, open culture.
The ideal candidate will have the skills and drive to be strategic in planning for the organization’s future, to build partnerships, raise money, and represent the station to the broader community of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Leadership experience in nonprofit media is a plus, but not a requirement. For a complete description of the position, and to apply, see the posting on the job site for the City & County of San Francisco.
The application deadline is Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018.
KALW is the community broadcast service of the San Francisco Unified School District, a pioneer in public broadcasting since it went on the air in 1941 as the first FM station in the West. The station was an early NPR affiliate and served as the West Coast station of record for the BBC World Service.
In the 21st century, KALW has grown into one of the most productive stations in public radio. It is a leading broadcast outlet for the Bay Area’s diverse arts and music scenes. It has developed an award-winning local newsroom with training and talent development at its core. And thanks to partnerships with community institutions and independent producers, it is an engine for distinctive original productions, including the pathbreaking podcasts 99% Invisible and Radio Ambulante.