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Posting Details

Position Summary

Position Overview

The KFNW Office Coordinator serves as first point of contact for guests, visitors, and friends of Life 97.9 in Fargo, ND. The Office Coordinator is also responsible for a variety of office duties and tasks to help maintain smooth and efficient station operations.

What will I do in this position?

Essential job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage new name acquisition initiatives, which includes working with the station manager and listener engagement director on NNA efforts; maintain and update station mailing lists
  • Facilitate Natural Log Traffic duties, entering orders; assigning order numbers; creating and double checking logs; creating and sending affidavits; and working with the station manager and program director to ensure the best use of available log space
  • Answer phones, review station voice mailbox and e-mail accounts, respond to general questions and direct appropriately
  • Greet guests and conduct tours of facilities in a welcoming and pleasant manner
  • Prepare and process station correspondence in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain computer database and office files; prepare and process program affidavits and petty cash reports
  • Maintain the Equal Employment Opportunity file and assist in the posting of available positions
  • Prepare and reconcile station and manager Pcards
  • Work with the advancement director in regards to Day Partners on Life 97.9, which will include scheduling of day partners and may include contacting day partners for script information and writing scripts for on air use
  • Process all donation revenues. Receive and send all invoices for payment
  • In cooperation with the Listener Engagement Director, assist in coordination of station events, both on
    and off site, representing station at key events as requested
  • Along with the station manager, coordinate details of three major fundraisers each year, including building volunteer base, data management, lining up meals, and general preparedness
  • Utilize Outlook to prepare and maintain monthly schedule/calendars
  • Because our community is a significant part of our mission and the development of our students, all employees act as a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ by actively partnering with the University to disciple students in growing intellectually and spiritually, and with Northwestern Media to lead people to Christ and nurture believers to mature in their faith.

Secondary job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain inventory of office supplies, promotional literature, kitchen, building, emergency supplies, and postage meter
  • Assist with miscellaneous duties as directed by the Station Manager
What will it take to succeed in this position?

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Previous office support experience a minimum of 2 years required
  • Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintain a kind, Christ-like attitude in dealing with and ministering to people within and outside of Northwestern; and faithfully uphold and embrace Northwestern’s mission, doctrinal statement and Declaration of Christian Community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a professional, courteous and tactful manner
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks, prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills with proficiency in word processing, databases, and spreadsheets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent writing, editing and proof reading skills
  • Ability to pass a background check upon hire and periodically throughout the course of employment

Work Environment:
The work environment involves working in a suburban, Christian owned and operated radio station, a working alongside those with a demonstrated commitment and personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a commitment to the mission and values of Northwestern and an agreement to abide by all University policies.

What are the benefits of working at Northwestern?

For example we have:

  • Generous health, dental and other insurance benefits
  • Company retirement contributions that exceed levels of many for-profit organizations
  • Tuition benefits for employees and their families
  • Complimentary access to athletic, music, and theatre events
  • Eleven paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off plan
  • Northwestern was one of 100 Minnesota organizations named to the Star Tribune Top Workplaces list in 2010, 2012 and 2014!

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Northwestern's Website
    • Indeed
    • LinkedIn
    • GlassDoor
    • Current or former Northwestern Employee
    • Facebook
    • Other
  2. If you checked "Current or former Northwestern Employee" or "Other" above, please provide more specific information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Have you placed your faith in Jesus Christ for personal salvation?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe the circumstances surrounding your becoming a follower of Christ.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * I have read the University of Northwestern - St Paul's Doctrinal Statement and Declaration of Christian Community and believe myself to be in agreement with them. Furthermore, I am affiliated with a church who is substantially in agreement with them.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Below, please indicate any reservations you have regarding the UNW Doctrinal Statement and/or Declaration of Christian Community.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * What is your concept of Christian radio?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents