KRUA 88.1FM Marketing & Underwriting Coordinator

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:VC, Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

This is the Marketing and Underwriting Coordinator position at KRUA 88.1FM, the student radio station at the University of Alaska Anchorage.


Job Posting Summary: The Marketing and Underwriting Coordinator promotes the image and brand of KRUA 88.1 FM, while also raising funds to support the station. This position directly assists the station manager and is responsible for ensuring KRUA's presence on social media, creates promotional materials, and assists in ordering promotional merchandise. This position will forge a marketing campaign while tabling across campus, collecting station I.D's from visiting artists, and interacting with the UAA community. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining and developing relationships throughout UAA and the Anchorage community for underwriting donations. 
KRUA's broadcast license is owned by the University of Alaska Board of Regents and is licensed as a non-commercial, educational FM radio station by the Federal Communications Commission. 
KRUA 88.1 FM is an educational station created in order to enhance the student experience at the University of Alaska Anchorage by providing music, news, sports, campus event coverage, and real-life broadcast situations. KRUA employs ten students and trains volunteer DJ's each year and partners with the Journalism & Communications department to provide training and hands-on experience for JPC and other students, while collaborating with The Northern Light for event coverage and news reporting.  

Knowledge/skills/abilities: Candidate must have at least minimal experience with sales or collecting donations, webpage maintenance, and social media. 
Have a basic understanding and willingness to learn FCC regulations and media law; experience with on-air broadcast and audio production; possess business management experience. Candidate must also be an innovative, imaginative, and motivated self-starter. 
Candidate must also demonstrate effective communication skills, both verbally and written, work with minimal supervision, and have previous experience working in an environment that requires public contact.  

Preferred knowledge/skills/abilities: Knowledge of at least one phase of radio station operation is preferred. Experience in on-air broadcast and audio production.  

Typical education or training required: Generally a sophomore or higher. Business courses or similar experience.  

To be eligible for this position a student must: 
a. Be admitted and enrolled in a University of Alaska degree-seeking program with a minimum of six credit hours for undergraduate students or six credit hours for graduate students during regular semesters of employment; or 
b. Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and 
c. Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) , 2.5 term grade point average or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer or his/her designee, and maintain successful academic progress. 
d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer. 
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility. 
f. Position reappointment is contingent upon successful progress toward degree completion and performance evaluation.  


This position is 20 hours/week during the academic year (possibly more hours in the summer), and the salary is $10.50/hour.

Instructions to apply: In addition to posting a cover letter, resume, and list of three references here, please e-mail in an example of a promotional announcement or poster you designed and ideas for a KRUA fundraising campaign to Stacey Parker ( and to Wright Franklin, the Station Manager, ( 

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