Job Openings

KOPN Community Radio/New Wave Corporation seeks applicants for the position of Office Manager. The position involves a wide variety of duties including front-office reception, scheduling, and record keeping; requires excellent oral and written communication, organizational skills, attention to detail, and computer literacy. See below for full position description, qualifications, and application information. KOPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity.

Deadline: Open until filled

Position: KOPN Office Manager

Typically M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. but will vary occasionally to accommodate special events

SUPERVISOR: KOPN General Manager


Job Summary 


Maintain organized physical and electronic files

Maintain up-to-date member contact information

Monitor and update social media

Greet and assist visitors

Answer and direct phone calls

Process mail, prepare deposits and checks

Enter data for donations received and payments made



Monitor for new volunteer applications

Maintain up-to-date volunteer contact information

Work with community service volunteers assigned to KOPN



Assist with management of radio traffic and automation

Create and print daily logs; review completed logs and keep required records

Highlight errors in logs and remind programmers of requirements

Check e-mail for PSAs, prepare content according to FCC regulations, file in air room


Fundraising support 

Pledge drives: assist in planning, alert volunteers and organize volunteer participation, fill in on phones, input data for donations, send thank you gifts and notes

Assist in documentation for underwriting

Assist the GM with overall station operation, ensuring smooth day to day operation in the office and on air

Other tasks as assigned by the General Manager



Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Attention to detail

Computer proficiency, skilled use of MS Office

Minimum of two years of relevant experience

Minimum of High School diploma or GED


Physical Qualifications 

With or without a reasonable accommodation, must be able to:

Answer and return telephone calls; take and forward messages as necessary

Use a computer

Use sound production, copying, and editing equipment

Go up and down stairs

Climb on a ladder

Lift boxes and equipment not exceeding 30 pounds


New Wave Corporation/KOPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Full Time, benefits eligible (vacation and sick leave)

$31,200 per year


To apply, please send resumé and cover letter to: [email protected]


NWC/KOPN Mission Statement 

KOPN is a non-commercial, listener-supported community radio station operated by the non-profit New Wave Corporation, broadcasting to central Missouri. KOPN is committed to educating and enriching the lives of its membership and the community it serves, especially those otherwise under-represented in the commercial or other non-profit media sectors. KOPN is free from direct constraints of commercial, political, or religious interests, and serves its community by providing a diversity of viewpoints and musical genres through its programs that enhance the quality of life of its membership and the community at large.