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Currently there are two positions available at WKNO.

1. Promotions Manager

2. Membership Assistant

Basic Information

Position Title: Promotions Manager
Division: Development & Communications
Department: Director of Development & Communications

Purpose of Position

This position has primary responsibility for WKNO-TV institutional image and to be responsible for developing and implementing a communications plan managing the branding message, promotions, advertising, public relations and community engagement internally and externally.

Basic Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work with station management to define and maintain station brand.

  • Serve as station Spokesperson.

  • Create plans for promoting television program schedule including developing targeted promotion for specific campaigns.

  • Serve as station contact for communication materials for national programs distributed by WKNO-TV.

  • Maintain digital media including Web and Social Media.

  • Develop advertising buys.

  • Serve as station contact for viewers and prepare monthly viewer report

  • Produce monthly printed newsletter for station donors and prepare weekly

    e-newsletter and  e-blasts  for specific programs via Constant Contact.
  • Coordinate community engagement activities including planning and producing program previews, panel discussions, PBS LearningMedia teacher trainings and participation at community events. 

  • Ability to prepare grants for community engagement activities.

  • Prepare local program descriptions to TV Operations for listings services and monthly report on local programs to Programming.

  • Administer the Promotions Department budget.

  • Work cooperatively with others to further the mission and goals of the organization.

  • Other job-related duties as assigned by the Director of Development & Communications.

Minimum Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcasting, Marketing or other related field with three year work experience.

  • Two years experience with Social Media and Graphic Design preferred.

  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and computer skills required.

  • Ability to respond to adjusting priorities and work well under pressure.

  • Occasional night and weekend work may be required.

  • At times may have to lift up to 30 pounds.


  • Apply in writing to:
    Deb Smith (
    WKNO Executive Assistant
    7151 Cherry Farms Road
    Cordova, TN  38016

Job is open until filled -  EEO – No phone calls please

Basic Information

Position Title: Membership Assistant
Division: Development
Department: Membership
Supervisor’s Title: Membership Manager

Non-Exempt, Full-time

Purpose of Position

Under the director of the Development Director and Membership Manager carry out Membership activities in the areas of fundraising and donor services.

Basic Duties/Responsibilities

  • Coordinate premium acquisition and fulfillment.

  • Provide superior customer service to donor inquiries and requests.

  • Prepare member mailings including bulk mail for USPS.

  • Serve as Pledge Coordinator during on-air campaigns as scheduled.

  • Computer entry and research of donor data as requested.

  • Maintain office supplies for department.

  • Work cooperatively with others to further the mission and goals of WKNO.

  • Other job-related functions as assigned.

  • Perform all duties in accordance with WKNO policies.


Minimum Job Specifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience required in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheet, record keeping, clerical and customer service.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (including telephone and e-mail).

  • Computer skills and willingness to learn software required

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail a must.

  • Excellent public relations skills required.

  • Inventory control experience required.

  • Ability to develop written materials.

  • At times may have to lift up to 60 pounds


Apply in writing to:
Deb Smith (
WKNO Executive Assistant
7151 Cherry Farms Road
Cordova, TN  38016

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