WDRT is Hiring!

Position Description: 

The Membership & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for leading WDRT’s listener-sponsored fundraising program and organizing outreach efforts. They are also a member of the staff collective, which provides for the overall management of WDRT. 



  • Coordinate pledge drives and listener-sponsored fundraising efforts
  • Coordinate membership program, including renewals and premiums
  • Develop and maintain sustained giving, major donors and planned giving programs
  • Provide effective communication and engagement with donors
  • Produce and distribute fundraising materials

Listener Development

  • Develop and execute a long-range approach toward listener cultivation
  • Coordinate community outreach and engagement activities

Volunteer Coordination

  • Have a helpful, supportive presence at the station 
  • Assist volunteers, as-needed

Management & Planning

  • Participate in regular staff meetings
  • Coordinate and participate in Working Groups 
  • Develop Annual Plans to guide work
  • Participate in Budgeting, Organizational Development and Long-Term Planning

Required Qualifications 

  • Relevant experience coordinating nonprofit fundraisers
  • Experience with community outreach
  • Proficiency with G-Suite, Office, social media and graphic design software
  • Strong management skills, initiative, and ability to work both independently and cooperatively; ability to be self-directed
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • General office and administrative skills
  • Friendly and approachable disposition towards a diverse base of community members 
  • Willingness to be on the air for fundraising, and to learn basic radio troubleshooting
  • Ability to work outside of regular office hours for pledge drives and outreach events

Desired qualifications 

  • Experience in non-commercial broadcasting
  • Experience working closely with volunteers  
  • Understanding of basic business operations, including budgets and customer relations
  • Skills with copy and content editing

Benefits and compensation

The Membership & Outreach Coordinator works in a self-directed, cooperative office environment. Other benefits include a flexible schedule, paid lunch and paid time off. There is also ample opportunity for professional development and growth. Compensation for this 22 hour per week position is $19/hour. 

About WDRT

With over 100 regular volunteers and a dedicated listener base, WDRT has established itself as a grassroots community media hub serving the Driftless Region of southwest Wisconsin. Viroqua is a thriving rural community with a vibrant local culture and great quality of life in an area surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to staff@wdrt.org by May 1, 2023.