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CHIRP Radio Development Director (part-time)

CHIRP Radio is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed fundraising professional with excellent writing and data management skills to handle the following responsibilities:

In addition to these responsibilities, the development director will be expected to serve as a leader within the organization, working with volunteers, attending meetings and events, and providing general support as appropriate. Training will be provided on station policies and equpment so that the director can serve in a supervisory position in the absence of the general manager.

This job will begin as a three-month contract position, and will evolve upon a successful review into a salaried 20 hour per week position that includes two weeks (40 total hours) of paid vacation. The CHIRP development director may frequently work remotely and the schedule generally is flexible, although some daytime availability is required. Candidates must be located in the Chicago area, as some duties do require on-site work.


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to No applications will be considered without a personalized cover letter detailing the applicant’s specific interest in this position.

Application deadline is January 31, 2019.

CHIRP Radio 107.1FM is a non-commercial radio station focused on independent music, arts, and culture. The station is always live and local, staffed by more than 200 volunteers and a part-time general manager. The development director is the organization’s second paid staff position.