The KCAM staff is made up of broadcast professionals who love the Lord and are committed to bringing excellence in radio to our community. KCAM operating costs are covered by advertisers, and our staff members are all missionaries. This means we raise support from churches and individuals who join the team by giving financially for our needs.
The positions we would like to fill are:
As our organization grows, we have an increasing number of buildings to maintain. We have an immediate need for someone to oversee the upkeep and even construction of these buildings. Responsibilities include thawing frozen pipes and fixing furnaces, to snow plowing, brush cutting, and general maintenance of homes, studios, and transmitter buildings. This person may also be asked to assist in construction of new homes.
Responsibilities: Experience in construction and other building trades, and general maintenance. Desire to serve in a support role for the staff. Self-motivated, willingness to adapt, and to be available whenever the need arises.
KCAM has been blessed with top-of-the-line equipment, and is on the air 24/7 thanks to computer automation. Axia digital audio consoles were installed in August 2016. We use BSI Simian automation software to play all the audio for two separate stations; and we have an office network of about six computers (not including the audio network computers). All of this needs to be maintained. We currently have a couple of out of state engineers we call for remote help, but really need someone on site who can maintain our equipment and computers.
Responsibilities: Installing and performing preventive maintenance on the station equipment and electronic systems. Maintaining the existing broadcasting capabilities and providing solutions to any problems that may arise with the transmitter, tower satellite receiver and other related equipment.
RF engineers and computer networking experts are especially needed. In 2016 we installed Axia digital audio consoles in our studios. We use BSI Simian automation software to play all the audio for two separate stations; and we have an office network of about six computers (not including the audio network computers). KCAM is on the air 24/7 thanks to computer automation. All needs to be maintained.
Responsibilities: Maintaining the office, audio, and wifi networks. Must work with (or sometimes as!) the engineer to make sure all computer networks are properly interacting with the broadcasting equipment for quality airsound.
JMM is a nonprofit organization, and we need a responsible, experienced person who can be sure we are following proper accounting procedures. KCAM is a non-profit commercial station, accepting advertising and charitable gifts.
Responsibilities: Overseeing all accounting procedures, including intake and processing of payments and missionary support; Reconciling the monthly traffic system and issuing invoices to advertisers; working with the station manager to create the annual budget; prepare annual audit and tax returns; prepare financial reports for the board of directors; and more.
Whether you're an experienced broadcaster or new to the industry, you'll take part in a wide variety of tasks at KCAM. From live news and weather broadcasts, to hosting music, board operation during live events, remote hosting, writing ad copy and news stories, and more, be prepared to serve in a number of ways.
Responsibilities: Ability to learn computers, multitask, attention to detail. Willingness to work various hours, including weekends. A heart for ministry is a must, along with a desire to adapt to the Alaskan culture.
This person keeps the business office running smoothly and interacts with the public. The Federal Communications Commission requires that radio stations maintain regular business hours and is accessible to the public.
Responsibilities: During business hours, answer phones, sell classified ads, type messages that come in for broadcasting, assist with filing and various tasks that come up.
Internships: We can work with your college to fulfill internship requirements. We ask for a minimum 12-week commitment - but once you come, we think you'll love it here! We'll give you hands-on training on up-to-date broadcast equipment and opportunities to take part in many aspects of radio that you would not experience at larger stations. Scholarships may be available. These are unpaid positions, but we encourage you to consider it a missions trip and allow your family, friends, and churches the opportunity to give financially to your experience. Tax-deductible receipting is available.
Long-term: If you're looking for God's direction in your life, we encourage you to consider ministry at KCAM. Please browse our website. If you like what you see and want to know more, please contact us.
Missions Trips: If your church group would like to bless a ministry in the Last Frontier, we'd love to put you to work! Please contact us for current needs.
We look forward to hearing from you! Contact General Manager Scott Yahr at (907) 822-5226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.