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Executive director resumes due Weds.1-9-02

From: Carol Spooner
Date: Mon Jan 7, 2002 6:17 pm
Subject: Correction - Pacifica Executive Director Search

Correction -- Please note: Resumes are
due Wednesday, January 9th (not
10th) by 5 pm East Coast Time.


The following announcement is being read on all 5 Pacifica stations today, tomorrow and Wednesday. We invite interested candidates for the Pacifica Executive Director position to FAX resumes to the number below no later than 5 pm East Coast time on Wednesday, January 9th, for immediate review.

Thank You.

This is Marion Barry from the Interim Board of Directors of the Pacifica Foundation. The Pacifica Foundation operates five listener supported radio stations, WBAI in New York City, WPFA in Washington, D.C., KPFT in Houston, Texas, KPFK in Los Angeles and KPFA in Berkeley, California. The Foundation's mission is to promote cultural diversity and pluralistic community expression; to contribute to a lasting understanding between peoples of all nations, race, creed and colors; to promote freedom of the press, and to serve as a forum for various viewpoints while maintaining an independent funding base. Pacifica is committed to maintaining community based, free speech, corporate-free radio.

The Pacifica Foundation is seeking an Executive Director to manage and direct the national staff including volunteers, unit directors and station general managers in providing effective operation of the Foundation's radio stations, while ensuring fiscal stability. In addition, the Executive Director represents the Foundation in the community and to legislative and administrative bodies such as the FCC and Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Candidates must have demonstrated strong communication skills, fiscal, organizational and leadership experience, as well as success in building and diversifying organizational support in the community. In addition a commitment to Pacifica's mission is required.

If you are interested in being considered for an immediate interview with the Foundation Executive Director Search Committee, please fax your resume to the attention of Joyce Snowden, Human Resources at 202.244.7488 no later than close of business on Wednesday, January 9th. For additional information Ms. Snowden may be reached at 202.588.0999 extension 378 during normal business hours.

Pacifica Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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