Jobs

Thank you for your interest in employment at Rocky Mountain PBS. All job openings are posted here when they become available. Each posting lists the qualifications and procedures for application and a deadline for submissions. Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Rocky Mountain PBS only accepts applications/resumes for specific open positions. We do not accept or retain general applications/resumes for employment.

Rocky Mountain PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – WESTERN CO

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile person to join our team as a Development Account Executive in our Grand Junction office. This position focuses primarily on corporate development in addition to providing support with various projects with emphasis on membership, community outreach, and supporting Regional Manager with volunteer coordination, maintaining and growing community partnerships, and monitoring revenue and budget items. This position has clearly defined revenue goals which require establishing new underwriting partnerships to meet and exceed expectations.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Works with Western Colorado Rocky Mountain PBS staff to support projects and gain knowledge of all functions. Support the Regional Director with regard to all areas of development including corporate underwriting, grants, individual giving, maintaining community partnerships, managing volunteers, independent contractors and community outreach which includes maintaining sales and donor databases. Establish relationships with potential underwriters, donors, and members of the Rocky Mountain PBS community. Performs the full range of development support for the western Colorado office including underwriting proposal research, development, and implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from a 4-year university or college. Minimum three years sales/development experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in managing and delegating to a team a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Spanish language skills a plus. Strong leadership/community service experience. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint. Database experience in SalesForce a plus.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Development Acct Exec" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MEMBER RETENTION COORDINATOR

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a database savvy, driven professional who is interested in learning and working in multiple facets of our high-performing Membership Team. The ideal candidate for the position of Member Retention Coordinator has a passion for the nonprofit/public media sector and a desire to manage communication with existing members to ensure they’re a part of the Rocky Mountain PBS family long term. The ideal candidate has data management skills as well as prior fundraising experience to create and maintain an ongoing strategy to maximize the giving potential for some of our most important donors.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field required. Experience in fundraising, marketing, business or a related field preferred. Excellent oral and written English communication skills required. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications a must. Strong data management skills and great attention to detail is required. Salesforce or related database experience preferred. Strong customer service focus needed. Spanish language skills are a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Manages monthly and mid-level giving programs for Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO and our entire portfolio of brands, with an eye on adding long-term value to the membership file. Constructs and manages extensive communication and solicitation strategy for Rocky Mountain PBS members to retain and upgrade their membership standing. Manages Member Clubs and Event strategy. Learns and masters member database to segment donor population to best maximize efficient and effective donor giving potential. Develops processes for entering sustaining membership gifts and managing direct communication with monthly donor group.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Member Retention Coordinator" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile fundraiser to join our Leadership Giving team as a Leadership Giving Officer.
Successful candidates will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors to expand their financial support of Rocky Mountain PBS. He/she will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaningful impact through their investment in Rocky Mountain PBS.
 
Prior successful sales and/or fundraising experience a must. Demonstrated track record of successful donor moves management and solicitation desired. Public speaking and data analysis skills required. Spanish language skills are a plus. Candidates should have an eye toward the evolution of public media and be adept at evangelizing the mission and impact of Rocky Mountain PBS. Ability to develop ongoing relationships with major donors for the benefit of Rocky Mountain PBS necessary.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: At least 5-7 years of experience in sales and/or fundraising is necessary. Four-year degree required. MBA or comparable advanced degree a plus. Must demonstrate success in fundraising/sales. In-depth knowledge of the communities served by Rocky Mountain PBS. Demonstrated ability to conduct successful donor cultivation in support of strategic initiatives is necessary.  Spanish language skills a plus. Exceptional communications and public speaking skills a must. Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service to donors and community stakeholders. 



TYPICAL DUTIES: Develops ongoing relationships with major donors for the benefit of Rocky Mountain PBS. Manages a portfolio of donors and prospects with a specified annual fundraising goal. Implements programs/activities to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors targeted at the Cornerstone level or higher.  Develops and executes ongoing strategy for qualifying prospects and moving them up the ladder of engagement using tools such as small cultivation events, research, and community networking. Personally solicits assigned donor portfolio, including preparation of personalized materials when needed. Identifies potential planned giving prospects among assigned donors and partners with relevant staff to solicit those prospects. Works with Board members and other leadership to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward appropriate donors. Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of the donor/prospect. Updates donor records in Salesforce.com following donor contacts. Assists in other financial development projects as assigned.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Leadership Giving Officer" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PROGRAMMING/TRAFFIC TECHNICIAN I 

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Programming/Traffic Tech to join our team.  This position supports Rocky Mountain PBS’ Director of Programming and Traffic Department.  The successful candidate will be scheduling on-air interstitial material and programs and will act as a liaison between master control, production, corporate sales and other departments in meeting deadlines for programming.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Liaison between programming/ traffic and master control to execute policies and procedures of broadcast elements to on-air.  Liaison between programming/ traffic and content generating departments of transferring of all network related interstitial materials and programs.  Works closely with Corporate Sales and assists with entering sales contracts and scheduling of television broadcast and non-broadcast elements.  Prepares program logs on computer for Master Control according to station policies and Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations.  Assists with assignment of network records for broadcast.  Delivers tapes and continuity materials to appropriate on-air personnel, including electronic transfer.  Assists with proof reading and data entry of traffic materials. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience.  2 yrs successful traffic experience in the broadcast industry.  Ability to work with figures, specifically timing information, and maintain accuracy; attention to detail is essential.  Must be available for on call coverage during station broadcast hours.  Experience in operating and maintaining a PC based database.  Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.  Knowledge of television broadcast operations and procedures.  Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the provisions of RMPBS automobile insurance. 


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Traffic Tech I" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


IT & BROADCAST SUPPORT ENGINEER - DENVER

Rocky Mountain PBS is looking for an IT & Broadcast Support Engineer.  This person will work closely with the IT Systems Administrator to provide networking and Windows OS desktop support to staff in Denver as well as our regional offices on the Western Slope and Southern Colorado.  This person will directly interface with contracted networking and security vendors as needed, while reducing reliance upon the contractor for day-to-day networking tasks specifically.  This person will work mainly in our Denver office, however occasional travel to regional offices in Colorado may be required.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field, and 2-3 years of experience providing desktop and network support. Certifications such as SBE CTO, CompTIA A+ or CompTIA CDIA are desirable. Strong understanding of IP addressing in the configuration of LANs/VLANs/WANs, of VPN implementation, and of IP switchers, routers and firewalls. Strong understanding of security in systems administration work.  Active Directory, network printing, file sharing and security experience. Experience in a broadcast environment is a plus.  Excellent customer service skills; strong commitment to customer service. Excellent coordination, collaboration, writing, and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and organizational skills; project planning and project management skills preferred.  Ability to multi-task & work independently, and within a team, under pressure. MAC OS experience a plus.  Database management a plus. Programming experience a plus. Regular and consistent on site attendance is required. Ability to work some nights and weekends as scheduled. Must possess a valid driver’s license, with the ability to travel in state. Must be able to lift 50lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS: Provide technical support for IP networking and security across regional administrative and broadcast facilities in Colorado, including equipment installation, preventative maintenance, repairs and training in the use of hardware and software.  Isolate network problems and work with 3rd party vendors and other resources for resolution.  Update and upgrade network servers, systems and software. Provide desktop, laptop and printer support to users working with Windows software applications, including Windows OS and Microsoft Office and Outlook 365 products. Maintain the security and integrity of the desktop environment; apply patches and updates as needed and deploy, restore, repair and upgrade hardware and software as needed. Create detailed documentation for Engineering and IT departments, including inventory databases of hardware, software and IP addressing. Support broadcast network workstations, servers, satellite receivers, switching/networking, NICs, monitoring and broadcast equipment. Install, configure, and troubleshoot program delivery platforms from multiple vendors. Provide periodic on-call support requiring availability both via cell phone and physical access to the network within one-hour.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "IT & Broadcast Support Engineer" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internships

Statewide List of Network Internships »

Rocky Mountain PBS offers a hands-on internship program in local television production and is looking for applicants for the next school semester. Forward a résumé or letter outlining your area of interest and summary of education and experience. Qualified candidates will be called for an interview. All internships are non-paid.

Areas of Emphasis
Individuals are being sought for the Production Department for the coming academic year. The modules are in long form television production, station promotion and field production. The interns take an active and involved role in assigned productions. Experience in a professional, public broadcast station will give the intern a comprehensive picture of local TV production.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Background in telecommunications
  • Minimum of two years of college
  • Computer literate
  • Participate in field shoots and carry equipment
  • Commit to 8 to 20 hours per week
  • Commit to 15-week module
  • Provide own transportation
  • Previous experience or education in production preferred

Internships Available

Contact Internships with any questions or information.

Internships
Rocky Mountain PBS
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

PH 303-620-5649
FAX 303-620-5600
E-mail our Intern Director.

Mission

To enrich the lives of Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain.

Vision

Rocky Mountain PBS will be the premier public media resource for all Coloradans. On-air, online and in person, we will serve our diverse communities as a convener of people, ideas and perspectives.

Public Inspection File:

For additional information or assistance with the public file, please contact:

Marissa Johnson
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5704
marissajohnson@rmpbs.org

 

For archived Issues and Programming Lists and EEO files, please visit our Archived Public Inspection File section here.

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