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. 

Scroll down to bottom for Internship opportunities.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

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 Development team. The ideal candidate for the position of Development Associate has a passion for the nonprofit/public media sector and a desire to be an extraordinary fundraiser through a mastery of the basics, such as database management, fundraising technique execution, and performance measurement. Historically, talented and hard-working Development Associates have been promoted up through the ranks by using this position as a springboard for growth and advancement. Some database experience a must. Spanish language skills are a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Experience in fundraising/sales, 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.  Strong customer service focus needed.  Spanish language skills a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES:   Assists with database management and maintenance in roundCause and Memsys (with training provided).  Coordinates combined giving campaigns.  Assists with data integration between RMPBS and its portfolio of brands.  Assists staff with training and other needs.  Assists with the development and tracking of a Membership Early Warning System and other performance measurement tools.  Answers Member Services inquiries when needed.  Cross-trains on multiple Development positions and across other departments depending on interests and talents. 

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


DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a digital native to lead its evolving Digital Communications and Marketing team. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain region as a PBS and NPR affiliate with an expanding portfolio of digital assets, including applications, multiple websites, a robust social media presence, myriad brands such as Rocky Mountain PBS I-News, KUVO Jazz Radio and more. We are seeking the right leader to execute a multi-platform vision based on fully leveraging all aspects of the organization’s brand. In addition to leading a team of innovative, cutting-edge content creators, this person will be responsible for strategically leading the daily operation of Rocky Mountain PBS’ marketing and branding efforts. 

Successful candidates will have the ability to think entrepreneurially, with self-motivation, new approaches to audience engagement, and the ability to measure and report progress. They will have experience building brands with an emphasis on digital platforms. They will be adept to change, comfortable leading a high performing team, and be able to leverage knowledge to the collective benefit of the organization as Rocky Mountain PBS works to adapt to changing audience behaviors. Public speaking and data analysis skills are a must. Spanish language skills are a plus. Candidates should have an eye toward the evolution of digital communications and public media in general, work well with others, and be adept at public speaking and training others.

QUALIFICATIONS:  At least 3-5 years of management experience in digital platforms, marketing, media, and/or brand leadership or equivalent experience. BA required with a preference in Business, Mass Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or comparable area of study. MBA or comparable advanced degree a plus. Must demonstrate success in managing staff and budgets. Prefer experience with brand management, strategic digital content creation, and a demonstrated ability in working closely with membership, sales, and production teams.  Spanish language skills a plus.

 TYPICAL DUTIES:   Develops and leads the organization’s marketing, branding and digital strategy and execution. Develop strategy and lead message integration across all platforms to build and grow brand equity. Create and oversee execution of marketing and promotion plans, on-air implementation, and in-house creative on all platforms to support Rocky Mountain PBS’ initiatives, programs, fundraising and engagement efforts.  Research/identify audience engagement patterns and key market trends to hone target messages, look/feel and revenue opportunities. Oversee print collateral, premiums and relationships with outside vendors. Oversee all written documents, publicity and media relations.  Maintain current partnerships and build new collaborations to benefit brand. Oversee organization’s digital efforts, which includes leadership over the following: Compiling and analyzing digital data for smarter messaging and engagement; Producing, managing and tracking e-marketing and cultivation campaigns; Targeted newsletters and promotions; Social media; Surveys and data collection and analysis. Proposes, administers and oversees all brand activities for Rocky Mountain PBS, including community outreach, media relations and online promotions. Proposes, administers and oversees all paid, trade and earned advertising campaigns for Rocky Mountain PBS, and maintains a strong relationship with local, regional and national print, online and broadcast media, as well as civic and professional organizations and governmental agencies to promote awareness of Rocky Mountain PBS programming and activities. Works closely with appropriate managers to ensure consistent image on-air, online and in print materials produced by or for Rocky Mountain PBS. 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org.  Please put Director of Digital Marketing 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.
 


INSIDE ENERGY ENGAGEMENT EDITOR

Inside Energy (IE) is the new local journalism collaboration that serves in-depth, research-based energy reporting to public media regionally and nationally. The Engagement Editor is based in Denver, at Rocky Mountain PBS, and is part of a seven-person Inside Energy team. Eight public media stations in Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota comprise Inside Energy. They are: Rocky Mountain PBS, KUNC public radio, Colorado Public Television, Wyoming Public Television, Wyoming Public Media and Prairie Public (television and radio in North Dakota). The Engagement Editor is the public voice of Inside Energy. This editor focuses on serving all digital audiences, including desktop, mobile and social platforms, pushing content to other organizations and curating other energy content through IE. The Engagement Editor works with the Executive Editor to identify key analytics that indicate audience engagement with content and to develop dashboards that allow for daily sharing of that information with the Inside Energy member stations.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
Taking the lead role in developing engagement opportunities for Inside Energy. Driving digital and in-person engagement with Inside Energy content. Developing, maintaining and upgrading the IE web presence. Developing and maintaining relationships with digital staff at partner stations. Maintaining and tracking engagement, content and other metrics. Identifying content from other publications, blogs and social channels that illuminates or expands on Inside Energy content. Developing an engaging curated presentation of that content, working with the river of news. Monitoring social channels for conversations that Inside Energy can join. Identifying comments or responses to Inside Energy content across all channels that invite engagement; working with reporters/editors to enter those conversations. Tracking curated content over time, identifying potential content partners.

QUALIFICATIONS:
A four year undergraduate degree in communications or related field. 3 years of experience working in a similar digital capacity is preferred. Demonstrated editing and writing skills. Understanding of web tools and basic web design for user functionality. Strong knowledge of existing and emerging social media platforms and best practices. Proficiency in reading, analyzing and interpreting web and social media metrics. Familiarity with curation strategy. Familiarity with database journalism. Spanish language skills are a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "INSIDE ENERGY ENGAGEMENT EDITOR" in the subject line.
1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit Inside Energy's 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.


DATA JOURNALIST - Denver

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is expanding its investigative reporting team. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain region as a PBS and NPR affiliate and serves multimedia investigative reporting to other media outlets regionally and nationally.

We are seeking a data journalist with experience acquiring, analyzing and visualizing complex data, and with a passion for journalism that makes a difference.

Candidates must have proven skills at acquiring relevant data and recognizing the stories in the data, entrepreneurial thinking – constantly imagining new approaches, building things from scratch and being self-motivated. They should be excited by challenges.

They must have advanced skills in Excel/Access. Knowledge of SPSS/SAS is a plus. Skills in mapping, interactive graphics, and building searchable databases are important. The ability to code is a plus.

Candidates should have an eye toward mobile and new technology in general, work well with others, and be adept at public speaking and training others. Applicants must have a 4-year college degree in a pertinent field with strong evidence of achievement.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items to: hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "DATA JOURNALIST" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and how you found out about this opportunity
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 

This position will be posted at www.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

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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:
Patricia Laverty

1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5706
patricialaverty@rmpbs.org

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

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