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 and Contract opportunities.

PRODUCER/MEDIA LAB MANAGER- Colorado Springs

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a Producer/Media Lab Manager.  Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain Region as a PBS and NPR affiliate.  The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for public media, is skilled in all aspects of studio and remote production and has a track record of developing curriculum related to citizen journalism.

This position will serve as a Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network producer, fulfilling corporate support spot production for the Southern Colorado underwriting team. Additionally, this position will be responsible for developing and implementing citizen journalism courses and distributing finished products from courses to local and statewide media partners.  The Producer/Media Lab Manager will also perform revenue-generating support, including prospecting, small contract negotiation and contract execution.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree required.  Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in television, radio or multimedia production.  Qualified candidates will also possess exceptional communication, decision-making, and time management skills. Spanish language skills a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Produces corporate support spots, interstitials and other identified organizational needs. Directs or assists with studio and remote productions, including operating cameras, audio equipment, lighting instruments, switchers, character generators, prompters, recorders and editors. Manages the Media Lab at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media. Scales the Citizen Journalism curriculum to partner with other locations within and outside of the RMPBN network. 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and please put "Producer/Media Lab Manager" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBS.
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. Compensation requirements.

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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic, motivated, client-focused person to join our high performing team of sales and fundraising professionals. The ideal candidate for the position of Development Account Executive has a track record of developing new business, is skilled in providing customer service through a consultative sales process, and is driven to increase Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Networks’ revenue generating capacity.

This position will be responsible for the sale of on-air messages, online ads, sponsorship of outreach events, and other Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO products.  The position will be responsible for maintaining a productive revenue pipeline, managing client records, contracts, deliverables and traffic orders, and cultivating relationships with potential and current underwriters.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree required.  Candidates must have a proven track record of revenue-generating abilities and must be able to close sales.  Qualified candidates will also possess skills at identifying and overcoming sales objections, have an ability to persuade, be able to prioritize, and be able to effectively communicate. Spanish language skills and prior media sales experience a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES:   Maintains productive revenue pipeline through prospecting, research, meetings, proposals, and networking.  Drafts and finalizes underwriting agreements including schedules and costs. Maintains account records, traffic orders, receivables, database input, and tracking in salesforce.com. Qualifies copy points, and writes copy that adheres to RMPBN and FCC guidelines. Provides outstanding customer service and communication to all clients, vendors, and staff. Keeps Director of Corporate Underwriting updated on account and prospect status through regular meetings and reports.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and please put "Development Account Executive" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBS.
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. Compensation requirements.

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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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RECEPTIONIST/AUDIENCE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE - DENVER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a driven, customer-focused people person who is interested in learning and working in multiple facets of our high-performing team. The ideal candidate for the position of Receptionist/Audience Services Representative has a passion for the nonprofit/public media sector and a desire to lead successful customer service interactions on the phone, in person and through email. This position serves as the front-line contact for anyone visiting our flagship station in Denver, as well as provides support to the Executive Office, Community Engagement, and other departments, as needed. In the past, this position has served as a springboard for advancement for effective, self-motivated individuals looking to achieve their longer term career goals. Database and customer service experience desired.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required.  Ability to deal in person and by telephone and email with a variety of individuals with tact and efficiency a must. Demonstrated PC experience to include Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook required.  Demonstrated excellence as an effective oral and written communicator necessary. Data management skills and great attention to detail desired.  Strong customer service and administrative skills a must. Spanish language skills a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Serves as station first contact and receptionist for Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO public radio. Serves as a member of the Capital Campaign administration/support team. Serves as back-up for the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Assists with Community Engagement projects, from planning events to volunteer coordination. Interacts with the public by properly identifying and routing incoming calls, inquiries, and visitors, and assisting with viewer emails.  Maintains building access with regard to front entrance during normal business hours including accurately logging all visitors and guests admitted.  Distributes daily incoming mail, signs for deliveries and notifies employees of packages received.  Responsible for the maintenance of supplies and servicing needs of the mailing equipment.  Also provides training on the postage machine as needed. Responsible for maintaining the procedure manual for the receptionist/front desk duties by updating as necessary.  In addition, will train all internal staff, volunteers and/or temporary help who assist with the receptionist duties on the necessary functions. Recruit and manage volunteers and staff to ensure the front desk has complete coverage during business hours. Performs other duties and projects as assigned in order to cross-train in other departments to identify strengths and opportunities to advance the work of Rocky Mountain PBS and its portfolio of brands.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and please put "Receptionist/Audience Service Representative" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBS.
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. Compensation requirements.

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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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PRODUCER/CORRESPONDENT IN-RESIDENCE - GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Mass Communications, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network (RMPBN), invites applications for a Producer/Correspondent In-Residence to develop Colorado storytelling content in concert with Colorado Mesa University (CMU) Mass Communication students and faculty and RMPBN producers. Reporting to the Department Head of CMU’s Department of Language, Literature, and Mass Communication, the Producer/ Correspondent in-residence will work closely with RMPBN producers to identify story topics and ideas. Teaching two courses in each of the fall and spring semesters and one course in the summer semester, the producer/correspondent will provide students with opportunities to create content to serve the needs of RMPBN and CMU students.

For details, go to www.coloradomesa.edu/hr/newempl.html. 970-248-1820. Apply by July 7, 2015.

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.

Contract Opportunities

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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