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.

RADIO/TV TRAFFIC TECHNICIAN - DENVER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Radio/TV Tech to join our team. This position supports KUVO’s and Rocky Mountain PBS’ Programming and Traffic departments. The successful candidate will be scheduling on-air interstitial material and programs and will act as a liaison between production, corporate sales and other departments in meeting deadlines for programming.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Prepares and reconciles radio and television broadcast traffic logs. Liaises between programming/ traffic execute policies and procedures of broadcast elements on-air and plans and implements program schedules. Liaises with production departments to develop and proofread copy and create, schedule and modify recorded spots. Works closely with Corporate Sales and schedules broadcast and non-broadcast elements, ensures delivery of underwriting elements, and communicates inventory availability.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree required. 2 years 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. Spanish language skills a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org and please put "Radio/Traffic Tech" 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 www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 


WESTERN SLOPE COORDINATOR - GRAND JUNCTION

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking 1-2 dynamic and versatile people to join our team as Western Slope Coordinators in our Grand Junction office.  These positions focus primarily on corporate development and individual fundraising in addition to coordinating various community engagement initiatives. Event planning, volunteer coordination, maintaining and growing community partnerships, and monitoring revenue and budget items are all a part of a typical day in the life of a Coordinator.  This position has clearly defined revenue goals which require establishing new underwriting partnerships and working with existing partners and donors to meet and exceed expectations. As a part our dynamic, growing statewide organization, Coordinators have ample opportunity for professional and personal growth and development working primarily in Grand Junction, and gaining training and mentorship from staff and volunteer leadership in Denver and throughout Colorado.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Works with Rocky Mountain PBS staff throughout the state to support projects and gain knowledge of all functions.  Coordinate Western Slope office activities with regard to all areas of development including corporate underwriting, individual giving, maintaining community partnerships, utilizing volunteers, and community outreach which includes maintaining sales and donor databases.  Establish relationships with potential underwriters, donors, and members of the Rocky Mountain PBS community to increase impact on the Western Slope.  Performs the full range of development support for the western Colorado office including underwriting proposal research, development, and implementation. Plan and execute special events including regular film screenings and Kids Fun Fest, an annual family festival that occurs each August in Grand Junction.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university or college. 1-3 years sales/development experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Spanish language skills a plus.  Strong leadership/community service experience a plus.  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 and please put "Western Slope 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 www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

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.

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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