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.

DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST (TEMPORARY) - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media, home to Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Jazz radio, is the largest statewide, member-supported, multi-media network. Rocky Mountain Public Media’s mission is to strengthen the civic fabric in communities throughout Colorado, engaging audiences through high-quality, trusted programming, community programs and partnerships, and educational initiatives that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, Rocky Mountain Public Media seeks is a Digital Marketing Specialist (Temporary) to help promote our services to the audiences we serve throughout the state. The ideal candidate for this position has 1-2 years+ experience developing and implementing digital marketing programs, and analyzing metrics of success. This position will serve as a member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Marketing team.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day execution of the digital marketing program, including development of e-marketing tactics, social media presence and mobile apps.

TYPICAL DUTIES:   Creates and distributes newsletter campaigns. Implements social media strategy for Rocky Mountain PBS across platforms by providing customer service, publishing promotional elements and optimizing strategy based on performance. Create, track and report on paid social media campaigns for Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO. Conduct minor website maintenance and updates for RMPBS and KUVO. Assist in database maintenance if/as needed. Build analytics report, including data collection, analysis and distribution to internal stakeholders.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  College degree with 2+ years’ experience in marketing/communications, with a minimum of 1 year in a digital marketing role. Qualified candidates will be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Experience working with content management tools, as well as basic CSS and HTML preferred, Google Analytics and other online data tools. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a high attention to detail. 
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Digital Marketing Specialist" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. 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 Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – Colorado Springs

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Development Officer in our Southern Colorado office. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled in developing philanthropic opportunities on the individual and corporate level, has exceptional interpersonal skills, and is team-driven.  This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Development team.
 
This position will be responsible for supporting the Southern Colorado Regional Director in managing a full portfolio of development activities, including individual giving and corporate sponsorship cultivation.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:   Performs a full range of development activities including individual donor meetings, prospecting, research, cultivation, and migration of individual donors and corporate underwriting clients. Executes individual giving agreements and underwriting contract agreements and collaborates with colleagues across the organization to ensure RMPM fulfills agreement obligations. Consistently tracks development outreach activities, inclusive of individual donors and corporate sponsorships in SalesForce database to maintain accurate records. Provides consistent and timely individual donor follow-up with a high level of attention to detail. Facilitates underwriting account management including fulfillment of broadcast and non-broadcast assets and deliverables (such as gathering creative, creating work orders, writing scripts and creating station detail reports via Strata). Supports the on-boarding process for new and renewing corporate clients and assists in the prospecting process of new underwriting clients. Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree desired. Previous sales, and/or development experience required. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy a must. Previous research, data management, media experience, and reporting experience preferred. Experience in SalesForces CRM database or similar database a plus. Must be deadline-oriented with a commitment to collaboration both internally and externally. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. Exemplary customer service skills a must. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Must be task-oriented and self-motivated. Spanish language skills a plus.

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

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. 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 Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Development Account Executive. The ideal candidate for this position has a track record of developing new business, is skilled in providing customer service through a consultative sales process, and is driven to increase individual and team revenue generating capacity.  This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Underwriting team.
 
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.
 
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 RMPM 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.

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.

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

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. 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 Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

BROADCAST OPERATIONS & RF SYSTEMS ENGINEER - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Broadcast Operations & RF Systems Engineer. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled in the areas of broadcast operations and master control systems, and can easily interface with both internal and external clients.  This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Engineering team.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Updates, maintains, and assists in repairing all systems in the Broadcast Operations and Master Control environments, including software and hardware on satellite receivers, video and audio routers, media servers, encoders, EAS devices and Nielsen watermarking devices, among others. Maintains and submits a comprehensive database of software and firmware updates of all broadcast operations systems. Assists in maintenance of television and radio RF transmitters and assists in the maintenance and trouble-shooting of Studio to Transmitter Links that use microwaves, satellite, and fiber. Demonstrated capacity to work on-location at transmission sites. Works with contracts to schedule regular preventative maintenance visits to RMPM’s television and radio translators and transmitter sites throughout Colorado. Assists in the design, specifications, purchase and integration of systems supporting the Broadcast Operations, master control, and RF environments. May assist the IT department for LAN, WAN, and desktop support. Interacts with vendor support and Engineering department team members. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field or commensurate experience. Minimum of five years’ professional experience with RF and broadcast television operations. Ability to perform analog and digital channel level measurement and quality testing. Understanding of industry technical standards regarding microwaves and RF emissions. Working knowledge of video and audio compression technology. Ability to setup and operate legacy head end systems, modulators, demodulators, routers, and signal processors. Solid understanding of television engineering and mutli-channel master control operations, with proficiency in software and hardware troubleshooting. Working knowledge of data network, data communications, computer systems and equipment. Ability to work flexible hours in a 24/7 environment. Previous experience with a public media organization a plus.

 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Broadcast Operations & Systems Engineer" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Contract Opportunities

We are revising our RFP for Managed Help Desk and will have an updated version posted by May 31, 2017. 

Denver News and Production Internships

Rocky Mountain PBS offers a hands-on internship program in local television production and is looking for applicants for the next school semester. Multiple internships are offered within the Content Department each academic semester. Students will have the opportunity to join content production teams as they work on a variety of long-form television productions including on-location video production. Our interns have gone on to work at The Denver Post, The Colorado Film Commission, KODE-TV, Mr. Robot, and FOX31.

Production Internships Available

Qualifications and Requirements

  • All internships are un-paid
  • 10-20 hours (minimum) per week on a consistent schedule
  • Preference given to currently enrolled college-level students studying communications, journalism, video production and/or film production. Course credit is preferred.
  • Must have basic knowledge of television production, camera equipment, editing software and terminology
  • Be excited to learn something new each day

To Apply
Submit your application directly to the contact person listed in the position description for the opportunity that interests you. Your application should include a resume, and a cover letter that summarizes your education, experience, and interest in the position. Qualified candidates will be called for an interview after the application deadline.

 

Spring Semester:
Late January-May
Summer Semester:
May-August
Fall Semester:
September-December
Applications Due:
January 5th
Applications Due:
April 1st
Applications Due:
August 1st


 

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