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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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.


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.


DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR - DENVER

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a web savvy, driven professional who is interested in learning and working in multiple facets of our high-performing Digital Marketing and Communications team. The ideal candidate for the position of Digital Marketing Coordinator has a passion for the nonprofit/public media sector and a desire to be an extraordinary marketer through a mastery of the basics, such as social media engagement, email communications, website content updates and maintenance, copywriting/editing and digital marketing performance measurement.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Coordinates web content updates and maintenance for Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO and our entire portfolio of brands. Assists with copywriting and editing when needed. Assists with social media deployment and engagement. Coordinates email marketing communications workflow. Assists in the curation of original web content. Assists staff with training and other needs. Assists with the fulfilment of internal marketing requests. Assists with the development and tracking of public relations efforts and other marketing performance measurement tools. Cross-trains on multiple Marketing positions and across other departments depending on interests and talents.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field required.  Experience in marketing/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.  Photoshop skills are a plus. Strong customer service focus needed.  Some database and digital content management experience a must.  Some experience required in social media for business (Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/LinkedIn/Google+).  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 "Digital Marketing 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 ASSOCIATE - DENVER

Looking for an opportunity to begin a career in the exciting industries of public media and non-profit service? Rocky Mountain PBS is seeking a Leadership Giving Associate at their Denver location. The Leadership Giving Associate, under the direction of the Director of Leadership Giving, is responsible for securing grant funding by developing comprehensive, well-written applications that match funder guidelines and align with Rocky Mountain PBS’ strategic program goals. This position will also assist in cultivating major donors in the Cornerstone Society through the mail, in person and online fundraising activities.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Write, assemble and submit clear and complete grant proposals, letters, applications and other written materials that respond to funder requirements, priorities and deadlines. Identify foundation, corporate and government funding opportunities that align with Rocky Mountain PBS program priorities. Input grant deadlines, documents and other relevant information in RoundCause database. Maintain grant filing system of proposals, guidelines, supporting data and correspondence with funders. Coordinate with all content producers to support revenue generation opportunities. Manage large-scale in-house fundraising mailing campaigns to current and lapsed major donors on a semiannual basis. Manage monthly renewal process for Cornerstone and Broadcaster donors, including pulling reports from RoundCause database and data checking. Create weekly gift report for senior management and board members. Merge and print weekly acknowledgement letters for all Cornerstone and Broadcaster gifts. Develop and manage e-renewal and online fundraising strategies for major donors. Responsible for data hygiene of all Cornerstone members, proactive data analysis and reporting for potential data errors, and prospecting of potential major donors in support of major gifts team. Assist in creation and management of major donor cultivation and solicitation events. Daily entry of major gifts into RoundCause database. Prepare and mail monthly five-sheet Promos to selected file.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with exemplary academic performance (Business, Economics or Communications a plus). Preference given to those with proven experience of grant writing. Excellent oral and written English communication skills. Strong leadership/community service experience. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and database management skills. Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint. Strong customer service focus. 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 "Leadership Giving 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.


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

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
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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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