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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CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER - 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 Chief Marketing Officer. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for public media, is growth-oriented, team-driven and enthusiastic about marketing across digital and broadcast platforms. This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media leadership team and will report to the Chief Executive Officer.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Develops a creative and ambitious marketing and engagement strategy for the organization and oversees its day-to-day implementation. Leads the organization in the following areas: Programming, Marketing/Communications, Creative Services, Audience Services, Community Engagement and Education. Directs the budget and meets the annual goals for all departments within the division. Works with a team of 4-5 direct reports and 6-7 indirect reports to design and execute promotional campaigns, public relations, and other sustained marketing, engagement and education efforts across all media platforms. 
 
Leads the organization in integrated brand consistency across television, radio, web, social, e-communication and mobile platforms and responsible for distribution channel management. Researches market trends and uses internal and external analytics tools to implement strategies based on best-practices. Acts as the lead for audience insights. Supports revenue goals across RMPM to include underwriting, membership, in-person engagement and programming carriages. Collaborates with other departments to guide a unified marketing approach that meets internal objectives and market demands. Creates and maintains a solid network of strategic partnerships including relationships with nonprofit, business and government leaders. Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or business administration required; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years’ professional experience as a Chief Marketing Officer or similar role. Demonstrated experience in developing efficient strategies and business plans for all marketing functions. Ability to apply marketing techniques over digital and non-digital platforms. Outstanding communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal abilities. Must be creative and analytical.  Demonstrated ability to foster growth and creativity through coaching, mentorship, and on-going feedback. Willingness to adjust schedule to comply with a steady stream of deadlines. Previous experience in Broadcast Media preferred.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Chief Marketing 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. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted 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.

FILL-IN MORNING NEWS HOST—Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Fill-in Morning News Host to join our team. This position is responsible for the maintenance of overall standards and practices of news operations and community affairs content on the KUVO Morning Show, “First Take with Lando and Chavis” and on related web and social media platforms.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES: Writes, produces and anchors morning newscast portions of the morning show, “First Take with Lando and Chavis”, including traffic, weather, local, national and international news, sports, and business segments. Conducts live and recorded interviews with newsmakers, community leaders and other interesting community affairs personalities. Works with news partners to download and edit news audio via digital editing platforms. Creates and adapts news materials for the KUVO website and social media platforms. Assists with on-air fundraising, when applicable. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Two-year college degree in journalism or broadcast communication and three-years on-air experience in public radio news. A combination of college and work experience will be considered. Proficient with audio editing software and board operator experience. Articulate and able to communicate with a strong on-air presence; familiarity with AP Stylebook a plus. Experience with web-development applications, specific to audio files and social media applications. Self-motivated and able to work with little or no supervision. Organized and detail oriented. Knowledge of public broadcasting and non-profit organizations a plus. Understands and supports KUVO’s mission and organizational goals.
 
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put “Fill-In Morning News Host” in the subject line.
 
1.       A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit KUVO's needs 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.
5.       An MP3 audio file of previous radio, announcing or performance work.
 
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.

Contract Opportunities
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. 

Areas of Emphasis 
Multiple internships are offered within the Rocky Mountain PBS Content Department each academic semester.  Students will be given the opportunity to join content production teams as they work on a variety of long-form television productions including on-location video production. 

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
Semester deadlines:

* Attention applicants, RMPBS is moving up the dates to apply for internships for spring and summer semesters. Summer applications are due April 1st and fall applications are due August 1st.

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


Production Internships Available

Other Internships:

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:

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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