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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Development Support Representative – Grand Junction

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic, organized and effective Development Support Representative to initiate, facilitate, and deepen strategic partnerships on behalf of Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network on the Western Slope and support key programmatic goals.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated team player who is able to work independently and within a team atmosphere.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Performs revenue-generating duties 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. Prospects new underwriters and cultivates donors, set appointments and follow-up on existing business logistics (scheduling, billing, and small contract negotiation and execution). Utilizes electronic tools to trace sales and fulfill customer requests. Supports key local and statewide programs through event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and partnership development. Serves as the station receptionist and first contact with the public both in person and over the phone.

QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree preferred; current students in business/public media tracks are encouraged to apply. Administrative, sales or revenue-generating experience preferred. Demonstrated organizational skills including effective time management. Must have excellent communication and networking skills to greet the public, answer phones, assist with other customer service related activities, and station events.  Must be passionate about growing professional skill set and gaining experience in public media.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and please put "Development Support Representative" in the subject line.
1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBN 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 Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Temporary Part-Time
RECEPTIONIST/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR- 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 temporary, part-time position of Receptionist/Community Engagement Coordinator 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.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Serves as station first contact and receptionist for Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO public radio. Interacts with the public by properly identifying and routing incoming calls, inquiries, and visitors, and assists with Audience Services calls and emails. Accurately records all visitors and guests admitted.  Distributes daily incoming mail, signs for deliveries and notifies employees of packages received.  Schedules conference rooms and assists with other administrative duties. Maintains supplies and schedules servicing needs of the mailing equipment.  Assists with Community Engagement projects, including planning events, volunteer coordination and event promotion. Schedules station tours, volunteer tour guides, and sends volunteer tour guide reminders and thank you notes. Trains and manages volunteers and staff to ensure the front desk has complete coverage during business hours. Other duties, as assigned.

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 entry skills and great attention to detail desired.  Strong customer service and administrative skills a must. Experience and interest in event planning, customer service and marketing a plus. 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 please put "Receptionist/Community Engagement Coordinator" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBS 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 Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

LEVEL 2 HELP DESK TECHNICIAN - Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic, organized and effective Help Desk Technician to provide onsite and remote support for computer hardware and software to regional staff for desktops, laptops, and hand-held devices.
 
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated team player who is able to work independently. You should be able to adopt, and adapt to, emerging technologies. Be willing to train others, and be trained, in new applications on server, desktop, mobile, and other supporting devices. Be willing to receive additional education or certifications as necessary. Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Perform technical support, troubleshooting and tuning for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices when issues are reported to support desk via ticketing system. Perform implementation and maintenance for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices to ensure maximum up-time. Perform desktop and laptop system image management and deployment. Perform new user setup and training as needed, including PCs and mobile devices. Understand and implement security best practices within network design and work with security specialists to minimize vulnerabilities. Maintain system inventory and documentation, run system reports and set up new ones as needed. Perform general printer monitoring and low level maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS: AA/AS degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or Information Technology.  1 to 2 years’ experience supporting PC hardware, Windows and Mac operating systems, and applicable software. Experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and Office Suite; Active Directory account creation, password resets, group membership changes within a system such as ManageEngine; VPN support for users and VPN Administration; support  and setup of Android devices, iOS devices, and others; remote support of users via remote control tools such as RDP or TeamViewer; ability to install and troubleshoot printing issues remotely; experience imaging and deploying new and replacement laptop and desktop equipment; knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10; Office 365 administration.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and please reference "Level 2 Help Desk Technician" 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. 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 Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Education Outreach Specialist-Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations is seeking an Education Outreach Specialist. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for public media, education, and community relations. This position will serve as a key member of the Community Engagement team. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work collaboratively to promote early educational initiatives on behalf of Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network.  
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Represents Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network in early childhood and education coalitions as a way to seek new opportunities for the organization to serve the nonprofit and public sectors. Promotes RMPBS and PBS content for parent and caregiver support and educational purposes, including the new RMPBS 24/7 channel. Manages logistics and communications for New Generation Early Learning Initiative, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting collaborative pilot among six national PBS stations. Writes and distributes monthly teacher newsletter promoting RMPBS and PBS content and resources. Identifies funding opportunities for identified educational services and resources in partnership with the RMPBN Development team. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years’ professional experience in a school, library, or other educational setting. Prior experience with digital media in a classroom or media center setting preferred. Demonstrated ability to work well with a team that includes colleagues and partners in other organizations. Familiarity with the Colorado school district landscape and excellent writing and communication skills required. Qualified candidates will also have experience with fundraising, including foundation and donor relationships. 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 "Education Outreach Specialist" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBN 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 Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, 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.

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.

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.

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 RMPBN 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 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:

Spring Semester:
Late January-May
Summer Semester:
May-August
Fall Semester:
September-December
Applications Due:
January 5th
Applications Due:
April 15th
Applications Due:
August 15th


Production Internships Available

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Internships
Rocky Mountain PBS
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

PH 303-620-5649
FAX 303-620-5600
E-mail our Intern Director

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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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