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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FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST (Part time) – Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media, home to Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Jazz radio, is the largest statewide, member-supported, multi-media network in Colorado. 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 a part-time Front Desk Receptionist.
 
DESCRIPTION:   The Front Desk Receptionist is the first point of contact for guests who visit or contact our office. The ideal candidate for this part-time position is a professional, friendly multi-tasker accustomed to managing simultaneous requests. This position is responsible for handling a wide variety of customer service interactions and routine administrative tasks. The position is approximately 25 hours per week, with all duties to be performed on-premises.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Interacts with the public by properly identifying and routing incoming calls, inquiries, and visitors, and assists with Audience Services calls and emails. Records all visitors and guests and maintains building access through the front door.  Distributes daily incoming mail and mailroom functions, including management of supplies and service scheduling of mailing equipment.  Trains and schedules volunteers on front desk duties to ensure complete coverage during business hours. Supports executive administration as needed. Prepare laminated badges. Update employee phone lists.  Supports the Director of Operations as requested in other duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum high school degree and at least 1 year of employment in a similar position a must. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and juggle demands of simultaneous projects and timelines.  Qualified candidates are proficient in Microsoft Office.  Data entry skills and high attention to detail needed.  Able to work as part of a dynamic, growth-oriented culture.  People-person.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Front Desk Receptionist” 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.

AUDIENCE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

Rocky Mountain Public Media, home to Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Jazz radio, is Colorado’s largest statewide, member-supported, multi-media network. Rocky Mountain Public Media’s mission is to strengthen the civic fabric of Colorado by engaging audiences in innovative ways with meaningful community partnerships and high-quality, trusted journalistic, educational and cultural content.

Rocky Mountain Public Media seeks an Audience Services Representative to act as the front-line customer service representative for Rocky Mountain Public Media. The ideal candidate for this position has at least one year of professional customer service experience with the ability to provide exceptional customer service to audience members. This person also must be a good fit for a culture that values trust, commitment, collaboration, innovation and diversity.

TYPICAL DUTIES:   Provides exceptional customer service essential to member retention and audience conversation to members. Researches and enacts new Customer Service techniques utilizing emerging technologies and maximizing current tools. Reports on internal and external audience trends and drives audience-driven initiatives in Membership and across other departments. Helps design and implement best practices to ensure successful and meaningful interactions with viewers, listeners and members. Maintains thorough knowledge of Rocky Mountain Public Media, its Membership, programming, events and resources. Is passionate about RMPM programming, and is dedicated to keeping up-to-date on program offerings and promotion. Is first line of inquiry and response for member questions re: RMPBS Passport, an online Member Benefit, working closely with Digital Marketing Manager on best practices for resolving and responding to inquiries. Maintains expertise in membership database. Creates records of calls/emails and routes appropriately for positive and timely resolution. Gathers and inputs relevant data into the member database to build actionable customer intelligence that is shared across all departments in a format that facilitates understanding and progress toward meeting the needs of our audiences. Researches and answers public inquiries in a timely fashion as needed. Records pledges and payments in member database; assigns benefits as appropriate, and changes pledges and premiums, as needed. Other duties, as assigned.  
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Two or Four-year degree preferred, but not required. Minimum one year of professional customer service experience strongly desired. Passionate about RMPM programs; empathy and the ability to effectively relate to viewers from many different backgrounds and demographics. A firm commitment to the RMPM Mission -  to strengthen the civic fabric of Colorado - through audience and member interaction. Online research skills and experience with member database systems preferred. Spanish language proficiency a plus.
 
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Audience Services Representative" 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 Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

VP NEWS - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media, home to Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Jazz radio, is Colorado’s largest statewide, member-supported, multi-media network. Rocky Mountain Public Media’s mission is to strengthen the civic fabric of Colorado by engaging audiences in innovative ways with meaningful community partnerships and high-quality, trusted journalistic, educational and cultural content.

Rocky Mountain Public Media seeks a VP of News to lead the organization’s work in data-based, in-depth investigative journalism. The ideal candidate for this position has 10 years’ experience in investigative television and demonstrated experience in innovative and strategic planning, including executing complex partnerships with individuals and organizations. This person also must be a good fit for a culture that values trust, commitment, collaboration, innovation and diversity.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day execution of investigative news strategies, driving the collaborative work of multimedia journalism creation, curation and engagement. 

TYPICAL DUTIES:   Develops local, regional, and national programming initiatives, collaborating with internal and external partners to develop in-depth investigative data-based content of distinction that serves the public. Supervises the investigative team producing content for television, radio and digital platforms to meet goals and strategy benchmarks provided by the GM of Content. Coaches, develops and refines the team’s ability to deliver and exceed expectations. Leads development of in-depth story packages, including executive producer responsibilities regarding story identification, strategy, and investigation. Collaboratively develops best practices for content creation, distribution, and repurposing, including the real-time implementation of content strategies on air, online and for in-person engagement. Helps lead development of business cases where new investments are necessary and works with colleagues to execute action plans to address funding gaps. Prepares and directs the budget and expenses related to the investigative team. Collaborates across the company to develop content and distribution strategies that drive continued differentiation and audience engagement and development. Other duties, as assigned.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in related field with 10+ years’ experience in investigative video production. Demonstrated experience in innovation and strategic planning related to content creation and distribution. Proven editorial skills, exceptional research skills, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional planning, organizing, problem analysis, judgement and decision-making skills required. Strong evidence of achievement in investigative reporting, long-form storytelling and production management. Ability to work well under pressure and adapt schedule to meet tight deadlines. Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire team of creative personnel to achieve RMPBS’s shared goals. Proven capability to work within an established budget. Must be trustworthy, committed and collaborative, with an innate drive toward innovating the art of storytelling. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable for driving company vehicles. 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 "VP News" 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 Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST - 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 an Accounting Specialist to help promote our services to the audiences we serve throughout the state.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Create deposit batches, review daily deposits and receivables for accuracy and coding and submit to third party vendor for processing.  Review PO’s, invoices, and other payable documents for accuracy and coding and submit to third party vendor for processing.  On-site administration of accounting user workflow system.  Timely review and reconciliation of monthly credit card expenditures.  Corporate credit card administration including obtaining new cards, cancelling old cards, obtaining all documentation related to purchases, monitor of expenses, monitor of limits.  Timely review and update of AR payments to CRM and POS systems.  Maintain vendor records, w-9s, and inquiries.  Maintain postage accounts and admin office supplies.  Reconciles monthly postage meter expenditures, on-site petty cash, and event cash bags.  Resolve external and internal accounting questions and issues.  Ability to exercise independent judgment on payment and collections issues.  Review and reconciles benefits payables.  Coordinates accounting workflow and user access with third party vendor.  Serve as back-up support to HR Coordinator.  Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or GED required with 3 years of general bookkeeping experience. Qualified candidates will be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Salesforce, and other third-party software.  Candidates must be able to work with strict timelines and a multi-tasking environment with accuracy and attention to detail.  

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

Contract Opportunities

Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc., will be issuing a Request for Proposal for managed services for IT help desk, network and servers.  For further information or to be included for consideration, please send an email to msrfp@rmpbs.org​.

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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