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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LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile fundraiser to join our Leadership Giving team as a Leadership Giving Officer.
Successful candidates will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors to expand their financial support of Rocky Mountain PBS. He/she will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaningful impact through their investment in Rocky Mountain PBS.
 
Prior successful sales and/or fundraising experience a must. Demonstrated track record of successful donor moves management and solicitation desired. Public speaking and data analysis skills required. Spanish language skills are a plus. Candidates should have an eye toward the evolution of public media and be adept at evangelizing the mission and impact of Rocky Mountain PBS. Ability to develop ongoing relationships with major donors for the benefit of Rocky Mountain PBS necessary.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: At least 5-7 years of experience in sales and/or fundraising is necessary. Four-year degree required. MBA or comparable advanced degree a plus. Must demonstrate success in fundraising/sales. In-depth knowledge of the communities served by Rocky Mountain PBS. Demonstrated ability to conduct successful donor cultivation in support of strategic initiatives is necessary.  Spanish language skills a plus. Exceptional communications and public speaking skills a must. Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service to donors and community stakeholders. 



TYPICAL DUTIES: Develops ongoing relationships with major donors for the benefit of Rocky Mountain PBS. Manages a portfolio of donors and prospects with a specified annual fundraising goal. Implements programs/activities to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors targeted at the Cornerstone level or higher.  Develops and executes ongoing strategy for qualifying prospects and moving them up the ladder of engagement using tools such as small cultivation events, research, and community networking. Personally solicits assigned donor portfolio, including preparation of personalized materials when needed. Identifies potential planned giving prospects among assigned donors and partners with relevant staff to solicit those prospects. Works with Board members and other leadership to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward appropriate donors. Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of the donor/prospect. Updates donor records in Salesforce.com following donor contacts. Assists in other financial development projects as assigned.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Leadership Giving Officer" 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.


PROGRAMMING/TRAFFIC TECHNICIAN I 

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Programming/Traffic Tech to join our team.  This position supports Rocky Mountain PBS’ Director of Programming and Traffic Department.  The successful candidate will be scheduling on-air interstitial material and programs and will act as a liaison between master control, production, corporate sales and other departments in meeting deadlines for programming.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Liaison between programming/ traffic and master control to execute policies and procedures of broadcast elements to on-air.  Liaison between programming/ traffic and content generating departments of transferring of all network related interstitial materials and programs.  Works closely with Corporate Sales and assists with entering sales contracts and scheduling of television broadcast and non-broadcast elements.  Prepares program logs on computer for Master Control according to station policies and Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations.  Assists with assignment of network records for broadcast.  Delivers tapes and continuity materials to appropriate on-air personnel, including electronic transfer.  Assists with proof reading and data entry of traffic materials. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience.  2 yrs successful traffic experience in the broadcast industry.  Ability to work with figures, specifically timing information, and maintain accuracy; attention to detail is essential.  Must be available for on call coverage during station broadcast hours.  Experience in operating and maintaining a PC based database.  Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.  Knowledge of television broadcast operations and procedures.  Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the provisions of RMPBS automobile insurance. 


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Traffic Tech I" 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.


SOUTHERN COLORADO REGIONAL DIRECTOR/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TIM GILL CENTER FOR PUBLIC MEDIA

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile leader-fundraiser to oversee our Southern Colorado offices in Pueblo and Colorado Springs, including serving as the executive director of the Tim Gill Center for Public Media, an established collaboration between 21 organizations spanning public media, higher education and public libraries. This position is responsible for all fundraising efforts in Southern Colorado and serves a key role on the senior management team of this statewide organization, coordinating with functional managers in the Rocky Mountain PBS corporate office located in Denver to help execute overall strategy for the organization.

Successful candidates will have a passion for fearless fundraising to increase membership, underwriting sales, sponsorship and major donor investment; a demonstrated ability to lead high performing teams, both formal and informal; and an innate predilection for sustainable collaboration to forward our work with myriad partners throughout the state and nation.

Prior successful sales and/or fundraising experience a must. Public speaking and data analysis skills required. Spanish language skills are a plus. Candidates should have an eye toward the evolution of public media and be adept at evangelizing the mission and impact of Rocky Mountain PBS.

QUALIFICATIONS:  At least 5-7 years of management experience in sales/fundraising, marketing, media, and/or business is necessary. Four-year degree 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 fundraising/sales. In-depth knowledge of the communities served by Rocky Mountain PBS in Colorado Springs, Pueblo and/or other southern Colorado region preferred. Demonstrated ability to conduct successful ongoing revenue campaigns in support of strategic initiatives is necessary.  History of leading successful and sustainable collaborations ideal. Spanish language skills a plus. Exceptional communications and public speaking skills a must.

TYPICAL DUTIES:   
Helps develop and lead the organization’s overall strategy and fundraising execution in southern Colorado. Ensures financial goals are met or exceeded through underwriting sales, sponsorship of strategic initiatives, membership growth and engagement, and major donor cultivation. Leads sustainable collaboration with existing partners and explores new opportunities to increase revenue and relevancy. Conducts ongoing performance evaluation in support of both program and revenue goals in order to increase sustainability. Ascertains community needs and works with staff, volunteers and community partners to develop and implement appropriate strategies to maximize local/regional organizational impact. Maintains working relationships between Rocky Mountain PBS and local print and broadcast media, civic and professional organizations, and appropriate governmental agencies to promote awareness of compelling programs and initiatives. Leads high performing team of staff, partners and leadership volunteers.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Southern CO Regional Director" 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.


SALESFORCE & SALES SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR

Rocky Mountain PBS is looking for a Part Time Salesforce & Sales Support Administrator. This position is an administrative support position for the underwriting staff at KRMA, and eventually all underwriting staff at Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO. The Salesforce & Sales Support Admin works to provide sales and revenue support as directed by the Director of Corporate Underwriting. Duties include managing, updating and reconciling Salesforce CRM database, and assisting Account Representatives with spot creation. Salesforce & Sales Support Admin will also support Underwriting Assistant Manager and Director of Corporate Underwriting on various projects including training, sales prospecting, workflow & revenue generation.


QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree required. Expert skills in Salesforce and Salesforce Administration. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy a must. Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Excel. Previous research, data management, media experience, bookkeeping and reporting experience strongly preferred. Proficiency in Spanish a plus. Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Highly accurate with keen attention to detail.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Performs update and maintenance duties for the CRM database, Salesforce, and provides support for all elements of database management for Underwriting Department including campaigns and reporting. Weekly reconciliation of Salesforce revenue against new closed contracts. Will temporarily reconcile Salesforce revenue against Revenue Reports, until all revenue reports are generated exclusively from Salesforce. Sends out Weekly Revenue Report and Dashboards from Salesforce. Salesforce Quality Control and Opportunities: identify opportunities, check for duplicate entries, current information, updated sales pipelines, etc. Train Underwriting Staff on Salesforce best practices. Assist in transitioning accounts during personnel changes in Salesforce. Assist Underwriting Sales Team with Sales Support. Spot Creation: meet with Account Executive to learn client deliverables & deadlines. Develop spot script(s), adhering to FCC and network standards. Procure photos, video clips and logo from client. Coordinate spot development, obtain Account Executive approval. Create Work Order to Production and submit creative materials. Web Ads: meet with Account Executive to learn client deliverables & deadlines. Procure camera-ready art from client. Upload to Doubleclick for Publishers. Provide metrics for client. Act cooperatively with Director & Assistant Manager of Corporate Underwriting to support Account Executives and help identify revenue opportunities. Represent the network in a manner that is consistent with Rocky Mountain PBS’s standards and mission/values. Self-Management: demonstrating excellent time management, discipline, organizational, and follow up skills which will allow Account Executives to maximize revenue opportunities. Customer Service: providing prompt, professional information, answers and solutions to clients while in full compliance of FCC guidelines. Strong written and Oral Communication: communicating clearly and effectively. Personal Effectiveness: ability to impact Salesforce utilization. Interpersonal Skills: effectively communicating, building rapport and relating well to all levels of station personnel, clients and vendors. Individual and Team Goal Orientation: energetically focusing efforts on meeting goals, mission and objectives. Understand underwriting workflow, including contract fulfillment elements. Works cooperatively with all station departments including Engineering, Traffic, Production, Programming and Finance.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Salesforce & Sales Support Administrator" 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.


RECEPTIONIST/AUDIENCE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

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 position of Receptionist/Audience Services Representative 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 back-up support to various departments as needed. In the past, this position has served as a springboard for advancement for effective, self-motivated individuals looking to achieve their longer term career goals. Database and customer service experience desired. Spanish language skills are a plus.

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 management skills and great attention to detail desired. Strong customer service skills a must. Spanish language skills a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Serves as station first contact and receptionist as a key member of the Community Engagement and Audience Services department. Interacts with the public by properly identifying and routing incoming calls, inquiries and visitors. Maintains building access with regard to front entrance during normal business hours including accurately logging all visitors and guests admitted. Distributes daily incoming mail, signs for deliveries and notifies employees of packages received. Responsible for the maintenance of supplies and servicing needs of the mailing equipment. Also provides training on the postage machine as needed. Responsible for maintaining the procedure manual for the receptionist/front desk duties by updating as necessary. In addition, will train all internal staff or temporary help who assist with the receptionist duties on the necessary functions. Recruit and manage volunteers and staff to ensure the front desk has complete coverage during business hours. Performs other duties and projects as assigned in order to cross-train in other departments to identify strengths and opportunities to advance the work of Rocky Mountain PBS and its portfolio of brands.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Receptionist/Audience Service Rep" 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.

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
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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