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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IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN - DENVER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic, organized and effective IT Support Technician to provide onsite and remote assistance of computer hardware and software to regional staff for desktops, laptops, servers, 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 desktop, laptop, and PDA systems when issues are reported to support desk. Perform implementation and maintenance for desktop, laptop, and PDA systems to ensure maximum up-time. Perform desktop and laptop system image management and deployment. Perform new user setup and training as needed, including PC, cell phone, and PBX phone systems. Understand and implement security best practices within network design and work with security specialists to minimize vulnerabilities. Run system reports and set up new ones as needed. Perform general printer monitoring and low level maintenance. General maintenance on PBX phone system.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. BA/BS degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or Information Technology preferred. 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; 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; ability to install and troubleshoot printing issues remotely; experience imaging and deploying new and replacement laptop and desktop equipment ; exposure to Windows Server 2008 and 2012; knowledge of Windows 7; Office 365 administration; SharePoint administration.

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


MANAGER OF CORPORATE UNDERWRITING - DENVER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and effective Manager of Corporate Underwriting to join our high performing team of sales and fundraising professionals.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of supporting and leading a close and established team to ensure revenue goals are met or exceeded through the sale of underwriting and sponsorship for our multi-media portfolio of assets including public radio, television and digital. Detail-orientation, exceptional people skills, and a proven track record in sales and/or sales support are a plus for this successful manager who will primarily lead and support the team and the organization’s sales systems/workflow.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Support and manage the high-performing sales team of seven to meet individual, team and organizational revenue goals. Work with Traffic department to manage sales inventory. Collaborate with colleagues across the organization to ensure effective and efficient workflow processes and procedures to meet deadlines and deliver exceptional customer service to clients. Work with key stakeholders to determine appropriate pricing and packages for RMPBN’s portfolio of products and services. Identify and implement appropriate sales tools to enhance and increase revenue opportunities for the organization. Work with legal counsel when needed to approve spots for air to ensure they comply with PBS/NPR and FCC guidelines. Assist in goal setting and budget management in this data-driven department. Provide ongoing coaching to assist team members in reaching or exceeding goals. Track and report progress toward goals using Salesforce as the primary tool. Provide guidance and assistance on market research tools that aid in selling, including Scarborough and Nielsen.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree required. Minimum 3 yrs successful sales and/or local sales management experience preferred, ideally in the broadcast or related industry. Experience using Salesforce preferred. Proven track record of supporting high-functioning, established teams through thoughtful coaching, accurate tracking of revenue performance to goal, and ensuring workflow and collaboration processes are effective and efficient through the use of database systems. Proficiency in data analysis to determine how to reach and exceed revenue goals. Deadline-oriented with a commitment to managing interdependencies between departments. Attention to detail essential. Able to set revenue goals and manage budgets is necessary.

Experience in Salesforce desired. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the provisions of RMPBN automobile insurance.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org and please put Sales Manager in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBN's needs.
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


PRODUCER/CORRESPONDENT (Inside Energy) - Denver

Inside Energy is the new local journalism collaboration that serves in-depth, research-based energy reporting to public media regionally and nationally. The Producer/Correspondent is based in Denver at Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting and is part of a seven-person Inside Energy team operating in multiple states.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Producer/Correspondent works under the supervision of the Executive Editor to launch the multi-station video production unit, then manage its day-to-day oversight. Works with the unit to provide video content to partner stations and national public media for broadcast and for websites, and will periodically collaborate with video units at other public media-based Local Journalism Collaboratives (LJCs) nationwide. Plans and coordinates the complete range of activities involved in the production of news program segments. Periodically supervises a small production team, as well as selected freelancers. Works closely with the editorial team at all stages of the production process from story development through post-production. Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to, researching and pitching stories; shooting video, developing storylines and identifying locations and characters; producing and directing shoots; conducting interviews, writing scripts; editing, supervising editing, and delivery of segments. Will liaise, as necessary, with various other departments, other LJCs, PBS NewsHour and other partners. Also manages the IE video budget, including tracking expenses, processing invoices, and working on CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) grant reports.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a BS or BA in relevant field with strong evidence of achievement and a minimum of four (4) years experience in television or multimedia production, at least two of which will have been spent producing current affairs segments and/or experience working in a daily news environment. In addition, candidates must have a minimum of four (4) years editorial experience in print, online or broadcast journalism. Candidates will need exceptional research skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills and the ability to write for video. The ability to shoot video and edit video using Final Cut Pro or Premiere is required, as well as exceptional planning, organization, problem analysis and decision-making skills, strong leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and to problem-solve when difficulties arise. Candidates with prior experience in production of daily or weekly news/public affairs programs are preferred. Must be able to endure long hours, some travel and have ability to lift and carry production equipment. Must demonstrate knowledge of Macintosh and PC systems, and have strong background in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop, plus knowledge of digital file archiving. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR, insurable for driving station vehicles. 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 "Producer/Correspondent Inside Energy" 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.


DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – WESTERN CO

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile person to join our team as a Development Account Executive in our Grand Junction office. This position focuses primarily on corporate development in addition to providing support with various projects with emphasis on membership, community outreach, and supporting Regional Manager with volunteer coordination, maintaining and growing community partnerships, and monitoring revenue and budget items. This position has clearly defined revenue goals which require establishing new underwriting partnerships to meet and exceed expectations.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Works with Western Colorado Rocky Mountain PBS staff to support projects and gain knowledge of all functions. Support the Regional Director with regard to all areas of development including corporate underwriting, grants, individual giving, maintaining community partnerships, managing volunteers, independent contractors and community outreach which includes maintaining sales and donor databases. Establish relationships with potential underwriters, donors, and members of the Rocky Mountain PBS community. Performs the full range of development support for the western Colorado office including underwriting proposal research, development, and implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from a 4-year university or college. Minimum three years sales/development experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in managing and delegating to a team a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Spanish language skills a plus. Strong leadership/community service experience. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint. Database experience in SalesForce a plus.


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


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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