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.

Current Open Postions: 

Scroll down to bottom for Internship opportunities in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Grand Junction.

 

Account Executive – 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 full-time Account Executive.

DESCRIPTION:  

The Account Executive is responsible for increasing Rocky Mountain Public Media revenue.  Job duties include the sale of on-air messages, online ads, sponsorship of outreach events and other Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO products. The position develops new business and provides continuing account management through a consultative sales approach.  The Account Executive is expected to generate additional revenue from foundation grants.

TYPICAL DUTIES: 

Maintains productive revenue pipeline through prospecting, research, meetings, proposals, and networking. Qualifies copy points and writes copy that adheres to RMPM and FCC guidelines. Drafts and finalizes underwriting agreements including schedules and costs. Maintains account records, traffic orders, receivables, database input and tracking in salesforce.com. Provides outstanding customer service and communication to all clients, vendors, and staff. Ensures timely collection of accounts receivable. Keeps Manager of Corporate Sponsorship updated on account and prospect status through regular meetings, reports, and phone calls. Attends team meetings to ensure annual individual and team goals are met. Always represents Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO in a professional manner. Other duties, as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION:

Four-year college degree or equivalent relationship-selling experience. Proven revenue-generating abilities. Must be able to close sales. Must be skilled in identifying and overcoming sales objections and comfortable with assessing account needs and providing solutions. Must be proficient at presenting and selling the value of Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO and knowledgeable about other media options. Exceptional productivity, communication, presentation and organizational skills. Ability to persuade, prioritize effectively and be highly goal-oriented. Proven media, philanthropic business development and/or grant-writing experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Office environment; sales environment.

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

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 15th
Applications Due:
September 5th


 

Internships
Email resume and cover letter outlining interests, education and experience to:  internshipmanager@rmpbs.org

Colorado Springs Production Internships
Production interns in Colorado Springs will work directly with Producer/Director Kate Perdoni to perform various functions of two in-house statewide television programs: Arts District and Colorado Experience. 
 
Arts District is a weekly arts and cultural program including local and national content, and Colorado Experience is an episodic historic overview of the state. Interns working on these programs will have the opportunity to observe, assist and will work directly with all aspects of local production, content development, and the requirements needed to meet weekly deadlines. Interns will have a unique opportunity to work with a team of broadcast journalists who are passionate about sharing compelling arts and cultural stories with our Rocky Mountain region.  
 
“…I got to edit, write, shoot, and I even got to do voice work. It seemed there was really no limit to the opportunities we could have if we were willing and motivated team players. It was truly a joyful experience, one in which I felt valued and appreciated.” 
— Doyle Hanks, Arts District Intern, Spring 2017
 
Typical Duties:
• Preproduction
◦ Research (for data, photographs, archival footage and other assets and info)
◦ Drafting shoot schedules
◦ Drafting scripts
• Production
◦ Assist on field and studio shoots (videography, lighting)
◦ Set up and break down of gear
◦ Operating teleprompter or camera as needed
• Post Production
◦ Digitizing
◦ Capturing and sorting footage
◦ Transcription 
◦ Sub-clipping and preparing sequences
◦ Basic editing
◦ Exporting .wav files or .mp4 files
• Special Projects as assigned – 10%
 ◦ Assist with social media plans
 ◦ Assist in maintenance of statewide arts and cultural calendar
 
Requirements:
• 10-20 hours (minimum) per week on a consistent schedule, up to 350 hours
• This is a non-paid internship offered to currently enrolled or recently completed college-level students studying communications, journalism, video production and/or film production.
• Must have basic knowledge of television production, camera equipment, editing software and terminology
• Interest and passion for public television and non-fiction programming
• Flexible, Independent, self motivated, personable and willing to learn
 
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:
September 5th
 
Email resume and cover letter outlining interests, education and experience to: Kate Perdoni kateperdoni@rmpbs.org
Grand Junction Internships

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY - Grand Junction

 
Earn credits for degree requirements (unpaid)
Updated 5/16/18

Rocky Mountain PBS’s Western Colorado office in Grand Junction is seeking student interns to assist with various aspects of organizing community outreach efforts.  

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Reaching out to local businesses and organizations for sponsorships/participation
  • Working with RMPBS Marketing Dept. in Denver to develop advertising materials for print and online
  • Outreach to local media and implementation of marketing plan
  • Event budget planning and maintenance 
  • Volunteer recruitment and coordination

RMPBS is seeking interns who are:

  • Studying mass communications or business (though not limited to these majors)
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Excellent communicators, both verbally and written
  • Able to develop clear and timely press releases and other media communications
  • Creative and flexible
  • Interested in marketing, promotions, and event planning and organization
  • Passionate about public media and nonprofits. 

Contact: Alex Forsett, AlexForsett@rmpbs.org or 970-245-1818

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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:

Krista Doble
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5667
KristaDoble@rmpbs.org

 

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