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. 

Scroll down to bottom for Internship and Contract opportunities.

WESTERN SLOPE COORDINATOR - GRAND JUNCTION

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking 1-2 dynamic and versatile people to join our team as Western Slope Coordinators in our Grand Junction office.  These positions focus primarily on corporate development and individual fundraising in addition to coordinating various community engagement initiatives. Event planning, volunteer coordination, maintaining and growing community partnerships, and monitoring revenue and budget items are all a part of a typical day in the life of a Coordinator.  This position has clearly defined revenue goals which require establishing new underwriting partnerships and working with existing partners and donors to meet and exceed expectations. As a part our dynamic, growing statewide organization, Coordinators have ample opportunity for professional and personal growth and development working primarily in Grand Junction, and gaining training and mentorship from staff and volunteer leadership in Denver and throughout Colorado.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Works with Rocky Mountain PBS staff throughout the state to support projects and gain knowledge of all functions.  Coordinate Western Slope office activities 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.  Establish relationships with potential underwriters, donors, and members of the Rocky Mountain PBS community to increase impact on the Western Slope.  Performs the full range of development support for the western Colorado office including underwriting proposal research, development, and implementation. Plan and execute special events including regular film screenings and Kids Fun Fest, an annual family festival that occurs each August in Grand Junction.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university or college. 1-3 years sales/development experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Spanish language skills a plus.  Strong leadership/community service experience a plus.  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 and please put "Western Slope Coordinator" 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 www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 


INSIDE ENERGY SOCIAL MEDIA AND ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT - Denver

Inside Energy (IE) is a new local journalism collaboration based at Rocky Mountain PBS, one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies. Inside Energy serves in-depth, research-based energy reporting to public media outlets regionally and nationally.  The team is made up of five reporters and two editors across Colorado, Wyoming, and North Dakota. Several public media stations support IE: Rocky Mountain PBS, KUNC Community Radio, Colorado Public Television, Wyoming Public Television, Wyoming Public Media and Prairie Public. IE provides partners with reporting that moves beyond polarized arguments and emotional debate to explore the points of tension, the tradeoffs and opportunities, and the very human consequences of energy policy, production, use and innovation in the U.S.
 
IE seeks a part-time Social Media and Engagement Assistant, to be based in Denver, at Rocky Mountain PBS. This person will assist the Engagement Editor, who is the public voice of Inside Energy, and the back-end digital manager. The role focuses on serving all digital audiences (on desktop, mobile and social platforms), pushing content to other organizations and curating other energy content through IE. The Engagement Assistant works with the Engagement Editor and Executive Editor to promote project content, enhance digital and in-person engagement with content, and maintain good working relationships with content partners and service providers.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Assist in the management of social media accounts: Strategically write, schedule and post social media daily to promote project (reporter stories, subscriber network, recruitment, events, etc.)
  • Maintain good relationships with our partners and their social media staff
  • Write short blog posts on news articles of interest
  • Edit web copy as needed
  • Assist in the management of newsletter content and distribution
  • Help maintain our website and work with outside web maintenance staff to troubleshoot problems
  • Assist in the reporting of web analytics to our editors and reporters
  • Take on projects to enhance our engagement efforts (these have been developed and will be assigned)
  • The Engagement Assistant will be encouraged to propose additional engagement efforts that the project should consider and, time willing, will be free to pursue his or her ideas

LOGISTICS
This is a part-time, temporary position requiring 15-20 hours per week (specific days and times will be agreed with candidates). These duties are currently managed by IE’s Engagement Editor, who will be on leave for six weeks during the summer. We will encourage the Engagement Assistant to begin as soon as possible upon hire in order to train with the Engagement Editor. Compensation will be $17 per hour.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "INSIDE ENERGY SOCIAL MEDIA AND ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT" 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 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. 

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.

Contract Opportunities

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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