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CONTENT (PRODUCTION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)

Freelance Production Opportunities

Freelance Producers, Associate Producers, and Production Assistants are occasionally needed for various South Florida PBS productions, including public affairs, educational, arts and science programming. Candidates who possess excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency, and knowledge of social media platforms may be considered when needed. Seeking candidates with experience in studio and/or field productions. Must be reliable, organized, and self-motivated. All experience levels encouraged to apply. Shooting and editing proficiency a plus. Candidate will be contacted if their skills and experience match an open opportunity.

Send resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail humanresources@wpbt.org. EOE, M/F/D/V.


DEVELOPMENT

Major Gifts Officer (Part-time/or Contract) – Health & Wellness

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team in a part-time or contract capacity. Reporting to the Principal Director Major Gifts, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for devising and managing effective strategies and business plans to identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors, prospects and family foundations capable of contributing $10,000 or more annually primarily for the health and wellness content, to ensure a growing base of financial support for South Florida PBS. Manages a fluid portfolio of at least 75 qualified current and potential major donors, family foundations and planned giving prospects primarily those with a passion for health and wellness.

In collaboration with the Principal Director Major Gifts devises, implements and monitors strategic relationship plans and prospect management goals including the number of contacts made monthly, solicitation plans and dollars to be raised per year. Works closely with development team to develop and implement strategies and programs for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors.

College graduate with emphasis on non-profit development management including major gifts and capital campaigns, business, public relations, and or equivalent comparable work experience. Preference for candidates with CFRE. Minimum of 5-7 five years of experience and proven success in non-profit management and major gifts fundraising. Specific experience with capital campaigns and planned giving is preferable. Excellent writing and communication skills. Ability to deal with people from various socioeconomic, cultural and professional backgrounds in an effective and persuasive manner. Maintaining confidentiality as it relates to donors is required. Must be able to work effectively and collaboratively in both a remote, independent environment as well as in an office setting and adhere to the organization’s Remote Working policy. Computer literate with experience in Raiser’s Edge/RENXT is preferable.

Send resume with cover letter to: South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 140999, Coral Gables 33144 or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V


MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Communications and Marketing Specialist

South Florida PBS is looking for a dynamic person to assist with the organization, planning, and execution of multi-media communications, public relations campaigns, education and station outreach events. Will work with the Communications team to market and promote South Florida PBS program services through multi-media platforms including social media and other emerging opportunities. Creates content for South Florida PBS blogs & social media platforms in support of events, programs & marketing strategies. Produces station video interstitials as needed/requested. Interacts with clients, contacts, committee boards & logistic providers throughout the coordination of the events. Researches and secures sponsorships, facilitates presentations and workshops on KidVision Pre-K Teachers Association Professional Development Program on a national level. Creates press releases for South Florida PBS programs and researches media outlets for potential relationships.

College degree in Public Relations, Communications or Marketing preferred or equivalent experience. Minimum one to two years’ experience in public relations & event coordination. Some experience in television production preferred. Demonstrated success in developing and managing promotional campaigns. Working knowledge of linear and non-linear editing. Experience in promotion and scriptwriting. Ability to write concisely & creatively. Computer proficiency especially with social media platforms and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Computer graphics, edit suites (Avid or Final Cut Pro) strongly preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English speakers preferred.

Send resume with cover letter to: South Florida PBS, HR, 3401 S. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL 33426, or hr@southfloridapbs.org, EOE, M/F/D/V


MEMBERSHIP

Member & Viewer Services Representative (Freelance/PT)

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team. Responsible for assisting with support activities in the Member Services Department. Will assist in providing high quality member service support via telephone, e-mail, mail and in person. Will work independently and as part of a team to resolve a diverse set of issues for viewers and members. Manages members account regarding inquiries, billing issues, premiums, data entry and more. Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately.

Notifies company personnel of visitor arrival. Assists security officer with executing established procedures. Assist with on-air pledge drives, concerts and special events designed to cultivate and strengthen relationship with members and viewers. During campaigns will assist with on-set logistics including supervision and training of the volunteers. Assists in the maintenance and accuracy of all entries into all associated databases as well as the online donation website.

Ideal candidate will be a high school graduate with one year of customer service experience. Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is a must! Good oral and written communication and people skills with a keen ability to relate well with others is essential to this position. This position requires a flexible schedule; will work occasional nights and weekends. Must have good comprehensive and documentation skills, strong time management skills and must maintain excellent attendance.

This position requires you to perform work at our SFPBS facility located in Boynton Beach. All offers of employment are contingent upon clear results of background checks and drug tests.

South Florida PBS is a community-licensed public television station serving South Florida from the Treasure Coast to the Florida Keys. South Florida PBS produces and provides programs and services to the community through varied media platforms. The region served is dynamic, diverse and rich in arts and culture.

Send resume with cover letter to: South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V


UNDERWRITING AND SALES

Director Business Development Underwriting

This is an excellent opportunity for the right sales professional to join our team! Under the general supervision of the Managing Director SFPBS, the Director of Business Development and Underwriting will be responsible for selling Underwriting and Sponsorship deals that drive new and existing revenue for the company’s media properties.

The Director of Business Development and Underwriting will create, execute, and drive revenue growth across all of South Florida PBS’s Broadcast, Cable and Digital properties including, WPBT, WXEL The Health Channel and COMTEL Inc. through Underwriting, and creating strategic partnerships. Find innovative ways to engage and deliver value to sponsors who are new to PBS. Cultivate new and existing relationships with corporations, ad agencies, and local businesses. Convert sponsors and advertisers from existing relationships to reach the South Florida public television audience through the SFPBS properties online and over the air. Work collaboratively and strategically with the Underwriting team to deliver the highest possible returns for the company. Closing business through a strong volume of calls, existing contacts, meetings, and proposals is paramount to success in covering the large territory this position provides.

Required Skills & Experience:

· A minimum of five years demonstrated experience in selling broadcast underwriting and or advertising
· BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
· Experience in digital media with an understanding of how it is bought and sold
· Working knowledge of media attribution and analytics
· Excellent computer skills and experience with CRM software (Microsoft Office, RE, and Salesforce preferred)
· An individual who works with a sense of urgency to close business
· Proven history of delivering on sales targets

Additional Preferred Experience:
Candidates with sales experience and relationships in any of the following areas will strongly be considered:

· Healthcare and Pharmaceutical TV advertising sales experience
· National TV syndicated sponsorship sales experience
· Digital sales of Media Properties
· Integrated content sales
· Familiarity with the South Florida Television landscape

South Florida PBS is a community-licensed public television station serving South Florida from the Treasure Coast to the Florida Keys. South Florida PBS produces and provides programs and services to the community through varied media platforms. The region served is dynamic, diverse and rich in arts and culture.

Send resume with cover letter to: South Florida PBS, HR, 3401 S Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

South Florida PBS provides students with an opportunity to combine work experience and professional development to enhance their formal education. Our program serves to reinforce and strengthen the students' personal values and career objectives through an improved understanding of themselves and the work environment. We provide practical work experience to balance the students' theoretical training and allow students to meet and learn from professionals in the field and develop a network of contacts. Areas of openings include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Engineering, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Interactive Media, Marketing, Production, and Programming.

To be considered for an internship students must be enrolled in college/university in which their coursework requires internship hours. Students must also provide documentation from their school stating that they will be receiving credit for their time spent interning at South Florida PBS. For more information please email Diane Herron at humanresources@wpbt.org or call 305-424-4011.


 

South Florida PBS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in any manner prohibited by law. The Board of Directors, President & CEO and the management of South Florida PBS, Inc. are committed to the principle and practice of providing equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and personnel. Our affirmative action efforts extend beyond the letter of the law to the spirit of the law. (To view our Affirmative Action Plan, click here)

South Florida PBS, Inc.’s affirmative action efforts and the Federal Communications Commission’s guidelines for equal opportunity employment govern the spirit and depth of our recruiting efforts. Organizations are encouraged to assist us in gaining the broadest possible reach in attracting applicants for employment and providing inroads and career opportunities in broadcasting. If you can assist us in this regard, please let us know by becoming a recipient of our employment opportunities announcements. Send us the name and address of your organization, the appropriate contact person and your email address. This can be mailed to Diane Herron, Sr. Director, Human Resources, South Florida PBS, Inc., P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or email humanresources@wpbt.org. You will receive employment announcements for each opening at South Florida PBS, Inc. Your organization can play an important role in our affirmative action efforts, the talent and diversification of our staff, and the services that we provide to our viewers locally and across the country.

If you are an individual interested in becoming a recipient of our employment opportunities announcements, please follow the process outlined above and you will receive employment announcements for each opening at South Florida PBS, Inc.