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Producer, General Assignment

PBS NewsHour has an exciting opportunity for a Producer who can take a deep dive and develop the details of a story. As our Producer, General Assignment you’ll work on longer-form pieces, covering a number of topics for both broadcast and online. You’ll be making pitches and seeing them through to completion.

As a Producer, General Assignment, you also will:

  • Research and arrange interviews.
  • Coordinate and field produce shoots.
  • Oversee editing of stories for air.
  • Contribute and support production of online content.

You have:

  • The ability to shoot and edit using non-linear editing programs.
  • Exceptional creative, verbal and writing skills.
  • Can work closely and collaboratively with colleagues under deadline pressure.
  • Master organizational, project planning, presentation and time management skills with an eye for detail.
  • A minimum 4 years of experience working in broadcast journalism/bachelor’s degree/equivalent combination of training and experience.

What we offer:

  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits package
  • 403(b)/Roth and outstanding company match program
  • Learning and growth opportunities
  • Free parking
  • Workplace events and volunteer opportunities

PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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Senior Associate, Community Engagement, Student Reporting Labs

PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL) has an exciting opportunity for a Community Engagement Senior Associate who will manage, engage and grow our network of teachers, students and partners. The Community Engagement Senior Associate will work closely with the SRL director and digital associate producer to create targeted social media content and campaigns that build community through local and digital events at schools and stations across the country.

Must have a college degree in communication, marketing or related field and a minimum 3 years professional experience managing social media platforms for a nonprofit or news organization or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This position is for 24 months and is grant funded. Continuing employment is subject to continuation and availability of grant funds.

PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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Outreach Manager, Good Pitch Local

Doc Society is a nonprofit committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences.  With offices in London and New York and partners all over the world, Doc Society brings people together to unleash the transformational power of documentary film.  We stand in solidarity with filmmakers and work to unite them with new friends and allies, building new models for engagement such as the Good Pitch program.

We are seeking a skilled, experienced and highly-motivated individual to join our Brooklyn-based team as Outreach Manager for Good Pitch Local, a day-long event held in cities across the country up to four times per year, which connects media makers and change makers with potential partners, supporting the creation of high-impact local media stories, with a focus on short-form and multi-platform.  

Manager will work closely with the Good Pitch Producer to lead multi-sector outreach to local organizers, filmmakers, nonprofits, funders and media arts professionals and community engagement for several events in 2018.   

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Key roles and responsibility:

  • Track the most urgent local stories and the best, most diverse and inclusive group of people to participate in the event, and pitch new project ideas.
  • Lead outreach and engagement with media-makers and organizations to invite, monitor and process applications for pitches at the live event. Research and map potential participants for Good Pitch Local events in collaboration with local advisors and the Doc Society team.
  • Pursue prospects (local and national organizations, press, media, funders, mediamakers) via email and phone to secure their participation.
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience, to include working in outreach capacity in social sector, media or allied field.

 See the full Job Description <https://docsociety.org/jobs/#outreach>>



We aim to innovate, share and innovate again.

To learn more, please visit our websites at www.DocSociety.org and www.GoodPitch.org .The position starts in June  2018.

Key roles and responsibility:

  • Track the most urgent local stories and the best, most diverse and inclusive group of people to participate in the event, and pitch new project ideas.
  • Lead outreach and engagement with media-makers and organizations to invite, monitor and process applications for pitches at the live event. Research and map potential participants for Good Pitch Local events in collaboration with local advisors and the Doc Society team.
  • Pursue prospects (local and national organizations, press, media, funders, mediamakers) via email and phone to secure their participation.
  • Curate potential pitch presentations, to include direct outreach and coordinating Doc Society / Good Pitch team program review, work with Producer to finalize featured projects at each Good Pitch Local event.
  • Collate evaluation and monitoring information for each edition of the Good Pitch Local program as per the needs of our funders and partners.
  • Contribute to strategy, research and planning of future Good Pitch Local events (expected destinations to include Detroit, Michigan, and two other US cities through 2018).



Essential skills/attributes:
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience, to include working in outreach capacity in social sector, media or allied field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and comfortable approaching senior level executives and community leaders
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work within a small team environment and also independently
  • Deep understanding of CRM and strong Excel / Google Sheet data management skills

 

Other:
  • Comfortable working in an agile and entrepreneurial organization and happy to work across multiple projects to tight deadlines. Carry out all responsibilities in a way which supports Doc Society values and promotes equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion.
  • Be an ambassador for Doc Society and maintain a professional approach at all times
  • Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably required

 

About Doc Society and the Good Pitch program

Good Pitch Local a day-long event where filmmakers and change makers meet and begin to craft collaborations to tell the most urgent local stories, presented by Doc Society, a nonprofit committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally is coming to Dallas, TX.  Over the past 10 years, Good Pitch has helped raise more than $29 million for filmmakers and their outreach campaigns, hosting 34 events in 15 cities and 8 countries, advancing our mission to build a global network of filmmakers and change makers.

 

Salary Range:  $45,000-$50,000 commensurate with experience and skills
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm. Extended work hours including evenings and weekends may be required during peak production periods.

Holiday: 19 days paid annual leave + 9 days holiday

Health, dental and vision benefits (further details shared with shortlisted candidates).

Report to: Patricia Finneran, Producer, Good Pitch, Doc Society

 

Application Process Please send your resumé and a cover letter detailing:

1.How you meet the job specification

  1. What you can bring to the role
  2. Why you’d like to be part of Doc Society and the Good Pitch Local program.

Please do not apply if you are looking to work in film production as this is not a film production job.

Please email applications to Shannon Thomas, Office Manager, Doc Society, Shannon@docsociety.org, with “Outreach Manager, Good Pitch Local” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

 

Additional Information

Please be available for interview preferably in person at the Brooklyn office and/or via skype for out of town candidates.  Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete an assessment in advance and an aptitude based exercise at interview. Start date is early June.

Should you have not heard from us by June 8, assume that your application has not been successful. We will be unable to give feedback to applicants not selected for interview.

To learn more about Doc Society, its activities and core values, please visit www.docsociety.org  and www.GoodPitch.org/Local. See below for more information on Good Pitch Local.

Work Environment

The Doc Society Inc office is located in Dumbo neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York and is shared with other creatives in a bright, open plan office. Occasional travel may be required with advance notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Doc Society Inc, is an “at-will” and equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

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Digital Associate Producer, Student Reporting Labs

Student Reporting Labs (SRL), part of a national youth journalism program that connects classrooms and afterschool programs to local PBS stations and the PBS NewsHour has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Associate Producer with a passion for education and journalism. The Digital Associate Producer is responsible for maintaining SRL’s website and producing content for multiple platforms, including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. A background in video editing, motion graphics and design is essential, as well as experience creating videos that have high engagement on social platforms. The Digital Associate Producer will work with the SRL team to build a metrics system for web, social and broadcast platforms with quarterly benchmarks and digital growth strategies. The Digital Associate Producer will work with the community engagement team to plan and execute campaigns.  Candidates must be highly organized with experience in project management.

Must have a college degree in journalism, communication, or related field and a minimum 3 years professional experience producing video content for web or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This position is for 24 months and is grant funded. Continuing employment is subject to continuation and availability of grant funds.

PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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Sales and Marketing Coordinator - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is looking for a Sales and Marketing Coordinator. In this role, you who will provide support to our sales team and managers. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized multitasker with a passion for assisting others in the workgroup and contributing to the team’s success.

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News Producer - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. As the News Producer, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our weekend newscasts. This position will also work closely with the newsroom management, directors, and assignment desk editors on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

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Local Sales Assistant - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is seeking a detail-oriented Sales Assistant who has strong written and oral communication skills.

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Account Executive, Enterprise

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news and data investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

Are you a motivated sales professional that's excited to join the Enterprise division of Bloomberg Media, responsible for both prospecting and driving new business account growth across Bloomberg's integrated media platforms, nationally? If so, please see below!

We'll trust you to:

  • Work with key clients across a variety of industries
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • React to inbound customer requests via phone and online
  • Develop a strategy for long term success - while both building and managing your own book of business

You need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of recent/relevant advertising sales experience
  • Proven track record of inside sales, cold-calling, and digital outreach
  • Ability to aggressively prospect and develop new business
  • Experience with the following desired: Cross platform selling; Programmatic sales; Analytics; Media campaigns
  • Creative ideas that generate renewable and successful partnerships
  • Coverage of the entire client and agency relationship at ALL title levels
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Solid understanding of media advertising landscape
  • Self-motivated; proactive; strong team player
  • Capable of multitasking and working in a fast paced environment
  • Passion for media, advertising and business

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Client Marketing Team Lead, Bloomberg Media Group (Contractor)

 

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

 

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is setting out to become the indispensable source of information for the world's most influential business leaders.

 

Bloomberg Media Group is seeking an experienced marketing leader to manage NY-based team of client marketers in producing best-in-class brand stories, general sales materials and idea-driven integrated marketing presentations

 

We’ll trust you to:

 

  • Lead team of (7) client marketers in developing innovative ideas/presentations for Clients and creating uniquely Bloomberg market facing sales materials. Responsibilities include: delegating assignments, managing and prioritizing project queues, providing feedback/elevating quality of work as necessary, holding weekly 1:1s and team meetings
  • Regular liaise with management, cross-platform sales leads/teams and larger Bloomberg network
  • Team scope of work includes:
  • Original Content Development [Trade Event Programming, Collateral/Mailings, etc.]
  • General Sales Materials [Brand GPs, Category Collateral, Sponsorship Materials, etc.]
  • Integrated Marketing Presentations [RFP responses, pro-active proposals, etc.]
  • Systems/Operations

 

You’ll need to have:

 

  • Business development, consultative sales or marketing experience
  • Solid understanding of media landscape; expertise in new media
  • Strong Creative thinking, presentation and storytelling skills
  • Team leadership experience (5+ direct reports preferred)
  • Ability to both manage and own project work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Comfortable presenting to senior-level internal/external clients
  • Experience programming content for events a plus
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Microsoft Office
  • Eye for presentation design a plus
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Organized and strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Superior multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to remain calm and professional under pressure

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here

 

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Receptionist - WPEC

WPEC has an opening for a receptionist. The receptionist is our first point of contact. As such, the ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills and interact well with others. In addition, the candidate in this role must display a professional appearance and attitude. 

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