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Donor Researcher - CalMatters

Are you a team player who is passionate about news, philanthropy and building sustainable business models for nonprofits? Are you comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment?

We’re looking for a colleague to join our three-person development team. In this role, you’ll manage our donor prospecting initiatives, identifying potential major donors, foundations and institutions. You’ll evaluate major donor prospects for high giving capacity, affinity, and interest in an informed electorate; foundation prospects for how their strategic giving priorities align with our work, and institutional prospects for how their business goals align with ours. 

Your work will be crucial in helping us secure major gifts, capital campaign contributors, planned gifts, foundation and institutional support for our work. You will work collaboratively with, and report to, our Publisher, who manages the Development team; and the Director of Development, who handles foundations and institutional giving; as well as the Director of Donor Engagement, who oversees major gifts. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, build and continually replenish and track our pipeline of major donors, foundations and organizations and companies we can tap to support our work 
  • Lead our Salesforce donor and donor management tracking, including managing the pipeline data, campaigns, major updates to donor database, and creating annual major donors, foundation and institutional renewals, reports, dashboards, process documentation
  • Work closely with our Director of Operations and Development Associate on tracking prospects, pledges, renewals, invoices, and donation deposits  
  • Leverage leading philanthropic publications like Inside Philanthropy and tools such as iWave, DonorSearch to identify major donor and foundation prospects, conduct wealth screenings 
  • Leverage tools including GrantStation, FundraisingMaps and Inside Philanthropy grants database for grants and foundation prospect research
  • Maintain and continually improve our fundraising data and tracking systems, processes
  • Be committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion at CalMatters

Desired qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, three years of experience in philanthropy, ideally in California, and: 

  • Passion for media, philanthropy, civic engagement and democracy
  • Keen interest in California and state government policies and politics
  • Exceptional verbal, organizational and research skills, ability to multitask, and establish effective timelines for accomplishing long-range goals
  • Proven track record producing effective prospect research and managing a donor pipeline
  • A positive, team-oriented approach and ability to work independently in a team environment
  • Proficiency with fundraising databases and tools including Salesforce, iWave, Donor Search, and/or other fundraising tools
  • Grant writing experience a plus

We value diversity and encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities. Our excellent compensation program includes competitive salaries, great healthcare and a 401(k) match. 

If you are interested, please email a resume and a cover letter explaining why you’re a great fit to [email protected] and include the job title in the subject line.

Development Associate - CalMatters

CalMatters is looking for a team-oriented professional to join our dynamic three person development team.

As a development associate, you will be responsible for assisting and supporting the development team and providing general administrative and program support. We also look to every member of our team to recommend new approaches, procedures and processes to continually improve the efficiency of our team. You will report to and work closely with the publisher, who manages the development team, as well as the major gifts director and the development director to handle donor communications and to identify potential sources of donations and track the progress of fundraising campaigns. Here are the key responsibilities: 

Donor Communications & Event Support

  • Handle donor communications, including coordinating, formatting and executing donor communications such as thank yous, holiday cards, briefing event invitations and reminders and follow up; preparing guest lists and bios; tracking event attendance 
  • Help with preliminary research as needed to build and replenish pipeline of major donors, institutions and foundation prospects
  • Coordinate stewardship touch points, internal and external meetings, arrange meetings, send invites 
  • Pull basic data for grant reports
  • Coordinate with the membership team on fundraising communications and list management
  • Update donation pages on our website

Fundraising, Financial Tracking, Database Management 

  • Perform basic administrative duties in Salesforce including updates to donor database, creating annual major donors, institutional and foundation renewals, reports and dashboards, and maintaining Salesforce documentation
  • Meet weekly with revenue team about needed database updates; make the updates
  • Handle and track pledges, invoices, donation deposits in QuickBooks
  • Update MailChimp fundraising distribution lists
  • Review, track and report on funds and gifts, generate and distribute reports

Desired qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, two years of experience working on a development and fundraising team handling a variety of development duties and:

  • Passion for media, philanthropy, civic engagement and democracy
  • Keen interest in California and state government policies and politics     
  • Excellent verbal, research and writing skills
  • A positive, team-oriented approach
  • Sound time-management practices
  • A high degree of professionalism with internal and external audiences
  • Ability to organize materials, pay attention to details and accuracy, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while working independently
  • Basic knowledge of Salesforce, iWave, Donor Search, QuickBooks a plus

We value diversity and encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities. Our excellent compensation program includes competitive salaries, great healthcare and a 401(k) match.

If you are interested, please email a resume and a cover letter explaining why you’re a great fit to [email protected] and include the job title in the subject line.

Client Services Associate, Bloomberg Media

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

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 growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from Bloomberg Quicktake to Bloomberg Green.

We have expanded our commercial business beyond media advertising sales to offer a full range of agency services from strategy to creative, content, communications and in-market activations. We are looking to grow our Client Services team by adding an associate to lead independent campaigns as well as to help support large, integrated media campaigns.

We’ll trust you to:

-Work cross-functionally with Sales, Strategy, Creative, Media Planning, Finance, Ad Operations, Data -Science & Insights, Editorial and Events to deliver work that is on strategy, time and budget
-Develop detailed project plans / timelines and manage cross-functional teams to deliver work that is on strategy, time and budget
-Assist Creative team with the development and creation of creative assets by gathering logos, assets, brand guidelines and specs
-Coordinate and capture notes from internal meetings and weekly client statuses
-Build relationships with clients, agencies and colleagues across different departments
-Update internal systems with required project updates
-Build a strong working knowledge of the Bloomberg Media ecosystem
-Provide strategic and operational support across the team as needed

You’ll need to have:

-2-4 years experience in an account management, project management or integrated production role at an agency or digital-first media company
-Experience creating timelines and working cross-functionally
-Exceptional attention to detail
-Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
-Familiarity with the media and marketing landscape
-Positive, can-do attitude, with a desire to learn and grow

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/88966

If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch 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.

Policy Director for ACLU MT ($73-78K, Montana)

The ACLU of Montana Foundation (“ACLU of Montana”) seeks a passionate, energetic, and committed Policy Director to lead its Advocacy and Policy Department. This is an opportunity for a visionary professional to build on the success of the premier civil liberties and civil rights organization in Montana.  The Policy Director is responsible for advancing the ACLU of Montana’s ambitious civil liberties policy agenda before the state legislature, the executive branch, tribal governments, local government bodies, and administrative agencies; assuming leadership in related policy projects; overseeing the Indigenous justice policy advocacy and organizing program; and leading and collaborating on integrated advocacy initiatives.

 

ABOUT THE ACLU OF MONTANA

The ACLU of Montana (founded in 1972) is an affiliate of the national ACLU (founded in 1920) and operates as a private, non-profit organization.  We are the state’s largest and most influential civil rights organization. Our current top priorities are Indigenous justice, criminal legal reform and ending the criminalization of poverty, LGBTQ equality, and voting rights. We work on a range of additional issues including reproductive justice, immigrants’ rights, freedom of speech and religion, and informational and digital privacy. The ACLU of Montana envisions a fair, equitable, and free Montana that welcomes and celebrates diversity of all kinds. In our Montana, everybody is treated with dignity and respect, and has equal access to rights and freedoms.

The ACLU of Montana maintains a fast-paced and friendly work environment, with a current staff of 14 and an office located in Missoula. To learn more about the staff and work of the ACLU of Montana, please visit www.aclumontana.org.   

 

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

ACLU of Montana is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board, staff, and volunteer base with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, Indigenous people, immigrants, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ and two-spirit community, those who have been formerly incarcerated or are currently under supervision, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups. We seek to build a team that reflects that diversity. All qualified applicants who share this vision and who have a desire to contribute to our mission are encouraged to apply.

 

The ACLU of Montana does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, faith, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, tribal affiliation, disability, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment and one that honors and promotes a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We are engaging in ongoing internal equity work, including racial caucusing.

Our work environment is friendly, with flexibility and consideration of personal needs and circumstances.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a person with a leadership role in a small team, you will balance many critical areas of work:

  • Lead and oversee the ACLU of Montana’s policy program at the state, tribal, and local levels.
  • Work collaboratively across departments to plan and implement effective multi-disciplinary and integrated advocacy policy initiatives, involving a combination of policy, legal, communications, public education, and organizing strategies.
  • Develop and implement the ACLU of Montana’s legislative agenda (including in the legislative interim); lobby members of the legislature and the Governor’s office; track and analyze legislation that affects civil liberties; draft amendments; prepare and deliver testimony; attend and advocate in legislative commissions, taskforces, and workgroups; and identify opportunities for bipartisan support on ACLU issues.
  • Cultivate relationships and build coalitions, and work in partnership with varied and diverse constituencies, including key officials, tribal governments and leaders, staff, and impacted community members and organizations.
  • Lead or participate in state-wide ballot measure campaigns or other electoral engagement campaigns.
  • Prepare policy and educational programs to advance policy objectives; draft action alerts, talking points, issue briefs, reports, op-eds, and website updates.
  • Respond to media requests on policy issues and speak at events and forums.
  • Manage the Advocacy and Policy Department (APD), including planning, coordinating, and reviewing the work of the APD and programs; providing strategic oversight and support of the Indigenous justice policy advocacy and organizing program; and supervising and mentoring APD staff.
  • Develop and oversee the APD budget.
  • Assist with fundraising and donor relationships as needed.
  • Participate in and support equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging work and initiatives.
  • Serve on ACLU of Montana’s leadership team.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Significant experience in political, legislative, or policy related work, and a deep understanding of the legislative process.
  • A strong passion for social justice and commitment to advancing the ACLU of Montana’s values, mission, and goals.
  • Experience working collaboratively in coalitions; ability to take a leadership role in coalitions, including developing shared plans, coordinating external and internal communications, and navigating internal political dynamics among partner groups.
  • Experience working effectively and respectfully with impacted community members, diverse coalitions, community groups, and individuals across the political spectrum.
  • Experience successfully supervising and mentoring staff.
  • Exceptional analytical, research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently and keep organized in a fast-paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust strategy to frequently changing demands.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards of lobbying and professionalism.
  • Ability to work long hours, especially during the legislative session, travel frequently between Helena and the Missoula office, and travel to meetings and events throughout the state.
  • Proficiency with computers, in particular Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong leadership skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with other staff members, board members, lawyers, clients, volunteers, and coalition partners and diverse communities.
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion, and respect for differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance and class. Understanding and willingness to engage with the issues of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The following experiences are particularly valuable - please be sure to address these in your resume or cover letter. We encourage you to apply even if you do not have these qualifications:

  • A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school, other significant education in relevant areas of law.
  • Significant education in public policy.
  • Experience in and/or a deep understanding of community organizing work.
  • Experience in campaign planning and/or management.
  • Understanding of a broad range of civil liberties issues and strategies and experience working or volunteering extensively in a social justice or civil rights organization.
  • Experience working in places where diversity and equity initiatives are forefront.
  • Experience working with or in, or deep knowledge of, Montana legislative and other governmental processes, and/or Montana’s tribal governments.
  • Experience living or working with or in, or deep knowledge of, Montana’s tribal communities and Indigenous people.
  • Lived experiences including, but not limited to:
    • Being directly impacted by the social and civil rights issues addressed by ACLU of Montana
    • Living or working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
    • A history of personal work on issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity and belonging, particularly on issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The Policy Director will be based in Montana. This position is based in Helena during the legislative sessions; location at other times is open to discussion. The position will be remote, at least through September 6, 2021, and until the office re-opens after the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

This position is full-time, exempt, and will pay an annual salary of $73,000 - $78,000, depending on experience. Excellent benefits offered, including health and dental insurance, short and long-term disability and life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and generous vacation, holiday, family and medical leave policies. Relocation stipend for actual moving expenses available up to $4,000, depending on distance and number of family members, contingent on two years’ employment.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All applications are treated confidentially. Please submit (in pdf format if possible):

1.     A letter of no more than one page describing your interest in the position. Please indicate in your letter where you saw this job posting.

2.    Resume.

3.    Two relevant professional writing samples of no more than 15 pages in total.

 

Email your application to jobs [at] aclumontana.org or mail it to:
ACLU of Montana, Attn: Hiring
P.O. Box 1968, Missoula, MT 59806
 

Please put “Policy Director” in the subject line of your email or on your envelope.

 

DEADLINE

We will begin reviewing applications March 8, 2021. Applications after that date are encouraged and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We are aiming for a start date in late April or May 2021.

Coordinator, Development & Programming - Crown Media (Studio City, CA)

Summary:

Coordinator is responsible for a large volume of creative projects in multiple stages of development. Works closely with Lead and Senior Executives providing a high level of proficiency and support in the development of original content as well as managing the production-post process for Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Hallmark Drama and Hallmark Movies Now content. Role is responsible for coordinating information flow between production and network executives as well as shaping creative content, providing assist in staffing key crew positions and casting talent to excite channel demographic. This position may also be assigned to handle special projects as necessary including, but not limited to, presentation preparation and comparative programming research. This position has no supervisory responsibility.

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Responsible for a slate of 30+ creative projects working with several Lead Executives including Senior Management.
    • Manage information flow between key network players and all key roles of production.
    • Provide notes and creative feedback on project ideas, story submissions, all script and post-production stages. Involved in all creative decisions.
    • During production, views all dailies and make recommendations if problems arise (i.e. any deviation from script, make up, wardrobe, focus or lack of coverage).
    • Provide support in pitch meetings with talent, agents, and show creators as well as review creative submissions and make recommendations for programming development.
  • Maintains company-wide database for each project assigned, communicating all key staff roles per production, casting, screening and delivery dates as well as tracking writer payments per WGA standards. o Coordinate script/project tracking for development and production records.
    • Coordinates all calls, meetings, and screenings relevant to personal slate.
    • Interact daily with other divisions within the company regarding all matters that pertain to programming, including Scheduling, Publicity, Promotion, Marketing, and Business & Legal Affairs.

 

Basic Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university
  • 1-3 years television experience, with at least 1 year development experience preferred.
  • Proficient PC skills
  • Microsoft Office experience

 

Other Requirements :

  • Prefer prior experience and advanced proficiency supporting lead executives in movies and series in the following:
    • Story and character development
    • Post Production
    • Note compilation and synthesis
    • Cable and broadcast television knowledge
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

 

 

Development Producer

We are looking for an experienced, creative, and tapped-in Development Producer to join our Original Content team. We seek an imaginative and strategically minded individual, who is knowledgeable and excited about culturally driven content, who is highly capable of participating in a creative and collaborative environment, but can also manage their time independently if needed. The successful candidate will be able to effectively multi-task, juggling internal brainstorms, creative development, talent outreach, and construction of all development materials.

If you have strong storytelling skills, a positive attitude, and are highly organized - join us in shaping the future of the content landscape.

Responsibilities Include

  • Ideate, contribute, and develop original formats and creative used to fuel the original content slate
  • Responsible for the hands-on creation of development materials, including; log lines, treatments, creative documents, decks, sizzles, and presentation tapes
  • Organize and run brainstorm meetings and development sessions
  • Provide notes on submitted pitches, treatments, and episodes
  • Work with Production teams to produce development content
  • Work with Talent Relations team to scout and identify talent that is representative of the Fuse brand
  • Work with our internal Content Strategy team to maintain Fuse’s creative mandates for content, and to help inform and craft how those mandates are executed throughout original content
  • Research the media landscape to inform new projects; analyze content performance, viewer data, and customer feedback
  • Support the Creative Executives in all department-related and series-related projects, internal and external requests and special team initiatives
  • Work closely with Creative Executives on projects as requested/interested

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2 years of experience in writing and producing short form videos
  • Identifying stories/creative that will connect with the Fuse audience
  • Deep knowledge of music culture preferred
  • A solid understanding of digital video and social media platforms including, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Full-scale production experience, including creating scripts/treatments, producing shoots on location and in studio, and post production.
  • Interest in newer or emerging platforms
  • Deep understanding of how to make shareable content for a variety of media
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong background in conceptual and visual thinking.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Must have great communication skills and be able to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment
  • Experienced in deadline driven environment and internet video
  • Passion for music and youth culture

Submit your online application here.

FUSE Media is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Digital Producer

Fuse is looking for a talented creator to develop and produce digital ideas for our Content Studio. The Digital Producer will create and produce unique content with a strong point of view, ideally around empowering a multicultural audience through music culture, style identity, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. You will brainstorm ideas from scratch and turn them into premium digital/social series with an aim to grow to linear series. This role is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with writing/producing content in a variety of formats including; roundtable, interviews, profiles, and social video. The role will have the opportunity to perform and serve as on-screen talent if suited. You will interact with many departments (Audience development, Editorial, Marketing, Ad Sales) and create projects, including branded, from concept to production and delivery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate ideas for potential new series empowering a multicultural audience around music culture, style identity, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility
  • Pitch ideas and create materials (show decks, storyboards, mood boards etc.) necessary to communicate potential new franchises across departments
  • Have an understand on creating multiplatform content that has legs to perform on YouTube
  • Write digital series. Formats include in-studio social videos, branded and premium content on location.
  • Observe viral trends on social platforms to make shareable and relatable content
  • Produce digital video for other team members and outside creative partners
  • Identify new voices relevant to brand - work with new and existing talent to create talent led IP
  • Collaborate with editors to ensure quality of videos and adhere to production timeline
  • Understanding of creating and producing content for all digital platforms from premium digital to social video content

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2 years of experience in writing and producing short form videos
  • Identifying stories/creative that will connect with the Fuse audience
  • Deep knowledge of music culture preferred
  • A solid understanding of digital video and social media platforms including, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Full-scale production experience, including creating scripts/treatments, producing shoots on location and in studio, and post production.
  • Interest in newer or emerging platforms
  • Deep understanding of how to make shareable content for a variety of media
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong background in conceptual and visual thinking.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Must have great communication skills and be able to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment
  • Experienced in deadline driven environment and internet video
  • Passion for music and youth culture

Submit your online application here.

To Reflect Today, The World We Want To Create Tomorrow

Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

Development Coordinator

We are looking for a talented, passionate, and fast-moving Development Coordinator to join our original content team. We seek a creative, strategic and administratively adept individual who is knowledgeable and excited about culturally driven content, who thrives in a highly collaborative environment but is also comfortable working autonomously. The successful candidate will be able to effectively multi-task, juggling both creative development, project tracking, and executive administration.
If you have strong storytelling skills, a positive attitude, and are highly organized - join us in shaping the future of the content landscape!

Responsibilities Include

  • Develop and maintain tracking mechanisms as well as provide notes on submitted pitches, treatments, and episodes
  • Research the media landscape to inform new projects; analyze content performance, viewer data, and customer feedback
  • Work with our internal content strategy team to source analytical data for potential blank spaces in the media landscape, as well as performance data for content similar to the ideas we have in development
  • Support the Creative Executives in all department-related and series-related projects, internal and external requests and special team initiative
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (e.g. Business Affairs, Marketing, Research) and serve as "knowledge hub" for projects
  • Work closely with Creative Executives on creative projects as requested/interested
  • Administrative support including but not limited to: calendar scheduling and coordination for meetings with external partners; compiling, distributing and storing resources on studio network

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or graduate degree or applicable industry experience in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of experience at a production company, agency, studio, or content platform with a dedicated creative/production process or 1+ year experience as a creative executive
  • Experience assessing industry talent and trends
  • Working knowledge of current multi-cultural content and key stakeholders in global entertainment community

Preferred Qualifications

  • Above average writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • High levels of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to be collaborative
  • Hungry for information and knowledge
  • Familiarity with storytelling authentic to a wide-variety of cultures and communities
  • Proactive and able to demonstrate logical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to responsibly work remotely

Submit your online application here.

FUSE Media is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

General Assignment/Growth Reporter, KRCC

The KRCC General Assignment/Growth reporter will cover the impact and trends in Southeastern Colorado (referred to colloquially and henceforth as Southern Colorado) on growth or contraction, the intersection of the two, and related challenges and opportunities for communities. The reporter, a member of the team of KRCC and CPR News journalists in Southern Colorado, will also be available to assist in covering daily news that may fall outside that focus area. The reporter files for news magazines, newscasts, KRCC.org, and other news programming for KRCC and CPR, with an emphasis on in-depth coverage.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • KRCC's General Assignment/Growth reporter covers the topics and trends that shape Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado based on the implications of population shifts. This includes how a city like Colorado Springs deals with an influx of people while much of Southern Colorado deals with a decline in people, and the intersection of the two, often referred to as the urban/rural divide. Immediate topics can include how the development of tourism in declining areas could be seen as economic boons or possible busts; how the demands on water in an area like Colorado Springs could affect industries and communities in Southern Colorado; and how a city like Colorado Springs works to manage its growth. The reporter will emphasize the human stories behind the drivers, and the effects trends have on people’s lives.
  • The reporter establishes a broad range of sources and contacts to provide for coverage of Southern Colorado and Colorado Springs, while also maintaining an awareness of more general topics in order to file stories breaking in nature or otherwise assigned.
  • Ensures coverage is inclusive, digs into issues of equity, and reflects a diversity of experiences across the region. Actively participates in discussions with Audience Editors about audience-focused stories.
  • The reporter uses data skills to track important patterns and identify significant trends. They will collaborate with the KRCC-designated audience editor to coordinate ways to tell these stories online. They will also pursue investigative work in the beat to uncover distinctive stories.
  • The reporter researches, writes, reports, edits, and voices a wide variety of stories and series for morning and afternoon news magazines and periodically for Colorado Matters. Provides soundbites, wraps and voicers for hourly newscasts, and produces interviews for Colorado Matters.
  • Contributes to KRCC/CPR News website, including audio, text, extended interviews, photos, etc. Contributes to KRCC's social media platforms.
  • Serves as a resource for the News Department on Southern Colorado urban and rural issues - identifying sources, opportunities for additional coverage, etc.
  • Participates in all assigned fundraising and outreach activities, on air and off.

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Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Identification with mission and purpose of KRCC/Colorado Public Radio.
  • At least three years’ experience covering a beat for a daily news organization.
  • Experience in public radio preferred.
  • Data analysis skills are preferred.
  • High-level writing and editing skills, demonstrated ability to identify key developments and distill complex matters.
  • Understanding and presence on social media for reporting and promoting stories as well as engaging with the audience.

Available to work during non-standard working hours and weekend on-call shifts, as needed. This job will include some travel.

Position is based in Colorado Springs.

Application Requirements:

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, resume, and three professional references to [email protected] with "GA / Growth Reporter" in the subject line. Please also include links to samples of your work or projects you have led.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

No phone calls or drop ins please.

Salary Range:

$50,000-$60,000

Benefits Summary:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Coordinator, Social Media

Summary

The Coordinator, Social Media will support Social Marketing initiatives through creating and gathering compelling content, assets, and graphics for all segments and platforms of our Social Media presence. Responsible for writing post/tweet copy to go with created assets, scheduling content, and making sure all assets are up to date. Liaise with other internal departments and agencies on all trafficking of assets, media buys, and fulfillment of giveaways. This position works as an integral part of the Social Media team to support broader Crown Media Family Networks strategies, and effectively message current promotions, attract new consumers to the company and its networks to become advocates, and to quickly and effectively handle crisis management whenever and wherever it may be required.

Essential Functions

Creates and gathers content, assets, and graphics for all social media segments and platforms
Writes content for social posts/tweets to accompany assets created
Schedules Social content
Works with agencies to ensure assets are delivered on time
Utilizes social media analytics tools and works with agencies to collect data and generate reports
Liaise with other departments for social media requests
Helps socialize company events
Produces live content with talent

Basic Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with an emphasis in Social Media, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing or Design.
  • 1- 2 years experience in entertainment
  • Previous experience writing, editing, and creating Social Media content
  • Previous experience with Social Media platforms
  • Previous experience with design applications
  • Previous experience utilizing social media management and analytics tools
  • Must be able to work during non-business hours

 

Other Requirements/Characteristics

  • Understanding of the Hallmark Brand
  • TV experience preferred
  • A go-getter, self-starter who brings ideas and fresh thinking
  • Experience with social media platforms for a brand
  • Must be passionate about social media as a business strategy
  • Experience with Photoshop and/or InDesign
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have time management and organizational skills, ability to multitask, clearly communicate with marketing team members, and follow through.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, be flexible, and work independently in a fast-paced environment