Executive, Content & Community Relations
South Florida PBS has recently announced the merger of WPBT2 serving Florida’s Miami-Dade and Broward counties with WXEL serving the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. This event places it in the top 10 largest Television markets in America. This is a terrific opportunity for the right candidate. South Florida PBS is seeking an innovative executive to lead efforts to identify, develop and sign sponsorships from new revenue sources that drive new business revenue and business opportunities in support of the mission of South Florida PBS.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of experience working in fundraising. Must have demonstrated success in production fundraising. Television broadcast/digital media knowledge is a plus. History of building strategic partnerships with community groups and content organizations. Must be able to set goals. Excellent presentation, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to present and convey complex ideas and issues clearly and coherently. Energy, enthusiasm and desire to work hard and achieve ambitious targets.
South Florida PBS is located in Miami and is comprised of community-licensed public television stations 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 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
CONTENT (INTERACTIVE MEDIA & PRODUCTION)
Freelance Production Opportunities
Freelance Producers, Associate Producers, and Production Assistants needed for various South Florida PBS productions, including public affairs, educational, arts and science programming. Seeking candidates with experience in studio and/or field productions. Successful candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency, and knowledge of social media platforms. Must be reliable, organized, and self-motivated. All experience levels encouraged to apply. Shooting and editing proficiency a plus.
Send resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail email@example.com. EOE, M/F/D/V.
DEVELOPMENT & MEMBERSHIP
Vice President, Development - North
South Florida PBS has recently announced the merger of WPBT2 serving Florida’s Miami-Dade and Broward counties with WXEL serving the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. This event places it in the top 10 largest Television markets in America. This is a terrific opportunity for the right candidate. South Florida PBS is seeking an innovative fundraising professional to provide leadership, direction, and coordination for a comprehensive fundraising program primarily responsible for cultivating and soliciting of capital and endowment gifts through strategic planning, development and solicitation of major gifts and donations in Palm Beach county and surrounding areas. This position, part of the executive management team, will position South Florida PBS as a top community partner for public media in South Florida.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of six years experience in the area of fund development with demonstrated success in prospecting, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts. Specific experience and knowledge in the areas of management, major donor funding, donor cultivation event, special events, membership systems, annual giving programs, campaign management, corporate support programs, foundation funding, and planned giving. Public television experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Basic accounting skills. Participates in corporate planning and financial forecasting.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
Assistant Director, Fundraising & On-Air Marketing
South Florida PBS is looking for a skilled leader with a passion for fundraising and production. Organized and driven, this individual will oversee and manage the execution of all direct response initiatives and programs. Lead and grow all member stewardship programs, create reports and analyze data to identify fundraising trends; will implement, streamline and improve fundraising and cultivation initiatives on different platforms. Participation in determining strategies for on-air fundraising campaigns including promotional, branding and messaging as well as special incentives and events. Provides guidance to the on-air producer. Assists in the creation of pledge-related programming. Helps develop annual plan for all membership activities, manages budgets and supports the Sr. VP of Development & Marketing. Leads and mentors membership staff.
College degree in Business, Marketing, or Public Relations or equivalent. Five years experience in membership, donor or client acquisition and retention, direct marketing, fundraising (or related field) preferred. Two years of supervisory and project management experience a must. Demonstrated ability in developing and managing campaigns and budgets. Excellent creative and writing abilities a must. Ability to motivate, direct and empower a diverse staff. Works extended hours during on-air campaigns.
Send resume w/ salary requirements & sales accomplishments detail to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail email@example.com. EOE, M/F/D/V.
Engineering & IT
Project Manager, IT
South Florida PBS has a terrific opportunity for the right candidate. We are seeking a Project Manager for our Information Technology Department. The Project Manager will manage the overall planning, coordination, execution and completion of database implementation and migration projects.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology, related field or relevant experience. Project Management Certification and/or Six Sigma Certification is preferred. Candidate must have demonstrated project management experience, critical thinking, problem solving techniques and change management tactics. Experience with scope development, scheduling, forecasting, resource planning, time and people management and strategic planning. Excellent verbal and communications skills required. Strong problem-solving, analytical, evaluative and mechanical inclination skills. Ability to set priorities in a stressful environment is a must.
Send resume w/ salary requirements & sales accomplishments detail to: HR, WPBT2, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE, M/F/D/V.
Freelance Account Executive
South Florida PBS seeks experienced Account Executive to sell national PR services such as corporate video productions, media relations support, radio services, online and all media distribution to support PR firms and Corporate Communications. Knowledge of news production, B-roll distribution, Satellite Media Tours, will be extremely helpful for this position to be successful. Position collaborates within the sales team, and provides sound counsel and recommendations to clients. You will offer PR services to help drive solutions for clients, and revenue for the company.
The candidate will be responsible for reaching out and making capabilities presentations to PR firms and companies who will use our services. You are a closer of business, and will be responsible for reaching sales targets and goals each month.
The successful candidate is entrepreneurial, resourceful, tenacious, and has a strong understanding of traditional and non-traditional PR tactics and the media landscape; 3-6 years in PR agency experience with clients preferred. We are looking for a candidate with:
• Sales experience with a good consultative selling style;
• Proven success in building relationships and driving sales results;
• Strong presentation skills, with experience working directly with clients and actively participating in client meetings;
• Collaborative spirit, results driven with the ability to manage multiple priorities;
• High energy.
Send resume with cover letter to: HR, South Florida PBS, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or Email: email@example.com. EOE M/F/D/V
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-424-4011.
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