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
Human Resources Generalist
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team. Directly responsible developing a strategic HR plan to ensure adequate resources to meet the strategic goals and operation of SFPBS. Will work closely with executive management team to assess and forecast HR needs in each division based on the strategic goals of the organization. Develop a gap analysis, internal training programs, oversee compensation practices and ensure that job descriptions are complete and up-to-date. Responsible for administering, distributing and monitoring employee performance evaluations and that they are processed in a timely manner. Establishes and participates in an employee activities committee, arranging special functions for staff. Administers worker’s compensation insurance/policy following carrier and state guidelines. Prepares OSHA reports annually. This position will work at both the South Facility, located in North Miami, FL and the North Facility, located in Boynton Beach, FL.
High school graduate or equivalent. College graduate with degree in related field desirable. Minimum of three to four years of experience in the areas of HR strategic planning, wage and salary administration, laws, and administrative matters. Must have excellent verbal and writing skills, be detail oriented, and the ability to meet deadlines and follow through. Being able to set goals, delegate responsibilities and motivate personnel is essential. Strong math aptitude. Specific experience working in high pressure situations with an emphasis on a high degree of confidentiality. Ability to deal well with people from all walks of life is a must.
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 email@example.com, EOE, M/F/D/V
DEVELOPMENT AND MEMBERSHIP
Data Management Analyst
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team. Directly reporting to the Director of Data Management & Research, responsible for performing various data management functions including data entry and report production, gift processing and the various database systems to support the development team with emphasis on providing highest quality reports in a timely manner to help facilitate reaching division goals.
The main functions of this position include: data entry; data scrubbing; running accurate reports; managing report requests in a timely manner; monitoring user access and efficiency; and scheduling training while maintaining the integrity of the data and ensuring confidentiality as it relates to donor records. Also responsible for guiding all protocols and policies as it relates to donor management. Updating users on current trends while providing ongoing individual and group training. Collaborating with and supporting the Director, Development Services in all aspects of gift processing.
College Degree in Computer Science preferred. Ongoing training and professional development expected. Five years of directly related experience in data processing and management environment. Advanced knowledge of computers and data management systems, especially Blackbaud, with expertise on development data extraction and reporting. Familiar with development accounting and finance practices and principles. Ability to work independently, resourcefully, and creatively research and implement new procedures. Ability to communicate orally and in writing, read, comprehend, reason, and perform basic mathematic calculations and analyses. Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment. Flexible hours as needed. A sense of humor is important.
Please submit links to your recent work and resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE, M/F/D/V.
CONTENT (PRODUCTION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
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.
South Florida PBS is searching for a Director of Technology and Operations ready to take us towards the next-generation of media technologies and infatuations as the organization shifts from traditional broadcasting to new platforms based on IP and cloud-based solutions.
Under the general supervision of the Sr. VP Technology/Operations will work collaboratively with peers within the technology division to ensure that all engineering and IT capabilities for South Florida PBS are innovative and solution oriented, meeting current and future needs. Oversees the operations and maintenance functions of all technical personnel, equipment and infrastructure to ensure a smooth and efficient operation for broadcast, production and NexGen endeavors. Operates the station in compliance with all FCC rules and regulations Facilitates short and long-term engineering planning including, but not limited to, establishing technical standards, methods and priorities. Develops long term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals. Troubleshoots and repairs complex equipment used in our daily operation including equipment associated with our broadcast operations, network infrastructure, transmission facilities, production control rooms, studios, graphics, editing and Comtel. Manages procurement of equipment. Develops and manages operational budgets and maintains proper documentation.
Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field. FCC General Class Radiotelephone license or SBE certification or equivalent work experience. Minimum of seven years of experience working in a broadcast facility or in the broadcast field. Familiarity with television operations and content creation. Strong IT based skills, networking and IP video distribution infrastructure, with knowledge of SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2022 beneficial. RF experience is a must. Knowledge of planning, technical design, construction, maintenance and operation of all aspects of broadcast facilities. Proven experience in leading a diverse team to meet organizational goals, as well as, effectively managing complex projects, budgets, and setting and accomplishing goals. Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software a must.
Able to communicate with all personnel. Ability to follow through on objectives without direct supervision. Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills. Must have an enthusiasm for the mission of South Florida PBS. Must work well under pressure.
Send resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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