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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in joining the WXEL South Florida PBS team. Here are our current available positions:

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WXEL South Florida PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING

TITLE:VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING
DESCRIPTION:

South Florida PBS is a result of 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.


This position will oversee the Membership, Marketing & Communications departments and will develop marketing plans, strategies and tactics to position South Florida PBS in the South Florida community as a vital and trusted resource worth preserving and supporting. Under the general supervision of the CEO and COO, will be responsible for leading annual giving fundraising strategies for On-air Fundraising, Interactive Fundraising, Direct Response (Mail, Online and Telemarketing), Corporate Communications & Promotions and Corporate Underwriting. Supervises goals for each campaign and makes adjustments and recommendations to insure success. Oversees the management of on-air fundraising data to create timely and accurate in-house progress reporting and National PBS reporting as required. Develops and implements branding strategies, helping to coordinate all external and internal messaging and ensures that all necessary materials are consistent and carry consistent branded messaging.

QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in business, management, marketing, fundraising and public relations or equivalent comparable work experience. Minimum five years senior management experience, preferably in marketing; public television experience preferred.  Ability to lead and motivate a diverse group of people with multiple and varied job duties.  Strong organization, budgeting and time management skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Energetic, outgoing personality with friendly, customer-service orientation and the ability to interact pleasantly with a wide variety of people.  Working knowledge of direct mail, telefundraising, and corporate fundraising.  Experience with strategic planning, personnel administration, budgeting and performance management systems a plus.  Strong leadership, supervisory, management and interpersonal skills are essential. Excellent verbal and writing skills required.  Ability to develop budget proposals and programs.
SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
APPLY AT:P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002
(305) 949-8321
FAX TO:(305) 944-4211
LAST DATE FOR CONSIDERATION:Until filled

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DATA MANAGEMENT ANALYST

TITLE:DATA MANAGEMENT ANALYST
DESCRIPTION:

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. 

QUALIFICATIONS: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.
SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
APPLY AT:P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002
(305) 949-8321
FAX TO:(305) 944-4211
LAST DATE FOR CONSIDERATION:Until filled

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HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

TITLE:HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
DESCRIPTION:

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 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.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS: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.
SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
APPLY AT:P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002
(305) 949-8321
FAX TO:(305) 944-4211
LAST DATE FOR CONSIDERATION:Until filled

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EXECUTIVE CONTENT & COMMUNITY RELATIONS

TITLE:EXECUTIVE CONTENT & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
DESCRIPTION:

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.  

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.

QUALIFICATIONS: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.    
SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
APPLY AT:P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002
(305) 949-8321
FAX TO:(305) 944-4211
LAST DATE FOR CONSIDERATION:Until filled

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FREELANCE PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

TITLE:Freelance Production Opportunities
DESCRIPTION:

Freelance Videographers/Editors needed for various South Florida PBS productions.  Seeking candidates with expertise in storytelling through video.  

QUALIFICATIONS:Successful candidates will have experience in field production, with strong competence in lighting and audio.  Must be able to multitask, problem-solve, and manage deadlines.   High proficiency in Final Cut X required.  Knowledge of Avid and Adobe Premiere a plus.  Must be reliable, organized, self-motivated, and willing to work in a collaborative team environment.
SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V
APPLY AT:P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002
(305) 949-8321
FAX TO:(305) 944-4211
LAST DATE FOR CONSIDERATION:Until filled

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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.