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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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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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DIRECTOR, MAJOR GIFTS - SOUTH CAMPUS

TITLE:DIRECTOR, MAJOR GIFTS - SOUTH CAMPUS
DESCRIPTION:

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team.  Directly reporting to the Managing Director of Development, responsible for devising and managing effective strategies and business plans to identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors, prospects and family foundations capable of contributing $10,000 or more annually to ensure a growing base of financial support for South Florida PBS. Manages a fluid portfolio of at least 125 - 150 qualified current and potential major donors, family foundations and planned giving prospects with primary focus on Miami Dade and Broward County residents. Serves as the chief public relations strategist for donors and prospects managed through the South Campus.  This position is expected to guide her/his staff and key volunteers as partners in bringing highest level gifts to SFPBS. Works closely with development team to develop and implement strategies and programs for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors.  This position will be based out of the South Facility, located in North Miami, 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:College graduate with emphasis on non-profit development management including major gifts and capital campaigns, business, public relations, and or equivalent comparable work experience.  Preference for candidates with CFRE.  Minimum of 5-7 five years of experience and proven success in non-profit management and major gifts fundraising as it relates to effective relationship building including prospect identification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.  Specific experience with capital campaigns and planned giving is preferable. Excellent writing and communication skills.  Ability to deal with people from various socioeconomic, cultural and professional backgrounds in an effective and persuasive manner.  Ability to manage other professionals and to organize and follow through. Maintaining confidentiality as it relates to donors is required. Computer literate with experience in Raiser’s Edge/RENXT is preferable. 
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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STAFF ACCOUNTANT

TITLE:STAFF ACCOUNTANT
DESCRIPTION:

South Florida PBS is looking for an individual to provide support to the finance department by managing daily accounting tasks, primarily related to accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash reporting for consolidated SFPBS operations.  Reporting to the Controller, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for updating accounts receivable and issuing invoices, preparing daily cash reports, and assisting the Controller in the monthly accounting closing process, including the preparation of bank reconciliations, review of departmental expenses, payroll records, etc. Other duties include assisting with the processing and recording of daily cash receipts, reconciliation of corporate credit card statements, and review and processing of employee expense reimbursements.

QUALIFICATIONS:BS/BA in Accounting or relevant field preferred. Proven experience as a junior/staff accountant. Experience in working effectively with senior/executive management teams.
 
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.  Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel.
 
This position will be located in the South Facility in North Miami Beach.
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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MULTI MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH SPECIALIST

TITLE:MULTI MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH SPECIALIST
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.

Responsible for assisting with the organization, planning & execution of multi-media communications, public relations campaigns & station outreach events.  Works with team members to market & promote South Florida PBS’s program services through multi media platforms including social media & other emerging opportunities.  Creates content for South Florida PBS blogs & social media platforms in support of events, programs & marketing strategies.  Produces station video interstitials as needed/requested.  Interacts with clients, contacts, committee boards & logistic providers throughout the coordination of the events. 

QUALIFICATIONS:High school graduate or equivalent. College graduate with course work in Public Relations or Journalism preferred. Minimum one to two years’ experience in public relations & event coordination.  Ability to write concisely & creatively.  Computer literate with experience using social media platforms.
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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SENIOR DIRECTOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

TITLE:SENIOR DIRECTOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
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. 

South Florida PBS is looking for an individual to be responsible for developing and leading the South Florida PBS Emerging Technologies team. Under the general supervision of the Sr. Vice President, Technology/Operations Develops will ensure that Augmented and Virtual Reality capabilities for South Florida PBS are innovative and solution oriented, meeting current and future needs.  Will facilitate short and long-term planning to bring groundbreaking thinking and a visionary approach for SFPBS.  Oversees and manages highly skilled personnel within the technology division. Other responsibilities include, establishing, overseeing and contributing to newly created department, Emerging Technologies, responsible for exploring uncharted and rapidly evolving technology. Designs, develops and supports innovative solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments, building tomorrow’s technologies and capabilities.  Responsible for the operations and maintenance functions of all AR/VR personnel, software and equipment to ensure a smooth and efficient operation for digital distribution and production. This position will be based out of the South Facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, software development, engineering or related field.  Combination of equivalent education and prior experience in field will be considered.  Minimum of 5 years’ experience building native mobile applications on iOS and/or Android. Experience building XR experiences for ARKit, Vive, Daydream, Oculus, Gear VR, Hololens, Windows Mixed Reality, Playstation VR, and/or other major platforms with a portfolio of work that demonstrates skills. Understanding of how XR can be applied in a variety of circumstances. Strong understanding of UX design challenges and best practices with a passion for creating new, innovative, and ground-breaking user experiences.

Experience working in a broadcast facility or in the broadcast field preferred. 

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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