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Broadcast Engineer – Full Time (Harrisonburg)
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a full-time Broadcast Engineer for our Harrisonburg Office. This is a full time position with benefits that reports to the Chief Engineer.

The Broadcast Engineer prepares the studio for recordings, ensures good mic positions and quality audio recording. This position maintains and coordinates studio and field gear and may be required to assist production crews on location with equipment setup, breakdown, and recording. The Broadcast Engineer monitors and maintains edit suite equipment and performs post-production audio editing.

This position also assists the Chief Engineer at any of the various transmitter, relay, and Master Control sites as required.

Successful candidates will have at least five years’ experience in broadcast engineering or audio production. Candidates should have experience with PCs, Macs, Windows, Linux, Final Cut, and Reaper audio software.

This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Candidates must be available for occasional evening and weekend work.

Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Community Idea Stations, Attn: Human Resources, 23 Sesame Street, Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until January 31, 2019.


Graphic Designer – Part Time
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a part time Graphic Designer to join our growing Communications Department in Richmond. This is a part time position with no benefits that reports to the Art Director.

This position will conceptualize, design, and layout a wide variety of materials for internal and external use, including promotional materials and multi-media campaigns. This position will act as a liaison between internal project managers and external vendors, obtaining quotes and preparing projects for outside printing companies, while keeping the internal project manager appraised of the status throughout the production process.

Successful candidates will have at least three years of design experience and a strong understanding of design fundamentals, branding, typography, and visual hierarchy in layout. Candidates should be proficient in graphic design and layout, and finding creative solutions to design needs. Candidates should be proficient in Abode Creative Cloud and have knowledge of digital and print media standards and practices. A degree in Graphic Design is preferred.

Candidates should have superior multi-tasking and organizational skills and be able to meet deadlines. Our dynamic environment requires the ability to be flexible and adjust to changing priorities.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and work samples to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Community Idea Stations, Attn: Human Resources, 23 Sesame Street, Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until filled.


Digital Operations Technician – Part Time
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a part time Digital Operations Technician to work on an as-needed basis covering all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

The Digital Operations Technician is responsible for acquiring content from varied sources in different formats, monitoring signal streams and ensuring that scheduled events run correctly. This position is responsible for preventing, monitoring and reporting on-air errors.

Candidates should have the ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high-definition broadcast streams and automation. Candidates should have a basic understanding of or experience in broadcast video and audio standards and digital signal flow. Candidates should have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure. Experience in a server-based broadcast operation and knowledge of broadcast automation and video file server technology is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Community Idea Stations, Attn: Human Resources, 23 Sesame Street, Richmond, VA 23235

This position is open until filled.


The Community Idea Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EOE)

The Community Idea Stations use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance through our TV and radio programs.

The Community Idea Stations include 88.9 WCVE Public Radio, WCVE PBS, WHTJ PBS, WCVW PBS, WCVE Create, and MHz Worldview. For more information about the Community Idea Stations, visit our website at ideastations.org; or follow us on Facebook (WCVE) or twitter (@wcve).

Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere.