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Employment Opportunities

Major Gifts Officer – WHTJ / WVPT (Full Time)
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Major Gifts Officer for our Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley markets (WHTJ/WVPT). This is a full time position with benefits that reports to the Director of Major Gifts.

The Major Gifts Officer will cultivate relationships with donors in Charlottesville and the Shenandoah Valley. This position acts as a donor resource, staying current with programming, station initiatives and donor opportunities and representing donor interests.

The successful candidate will have a college diploma, supplemented by five years of non-profit development experience, a strategic entrepreneurial approach to donor cultivation and a track record of success working with philanthropic individuals in the Charlottesville/Shenandoah Valley. Candidates should be patient, diplomatic communicators with strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Candidates must be proficient in MS Word and Excel and relational databases. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings and should possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. Successful applicants will have a passion for public broadcasting and its mission and knowledge of public media content.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until June 30, 2019.


Director – Marketing & Communications  (Full Time)
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to help position the organization with stakeholders and support internal communications. This is a full time position with benefits that reports to the CEO. This position is located in our Richmond office.

The Director of Marketing & Communications will develop and execute a marketing strategy and programs for the organization. He/she will create case materials and impact messages for initiatives in multiple markets and develop communication plans. This position will ensure all communications are following brand guidelines in voice and visual presentation to include print, digital and on-air presence.

The successful candidate will have a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, or a relevant field or equivalent experience. Candidates should have at least five years of experience in marketing or communication roles, including planning and strategy for complex organizations, and designing and implementing successful marketing campaigns. Excellent communication, analytical and project management skills are required. Proficiency in project management software and comfort with multiple digital platforms is also required. Branding experience is a plus.

Candidates should be highly self-motivated, strategic thinkers who take initiative, respect confidentiality, and possess well-developed diplomacy skills. Candidates should possess a love of public media and the ability to articulate its value. Experience working in nonprofit and/or a media environment is a plus.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until June 30, 2019.


Project Manager (Full Time)
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Project Manager to assist the CCO in managing inter-departmental projects in the content areas of TV, digital, and radio. This is a full time position with benefits located in our Richmond office.

This position will assist the CCO and other senior leaders in managing the content development process. This position will work with various departments to deploy needed resources per project. Under the guidance of the CCO, this position will generate and maintain detailed information on the life of a project, including creating project timelines and providing status reports.

The successful candidate will have two years’ experience managing projects and knowledge of or an interest in the production disciplines of print, digital, broadcast and non-traditional media. Candidates should have strong technical abilities and experience working with MS Office and Google Suite. Experience using Project Management systems, InDesign, Photoshop, or Illustrator is preferred.

Candidates should be highly self-motivated critical thinkers with exceptional time management skills. Candidates should be collaborative and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates should possess a love of public media and the ability to articulate its value. Experience working in nonprofit and/or a media environment is a plus.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until July 12, 2019.


Community Engagement Coordinator – Charlottesville (Full Time)
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Coordinator to help plan and execute our Charlottesville community engagement strategy. This is a full time position with benefits and reports to the Charlottesville Community Engagement Manager.

This position will provide support to the WHTJ/WVPT office by greeting the public in person and on the phone, answering questions about programming and membership, and ordering promotional materials and supplies. This position will be responsible for planning and executing a select number of events throughout the year and will support the Community Engagement Manager to plan and execute additional events, outreach and activities in the Charlottesville area. This position will also cultivate and manage volunteers in the Charlottesville area.

Successful candidates should have experience working in a non-profit organization or in a customer service related field and excellent interpersonal, organizational and writing skills. Some experience planning events is required. Candidates should have strong digital, MS Office and Google Suite skills with preferred experience in relational databases. Candidates should be willing to work as needed during day, evening, and weekend hours. This position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to lift thirty pounds.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
hr@ideastations.org
or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until July 15, 2019.


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.

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