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CONTENT (PRODUCTION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)

Director, Music & Performance Content

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 seeks an individual responsible for creating and executing SFPBS’s music and performance content strategy, ensuring it aligns with the SFPBS mission and strategic plan. Under the general supervision of the Sr. Vice President of Content & Station Manager, the Director, Music & Performance Content will integrate music and performance content across SFPBS platforms, from broadcast to digital to live and immersive experiences.  Conceptualizes new programs and products. Curates content for various platforms. Supervises music-related content production, manages budgets, schedules, and quality control, ensuring successful project execution. Provides artistic direction to musicians, performers, and production teams. Directs and/or produces performance specials and segments adhering to all PBS editorial standards.  Drives audience engagement across broadcast, digital and live platforms, ensuring content resonates with target audiences and collaborates with the SFPBS Marketing, Communications & Education Outreach staff to develop innovative educational programs and initiatives promoting music education and appreciation.

Bachelor’s degree in Music, Music Education, Performing Arts, Multimedia Production, or a related field.  Combination of equivalent education and prior experience in field will be considered. Minimum 8-10 years in music and performance content production, with expertise in diverse music genres and performing arts disciplines.  Strong leadership and management skills with a track record of leading creative teams. Demonstrated experience curating and programming music and performance content across various platforms. Proficient in project and budget management.  Passion for music education and promoting the arts. Live event production and management experience a plus. Proficiency in media production tools and software with an adaptable approach to technology.  Strong communicator with excellent public speaking and presentation skills.  Excellent time management skills and the ability to work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of audio and video recording equipment, editing software, and other multimedia production tools. 

Send resume with cover letter to: South Florida PBS, HR, 3401 S. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL 33426, or hr@southfloridapbs.org, EOE, M/F/D/V

 

Multimedia Producer – Health Channel

South Florida PBS is looking for a Multimedia Producer to join our team as an Independent Contractor for a Health Channel project to develop and produce a daily television program that focuses on medical topics, involves an expert answering questions from the audience, streams live on social media platforms and airs on a broadcast channel. The initial contract will run through June 30, 2024, with the potential for extension based on project needs and funding availability.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of medical topics and the ability to produce engaging and informative television plus a strong track record of producing high-quality live streaming and social media content. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, producing, and managing live streaming events and short segments for social media platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook as well as supervising the live TV show and managing the questions coming in from the audience.

The Multimedia Producer is responsible for developing and producing a daily television program, booking guests and experts for the show, writing and producing scripts for the show, overseeing all aspects of production including the live-streaming on social media channels. Will work with the host and crew to create a high-quality program that is both informative and entertaining. Produces short segments for social media platforms, including writing scripts, editing footage, and adding graphics and music. Works with the social media team to promote live streaming events and social media segments.

The right candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience producing television programs. Strong understanding of medical topics and of the latest trends and best practices in live streaming and social media. A minimum of three years of experience in live streaming and social media production on social media platforms such as YouTube Live, Facebook Live, and Twitch. Experience with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Must have excellent time management and organizational skills, with a strong focus on details, ability to multitask, clearly communicate with team members and supervisors, and follow through. Excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must. Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Interactive Media or a related field preferred.

Please submit links to your recent work and resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, 3601 South Congress Ave. Boynton Beach, FL 33426 or E-mail hr@southfloridapbs.org EOE, M/F/D/V

 

Freelance Production Opportunities

Freelance Producers, Associate Producers, Videographers, Editors and Sound Recordists are occasionally needed for various South Florida PBS productions, including public affairs, educational, arts and science programming. Candidates who possess excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency, and the appropriate production skills (expertise with DSLR cameras, Premiere Pro editing software and audio recording) may be considered when needed. Seeking candidates with experience in studio and/or field productions. Must be reliable, organized, and self-motivated. All experience levels encouraged to apply. Candidate will be contacted if their skills and experience match an open opportunity.

Send resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail hr@southfloridapbs.org  EOE, M/F/D/V.


ENGINEERING

Information Systems Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Information Systems Engineer to join our Engineering Division, reporting directly to the Principal Director of Information Technology. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for managing, maintaining, and enhancing our organization's information systems to ensure optimal operational functionality. Working closely with our Engineering team, you will oversee the reliability, security, and efficiency of both our IT infrastructure and broadcast services, with a particular focus on cloud computing technologies and broadcast applications. Your duties will include system administration and maintenance, cloud computing and services management, security and compliance enforcement, project management and implementation, as well as technical support, documentation, and training for staff members. Additionally, you will stay abreast of industry standards and trends to ensure we are utilizing the most relevant technology.

The ideal candidate will possess a degree in computer science, information systems, or management information systems, along with at least five years of experience in a computing environment. Technical certifications are desirable. Strong experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Office 365 is required, along with proficiency in system administration, network engineering, and security across various hardware and software platforms, including cloud technologies. Excellent project management and communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

If you're ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

Please submit resume w/ salary requirements to:

HR, South Florida PBS, 3401 S. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL 33426 or
hr@southfloridapbs.org
EOE, M/F/D/V.

Freelance TV Production Audio Engineer Opportunities

Freelance Television Production Audio Engineer opportunities are occasionally available for South Florida PBS productions.  This freelance position is responsible for ensuring high-quality audio during live and prerecorded television broadcasts.  Responsibilities include configuring and setting up microphones, audio mixers, amplifiers, and other equipment required for the broadcast.  Performs sound checks before the live broadcast to ensure audio levels are balanced and clear.  Controls and adjusts audio levels during the broadcast to maintain clarity and consistency. This includes mixing audio from various sources, such as microphones, pre-recorded segments, and music.  Proficiency in operating audio equipment and software is essential. Knowledge of industry-standard audio consoles, microphones, signal processing equipment, and digital audio workstations (DAWs) is a must.  Must be reliable, organized, and self-motivated.   Candidate will be contacted if their skills and experience match an open opportunity.

Send resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, South Florida PBS, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail hr@southfloridapbs.org EOE, M/F/D/V.


DEVELOPMENT

Sr. Director, Major Gifts South 
(Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward)

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced candidate to join our Development team. Directly responsible for devising and managing comprehensive and effective strategies to sustain, grow and acquire major and planned gifts from capable and qualified current and potential donors including working to identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors, prospects and family foundations capable of contributing at least $25,000 or more annually. This includes meaningful interactions and communications with an emphasis on face-to-face meetings, to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support to fuel SFPBS’ mission, strategic plans and to accomplish departmental goals. Manages a fluid portfolio of 150-200 current and potential donors with a primary focus on Miami-Dade, Monroe and Broward Counties.

College graduate with emphasis on non-profit development management including a proven track record of success with major gifts and capital campaigns, communications, and public relations. Preference for candidates with CFRE. Excellent writing skills are essential. Minimum of five to seven years of documented success in building strong, effective philanthropic relationships-including prospect identification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Specific experience and knowledge with emphasize on a measurable track record in the areas of major gifts; planned giving; annual giving programs; capital campaign management; foundation funding; and event planning and coordination. Experience with Raiser’s Edge/RENXT is preferable. A sense of humor and strong work ethic are import.

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, 3401 S. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, Fl 33426, or HR@southfloridapbs.org EOE, M/F/D/V

 

Major Gifts Officer - North

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team. Full-time position, directly responsible for devising and managing comprehensive and effective strategies for the acquisition of major and planned gifts from capable and qualified current and potential donors including working to identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors, prospects and family foundations. This includes devising effective strategic planning and face to face meetings to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support to fuel SFPBS’ mission and strategic plans. Manages a fluid portfolio of 125 to 150 current and potential major donors and prospects with a primary focus on Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

College graduate with emphasis on non-profit business management including major gifts fund raising, public relations, or equivalent comparable work experience. Candidates with a CFRE are preferred. Excellent writing skills are essential. Minimum of five to seven years of proven success in building strong, effective philanthropic relationships-including prospect identification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Specific experience and knowledge with emphasize on a successful track record in the areas of non-profit management; major gifts; planned giving; annual giving programs; capital campaign management; foundation funding; and event planning and coordination.

Experience with Raiser’s Edge/RENXT is preferable.

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.


MEMBERSHIP

Producer, On-Air Fundraising

South Florida PBS is looking for an organized and driven individual to coordinate and execute all production for quarterly live television fundraising campaigns and ongoing promotional interstitials and initiatives throughout the year. This includes writing scripts and editing footage as needed, coordinating hosts for live appeals, conducting research and making all studio and travel arrangements necessary. Helps conceptualize and executes ancillary fundraising productions/campaigns to generate increased viewership and revenue. Assists in the development and execution of special events. Works with supervisor to determine and maintain budgets.

College degree with major coursework in field of mass communications, journalism, the arts or equivalent experience. Three to five years experience as a television producer or associate producer. Working knowledge of linear and non-linear video editing and computer skills. Script writing experience a must. Knowledge of production within a fundraising environment a plus. Must be a multitasker.

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 humanresources@wpbt.org. EOE, M/F/D/V

 

Customer Services Representative (Freelance/PT)

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team. Responsible for assisting with support activities in the Member Services Department. Will assist in providing high quality member service support via telephone, e-mail, mail and in person. Will work independently and as part of a team to resolve a diverse set of issues for viewers and members. Manages members account regarding inquiries, billing issues, premiums, data entry and more. Assist with and may be required to attend on-air pledge drives, concerts and special events designed to cultivate and strengthen relationship with members and viewers. During campaigns will supervise and train volunteers as needed. Assists in the maintenance and accuracy of all entries into all associated databases as well as the online donation website.

Ideal candidate will be a high school graduate with one year of customer service experience. Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is a must! Good oral and written communication and people skills with a keen ability to relate well with others is essential to this position. This position requires a flexible schedule; will work occasional nights and weekends. Must have good comprehensive and documentation skills, strong time management skills and must maintain excellent attendance.

This position requires you to perform work at our SFPBS facility located in Boynton Beach. All offers of employment are contingent upon clear results of background checks and drug tests.

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 humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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 humanresources@wpbt.org 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 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.