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ADMINISTRATIVE

Freelance, P/T 
Senior Administrative Assistant

South Florida PBS is looking to hire an experienced and dynamic Part-Time Senior Administrative Assistant to support the Chief of Staff/CEO Office. In this role, you will work independently to perform administrative and operations support, represent SFPBS with the highest level of professionalism, and work with a high level of confidentiality. This role will include interactions with high-level contacts, both internally and externally, and have exposure to sensitive information requiring use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgement.

Provides administrative support related to meetings, presentations, correspondence, emails, etc., ensuring all interactions are positive and productive. Ensures administrative and interoffice communications procedures are followed. Performs a variety of general clerical duties including filing, record keeping, and data entry. Acts as liaison with other departments to share information.

Candidate must be a High School graduate or equivalent. Considerable knowledge of business procedures, i.e., corporate structures, etc. Professional Administrative Certificate of Excellence (PACE) and/or Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) preferred. Three to five years prior executive secretarial/administrative assistant experience working with a corporate executive. Extensive knowledge of English, spelling, punctuation, office practices and procedures. Proficient with videoconferencing platforms like Zoom, Skype, and GoToMeeting as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Requires strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, computer and Internet research skills, flexibility, and project coordination experience. Self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented. Sound judgment, initiative, and accuracy. Ability to follow through on assignments in a conscientious manner with minimum or no supervision. Unquestionable integrity and confidentiality.

Send 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.


CONTENT (PRODUCTION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)

Freelance Production Opportunities

Freelance Producers, Associate Producers, and Production Assistants 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 knowledge of social media platforms 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. Shooting and editing proficiency a plus. 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 humanresources@wpbt.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. 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, P.O. Box 140999, Coral Gables 33144 or humanresources@wpbt.org, EOE, M/F/D/V


MEMBERSHIP

Promo Producer - Freelance

South Florida PBS is looking for a creative and innovative thinker to become our new Promo Producer. Under the general supervision of the VP, Membership, the Promo Producer will be responsible for the development, writing, shooting, directing, and editing of promos for South Florida PBS’ Channels (WPBT, WXEL and Health Channel) for on-air events and programing promotions, social media marketing campaigns and digital marketing campaigns.

This position will assume creative decision-making authority for decisions relating to promo productions. Will research and prepare materials and scripts, interview guests, coordinate and supervise in-house and remote productions and schedules and develop concepts and ideas, while collaborating with the Marketing and Communications Team.

Successful candidate will possess initiative in developing concepts for promotional campaigns. Project management skills and proven abilities in writing, producing, and editing are a must. Familiarity with television production equipment. Knowledge working with Adobe Suite products, Final Cut or Adobe Premiere and Microsoft Office programs. Experience with online video platforms, and social media applications. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be reliable, organized, and self-motivated and have great attention to detail. Experience working in fast-paced, collaborative teams. Sound judgement as to journalistic standards. Works well under pressure.

High school graduate or equivalent. Coursework in Mass Communications preferred. Formal training in television production.

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.

 

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

 

Member & Viewer 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. Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately.

Notifies company personnel of visitor arrival. Assists security officer with executing established procedures. Assist with on-air pledge drives, concerts and special events designed to cultivate and strengthen relationship with members and viewers. During campaigns will assist with on-set logistics including supervision and training of the volunteers. 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


UNDERWRITING AND SALES

Director Business Development Underwriting

This is an excellent opportunity for the right sales professional to join our team! Under the general supervision of the Managing Director SFPBS, the Director of Business Development and Underwriting will be responsible for selling Underwriting and Sponsorship deals that drive new and existing revenue for the company’s media properties.

The Director of Business Development and Underwriting will create, execute, and drive revenue growth across all of South Florida PBS’s Broadcast, Cable and Digital properties including, WPBT, WXEL The Health Channel and COMTEL Inc. through Underwriting, and creating strategic partnerships. Find innovative ways to engage and deliver value to sponsors who are new to PBS. Cultivate new and existing relationships with corporations, ad agencies, and local businesses. Convert sponsors and advertisers from existing relationships to reach the South Florida public television audience through the SFPBS properties online and over the air. Work collaboratively and strategically with the Underwriting team to deliver the highest possible returns for the company. Closing business through a strong volume of calls, existing contacts, meetings, and proposals is paramount to success in covering the large territory this position provides.

Required Skills & Experience:

· A minimum of five years demonstrated experience in selling broadcast underwriting and or advertising
· BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
· Experience in digital media with an understanding of how it is bought and sold
· Working knowledge of media attribution and analytics
· Excellent computer skills and experience with CRM software (Microsoft Office, RE, and Salesforce preferred)
· An individual who works with a sense of urgency to close business
· Proven history of delivering on sales targets

Additional Preferred Experience:
Candidates with sales experience and relationships in any of the following areas will strongly be considered:

· Healthcare and Pharmaceutical TV advertising sales experience
· National TV syndicated sponsorship sales experience
· Digital sales of Media Properties
· Integrated content sales
· Familiarity with the South Florida Television landscape

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 Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426, 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.