Employment Opportunities

Multi Media Communications & Outreach Specialist

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 WPBT2’s program services through multi media platforms including social media & other emerging opportunities. Creates content for WPBT2 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. 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 resume with cover letter to: HR, WPBT2, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or Email: humanresources@wpbt.org. EOE M/F/D/V

Director, New Business Development

WPBT2 seeks innovative individual to lead efforts to identify, develop and solidify partnerships that drive new business revenue and business opportunities in support of WPBT2 and V-me TV, the only Spanish broadcast PBS TV station created for the U.S. Hispanic market.

Works collaboratively and strategically to identify, recruit, nurture and close large strategic partnership opportunities and revenue projects for both WPBT2 and V-me TV. Cultivates new business, corporations and individuals as underwriters of WPBT2 and V-me TV's programs including local productions, local acquisitions and special station events. Generates new forms of revenue which relate directly or indirectly to existing facilities and services and devises marketing plans and materials to attract venture partners/clients, from traditional broadcast services and online applications, to creating new initiatives with current and upcoming technologies including the coordination and implementation of apps. Negotiates complex transactions and coordinates strategic initiatives with select partners. Creates and executes business plans to ensure strategic partnerships support the overall business goals of WPBT2 and V-me TV.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 to 7 years experience and demonstrated experience in developing strategic partnerships with a focus on business development. Proven experience in prospecting, building and closing strategic partnerships. Demonstrated success in account management, communications and/or marketing. Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Send resume with salary requirements to WPBT2, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or email humanresources@wpbt.org. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D.

Development Manager, Major Gifts and Foundations

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our major gifts team. Works closely with senior development team to develop and implement strategies and programs for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors and mid-level giving. Directly oversees and manages a portfolio of foundation and government grants. Identifies, researches and cultivates new potential funding sources.

Bachelor’s degree and two to four years demonstrated experience in development with a focus on foundations and grant writing. Demonstrated success in account management, communications and/or marketing. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Send resume w/ salary requirements & sales accomplishments detail to: HR, WPBT2, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail humanresources@wpbt.org. EOE, M/F/D/V.

Freelance Production Opportunities

Freelance Producers, Associate Producers, and Production Assistants needed for various WPBT2 productions, including public affairs, educational, arts and science programming. Seeking candidates with experience in studio and/or field productions. Successful candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency, and knowledge of social media platforms. Must be reliable, organized, and self-motivated. All experience levels encouraged to apply. Shooting and editing proficiency a plus.

Send resume w/ salary requirements to: HR, WPBT2, PO Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002 or E-mail humanresources@wpbt.org. EOE, M/F/D/V.

Contact Human Resources

Direct job/internship questions or comments to WPBT2, Human Resources.

Internship Opportunities

WPBT2 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 WPBT2. For more information please email Diane Herron at humanresources@wpbt.org or call 305-424-4011.