Job Opportunities

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WEB DESIGNER/GRAPHIC ARTIST
Position Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

General Function and Job Duties:

The candidate selected must be able to design/manage WTVI’s website, create graphics for broadcast packages/promos, and design graphics for print publications including the station’s direct mail and print ads.

*Please email links to 2-3 samples of your work to jeffrey.rivenbark@cpcc.edu and put Web Designer/Graphic Artist in the subject line.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Must have proficient content management skills of WTVI’s website and other media platforms.
2. Work closely with content, marketing, underwriting and education/outreach departments.
3. Must be able to publish text, photos, video and other multi-media content via the station’s website, mobile app, and other social media platforms.
4. Familiarity with Bento CMS (Content Management System), COVE (PBS’s local-national video platform), Project Merlin (an application which sends users to content across the Public Broadcasting System), and popular streaming media players (i.e. Xbox, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire) for automatic distribution of WTVI/PBS content.
5. Ability to design motion graphics & animation, and systematic archiving.
6. Responsible for creating show opens, supers (lower thirds), and graphics in broadcast packages as well as graphics for WTVI’s direct mail and print ads.
7. Able to operate studio cameras and/or character generator during local productions and other in-house productions as necessary.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in graphic arts, web development, or related field with 2-4 years of experience or 7 years of related work experience; must have an understanding of HTML, CSS, Java Script and basic web coding. Requires a thorough understanding of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and analyzing web traffic (i.e. page views, time on site and bounce rate).

Experience with Ross Xpression, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite applications (i.e. Adobe Edge, Dreamweaver and FLASH) is required. Strong conceptual, creative skills and ability to communicate ideas effectively; ability to independently manage all aspects of print and broadcast production with awareness of multi-media application and integration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

• Strong communications skills
• Computer and office skills
• Familiar with Bento CMS, COVE, Project Merlin, and streaming media players
• Attention to detail
• Knowledge of printing process
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
• Strong time management and organizational skills

How to Apply:

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WTVI CORPORATE SALES EXECUTIVE
Position Closing Date: Until Filled

General Function and Job Duties:

WTVI PBS Charlotte is looking for two dynamic Corporate Sales Executives to help generate revenue for our exciting programs and outreach initiatives. These positions will help strengthen our organization and lead to greater services for our local community.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Sells PBS Charlotte underwriting, and sponsorships by establishing new and servicing existing accounts.
2. Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying potential clients’ needs and researching best practices across the PBS system.
3. Submits orders to traffic and monitors avails and billing schedules for accuracy.
4. Works to trade needed services (ex: restaurants and event venues).
5. Reports weekly results to leadership.
6. Other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships:

Direction Received: Reports to the General Manager
Direction Given: No authority or responsibility for the supervision of others

Minimum Requirements:

Associate Degree from a regional accredited institution and one year of related experience, or six years experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

• Advanced communication skills
• Ability to relate to clients
• Understanding of value proposition sales
• Attention to detail
• Self-starter
• Goal orientated team player

Working Conditions:

Typical office environment.

How to Apply:

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FREELANCE REPORTER
Position Closing Date: Ongoing

General Function and Job Duties:
PBS Charlotte is looking for an experienced freelance reporter. The position would primarily consist of accompanying a videographer on shoots for stories airing on the station’s flagship program “Carolina Impact.”

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for logging interviews, writing a package and voice tracking your story. You will be paid a flat rate upon completion of the five-minute story.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicant must have at least two years of journalism experience and be an excellent storyteller. You must also know how to manage your time and meet deadlines.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
Strong communications skills
Works well independently and with a team
Computer and office skills Excellent writing skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
Strong time management and organizational skills.

Please email links to 2-3 samples of your work to Jeffrey.Rivenbark@cpcc.edu and put Freelance Reporter in the subject line.



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Please send your information to: Cheryl Raley, Director of Employee Recruitment & Selection at cheryl.raley@cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6631.

For more information on all positions available, please visit www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment.

Job seekers with disabilities may make requests for accommodations in the application or selection process.  They may do this by contacting the Human Resources Office and including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. To request an accommodation in the process, please contact Kelly Natoli at kelly.natoli@cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6631.


About CPCC
Located in Charlotte, N.C., Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is a nationally recognized leader in workforce development with a commitment to teaching and learning excellence. As a learning-centered organization focusing on documented learning outcomes, the college provides high-quality programs and services within a supportive environment.CPCC is one of the largest community colleges in the state, boasting six campuses that serve 70,000 individuals each year. The college offers more than 300 degree, diploma and certificate programs in a number of areas, including technical/vocational, health, culinary, hospitality, STEM, and professional careers, as well as a comprehensive college transfer program. The college also offers a wide selection of Corporate and Continuing Education programs and courses. These offerings are designed to address the personal, professional, organizational and economic development needs of the community and are market-inspired, growth-oriented and entrepreneurial in nature.