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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 weekly 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.

How to apply:
Email links to 2-3 samples of packages that have aired on a TV program to localcontent@wtvi.org and add Freelance Reporter in the subject line.

WTVI Database/ Membership Coordinator - (WTVI PBS Charlotte)

Position Closing Date: 12/1/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

General Function and Job Duties:
Assists in the day-to-day administration of WTVI PBS Charlotte’s membership stewardship with focus towards growth and cultivation.


Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Database management of over 12,000 active accounts. Maintains database and oversees third-party membership development services data entries for accuracy.
  2. Manages incoming membership funds for WTVI and enters donor contributions into database.
  3. Monthly and annual revenue reconciliation while adhering to CPCC and State of North Carolina standards.
  4. Database and Membership report generation and maintenance.
  5. Provides reports as required to station management and CPCC.
  6. Pulls data for timely major donor renewals.
  7. Organizes on-air pledge drives to reach budgeted goals.
  8. Serve as point of contact for development engagement activities, providing logistical support.
  9. Learn how to handle escalated customer service issues.
  10. Work closely with third party membership development services to conduct day-to-day Membership responsibilities. This would include administration of the Vehicle donations, Membership drives, etc.
  11. Assist with major gifts reports, direct mail, and thank you letters.
  12. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:
Associate Degree or 5 years of demonstrable work experience in database and business management.
 

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
Attention to detail

Knowledge of database management a must, Salesforce or Revolution CRM experience a plus

Familiarity with all aspects of PBS fundraising programs

Be current with best practices within Public Media Membership and Development

Knowledge of membership organization

Superior customer service skills

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Communicate effectively and timely with customers and station personnel to provide the highest level of service to our customers and colleagues.

Ability to work with interns and volunteers during normal work hours and special events.


Required Documents:

  1. A completed Central Piedmont application must be completed on-line. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  2. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process.
  3. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

 

Conditions of employment:

Salary for this position is $42,935.00 - $65,601.00 Annually. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Contract type is Administrative. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. Central Piedmont offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

How to apply:
Apply for this position here.

WTVI Development Specialist - (WTVI PBS Charlotte)

Position Closing Date:9/15/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

General Function and Job Duties:
This role will be responsible for implementing the tactics required to support the membership department in maintaining a high level of customer service, meeting fundraising goals, retaining and growing membership base and providing production, coordination and administrative support on various assignments.


Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Administer all levels of pertinent communication with members through calls, mail and email on consistent basis and handling of any primary membership issues. Assist with processing member donations and may research and resolve discrepancies.
2. Oversee all processes for member premium gifts and manage premium database to keep inventory current with website and call center. Ensures customer service standards are being met with call center.
3. Assists and maintains membership services associated with Passport, the digital platform for PBS on demand programming.
4. Database management: Accurately create, update and maintain member files and databases.
5. Researches and develops data and surveys related to cultivating new members, volunteers and social ambassadors.
6. Writes content for e-Newsletter.
7. Pledge drive: Premium set up (item inventory, premium, update web page), ordering, donation process, concert ticket assignment. Acts as pledge coordinator.
8. Records daily deposit summary and maintains confidentiality of physical checks and other payment information.
9. Creates occasional donor-centric events (3-4 per year) and mailers to increase the number of donors and major donors.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and one year of related experience.
Fundraising experience would be an additional benefit.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
Excellent creative thinking and analytical skills
Adept at problem-solving skills
Willingness and focus on helping others
Strong independent judgement
Ability to analyze data to increase revenue
High quality writing skills
Database Management
Microsoft Office Suite
Google Workspace
Strong communication skills and professional in all contact with the public; focused on providing top notch customer service

Required Documents:

  1. A completed Central Piedmont application must be completed on-line. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  2. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process.
  3. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

 

Conditions of employment:

Salary for this position is $41,600.00 - $59,490.00 Annually. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Contract type is Administrative. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. Central Piedmont offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

How to apply:
Apply for this position here.

More Information About Career Opportunities

If you would like to receive job vacancy notices for available positions at PBS Charlotte, please contact our station with the name, mailing address, email address and telephone number of your organization’s contact person. Include as much information as you can regarding the types of vacancies the job seekers you refer may be interested in.

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

Requests for accommodations in the application or selection process must be submitted to the Human Resources office and include an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 704.330.6631 if you need to request an accommodation.

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.

ABOUT Central Piedmont

Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County’s resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Central Piedmont is in close proximity to the Queen City’s robust public transportation system, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, close to 40,000 students call Central Piedmont home. With eight locations, it is one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas and serves people of all ages who seek a real-world, affordable, hands-on education that will transform their lives and strengthen the economic, social, and cultural environment of Mecklenburg County.

Notice of Nondiscrimination
As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities. Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment.