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Web Designer / Digital Strategist (WTVI-PBS Charlotte)

Position Closing Date: Open

General Function and Job Duties:
This position is responsible for designing and managing the station’s website, creating quality graphics prints and broadcast packages/promos while utilizing graphics software.  A strong background in digital analytics and strategy is also required.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for using web management content skills to design and manage WTVI’s website and other media platforms.
2. Work closely with content, marketing, underwriting and education/outreach departments to ensure activities are appropriately reflected on the WTVI website and other media platforms.
3. Responsible to create and implement social media engagement across all platforms.
4. Assists with systematic archiving of information.
5. Responsible for creating graphics for WTVI’s direct mail and print ads.
6. Effectively compile digital data to strategically improve traffic to media platforms.
7. Other duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s  Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Graphic Design, Art or related field and 2-4 years of experience; must have an understanding of HTML, CSS, Java Script and basic web coding required. Thorough understanding of Search Engine Optimization and analyzing web traffic (page views, time on site, and bounce rate). Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.  Strong conceptual, creative skills and ability to communicate ideas effectively; ability to independently manage all aspects of print and production with awareness of multi-media application and integration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

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


How to apply:
Please apply at the Central Piedmont Community College Career Site

Executive Producer (WTVI-PBS Charlotte)

Position Closing Date: Open

General Function and Job Duties:
Currently the executive producer is responsible for all editorial process and content. This person will also be able to execute the responsibilities of writing and producing all forms of content including, but not limited to interstitials, packages and documentaries. This person will be a specialist in content which WTVI does
not currently have in our organization.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Researches best practices and possible video content and distribution sources.
2. Creates video content.
3. Writes, reports and produces local segments and programs.
4. Coordinates freelancers, videographers, and editors for shoots.
5. Creates policies and procedures for journalistic content and best practices.
6. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Journalism or related field or at least 10 years
of work experience in television producing.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

• Excellent Communication Skills with solid news judgment
• Excellent writing and producing skills
• Exemplifies high quality news judgement
• Ability to think and respond quickly
• Ability to multi-task and work in collaborative and creative environment
• Dedicated to teamwork
 


How to apply:
Please apply at the Central Piedmont Community College Career Site

PT Membership Support Specialist (WTVI - PBS Charlotte)

Position Closing Date: Open

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. Effectively monitors member data for accuracy and may 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. Assists digital department on e-Newsletter information to share with members, assist with event details and facilitate all relevant communication with the college.

7. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and up to two years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

Strong communications skills and professional in all contacts with the public

Works well independently and with a team

Computer and office skills, including basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
 


How to apply:
Please apply at the Central Piedmont Community College Career Site

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 TV a program to localcontent@wtvi.org and add Freelance Reporter in the subject line.

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.