Job Openings at VT Public Co.

Vermont Public Co. currently has the following job openings: Traffic Specialist, News Producer, Corporate Support Associate, Graphic Designer. Read on for details…


Traffic Specialist

Would you like to be part of the VPR/Vermont PBS behind-the-scenes technical team that keeps radio broadcasting 24-7? Do you like troubleshooting, solving problems and working with like-minded and equally skilled people? Are you detail-oriented and familiar with scheduling and quality control? Join our Operations Team and keep the foundations of all our services strong.

Read the full job description at VPR.org/careers.

A Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting or liberal arts preferred. Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in public or commercial broadcasting, communications, or related fields. Experience in radio traffic, operations, or programming is desirable.

This position is part of the Bargaining Unit (Union) at the compensation rate of $24 or more per hour based on experience. The schedule is 40 hours per week and may include occasional weekend shifts.

VPR/Vermont PBS is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by VPR/Vermont PBS. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.


News Producer

VPR seeks a creative, enterprising, and thoughtful journalist to produce our successful local news shows. We’re looking for someone excited about new ways to engage our audience on-air, digitally, and through live events.

A producer should have a passion for conversations that deepen Vermonters’ understanding of their communities and hold people and organizations accountable.  A producer must also bring a collaborative spirit and be equally adept at breaking news and creating sound-rich field segments.

You must love the medium of public radio and talk shows, but you don’t need direct broadcast experience.  We’re looking for at least two years of journalism experience.

Find the full job description and application process at vpr.org/careers.

We offer compensation of $55-65,000 per year, 5+ weeks of paid time off, paid FMLA, life insurance, 401K, health, dental, and vision plans.

VPR/Vermont PBS is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by VPR/Vermont PBS. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.


Corporate Support Associate

VPR-Vermont PBS is expanding its Corporate Support team.

If you have a passion for public media and helping Vermont businesses grow, consider becoming the new VPR-Vermont PBS Corporate Support Associate.

You’ll work with businesses and organizations to connect them to the public media audience through broadcast underwriting on VPR, VPR Classical, and Vermont PBS, as well as through sponsorship of podcasts, our web and mobile sites, and special programs and events.

You’ll exercise your creativity, strategic thinking, and strong communication skills daily as you present opportunities for businesses and organizations to market their products and services, and to be recognized as supporters of public media, to our audience. Your account management prowess means you’ll be on top of renewals and copy deadlines.

We expect you to have at least 3 years of experience in marketing, development, or media buying or sales.  Of course, you’ll present yourself professionally in person, in writing, and on the phone.

You’re excited to work with dedicated and curious people, who take what they do very seriously but appreciate a good sense of humor.

Read the full job description and find the application process at VPR.org/Careers.

While our offices are located at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester, we are open to considering candidates who are based outside Chittenden County and offering a flexible office schedule.

The annual compensation range is low to mid $50,000/year. The benefit offerings include medical insurance, dental & vision plans, paid holidays, paid FMLA, 5+ weeks of paid time off, and 401(k) contribution.

VPR/Vermont PBS is a proud equal opportunity employer.

We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by VPR/Vermont PBS. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.


Graphic Designer

VPR & Vermont PBS seeks a Graphic Designer to be the in-house expert when it comes to composition, typography, color, and brand execution. Projects include, but are not limited to promotions and ads, fundraising materials, social media assets, digital content, on-air brand elements, printed collateral, and branded material creation. A strong candidate will have a critical eye, be self-motivated and work collaboratively as a member of a larger team.

College degree preferred. Minimum of three years of experience creating graphics. Technical competency in operating both Mac and PC computers is a must. A thorough understanding of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software including After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is required. A basic understanding of non-linear editing, video codecs, and media management software is necessary.

Compensation: $24+ per hour (40 hours/week), depending on experience.

Read the full job description here.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and link to portfolio to careers@vpr.org.

VPR/Vermont PBS is a proud equal opportunity employer.

We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by VPR/Vermont PBS. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.