Job Openings at VT Public Co.

Vermont Public Co. currently has the following job openings: SVP of Audience and Community, Director of Digital Media, Media Specialist-Master Control, News Producer and Graphic Designer. Read on for details…


Sr. Vice President of Audience & Community

Vermont Public Radio/Vermont PBS seeks a marketing and communications leader who can connect audiences with stories that bring people together. Our SVP of Audience & Community will help us understand
new and existing audiences, so we can better serve them. This leader will know how to use the tools of audience research, marketing, communications, and programming to create unique user experiences that draw in audiences and keep them engaged.
The SVP of Audience & Community has a dynamic role on the Leadership Team, giving our content creators the knowledge and tools to better serve audiences, and connecting those audiences to ways to support us.
Experience with and ability to build relationships with many diverse audiences is key to success
in this position.
Read the full job description at VPR.org/careers.
We offer 5+ weeks of paid time off, paid FMLA, life insurance, 401K, health, dental, and vision
plans. The compensation range is $114,400-$149,000 based on experience.
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.


Director of Digital Media 

Vermont PBS + VPR is seeking a Director of Digital Media to join our team and develop a forward-thinking On Demand programming strategy. Reporting to the Sr VP of Audience + Community, this position will oversee digital efforts across the organization, setting a vision for how to reach our new and existing audiences in new and emerging platforms. This position will work within the Audience and Community team as well as cross-departmentally to distribute content with a specific focus on existing and emerging digital media. This position also works closely with IT to pursue the continuous enhancement of technical infrastructure to meet the evolving needs of the organization, identify areas of opportunity, and plan for the future of on-demand experiences.

You will be successful in this role if you can take your digital experience and expand your skills with a mindset that things can always be optimized, carry the curiosity to try new tactics, and are motivated by delivering tangible results.

Read the full job description at vpr.org/careers or vermontpbs.org/careers

We believe a strong organization includes employees from a range of backgrounds, with different skills, experience, and passions. If you do not meet every position qualification but have some of these skills and feel you could be the right candidate for the job, we would like to hear from you. Please apply and tell us more about yourself.

We offer compensation of $90-100,000 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. 


Media Specialist-Master Control 

Vermont PBS is seeking a Media Specialist to be a part of the master control team that brings our educational, news, and entertainment programs to our viewers. You will be responsible for on-air program execution. We are looking for someone comfortable with technology, willing to learn new things, and eager to work with the teams who create broadcast VT PBS. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging.

Experience of at least one year in television, radio, database management, or production company required. Should be familiar with digital video formats, broadcast asset workflow, satellite downlinks, closed captioning, and digital (web and other media) distribution. Must possess technical competency in operating computers and communicating with others on-site and remotely.

Read the full job description at VermontPBS.org/careers

This position is part of the Bargaining Unit (Union) at the compensation rate of $20.00 per hour, 40 hours per week; schedule includes evening and 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.


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.