Job Openings at VT Public

Vermont Public currently has the following job openings: Director of Radio Programming, Digital Editor, Director of Membership, Programming Producer and Afternoon News Producer. Read on for details…


Director of Radio Programming

Vermont Public is in search of a thoughtful and listener-focused Director of Radio Programming to join our team in Colchester, VT.

Who Should Apply?
We’re looking for someone who will champion the listener experience – from the sound of promotions, music and interstitials, hosting, and on-air shifts, to our national program schedule. The ideal candidate will bring a keen ear, leadership skills, an understanding of what makes great radio, and a collaborative mindset to their work. This is a supervisory position that requires at least 3 years in broadcasting or other related fields.
Candidates will be expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately.

Details:
This is a full-time salary-exempt non-union position; compensation ranges from $60,000-$75,000 yearly average of 40 hours per week.

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Digital Editor

Vermont Public has an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning news operation with a large loyal listening and viewing audience. We’re now seeking to extend our reach by creating more digital content with the role of Digital Editor. The Digital Editor will help move our organization in the direction of deeper, more meaningful interactions with our audience across digital platforms. This role will also help us build our newsroom content strategy from the ground up.

Who Should Apply?
We are looking for candidates who are excited about presenting original and repackaged journalism in the digital space, whether that is TikTok, Instagram Reels, Twitter or on Vermont Public’s website. Must be driven to broaden and diversify who journalism is made by, for and about by asking who the audience is and what they need.

Five years of journalism experience and strong news judgment required. Knowledge of journalistic principles, ethics and standards is essential. No degree requirement.

Candidates will be expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately.

How to Apply?
Applicants must fill out the Vermont Public Job Application form on vermontpublic.org/careers. Please include a cover letter and resume.

Details:
This is a Regular Full-Time Salary Exempt position. Compensation ranges from $60,000-$80,000 yearly average 40 hours per week.

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Director of Membership

The Director of Membership develops fundraising strategies and manages activities of a comprehensive membership program for one of the largest public media organizations in New England. The Director leads and supports the team in achieving revenue goals and strategic initiatives while providing a high level of service to our members. Contributes to the general management of Vermont Public as a member of the management team.

Who Should Apply? 
Candidates will ideally possess a Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and at least 5 years of relevant experience in development, customer service or related field(s). Supervisory or managerial experience is required. Experience in public media or nonprofit membership programs preferred.
Desired skills include:
• Effective team leadership and management: recruiting, training, supervision and recognition
• Ability to develop effective fundraising strategies that channel audience inspiration into financial support and result in strengthened donor engagement.
• Demonstrated success in developing and achieving measurable goals and process improvement, both individually and in a team leadership role.
• Excellent communication skills in writing, conversation, and presentations.
• Strong aptitude for projecting and budgeting financials, analyzing data, and taking data-informed risks.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Candidates will be expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately.

Details:
This is a full-time salary-exempt position; compensation ranges from $68,302- $92,300 yearly, average 40 hours per week.

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Vermont Public 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 Vermont Public. 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.


Programming Producer

Vermont Public is in search of a producer to join the programming team and assist in delivering our award-winning news, information, and music to broadcast and digital audiences. The Programming Producer has the skills and flexibility to prepare a variety of live and pre-recorded content modules for Vermont Public. The producer writes and produces compelling promotional content across all platforms, including broadcast, web, and social media. The producer also prepares special programs for air. They assist in the planning and execution of selected responsibilities in connection with membership drives.

Who Should Apply? 
We’re looking for someone who loves collaborating across teams, who prioritizes our audience’s needs and interests, and who is flexible enough to help support in a variety of on-air roles. The ideal candidate should have some experience in audio, a sharp ear, and bring a collaborative mindset to their work. At least 3 years of relevant experience in broadcasting or related fields and strong organizational, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills are required. Candidates will be expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately.

Details: 
This is a full-time salary-exempt position; compensation ranges from $58,000-60,000 yearly, average 40 hours per week.

Read the full job description here | Apply now

Vermont Public 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 Vermont Public. 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.


Afternoon News Producer

This position is responsible for producing newscasts and interviews for broadcast on All Things Considered and our daily news podcast and daily newsletter The Frequency.

The producer will join a team of fellow producers, reporters, and editors who are dedicated to exploring the whole Vermont story. The producer will work with editors and the hosts of All Things Considered and The Frequency to develop afternoon coverage plans for broadcast and digital platforms, ensuring our audiences are getting timely and relevant news each day. The person will pitch ideas for who we should be interviewing, then help script those interview segments and get them ready for the radio waves and our digital platforms. The producer will also keep tabs on breaking news, help script the daily news podcast, and go out into the field to help report the news.

Who Should Apply?

Someone with at least two years of journalism experience who can produce content that adheres to journalistic standards and ethics. Experience with public radio, podcasting, audio editing, and working in a daily news environment are desired.

Details:

This is a salary exempt position; compensation ranges from $48,840-$66,000 yearly, average 40 hours per week.

Read the full job description here | Apply now

Vermont Public 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 Vermont Public. 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.