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Position: Executive Producer, Arts and Culture

Basic Function: The Executive Producer of Arts and Culture is responsible for the creative look, ensures editorial integrity and facilitates the expansion of arts and culture programming produced by Rhode Island PBS. This person will oversee production and manage distribution of show elements across digital platforms ensuring deadlines are met, and that the content is creative, engaging, visually compelling and journalistically solid. They will be a strong hands-on producer able to collaborate and contribute directly to productions, particularly in the launch of new programming. Job Description


Position: Director of Human Resources

Reporting to the President, the Director of Human Resources leads the Human Resources function and works collaboratively across the organization to plan, direct, and coordinate all human resources initiatives. Working closely with the President, Chief Content Officer, the Director of Finance and Administration, and Department Managers, the Director of Human Resources develops and implements HR policies, procedures, and initiatives including talent management, succession planning, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, performance, training and development. With the President and the Leadership Team, The Director will lead the strategy and activities related to establishing and maintaining a healthy organizational culture and ensure that staff receive the guidance and support needed to perform to their potential. This position will monitor the application of policies, procedures, and HR programs to ensure they are consistently administered and aligned with organizational goals, mission and culture, and are in compliance with professional standards, best practices and state and federal laws and regulatory requirements. This is a newly created position at Rhode Island PBS; the Director of Human Resources has the ability to build an HR function and help shape an engaged and supportive employee culture. Job Description


Position: Audience Engagement Manager

Basic Function: The Audience Engagement Manager is a new role and part of a new team at Rhode Island PBS. Audience Engagement will be responsible for increasing the visibility of our work and deepening the connections with our community.
The Audience Engagement Manager is a creative force and a skilled diplomat with the ability to translate strategy into efficient sustainable workflows, and creative ideas into strong multiplatform campaigns. The person in this role will work across the organization to increase engagement with our content, drive membership growth, and increase the visibility of our education services community outreach initiatives. Job Description

Internships

Internships for fall, spring and summer semesters are available for college juniors and seniors seeking experience in Social Media | Communications | Public Relations at Rhode Island PBS. This internship focuses on audience growth and engagement using social media. Internship also includes exposure to public and media relations to promote the station, its programs, and events. Interested students should request the internship description and requirements before applying by contacting Jan Boyd, Chief Content Officer.

Part-time employment for college students currently enrolled in accredited broadcast technologies programs or broadcast-related engineering programs may be available. Contact Richard F. Dunn, Director of Engineering for additional information.

Internships are also available for college students wishing to gain experience and knowledge of the day to day operation of a broadcast station. Internship would include exposure to the Programming, Traffic & Development areas of the station. Interested students should contact Mary-Catherine Armstrong, Director of Finance and Administration, for further details.

Internships for fall, spring and summer semesters are available for college students in our Education Services Department. This internship focuses on development and distribution of media-based instructional resources and services – full description of services here. The internship is intended for students currently studying for a career in teaching and/or educational media. Interested students should click here for more information.


Prospective employees should submit their resumes to:

Rhode Island PBS
50 Park Lane
Providence, RI 02907-3145

Attention: Personnel Department: Mary-Catherine Armstrong

No phone calls please.
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