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Kansas City PBS is currently seeking applicants for the following positions: 

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Multimedia Producer/Editor/Director

 

If your organization would like to be notified of future job vacancies at Kansas City PBS, please contact us at humanresources@kansascitypbs.org.

Marketing Coordinator

Kansas City PBS is hiring a Marketing Coordinator.  Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Engagement, the Marketing Coordinator supports promotional efforts at Kansas City PBS, across station platforms and brands – Kansas City PBS, Flatland and 90.9 The Bridge—with a specific focus in engagement, outreach and campaign coordination. This administrative role works cross-departmentally to gather key assets to coordinate and implement promotional strategies around station initiatives including local and national broadcast programming, digital news content, social media, engagement events and strategic partnerships.

SALARY RANGE: $35,000-$40,000

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate assets for the monthly issue of the station program guide, ensuring stakeholders adhere to deadlines and each issue is printed/mailed on time.
  • Assist Manager, Communications & Engagement, with build-out, formatting and publishing of email marketing newsletters.
  • Coordinate delivery of links to Google AdWords contractor ensuring timely delivery for promotions and ensuring optimization of Google AdWords grant.
  • Coordinate and place website house ads (managed in Google), based on prescribed timelines, for promotion of initiatives.
  • Work with Manager, Communications & Engagement to fulfill strategies for media outreach, distribute external communications, update media lists and field media requests.
  • Continue upkeep of promotional calendar and campaign timelines keeping stakeholders apprised of deadlines and ensuring successful promotional efforts.
  • Gather and report on promotional campaign metrics for engagement & promotional efforts and calculate ROI to inform future strategic decision-making.
  • Assist with event logistics including posting of approved event information, collection of registration data, tracking of event responses and distributing post-event surveys.
  • Coordinate campaign materials for distribution to social team, web team, outside advertisers etc… (assets, links, copy)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director, Marketing & Engagement.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in challenging situations.
  • Occasional work outside regular business hours.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with both internal and external audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to take direction and work collaboratively with various personalities.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

  • College degree preferred in business, office management, or a related field. Equivalent professional experience will be considered.
  • Working knowledge of word processing software (Google Docs or Microsoft Word) and spreadsheet/data software (Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel).
  • Working knowledge of Trello or other project management tools.
  • Working knowledge of email marketing tools (MailChimp, Constant Contact, Iterable, etc.).

 

If interested in this exciting opportunity, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@kansascitypbs.org.  Please include in your cover letter how you learned about this position.  

KCPBS is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Multimedia Producer/Editor/Director

Kansas City PBS is seeking a Multimedia Producer/Editor/Director.  This position is a producer and non-linear online editor of multimedia content and live broadcast and live-to-tape director for studio and location video production.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Producer/project coordinator for discussion show, special features and live event productions.
  • Director of multi-camera live broadcast and live-to-tape studio and location video productions.
  • Edit television programs, presentations, commercials, promos, etc. to meet the requirements of Kansas City PBS producers and external.
  • Create, select or oversee the production of titles, special effects, graphics, music and other production elements.
  • Monitor and communicate equipment maintenance needs to production and engineering management staff.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required to work under minimal supervision and direction.
  • Must be available to work outside normal business hours.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):

  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Radio/TV, or Journalism.
  • 3 years experience in computer editing, digital video effects and electronic graphics production on SGI, PC and MAC platforms and software.
  • 3 years experience staging, lighting and directing multi-camera video productions.

 

If interested in this exciting opportunity, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@kansascitypbs.org. Please include in your cover letter how you learned about this position.  

KCPBS is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.