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Community Engagement Project Manager

Summary of Duties:

The Community Engagement Project Manager is responsible for supporting Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB) Education and Community Engagement initiatives by developing, managing, and administering bilingual/bi-literate, innovative education outreach efforts for children. The primary focus will be to administer NWPB’s new outreach program Explore Together/Exploremos Juntos for children ages 2-8. Utilizing a wide variety of resources including digital and multi-media, the incumbent will creatively reach, connect, and support our communities in new and effective ways. Planning and managing in-person community events will be a significant duty for the incumbent. This position will actively engage the communities we serve, primarily in the Tri-Cities area, and represent NWPB at events that are meaningful in those communities.

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Director of Content

Summary of Duties:
Northwest Public Broadcasting’s (NWPB) Director of Content is responsible for the development and production of original programming across multiple platforms, collaborating with the Directors of Audience, Development, Marketing and Digital on content strategy, and to produce content from concept to delivery.

The Director of Content will lead NWPB’s transformation from a linear television/radio station to a 365-day multiplatform content publisher serving the residents of Washington with local, regional and national content that is both relevant and enriching to their lives and interests. The Director of Content will develop a vision and strategy for content development and production, cross-platform distribution, and audience development efforts. The Director of Content will oversee the News department, video and audio content creation, and will be expected to establish, oversee and grow a Production Services arm of NWPB.

The Director of Content will also seek to expand the NWPB content production and distribution opportunities through co-productions. Externally, the Director of Content will serve as the public face for content, content related partnerships, helping to build audiences and funders; and public media system colleagues.

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Director of Development

Summary of Duties:

The Development Director 3 is responsible for supporting the Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB) fundraising goals by planning and conducting outreach designed to promote constituent understanding of NWPB activities with the aim of cultivating donors and raising money. These efforts may include, but are not limited to annual giving, major gift development of $25,000 or more, and planned gift identification and advancement. Extensive travel in Washington State, the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere is required. A Development Director 3 manages a portfolio of approximately 125-150 donors, secures 12-16 major gift pledges, opens/plans a minimum of 20 solicitations, and has an annual fundraising goal between $750,000 and $1,500,000. The Development Director 3 closes a third of major gifts on an annual basis in the range of $50,000 and $100,000. This position includes supervisory responsibility.

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WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].