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Digital Producer

Summary of Duties:

The Digital Producer is responsible for connecting with audiences of Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB) and promoting content on nwpb.org and all social media platforms. To fulfill that mission, the Digital Producer will: source stories from media partners; work with reporters on creating engaging digital story presentations; create and edit multimedia content; engage in conversation with our audiences on social media and in person; and monitor and report story analytics and social media performance.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • 2+ years of journalism experience. Reporting or blogging experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience building audience through social networks (Twitter, Facebook and beyond).
  • Working knowledge of web production and HTML.
  • Experience using social analytics and testing to determine and maximize social ROI.
  • Solid understanding of content and how to translate that into social media success.
  • Experience producing and editing multimedia content.
  • Experience with managing social media marketing campaigns.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and environment.
  • Experience producing multimedia and/or knowledge of video and photo editing platforms. 
  • Experience with managing Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Marketing campaigns.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong team player with desire to collaborate with others. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graphic design experience.
  • Journalistic reporting and editing experience.
  • Web quantitative analytics experience.

Additional Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

Area/College:

Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Department Name:

Northwest Public Broadcasting

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:

WSU Job Link: https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/details/Digital-Producer_R-5183?q=digital%20producer

https://murrow.wsu.edu/

https://www.nwpb.org/

Monthly Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

FTE:

100%

Position Type:

Permanent

Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

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NWPB Marketing Director

Summary of Duties:

The Marketing Director develops and fulfills Northwest Public Broadcasting’s (NWPB) external marketing strategy to address brand awareness and audience engagement, while concentrating on the pre-, during and post-centennial opportunities to expand NWPB’s audience, including donors, members and partners in collaboration with the NWPB fundraising team.

The Marketing Director will work in collaboration with select members across NWPB’s teams to create a comprehensive marketing strategy that engages all staff across departments. The key responsibility will be the development and implementation of a marketing plan that will address branding, positioning, messaging and image strategies, provide strategic support for external communications and develop audience relations projects and initiatives as required. The plan may also address media relations, events and appearances. As NWPB prepares to celebrate our centennial, the Marketing Director will play a key role in specific website content development and management, social media development and management, electronic newsletters, press releases and Centennial reports to key stakeholders.

This position will help build weekly audience for on-air and online, deepen engagement with existing and new audiences, donors and key stakeholders, and provide a comprehensive marketing plan to help reach organizations objectives.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field AND three (3) years of professional level experience in marketing, promotional or related work. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of AP style, and the rules of English grammar and usage.
  • Experience with MS Office. Experience with social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, AfterEffects/Premiere, etc.).

 

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefits: View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

FTE: 100%

Position Type:  Permanent

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

To learn more or to apply, please visit WSU Jobs.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

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Multimedia News Director

Summary of Duties:

This position is responsible for directing the multimedia news operation and activities of Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB). Responsible for the daily news and public affairs content and overall news product, including: supervising full-time and part-time multimedia journalists, freelancers and student news interns, assigning and editing journalists’ stories and interviews; preparing and presenting reports, interviews, copy and program information on-air reporting; writing, creating, and distributing original news stories on multiple platforms. Responsible for ensuring the regional journalistic integrity of Northwest Public Broadcasting reporting including completeness, accuracy, fairness and balance. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining the audience appeal of all news presentations including adherence to high production values, and coaching journalists and student interns. Position duties and responsibilities will be performed in support of college vision, mission, and values as well as institutional mission and goals.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated sound news judgment.
  • Ability to work independently under deadline pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to work a varied schedule.
  • Proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with content production and promotion in multiple platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated track record of producing and delivery of national level journalistic content.
  • Experience training and developing multimedia journalists.
  • Preferred additional years of professional news management experience beyond the minimum.
  • Experience with applying digital tools to story creation and distribution, including proficiency with technical aspects of web publishing, social media, data presentations, etc.
  • Demonstrated on-air hosting experience.
  • Experience in public broadcasting.
  • Demonstrated high level of journalistic excellence, ethics and integrity.
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefits: View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

FTE: 100%

Position Type: Temporary

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

 To learn more or to apply, please visit WSU Jobs.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

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