Job Opportunities
Internships
Working at WVPT

Job Opportunities       

  • WVPT Public Media is seeking a Development Officer to serve as a valued and empowered member of the development staff, responsible for leading Membership Donor and Mid-Level Donor ‘step up’ initiatives to  advance giving efforts, serving as an integral part of the Membership/Leadership Donor strategy team to secure current donors, acquire new donors and advance donors and prospects for sustainable support, and leading the station’s social media
    marketing effort to advance and meet station and Development goals. Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to, strategy and implementation of Annual Giving program, evaluating and increasing the organization’s social media footprint, writing monthly e-newsletter for station constituents and assisting with Major Gifts cultivation, in concert with the Vice President of Development. One to three years of fundraising/development experience expected. Experience in social media communications and marketing strongly referred. College degree required. Salary range: $30,000 to $40,000 per year. Please submit resume, coverletter and 3 references to WVPT, 847 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Harrisonburg VA 22801 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Position open until filled, applications reviewed on rolling basis beginning August 15, 2016. EOE

  • WVPT PUBLIC MEDIA is looking for an Engineering Manager. This department head position is responsible for the overall station technical system performance and overseeing preventive maintenance and support calls. This person will oversee projects, service requests, department budget and equipment upgrades and trouble ticket reports. The Engineering Manager reviews and updates all technical documentation for the department for quality and accuracy, as well as coordinates peer training, new hires, and maintains and schedules a highly skilled technical staff supporting on air and production activities. He/She will provide situational and developmental leadership, direction and coaching of staff, volunteers, and interns and is accountable for overall performance of the department. 5+ years’ experience and SBE Certifications at the CBT, and CBNT level. FCC General Class Radio Telephone License a plus. Salary 55K-75K. Please submit resume, cover letter and 3 references to WVPT, 847 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Harrisonburg VA 22801 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Position open until filled. EOE

Internships

Web Production Intern
To prepare, publish and maintain website content through the company’s content management system. Interns may also support Interactive Producers in content research, development, production, and creating procedure documentation. WVPT.net is a dynamic interactive platform that enhances our brand and expands the SVETC presence 24/7; users depend on it for timely content and ondemand videos.

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Marketing and Communications Intern
This is an ideal position for a Marketing, Communications or Public Relations major interested in new media & television, in building his or her portfolio of writing samples, and interested in social media.

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Community Engagement Project Intern
The WVPT Community Engagement department extends the impact of public broadcasting through a variety of media services, materials and collaborative activities designed to engage individuals and foster community by addressing issues of concern. Interns provide support for our community engagement initiatives and donor events.

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Working at WVPT

Working Environment

WVPT--Virginia's Public Television, producing the best local programming on television and conducting stimulating education and community service projects, has a vibrant, creative working environment. Open communication and employee appreciation stimulates professional growth and creative expression for a satisfying work experience.

WVPT Employment Guidelines

WVPT's Benefits

  • 401K Plan for Employees
  • State-of-the Art Health Plan
  • Flex Benefits Plan
  • Competitive Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Leave Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Approved Classes

Applying for Jobs at WVPT

  • Inquiries on job openings may be made by phone to the Administrative Assistant to the General Manager
  • All current job openings are posted in various newspapers and other pertinent publications
  • In response to a job opening, forward the necessary, fully completed materials to WVPT before the stated closing date
    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • Any other requested materials stated in the job listing
  • Resumes are reviewed and interviews scheduled by the appropriate Department Head
  • All applicants are sent a letter after the position has been filled
  • Blanket job applications are held for six months

Preparing for the Interview

  • Plan appropriate business dress
  • Bring required materials: examples of previous work, proof of certifications, etc.
  • Be prepared to answer questions about work history and work habits
  • Come with your questions

Human Resources Contact
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">Donna Meyerhoeffer, Administrative Assistant to the General Manager
WVPT—Your Source for PBS and More!
847 MLK, Jr. Way
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Ph: (540) 434-5391
Fax: (540) 434-7084