Careers at WPBS-DT

WPBS-DT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Outreach Manager:

WPBS-DT seeks a full time Outreach Manager to promote and develop educational outreach initiatives and volunteer program. Position involves working closely with educators and community organizations. Experience working with children or related field preferred. Candidate should possess excellent communication skills, phone etiquette and be able to multitask. Successful candidate must possess valid NYS enhanced drivers license or passport for weekly trips to Canada and mail processing. Some evenings and weekends required. Send resume with letter of interest and salary requirements no later than August 31, 2015 to: Christine Rolfe, WPBS-DT, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601. WPBS-DT is an EOE.

Auction Associate:

WPBS-DT is gearing up for the annual Spring Auction on WPBS-TV and seeks a seasonal, part-time Auction Associate. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Responsibilities include solicitation of items by various means, which may include e-mail, phone, fax and personal visits. Fundraising experience is a plus and a valid NYS driver’s license is required. Please send letter of interest and resume to Christine Rolfe, Office Manager, WPBS-DT, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 no later than September 11, 2015. WPBS-TV is an E.O.E.

Account Executive:

WPBS-DT is seeking a full time Account Executive for our subsidiary media production agency, Quality Production, Inc. which extends the services of Watertown's Public Broadcasting Station and its award winning producers to marketing and advertising clients of all sizes in Northern New York State. We're looking for a highly energetic individual that will be based in our fast-paced Watertown office. The successful candidate will be responsible to identify immediate and long-term prospects, create effective and concept driven proposals, close contracts to meet/ exceed goals, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Associate's degree with 2+ years of experience required. This is a full time position with a base salary plus commission structure, full benefits and retirement plan. Please submit cover letter and resume to Christine Rolfe, Office Manager, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or WPBS-DT is an E.O.E. To see more information regarding this position please go to our website
Responsibilities include:
Generate leads by media monitoring, contacting clients via telephone, face-to-face cold calling, and networking events.

  • Pitch creative marketing concepts to qualified prospects that leverage our services; HD video and commercial production, website design and hosting, branding/ identity, and promotional materials.

  • Secure contracts to meet or exceed sales goals, act as the agency's main point of contact, and facilitating communications for all client related correspondence throughout the sales process.

  • Work with sales, creative, production, technical and support departments to develop and maintain project schedules, provide project status, review client feedback and satisfy deliverables to ensure that project goals are accomplished on time and on budget and that expectations are surpassed.

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and recognize potential challenges and risk factors early in the game.


2+years of production, marketing or media sales experience.

Strong organizational skills and ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment.

Comprehensive understanding of marketing and advertising products and strategies.

A dynamic team player and strong communicator within a fast-paced environment and in multi-discipline teams.

Part-time Events Clerk

WPBS-DT seeks permanent part-time Events Clerk. Candidate should possess strong communication, computer skills, and attention to detail. Experience in Access, Microsoft Word, Excel and Photoshop preferred. Successful candidate is responsible for all data entry and warehouse function for all auctions, and assist the Sales Department with clerical duties. Some nights & weekends are required. Please send letter of interest and resume no later than September 11, 2015 to Christine J. Rolfe, Office Manager, WPBS-DT, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601. WPBS-DT is an E.O.E./p>

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