Careers at WPBS-DT

WPBS-DT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Web Developer:

WPBS-TV seeks full time Web Developer. A Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or related computer oriented field preferred. Candidate should have a strong grasp of security principles, understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards. Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational unit. Please submit letter of interest, resume, writing samples and/or creative portfolio, and salary requirements by June 5, 2015 to Christine J. Rolfe, Office Manager, WPBS-TV, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or via e-mail at crolfe@wpbstv.org . WPBS-TV is an EOE.


Special Events Manager:

WPBS-DT seeks motivated community-minded Special Events Manager to organize and manage special fundraising events, including solicitation of items. BS in Business or Marketing preferred and 3 years sales/development experience. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, computer experience and strong leadership skills. Position involves some travel and working with US/Canadian Businesses. Please send letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to Christine J. Rolfe at WPBS-DT, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, New York 13601 no later than June 5, 2015. WPBS 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 crolfe@wpbstv.org no later than Friday, June 5, 2015. WPBS-DT is an E.O.E. To see more information regarding this position please go to our website www.wpbstv.org.
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.

Qualifications:

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.

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