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Copywriter/Promotions Coordinator

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is your local source for television and radio –

WNED PBS, WNED PBS KIDS, WNED Create, WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, and WBFO The Bridge!


We reach Western New York and Southern Ontario and can be streamed from your favorite device.


Engaging our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.


We’re looking for a Copywriter/Promotions Coordinator!


What you’ll be doing:

The Copywriter/Promotions Coordinator collaborates with cross-functional teams to develop, write, and implement content for print and digital marketing and communications platforms, including email newsletters. This individual is an integral part of the Marketing & Creative Services department to coordinate promotions for programs, initiatives, fundraising, and events for our organization and family of stations.

This position can be hybrid – a blend of remote and in-office work. In summary, this individual will:

  • Write and distribute promotional and press content for Buffalo Toronto Public Media local productions, events, and programming
  • Coordinate promotional tasks based on priority levels set by VP of Marketing & Creative Services, ensuring quality standards are being met; facilitate cross-departmental meetings
  • Write script for audio and video promotional spots for internal clients and marketing purposes to be used on-air and on digital platforms
  • Research and collaborate across the organization to develop localized content for member and audience communications
  • Write and edit high-quality short-, medium-, and long-form copy, incorporating SEO best practices
  • Provide copywriting and editing support for various marketing campaigns, ads, and other communications for internal customers/departments

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, English, related field or comparable experience
  • Demonstrated experience in communications field (related internship or employment experience acceptable)
  • Familiarity with marketing media such as social media, email marketing, traditional media; working knowledge of SEO a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; accuracy and attention to detail necessary
  • Innovative, creative team-player
  • Ability to problem-solve and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Nonprofit experience a plus



Because we’re awesome!  You won’t find a better group of talented, energetic people dedicated to quality content and reaching the various communities of our region.  We are proud of our culture and promote a realistic balance of both work and personal life.  Our benefits package is fantastic and we have free parking!


Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position and starting pay will be based on education, experience and interview.  Starting range: $17.50 to $21.90/hr.

  • 12 paid holidays
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Sick time (accrued)
  • Medical, Dental, Life, Vision Short- & Long-Term Disability insurance options
  • Health Savings Account (for applicable plans) with employer contribution
  • Flex Spending Account option
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Critical Illness coverage options
  • Identity Protection option
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance (based on eligibility)
  • Retirement Plan with 7.5% employer match (based on eligibility)


Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.