Job Application - WNY Public Broadcasting Association

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Learning & Engagement Associate


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 Learning & Engagement Associate!

 

What you’ll be doing:

The Learning & Engagement Associate will provide administrative support to the Learning & Engagement Department for all organization funded and station education initiatives, manage BTPM's PBS LearningMedia presence, and assistance with virtual, in-studio, and community education events (including promotion coordination). This individual will also coordinate project related materials to distribute to community organizations and schools. This position can be hybrid – a blend of remote and in-office work.

In summary, this individual will:

  • Manage station content for PBS LearningMedia including photo and video assets
  • Provide editing and proofreading support to assist in the creation of content and resources related to education projects
  • Support educational and community outreach events
  • Assist in the cultivation and development of community partnerships and initiatives
  • Handle promotional elements for department events and initiatives
  • Assist in coordinating activities of the Community Advisory Board, Educational Services Committee, and any other education advisory groups
  • Provide administrative support to the Learning & Engagement Department


What you’ll need:

  • Minimum of associate degree in English, Education, Urban Studies, Social Work, Community Development or related field or equivalent two (2) years of experience
  • Demonstrated experience in an administrative capacity; education, community outreach, and/or non-profit preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; experience with curriculum or grant writing a plus
  • Knowledge of current educational technology practices and digital education resources
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) preferred
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop or similar programs preferred


Why BTPM?

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: $16 to $19/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