Intern - On-Air & Digital Fundraising, Station Services


Arlington, VA 03-06-2023
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
On-Air & Digital Fundraising, Station Services Internship (Hybrid)

Corporate Area: Station Services

Status: Internship/Full-Time/Hybrid

Supervisor Title: Senior Director, Corporate Relations

Time Commitment: 35 hours/week, June 2023 – August 2023

Compensation: $15/hour for undergraduate students, $17/hour for graduate students

Position Overview:

The PBS Station Services team serves as liaison between PBS HQ and member stations nationwide. Station Services is charged with developing system-wide strategic initiatives around fundraising, station leadership and digital capacity; creating a central communication point for stations; fostering collaboration by connecting stations; facilitating knowledge sharing; and strengthening PBS's ability to address member station needs. The intern will gain unique understanding of PBS and the ways PBS stations fundraise through immersion in the Station Services Fundraising Strategy team through on-air and digital initiatives.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Assist with on-air and digital fundraising assets and resources related to PBS programming and content
• Assist with fundraising drive information and asset creation
• Assist with fundraising research projects
• Assist with coordination, planning, and execution of virtual trainings and webinars

Requirements for success:
• Strong writing skills
• Attention to detail
• Creative thinker
• Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word

Skills the Intern may gain:
• Increased knowledge of public media and affiliate communications
• Learn about non-profit fundraising and content strategy
• Develop base level knowledge of media & consumer research
• Develop virtual training planning & execution skills
• Effective promotional outreach and communication for a membership organization
• Professional development and networking experience

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnyzqo-44-200-168-16-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $15.00 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

Company Profile

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.