Full Time Job

Program Associate

PBS

Arlington, VA 07-30-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Program Associate

Team: Content Services

Status Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt

JOB OBJECTIVE:

The Program Associate supports the PBS National Program Service and Syndicated Services (PBS Plus and Fundraising) by screening and evaluating programs prior to their airing to ensure adherence to PBS underwriting and packaging guidelines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Screen programs, and create and distribute reports that include program timings and content information.

• Assess and note sensitive content, and recommend revisions to the program rating if necessary.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• 1 to 2 years' experience in any of the following areas: administration or production in the media industry; television broadcasting and/or film production; or journalism or related writing. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:
• Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

• Familiarity with PBS operations and procedures is desirable.

SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Strong attention to detail

• Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

• Excellent organizational skills

• Good program judgment

• Excellent writing skills

• General knowledge of public broadcasting community

• Excellent communication skills

• Background or interest in television programming

• Ability to quickly learn database applications

• Training in television production and post-production operations preferred

• Thorough knowledge of PBS underwriting and packaging guidelines preferred

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of People of Color, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

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