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CHILDRENS SERVICES COORDINATOR

Effective Date:       April 15, 2015
Department:           Development
Classification:       Fulltime
Responsible to:    Development Director

 

The position summary describes current duties and responsibilities for which the employee will be held accountable and evaluated upon.  The bulleted items represent some, but not all, of the performance measures, which may be used in evaluating performance.  Job duties and responsibilities below may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of the organization, as other needs may arise.

Job Description
This full-time exempt and salaried position reports to the Development Director and will support the Membership Department as the lead staff member in charge of the Family Circle membership program; including meet new member goals, conceptualizing and facilitating monthly events, meeting budgeted revenue goals and seeking sponsorship funding for the program. Will be responsible for creating family engagement opportunities and developing community partnerships. Will create and manage existing ValleyPBS Children's Event, and other projects as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Build relationships with potential Family Circle members and engage current donor file through online, on-air, and in-person communications.
  • Provide excellent customer service to community partners, Family Circle Members, and the general public with phone, letter, and email responses to questions and concerns.
  • Assist with development and coordination of donor stewardship efforts.
  • Plan and coordinate Family Circle Member events each month.
  • Develop community partnerships for support of Family Circle.
  • Assist with the implementation of station events.
  • Work with PBS Kids Marketing and Communications team from PBS national to understand and support goals for PBS Kids.
  • Secure volunteers to assist with Family Circle and other station events.
  • Assist managing incoming donations and maintain accurate and complete records of member information.
  • Use discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Collaborate with the Membership team and other departments to accomplish the station’s mission.
  • Conduct daily business and represent the station with in a professional manner at all times.
  • Other projects, as assigned.

 

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • At least 5 years of successfully working in one of the following areas: Child Development, Special Events and/or Membership Services.
  • Be able to demonstrate past success in fundraising.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills a must.
  • Excellent phone skills and etiquette.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to set and meet goals, problem-solve, and follow through on multiple, simultaneous assignments.
  • Must be very detail-oriented and organized.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and comfort with learning new software and systems.
  • Ability to interface effectively and positively with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent attendance, punctuality and dependability.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must have current driver's license, clean DMV record, and pass a background check.

Application Materials: 
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
Please include:
1.    A completed ValleyPBS application form, which can be found at valleypbs.org.
2.    Resume with current references.

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Ready to Learn Program Staff
Position Description and Performance Expectations

The position summary describes current duties and responsibilities for which the employee will be held accountable and evaluated upon.  The bulleted items represent some, but not all, of the performance measures which may be used in evaluating performance.  Job duties, work-week parameters, and responsibilities below may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of the organization, as other needs may arise.

General Description:

ValleyPBS is currently recruiting trainers for their Ready to Learn parent education program. This program teaches parents how to use PBS Kids programs, children's books and hands-on projects to help their children succeed in school and life. Complete training will be provided for qualified candidates. We are currently hiring for three positions: Lead Trainers, Translator Assistants and Childcare Leaders. All positions offer flexible scheduling and great compensation along with the opportunity to truly make a difference on the lives of others.

Essential Functions

  • Qualifications for all positions:
  • Outgoing, friendly, warm and engaging personality
  • Genuine care and concern for parents and children
  • Professional appearance and mannerisms, strong record keeping and organization skills
  • Must be punctual, reliable and flexible
  • Able to work well with at-risk and diverse populations and in teams
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working with children and families in an educational setting
  • Weekday morning (must be available from 8am -- 11am) and/or afternoon/evening (2:30-7:30) availability (must be available during one of these times a minimum of 3 days per week)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Willingness to travel up to 45 minutes to training locations 
  • Must be able to pass a Livescan background check and provide proof of TB clearance
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

    For Childcare Leaders:
    Must be comfortable managing a small-medium sized group (1-30) of children of varying ages from 1-12 with a fellow leader. Experience in a preschool or daycare setting strongly preferred. Comfortable helping children adjust to a new setting and people (many may have not been to a preschool or childcare before). Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required. 

    For Translator Assistants:

    Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish and have the ability to translate verbally, in real time. This position also provides support to the lead instructor by helping to set up the room for the workshop, handing out materials, answering parent questions and maintaining workshop attendance records. Strong organization skills and an can-do, flexible personality are desirable for this important support role.

    For Lead Instructors:
    At least two years of college completed, 4 year degree preferred. Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Prior experience teaching or presenting in front of groups and the ability to make adult students feel comfortable, welcomed and encouraged are key experiences and skills. Strong organization and attention to detail, along with the ability to teach from a set curriculum while adding personal touches in the best interest of student needs make for an exceptional Lead Instructor. 


    Application:
    To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ncarrera @ valleypbs (dot) org. In your cover letter, please include the following: What about this role interests you most? Are you bilingual? What is your availability? Failure to include a cover letter or address the questions listed will result in your application not being considered. Selected candidates will be invited to interview the week of July 6th or 13th. Training to be held in late July. Work begins in August, 2015.



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Digital Services Manager

 

Effective Date:      June 17, 2015
Department:          Development
Classification:      Full time Hourly
Responsible to:    Development Director

The position summary describes current duties and responsibilities for which the employee will be held accountable and evaluated upon.  The bulleted items represent some, but not all, of the performance measures, which may be used in evaluating performance.  Job duties and responsibilities below may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of the organization, as other needs may arise.


Job Description
This full time, hourly, non-exempt position reports to the Development Director and will support the Development Department in areas of Social Media, E-newsletters, Website Monetization, Copy Writing, Web Support, Online Fundraising and other projects, as assigned.


Essential Functions

  • Manage all station social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Develop additional accounts as needed in new social networking platforms, as is appropriate.
  • Respond to inquiries and comments in real time as necessary.
  • Be able to plan, organize and implement a range of social media programs and/or events.
  • Generate regular reports on social media activity and insights.
  • Develop and maintain station blog and community events calendar.
  • Work to monetize the station’s website through online banner sales and meet established financial goals.
  • Act as point of contact for outside web marketing consultants.
  • Knowledge of app development and ability to work with developers to update and create station apps.
  • Build relationships with PBS Digital and bring new tools to the station as available.
  • Write weekly and month e-newsletters.
  • Write copy for website, as needed.
  • Work with webmaster as back up for certain functions.
  • Work with digital team to redesign and streamline all platforms.
  • Collaborate with the Membership team and other departments to accomplish the station’s mission.
  • Conduct daily business and represent the station with a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Some evening hours and weekend work may be required.
  • Other projects, as assigned.

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