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Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS Radio, Television & Online serves San Diego County with news, information, entertainment and cultural content.  The organization presents local and national content that is valued and trusted by the community.  KPBS also produces and distributes content about San Diego that is valued by local, regional, national and international audiences and is worthy of support.   The KPBS Freelance Web Producer works closely with the KPBS Morning Edition team, as well as other show producers, the digital team, reporters, news editors, and the Interactive department. The position is responsible for helping us to grow and diversify our audience by enhancing our core, public-service driven content, using audience engagement strategies. The Freelance Web Producer creates original digital content, including reporting and writing news briefs and developing broadcast content.  The Freelance Web Producer also keeps abreast of various news sites and sources throughout the day and regularly updates KPBS.org with news stories. 
Req No.
2021-12659
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
KPBS serves the greater San Diego community with informative, cultural, entertaining and educational television, radio, and web programming.  KPBS TV/FM is the public television and radio stations for San Diego.  Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS supports and furthers the university’s educational and community service mission by informing, enlightening and empowering its audience.  It does so not only by presenting national and locally produced programming of value to its San Diego audience, but also by producing programming about San Diego and its people for distribution nationwide.   The single largest source of revenue for the stations’ support is from the San Diego community in the form of annual giving from individuals. Currently, over 60,000 members provide nearly $8 million, and approximately 3,000 Producers Club members provide nearly $4 million in gross annual revenue. Individual donations are garnered through a process of moving constituents through a marketing funnel of awareness building activities, engagement opportunities, conversion to event attendees, members and volunteers as well as cultivating brand ambassadors that advocate for KPBS as a valued community institution. Growing the membership base in a significant way will require not only investments in acquiring new members but also investments in retaining and cultivating deeper relationships with existing members.   Under the direct supervision of the Database Marketing Manager and working closely with the Director of Membership and the   Producer, this position is responsible for implementing efforts by the KPBS Membership Department to retain new, existing, and rejoining members/donors, which is essential for increasing net revenue and allowing for desired growth in our member file. This will be accomplished through coordinated efforts with digital engagement and marketing efforts, implementation of operational practices, direct marketing and telemarketing activities. Activities will be designed to help achieve departmental and station strategic goals.
Req No.
2021-12581
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Licensed to the Board of Trustees of San Diego State University, KPBS serves a countywide audience with news, information, cultural, entertainment, arts, digital content, and educational television and radio programming. The station exists to inform, enlighten, and entertain San Diego viewers and listeners by presenting locally and nationally produced programming that is valued and worth maintaining.   The Media Production Specialist plays an important role in supporting content creation for KPBS. The Media Production Specialist utilizes their technical expertise in assistance of producers, hosts, reporters, and other technical personnel to make content come to life and serve our audience. Primarily responsible for technical, aesthetic, and programmatic components of KPBS Radio’s Morning Edition as well as digital content. The duties of this position require the incumbent to be capable of independent action, cooperating closely with and providing assistance to staff and performing well in stressful situations. This person will work under the supervision of the Operations Manager to meet the ever-changing needs of our multiple content operations.   This position is covered under the SAG-AFTRA collective bargaining agreement with KPBS.
Req No.
2021-12574
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Become a part of our diverse team of Human Resources professionals dedicated to hiring the very best individuals who support the research endeavors of San Diego State University.     The Sr. HRBP partners across the organization to handle HR questions, build strong relationships, and offer the applicable solutions to management and employees. Provides day-to-day recruitment support, performance management guidance, ensure the company complies with employment and labor laws, interprets HR policies, analyzes classification and compensation requests, and resolves complex employee relations issues. Working with the hiring manager, facilitates the full HR life cycle, which includes attracting and recruiting employees, their development, engagement, retention and release.    We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to the team, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more, please click here
Req No.
2021-12560
Category
Human Resources
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Human Resources
Location
US-CA-San Diego
KPBS serves the greater San Diego community with informative, cultural, entertaining and educational television, radio, and web programming. KPBS TV/FM is the public television and radio stations for San Diego. Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS supports and furthers the university s educational and community service mission by informing, enlightening and empowering its listeners. It does so not only by presenting national and locally produced programming of value to its San Diego audience, but also by producing programming about San Diego and its people for distribution nationwide. The KPBS Communications Department is responsible for the strategic coordination of information to staff, the public and press about KPBS content, employees, station outreach, events and activities. As a steward of the KPBS brand, the Social Medial Strategist helps grow our audience across social networks, connecting people with our content and engaging them in conversation. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for meeting station goals for content distribution, audience growth and fundraising while maintaining brand consistency across all social platforms. In addition to managing social media postings, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for planning an editorial calendar and for evaluating new social platforms.
Req No.
2021-12513
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
KPBS is San Diego’s public television and radio stations.  The California State University Board of Regents owns its broadcast license and San Diego State University Foundation acts as its fiscal agent.  The stations currently receive financial support from the University, the federal government and private corporations and foundations.  The Marketing, Education and New Media division is responsible for a variety of activities including on-air fundraising, membership, community relations and outreach, public information, kpbs.org, volunteers, events, graphic design, print and broadcast marketing and advertising. The single largest source of revenue for the stations’ support is raised in the MENM division through in the form of memberships. Currently, about 49,000 members provide more than $6 million in gross revenue annually, roughly one-third of KPBS’ annual operating budget.   Under the direct supervision of the On Air Fundraising Manager and Senior Producer, the Producer II will be responsible for implementing the tactics required to meet the fundraising goals of the radio and television fundraising campaigns conducted throughout the year at KPBS; testing and implementing new online revenue opportunities including on-air promotions/campaigns to increase online revenue year round; providing production, coordination and administrative support during on air television campaigns; and working collaboratively with the membership marketing staff on various tactics related to the online fundraising site.  
Req No.
2021-12445
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
SDSU generates more than $100 million per year in research grants over all disciplines. The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) has been operating for 22 years for the purpose of protecting and commercializing intellectual property developed by SDSU faculty and staff. The TTO provides expertise to all of campus for intellectual property issues while remaining focused on its goal of commercializing research-based intellectual property for public benefit.    The purpose of this position is to evaluate, manage the protection of and help to advance to commercialization innovations that result from SDSU’s research endeavor.  
Req No.
2021-12260
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Technology Transfer
Location
US-CA-San Diego