Working at UNC-TV

UNC-TV, an equal opportunity employer, offers a diverse and creative work environment in a park-like setting centrally located in Research Triangle Park, NC. Current positions are posted below, with links to full descriptions, including requirements and expectations. Complete and submit employment applications through our online recruitment system. ​​​​​​With our secure, user-friendly system, you can view all current job postings, complete the employment application, attach job-related documents, electronically submit all information for review and check the status of your application within the recruitment process.

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Current Employment Opportunities

Permanent Positions:

Creative Director

UNC-TV, Public Media North Carolina, is actively seeking a Creative Director. The Creative Director is responsible for establishing the aesthetic standards of UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina, its brands, programs, marketing and engagement initiatives. The ideal candidate for this role will have a world-class visual portfolio, proven managerial skills, experience in developing elevated design systems, and a strong creative vision.

The Creative Director will provide guidance and leadership to a creative services team in producing brand assets of utmost creative excellence across all media platforms including print, digital, social, on-air and experiential. This role will lead the creative development process from setting clear goals, managing capacity of designers and assigning projects accordingly, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget, and inspiring the team to produce dynamic content that connects with our diverse audience.

This role will spearhead the development of brand standards and the consistent application of the brand system across divisions and projects. As the principal owner of UNC-TV’s brand, the Creative Director should remain informed on brand and market trends, consumer need, and the competitive landscape. This role will work closely with departments across the organization and with external clients to understand business objectives and execute a creative strategy that meets those needs. The Director will have exceptional communication, presentation, problem-solving and project-management skills.

Success in this role requires close collaboration with content creators, copyeditors, graphic designers, and campaign managers to deliver engaging and effective campaigns.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree and at least 8-10 years’ experience creating marketing/advertising campaigns from developing vision and the message platform to overseeing production on time and on budget in a related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience; and at least 5 years' of proven and effective people management experience with a brand or product marketing design team. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

For priority consideration, please apply by December 12, 2019.

Website Manager

UNC-TV, Public Media North Carolina, invites applications for a Website Manager who is responsible for managing UNC-TV’s website platform including the development and execution of web strategy designed to communicate the brand, promote shows and other station priorities and engage audiences through relevant and targeted messaging while driving fundraising revenue for the organization. The Website Manager will lead the production, maintenance and reporting for UNC-TV’s web presence including, but not limited to, and microsites, content curation and editing and site optimization.

As the principal overseer of the UNC-TV web presence, this role leads the development of design layout and/or build of all web pages, content development across sites, ongoing maintenance and optimization, troubleshooting website errors, and analyzing site performance to identify underperforming web pages and content and making recommendations for improvement. The Website Manager will be the liaison with internal and external stakeholders responsible for reviewing and prioritizing requests for digital media creation including new webpage development and managing display ads across the platform. This requires strong project management and communications skills in order to manage and execute the web and digital presence of their content and priorities.

This role works cross-functionally across the organization to understand business requirements and translate them into solutions to meet those needs. In an effort to stay up-to-date with functionality and capabilities of web platforms, this role will also act as the liaison with PBS digital team, CMS vendor, LearningMedia and other products to continually optimize the UNC-TV website.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of relevant experience; or a master’s degree with at least one year of relevant experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Temporary Positions:

There are no temporary positions available at this time.

Internship Program

UNC-TV has a robust internship program offering fall, spring, or summer unpaid/for credit learning opportunities for currently enrolled students interested in public media. Areas of interest include marketing and communications, business administration, fundraising, social media, production, post production, editing and much more.

Watch this intern-produced video to see what some of our past interns are saying!

Interns: Shamus Sass, UNCSA; Katie Baleno, NCSU and; Marguerite Seaton - University of Missouri.

Spring 2020 Internship:

Archival Content Intern

UNC-TV/Public Media North Carolina is seeking Archival Content Interns to inventory and annotate UNC-TV Public Media’s historic archival moving image collection – including documentary, interview, travel, and performing arts media from over 60 years of Public Media programming.

Duties consist primarily of simple editing of A/V materials through the Dalet MAM (Media Asset Management System), entering full searchable metadata including content description, and monitoring audio and video to ensure the highest quality control.

Additionally, UNC-TV Public Media Archival Content Interns will be given the opportunity to sit in on live studio productions as part of the learning process.

Learn about North Carolina in all its facets while performing an important and valuable role at UNC-TV Public Media!

My Internship Experience

UNC-TV participates in the E-Verify Program and requires pre-employment background checks on all finalists for positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UNC-TV, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to us. Organizational representatives may receive our job vacancy information by contacting UNC-TV's Human Resources department at 919-549-7082.

In accordance with the Federal Communications Commission's 2003 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules, UNC-TV's rule compliance includes placing an annual EEO public file report in our public file, located at UNC-TV headquarter (10 UNC-TV Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC) and on our website. Recruitment and interview information for job vacancies during the period of August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019, as well as UNC-TV EEO outreach efforts, are provided here: FCC EEO Public File Report.