FULL TIME JOB OPENINGS

POSTING  #170703

Digital News Producer-Editor

 
REPORTS TO: News Director
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
 
SUMMARY: Texas Public Radio is seeking an experienced, innovative digital producer who will oversee the news department website; help develop and execute a strategy for expanding the reach of our news content; assist with the editing and online presentation of reporter stories; and create unique online content and information. The successful candidate will have an excellent command of English grammar and language use, and be familiar with AP style guidelines.  
 
TPR is a mission-driven, award-winning, multi-media organization serving an audience of more than 200,000 across a wide expanse of the state.  
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in News Department planning for coverage.  Conceives, proposes, plans, and researches ideas for online stories and content.
Creates news content for the station website and other digital distribution.  Writes, edits, and posts original stories and information consistent with Texas Public Radio’s highest ethical standards.  Assists broadcast reporters with their online stories, adding multimedia elements which may include video, audio, graphics and photos.  
Engages the public with interactive digital content and social media. 
Applies AP style guidelines while assisting with the copy editing and revising of reporter scripts 
Assists with multi-station communication. Shares station content among public radio stations working collaboratively on projects. 
Participates appropriately in station fundraising and sponsorship activities and live events.
Fulfills administrative obligations related to assignments, including filing prompt and accurate program information/summaries, maintaining contact with and keeping the News Director informed about assignments, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent experience.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years producing and editing online news content and multimedia elements including video, audio, graphics and photos.  Proven ability to utilize social media to engage the audience.  Design capability a bonus. Experience editing and revising news copy preferred. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated sound news judgment.
A passion for the mission of public radio.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrated ability to write and edit clear, accurate, compelling news stories applying AP Style guidelines.
Technologically versatile with an eagerness to explore and experiment using new digital tools.  Experience using software to manipulate photos and images and create visual presentations desired. 
Experience using audio and video editing software and equipment a plus.
Demonstrated professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members.
Self-motivated, with a “willing spirit” and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Able to work extended hours as needed, sometimes on short notice.
Must have valid standard Class C driver’s license and transportation.
Spanish/English bilingual language skills desired. 
 
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:
Finger Dexterity: Using fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects.
Talking: Frequently conveying information, instructions, and ideas clearly and quickly.
Hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations, in person or by phone.
Repetitive Motions: Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers.
Visual: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or other materials.
Physical: Ability to travel. May have to lift papers, books, recording equipment and other items weighing up to 10 lbs. 
 
 
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Employee
 
 
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Immediate Supervisor
 
 
NOTE:  This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required.  Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and Texas Public Radio continues to maintain its status as an at-will employer.
 
 
TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, three references with contact information and salary requirementst to: hr2017@tpr.org. No phone calls please. TPR is an EOE employer. Please indicate where you saw ad when applying.
 
Texas Public Radio
Attn: Digital News Producer-Editor Search
8401 Datapoint Drive, Suite 800
San Antonio, TX 78229
 
 
 

POSTING #170717


Accounting Clerk

 
REPORTS TO: Senior Accountant
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
 
SUMMARY: Prepares and maintains accurate accounting information by data entry of accounting source documents. Responsible for maintaining various accounting spreadsheets. Provides support to Membership department during pledge drives.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Performs data entry of accounts payable documents by receiving, tracking, verifying, matching reconciling, examining documents for accuracy. Prepares & enters AP invoice batches into the accounting software system. Prints and forwards unposted AP batches to Senior Accountant for final review and posting of AP batches. Weight: 35% 
2. Performs data entry of cash receipts documents by receiving cash and checks, preparing deposit slips, making copies of checks and bank deposit slips and attaching support documentation. Prepares and enters Cash Receipts batches into accounting software system. Prints and forwards unposted CR batches to Senior Accountant for final review and posting. Weight: 25%
 
3. Performs data entry of journal voucher documents by reviewing, preparing some journal vouchers with support documentation. Enters journal voucher batches into accounting software system. Prints and forwards unposted Journal Vouchers batches to Senior Accountant for final review and posting. Weight: 15%
 
4. Maintains various accounting spreadsheets by updating various cash, credit card, capital assets, grant and other analytical worksheets.  Weight: 10%
 
5. Assists in month-end and year-end closing procedures by maintaining, reviewing, and monitoring monthly income and expenses as recorded. Prepares assigned month-end management reports and vendor/bank reconciliations for the Senior Accountant, preparing for and providing support during the annual independent audit. Weight: 10%
 
6. Assists Development Department by providing support during pledge drives and membership data entry support. Weight: 5%
 
7. Perform other duties as required.
 
EDUCATION:
Preferred an Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Must have at least five (5) years of bookkeeping experience or Associates degree in Accounting or related field or combination of both.
 
SKILLS:
Must have a thorough knowledge of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 
Must be able to understand and interpret vendor invoices, statements, and other requests for payment.
Must have reconciliation, journal entry preparation and financial reporting skills.
Must have strong verbal communication, mathematical, reasoning, and detailed-oriented skills.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and accounting software.
Must maintain professionalism, demonstrate teamwork, and be a highly motivated individual.
Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
 
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:
Finger Dexterity: Using fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects.
Talking: Frequently conveying information, instructions, and ideas clearly or quickly.
Hearing:   Able to hear average or normal conversations, in person or by phone.
Repetitive Motions:  Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers.
Visual: Average, ordinary visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or other materials.
Physical: Sedentary work; sitting most of the time. May have to lift folders, files, papers, small boxes, and other items weighing up to approximately 10 lbs.
Licenses: Must have valid standard Texas Class C driver’s license.
 
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Employee                          
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Immediate Supervisor             
 
NOTE:  This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required.  Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and Texas Public Radio continues to maintain its status as an at-will employer.
   
TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, three references with contact information and salary requirements to: hr2017@tpr.org. No phone calls please. TPR is an EOE employer. Please indicate where you saw ad when applying.
 
Texas Public Radio
Attn: Accounting Clerk Search
8401 Datapoint Drive, Suite 800
San Antonio, TX 78229
 
 
 
INTERNSHIPS
 
 
“Newsroom”
Interns will work closely with the TPR News department to research, write, and produce material for broadcast, social media and online. Students will also assist news staff with research and department projects. Successful applicants must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours weekly with our news department. Preference will be given to students with journalism experience, in the classroom or with a news organization. Please send a resume, writing samples, and two references. Tell us why you want to work with Texas Public Radio.
 
“The Source”
Interns will assist in the production of TPR’s daily call-in program, “The Source,” by researching, writing, and procuring material for online publication, and screening calls during live broadcasts. Additional duties may include preparing guests prior to broadcast through phone and/or email interviews, and gathering tape from press conferences or other public events. Interns work under the guidance of the Show Host and Show Producer. Interested applicants should send a resume, writing samples, and two references, along with a cover letter that addresses why you want to work at Texas Public Radio and what you feel are three of the key issues facing San Antonio today.  Shift time: flexible, other than live show time, which is 12pm-1pm, Monday-Thursday.
 
“Audio Production”
Interns will assist in the recording and production of live events for TPR, including speeches, panel discussions, and on-site and in-studio music recording. Skills utilized include digital recording and editing, microphone use and technique, writing and basic web editing using a CMS platform. Interns work under the guidance of the Director of Cultural and Community Engagement. Interested applicants should send a resume, two references, and a cover letter that addresses why you want to work at Texas Public Radio. Shift time: as assigned; dependent on production schedule.
 
“Classical Music Blog”
Interns will contribute content to tprclassical.org by attending live performances, listening to new recordings, interviewing local and regional classical music artists, and producing written reports and/or reviews for publication online. Candidates for this position may come from any background, but must have a strong working knowledge of classical music and its history. Musicians are encouraged to apply. Interns will work under the guidance of the Director of Cultural and Community Engagement. Interested applicants should send a resume, writing samples, two references, and a cover letter that addresses why you want to work at Texas Public Radio and your background in classical music. Shift time: flexible, dependent on performance schedules.
 
To apply for an internship opportunity, email your materials (as stated in the position above) to interns@tpr.org. Please place the Area Of Interest in the subject line.

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