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Director of Events

New Hampshire Public Broadcasting

New Hampshire PBS inspires one million Granite Staters each month with engaging and trusted local and national programs on-air, online, via mobile, in classrooms and in communities. Founded in 1959 as the New Hampshire Network, the station has evolved its identity and services over the years. From the New Hampshire Network to Channel 11 to New Hampshire Public Television, and as of October 1, 2017, New Hampshire PBS. The station’s new identity more strongly reflects its affinity with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and its evolution as a multi-media public service provider.

NHPBS is a 501(c)3 multi-media, educational non-profit organization governed by a local Board of Directors. As the only statewide, locally owned and operated PBS member station, five transmitters carry the station’s signal to 98% of the Granite State, (and beyond). Over 200,000 students annually benefit from NHPBS' free, curriculum-aligned, educational services, while hundreds of thousands of online visitors access information and interactive content. NHPBS engages audiences via community screenings and events that spark meaningful dialogue and community connection throughout the Granite State. The station receives no state funding and is supported by nearly 22,000 members.

 


Position Overview

The Director of Events primary responsibility is to raise revenue and visibility for the station by creating, planning and executing  a variety of fundraising and station events including but not limited to NHPBS signature events, membership events, raffles, and trips and to continually develop ongoing fundraising strategies. This position works with all departments to create a strong foundation of annual events that are a focused-on revenue producing and as well as creating an awareness of NHPBS and its mission throughout the Granite State.

 

Essential Functions of the Position Include:

  • Ability to plan and implement a variety of new and existing station events that reach and engage the viewership of NHPBS throughout the entire Granite State
  • Executing events that increases the revenue base for the organization
  • Foster partnerships with various local and statewide organizations and venues to host NHPBS related events to create strong community connections
  • Create and manage a robust development/fundraising budget
  • Work with Underwriting Department for event sponsorships
  • Work with Communications Department to create annual marketing plans for events and station fundraising activities
  • Manage volunteer program; create a deep volunteer ambassador program, to assist at various events
  • Work with all departments to create new and innovative events both virtual and in person 
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements:

Required skills and abilities for the position include:

  • Successful fundraising and event promotion track record
  • Event planning and management experience
  • Excellent organizational, written and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Public speaking, data management and analysis skills
  • Availability for weekend and evening event work
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience considered
  • Passion for NHPBS
How to Apply:

Qualified applicants who wish to apply may submit a resume and cover letter to:  Director of Events Position, New Hampshire Public Broadcasting, 268 Mast Road, Durham, NH  03824 OR via email to jobs@nhpbs.org please use Director of Events in subject line.

It is the policy of New Hampshire Public Broadcasting to provide equal employment opportunity to everyone.  NHPB does not discriminate in recruitment, selection and employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran's status or marital status. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly urged to apply.

Job Location:

Durham

Date Added: October 12, 2021

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