Job Opportunities

Chief Operating Officer & Vice President Administration

Alaska Public Media (AKPM), based in Anchorage, invites candidates for the position of Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Administration. AKPM seeks a mission driven individual who will partner with the President and CEO on administrative coordination for all divisions of AKPM while providing direct supervisory responsibility for HR and business services. This person will join an experienced, collegial, and supportive executive team.

The COO position will direct, coordinate, and administer a variety of operational activities for AKPM; assure morale and successful performance of direct reports; and ensure integration between the organization’s strategic plan and operations.

This is an opportunity to join a thriving public media institution in a new position designed to enhance administrative management, increase organizational capacity, and grow mission ROI. AKPM is the source of PBS television, NPR radio, and stewards the statewide AKPM News network.

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or the equivalent, plus strong operational and strategic planning experience, team leadership, project management and human resource skills are required. Substantial broadcast and media experience is desired.

The position is open until filled, but the initial review of applications will begin no later than August 26, 2022. To apply please send a cover letter and resume that includes three professional references to Apply@NETAConsulting.org.

AKPM is assisted in this search by NETA Consulting.  For additional information, please contact Skip Hinton – skip@NETAConsulting.org or Tom Rieland  – tom@NETAConsulting.org.

Alaska Public Media is an equal opportunity employer.

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Program Producer

Alaska Public Media is looking for a Program Producer to join our fast-paced newsroom. The Program Producer provides production assistance to the on-air radio and television teams, booking guests, editing interviews and producing content. The Program Producer researches and develops current event pitches and suggests guest lists for the weekly statewide radio programs, Talk of Alaska and Line One: Your Health Connection, as well as the weekly television program Alaska Insight.  

The Program Producer also assists with logistics and booking for occasional community discussions, as well as candidate forums and debates during election years.

The Program Producer has excellent news judgment, writes and posts content to the website and social media during live programs and breaking news events, assists on-air hosts with forward promotion, and edits content for inclusion in Alaska News Nightly and/or Alaska Morning News.

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FM Technical Operator

The FM Technical Operator is responsible for generating audio and digital content for Alaska Public Media that serves the Alaska community, builds audience, and encourages audience engagement while enhancing AKPM revenue initiatives. The FM Technical Operator is integral to local origination content development, radio operational stability, and Alaska Public Media’s Emergency Response Team.
The salary range is $44-47K.

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Administrative Assistant

The key role of this position is to handle the front desk at Alaska Public Media (AKPM). This includes but is not limited to: greeting members, visitors, radio and TV show guests; handling mail in and out; ordering office supplies; and handling calls coming into the main phone line.

This position:

  •  supports the Membership Development Team with assigned duties, such as helping members make donations, handling simple account changes, making updates to the membership database, opening customer payments/remittances and assisting with internal processes.
  •  supports the Business Manager with monthly customer invoicing which includes printing, sorting, mailing and emailing customer invoices and statements.
  •  supports all departments within Alaska Public Media as needed.

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Account Executive

If you love independent journalism and are looking for the opportunity to bring your B2B selling tools to the media outlet you rely on every day, we would love to talk to you.  We are a team of creative thinkers and doers who collaborate and share ideas- we care deeply about how we work together and rely on employee-inspired values to shape our working community. You’ll be proud to work in an environment where everyone feels their voice is heard and they belong.
 
Based in the Anchorage area, you’ll spend your day engaging with and managing existing accounts while you propose and sell sponsorship schedules, programs and digital opportunities to build and maintain relationships and serve as a media consultant to your clients in support of Alaska Public Media.

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