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Careers at PBS North Carolina

We’re storytellers, educators and innovators who believe in the power of public media to inform, entertain and inspire every community across North Carolina. From our headquarters in Research Triangle Park, we serve the third largest public media market in the country with engaging programs, award-winning resources for kids and families, innovative digital series and content plus the best of PBS offerings.

Open Positions

FINANCE

Accounting Technician

The Accounting Technician oversees the application of daily cash received for PBSNC. This position manages the required daily analysis, administration, and processing for the station's revenues (deposits) including multiple funding sources, applications and systems, procedures/policies, and reporting requirements. 

FINANCE

Chief Financial Officer

As a member of PBS North Carolina’s Senior Executive Team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the PBS NC Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial operations of PBS NC, including the effective allocation of resources in pursuit of the organization’s mission, goals and objectives.

GROWTH

Chief Development Officer

As a member of PBS North Carolina’s Senior Executive Team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the PBS NC Chief Development Officer (CDO) establishes the strategic direction and leads the tactical implementation of all fundraising activities for PBS NC. 

TECHNOLOGY

Broadcast IT Specialist

The Broadcast IT Specialist will provide technical guidance, administration, and support across a broad spectrum of information technology systems related to the broadcast television infrastructure. 

The Hiring Process

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1. Search

Browse our open positions to find a job that fits your experience.

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2. Apply

Apply through our careers site, and a recruiter will reach out.

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3. Interview

Interviews take place either virtually or in person.

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4. Onboarding

Become part of our PBS North Carolina community!

Working at PBS North Carolina

Who We Are

We are the best of PBS with a local accent. More than just a television network, we are virtual classroom, a news and entertainment hub, an emergency communication center and so much more.

Our twelve stations provide all 100 counties in the state with four unique broadcast channels: PBS NC, North Carolina Channel, Rootle (our 24/7 PBS KIDS channel) and the Explorer Channel.

One million viewers watch our broadcast offerings every week, and more than 165,000 people take part in our events every year.

Our Values

At PBS North Carolina, we start with trust and move forward creatively and collaboratively with purpose, imagination and open minds. 

Both behind the scenes and in front, our team nurtures an environment of creativity, collaboration and purpose.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

PBS North Carolina is committed to promoting equity and mitigating bias on a systemic level. We do this by designing and creating content that is reflective of and accessible to our diverse communities and by developing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) initiatives and resources with and for our employees.

"You always make each day a special day. There's only one person in the whole world that's like you, and that's you."

 –Fred Rogers

Benefits

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Medical Benefits

Medical, dental & vision coverage
Paid parental leave

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Vacation Time

Minimum 14 days of vacation leave

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Sick Time

Minimum 12 days of sick leave

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Community Service Leave

24 hours of volunteer time

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Paid Holidays

12 paid holidays each year

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Employee Resource Groups

Support & community organizations

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Education

Educational assistance program & access to UNC System courses

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Retirement

Multiple plans with generous employer contributions 

PBS North Carolina participates in the E-Verify Program and requires pre-employment background checks on all finalists for positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PBS North Carolina, 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 PBS North Carolina’s Human Resources department at 919-549-7082.

In accordance with the Federal Communications Commission’s 2003 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules, PBS North Carolina’s rule compliance includes placing an annual EEO public file report in our public file, located at PBS North Carolina headquarters (10 UNC-TV Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC) and here on our website. Recruitment and interview information for job vacancies during the period of August 1, 2020, through July 31, 2021, as well as PBS North Carolina EEO outreach efforts, are provided here: FCC EEO Public File Report.

More About PBS North Carolina

Who We Are

As your statewide public media network, we harness the energy of the UNC System to spark lifelong curiosity.