Engagement Producer for But Why

Vermont Public
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Engagement Producer for But Why

Vermont Public seeks an engagement producer to join our award-winning international kids podcast, But Why. On our show, we let kids lead, and we have fun following what they want to learn about. Our tight-knit team is looking for a multimedia expert with the creative energy to keep up with kids’ boundless curiosity.

The ideal candidate will engage with our international audience of kids and adults across many digital platforms. You’ll lead our approach to social media and digital platforms and audience engagement. Our mission is to celebrate the diversity and complexity of childhood experience and we want a colleague who keeps those values front and center.

Who Should Apply? 
Applicants will be able to demonstrate expertise in creating dynamic and engaging social media content and possess the ability to interact with both child and adult audiences. Strong written and verbal skills are required; editorial or production experience in podcasting or broadcast journalism or a background in primary school education is preferred. Candidates will be expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately.

This is a full time salary-exempt position; compensation ranges from $55,000-65,000 yearly, average 40 hours per week.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Vermont Public is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by Vermont Public. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, national origin, place of birth, race, religion, crime-victim status, genetic information, disability, HIV-positive status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran/military service status, health coverage status, and any other protected characteristics recognized, and as defined by, applicable law. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.
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