Careers & Internships At VPR
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CORPORATE SUPPORT ASSOCIATE
If you have a passion for VPR and helping Vermont businesses grow, consider becoming our new Corporate Support Associate. You’ll work with businesses and organizations that use VPR to reach the desirable public radio audience through traditional underwriting on VPR and VPR Classical, as well as through sponsorship of podcasts, our web and mobile sites, and special programs and events.
You’ll exercise your creativity, strategic thinking, and strong communication skills daily as you present opportunities to prospective underwriters. Your account management prowess means you’ll be on top of renewals and copy deadlines.
We expect you to have at least 3 years of experience in marketing; development; or media buying or sales. Of course, you’ll present yourself professionally in person, in writing, and on the phone, and you aren’t shy at networking events. It’s important to you that you work with a dedicated and curious team of people who take what they do very seriously and also appreciate a good sense of humor. Read the Job Description for the full list of qualifications and responsibilities.
While our offices are located at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester, we are open to considering a flexible office schedule for candidates from outside Chittenden County. To apply email your cover letter, resume and completed VPR job application to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. This full-time position offers a generous range of benefits and will remain open until filled.
ON AIR BOARD OPERATOR
VPR is looking for a On Air Board Operator for Saturday and Sunday regular shifts. Flexibility is a must: periodic on-call coverage is probable. This technical position must coordinate multiple processes to effectively present high quality on-air product and comply with FCC regulations. Primary responsibilities include operating on-air control board and related transmissions systems, and responsibility for content/audio across all platforms.
VPR’s ideal Board Operator exhibits the highest standards of excellence for our programming, provides announcements in a warm and friendly manner, and is adaptable to a variety of live and pre-recorded programs. Experience in broadcasting, radio traffic software, automation systems and their usage on-air, continuous attention to detail, and the ability to provide superior written and verbal communication are a must. News experiences a plus. Assisting with the on-air operation for Membership Drives is likely.
Vermont Public Radio provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region. Visit digital.vpr.net/vprs-mission for our mission statement.
Vermont Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Upper Valley (position based in Norwich, VT)
Vermont Public Radio (“VPR”) is seeking a talented multi-media reporter to write and produce stories for VPR regional news programs in keeping with VPR’s mission and values. The successful candidate will report breaking news and regional stories of statewide interest on a daily basis for VPR News programs. Produces thoughtful, sound-rich, features and enterprise stories that go behind the news to explore human, political, social and scientific issues and/or shed light on regional traditions and cultures, and reports digital-first content. Provides coverage of the arts, including features and exhibition reviews.
This regional reporter will occasionally perform recording and broadcast services for public radio outlets and covers stories for NPR. Operates broadcast and recording equipment skillfully; capable of producing and mixing stories on deadline; and adheres to strict ethical standards described by VPR.
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of relevant experience in journalism demonstrating top levels of news and feature reporting. Digital reporting and broadcast experience preferred. This position also requires strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively a must. May be required to work evening or weekend hours.
Vermont Public Radio provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region. Click here for our mission statement.
Open until filled.
VPR Job Application
Applicants must submit a completed VPR Job Application. Download the VPR Job Application at the bottom of this page.
Tips for downloading and completing the Application:
- Right-mouse-click on this, or any, link to the Job Application PDF and select "Save As..." from the menu (Mac users try Command/Apple-click). Save the Application into a folder you can easily find later and include your first and last names in the filename, e.g vpr-application-susan-stamberg.pdf.
- Find and open your file vpr-application-susan-stamberg.pdf file. Most computers can open PDFs. If yours doesn't, you can download Adobe Reader for free.
- Complete the form electronically, do not print it out. All the fields are editable.
- Save your work often, as you fill it out (that's just good advice).
- Close the PDF when you're done.
- Open the PDF again and review it to make sure it looks correct (this is just more good advice).
- Attach your completed VPR Job Application, your file vpr-application-susan-stamberg.pdf, to your email when you reply.
Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)
Vermont Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. VPR provides employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding career opportunities at VPR and we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers, or refers job seekers to employers and would like to receive job vacancy notices from VPR, please contact us.