Thank you for visiting WHYY's employment page. Here you'll find a range of employment opportunities in the fast-paced setting of Greater Philadelphia's leading public media provider. The award-winning professional staff of WHYY continues to set the bar high in areas such as television, radio and the web. Whether it's preparing a program to air or a behind-the-scenes role in support, all positions are vital to the continued growth and development of WHYY.
Data Entry Operator
An excellent fulltime opportunity for an individual with 3+ years’ experience in a high volume data entry environment to join WHYY's data entry department. In addition to the required experience, the ideal candidate will have a high accuracy rate, attention to detail, experience working with a complex database, and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs.
In addition, this position requires proven experience inputting confidential financial information, an aptitude for math, and the ability to sit for long hours at a time keying in information.
WHYY is seeking an experienced professional for the role of Database Manager. This full time position will manage all activities related to the Member Systems area. This includes but is not limited to ensuring the accuracy, timeliness, integrity and reliability of information flowing both to and from the system. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of gift processing, data collection and maintenance; providing technical support and training to database users; overseeing data transfer between primary database and other systems; assisting senior management team with design and implementation of fundraising strategies/tests across all platforms, to increase donor revenue and retention; identifying, implementing and maintaining quality control standards and checks and industry standards; devising and executing advanced querying in support of data minting/segmentation strategies across all channels; oversight of data entry teams' quality control performance, running reports and reviewing and directing the team based upon report results; providing reports to the membership team and other data stakeholders as needed for budgeting, reporting and other needs; working with MIS and other departments to ensure data security (PCI Compliance); managing relationships with database hosting vendor, Blackbaud and supporting data entry group with daily maintenance, daily troubleshooting and other projects; performing research and product development; and identifying and implementing test practices, database upgrades, etc.
Four year college degree in computer science, business or finance required. Must have advanced understanding of database management and maintenance. At least five to seven years of database management experience in a data entry or customer service environment and significant experience working with segmenting data required. Must possess experience in creation and management of workflows and quality control checks; training staff; development and maintenance of a database; experience in fundraising or membership organization preferred. Must have extensive experience using, maintaining and manipulating databases. Relational database and SQL experience are a must. Familiarity with Oracle products preferred. Experience with Team Approach or Blackbaud a strong plus. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter as one document when applying. 04/20/15
Major Gifts Officer
An ideal opportunity for an individual with a successful fundraising record, to work with director, donor relations and major gifts colleagues, to oversee and coordinate all major gifts fundraising, manage planned giving, and participate in the development and coordination of direct mail appeals for WHYY's major donors.
The successful candidate will possess well-developed communication skills, especially verbal and listening skills; demonstrate the ability to develop relationships, and have contact with face/face solicitation. Strong presentation and writing skills, in addition to the ability to work long or irregular hours, and access to transportation are also required. 06/16/15
WHYY, the premiere public media organization in the Philadelphia region, is looking for a full-time promotions producer to join its marketing team. From award-winning journalists to highly skilled behind-the-scenes types, you'll be joining an organization full of committed, passionate people who work to make great public media possible everyday.
We’re looking for someone to be the creative and strategic owner of revenue-generating multimedia promotions. That means working closely with WHYY’s corporate underwriters and sales reps to create TV and FM spots for external clients. It also means working closely with the membership team to support their goal of converting WHYY’s audiences into supporting members.
Major responsibilites include:
- Producing video and audio content for WHYYs growing list of corporate underwriters, and advising corporate underwriting representatives on upcoming opportunities
- Collaborating with Membership and Major Giving departments to create on-air promotional assets that can be used in fundraising efforts, including writing spots for testimonial-style videos for special guests (CEOs, celebrities, members and others)
- Innovating ways to increase value for digital underwriting opportunities
- Creating reports that demonstrate the value of work and projects to WHYY
- Voicing or coordinating expert voicing for underwriting clients
You have two to four years of experience in the broadcast/ production area of a media organization. You have experience working with clients and you're very good at it. If you have experience in nonprofit or membership-based organizations, be sure to mention it.
You are very familiar with AVID software. Knowledge of other design/editing software is a plus.
You like working in a fast-paced environment. You love working with other people, even under deadline pressure. You want to be part of a high-performing team. You strive to make things more efficient, higher quality. You have an easy time prioritizing competing projects and are comfortable making independent decisions as required. You take creative direction and constructive criticism well. You will be able to maintain a regular schedule, but have flexibility for scheduled shoots, urgent projects and working around equipment availability.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume or CV and links to your digital portfolio. 07/20/15
How to Apply
About 160 men and women bring to life the programs, content and services our region has come to know and value as part of their daily lives. Consider becoming a member of this dynamic workforce and submit your application today!
To apply, please use the online application links above or mail your resume to:
150 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Only resumes responding to an available position will be accepted. WHYY is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.