WHYY Employment

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.


Available positions


Executive Director, Member Relations

WHYY, the Greater Philadelphia area's leading public media provider, serving southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and all of Delaware for over 50 years, is currently looking to hire a fulltime Executive Director of Member Relations. Reporting to the President/CEO and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, this position will manage the strategic direction and implementation of efforts to continue to grow unrestricted income from grassroots members of WHYY's audiences, on-air, online and off-air and off-line; to direct all the fundraising membership business systems for WHYY, including direct marketing, on-air and online fundraising, community outreach, and relations. The successful candidate will possess 10 or more years or experience in a progressively more responsible fundraising role; a proven track record of database management in order to successfully manage and continue to grow WHYY's membership files; previous experience managing staff and multiple budgets, and working successfully across the organization's matrix to achieve desired results. In addition, well-developed communication and interpersonal skills are required, as well as a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, a Master's degree is preferred. This position will involve irregular hours on a regular basis. Local and regional travel is necessary from time to time. A valid driver's license and access to private transportation is required. 01/15/14

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Project Manager, Keystone Crossroads

As the host station for Keystone Crossroads, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting grant funded project, WHYY is seeking candidates for the position of Project Manager. This position will be responsible for the logistics, purchasing, financial record-keeping, invoices, payments, and event planning for this multi-station project consisting of contributions from WHYY, WESA in Pittsburgh, WPSU in Central Pennsylvania, and WITF in Harrisburg. Major duties of this position include creating timelines, conference calls, meetings, and maintaining all project-related documentation to ensure that grant deliverables are met per CPB requirements on time and within budget; serving as partner stations' designated contact at WHYY; working with Membership and Marketing departments to plan and coordinate project related events and community engagement activities; and identifying and managing potential and actual issues, risks, or deviations from a plan or schedule and taking corrective action by tackling day-to-day issues head-on and reviewing how more serious issues and risks might impact scope, schedule, and quality of project deliverables. Candidates should have two to five years of experience in a project management role that required advanced multi-tasking, and communication skills, and should have proven experience in grant management and/or the administration of grants. Experience keeping meticulous financial records and previous work experience in which the ability to track and successfully meet multiple deadlines with complicated dependencies was required is needed. Previous experience with government funding reporting requirements along with prior experience planning and coordinating events is preferred. This is a full-time, temporary position. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter as one document when applying. 01/24/14

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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:

Human Resources
WHYY, Inc.
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.