Position: Acquisitions Intern (Documentary Series, Cinema)
Location: San Francisco, CA
KCETLink Acquisitions Internship -- Documentary, Series, Cinema
Discover the inner workings of television programming and acquisitions at the nation's premiere network for investigative reports, international documentaries, foreign feature films and music with a global perspective!
Called "television without borders" by the late Peter Jennings, Link TV has been providing viewers with hard-hitting journalism, outstanding documentaries, and the best of world music videos and international cinema and television drama/comedy series. Become a part of KCETLink's cutting edge programming team by joining our internship program based in San Francisco.
After 12 years as a leader in independent media, Link Media recently merged with KCET, the nation's largest independent television station in Southern California to form KCETLink, a single non-profit organization. Together, the new KCETLink delivers high quality, culturally diverse programs to diverse audiences.
KCETLink currently reaches 33 million American homes through DISH Network and DIRECTV as well as 5.6 million cable TV households in Southern California. All Link TV internships are unpaid. Interns are asked to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. Duration is flexible to meet university requirements, but a minimum commitment of 12 weeks is optimal. All interns will be required to sign an Internship Letter of Agreement that outlines the duration and schedule of their internship.
KCETLink is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, physical or mental disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship or veteran status. Men and women of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
To Apply: Acqintern@linktv.org
For more information about Link TV visit www.linktv.org.
Position: Foundations/Development Temp
Location: San Francisco, CA
KCETLink, a leader in independent public media, has an immediate opening for an experienced Foundations/Development temporary employee. This full-time position will contribute to fundraising efforts that garner resources for KCETLink's operations and programs from family, private and corporate foundations; government agencies; major donors; and membership.
Essential Functions of the Job
The Foundations/Development temporary employee will develop and implement appropriate strategies to attract foundation, corporate foundation and government agency donors; research and initiate contact with new prospective donors; assist with determining short-term and long-term fundraising goals; work closely with the development staff, senior managers and key program staff to develop strategies for potential donors; research, formulate and write grant documents, including proposals, stewardship reports and acknowledgement correspondence; and monitor progress of and help establish timelines for grant projects, including detailed reports for funding sources. Additionally, this position will help with a range of general development functions, including drafting fundraising appeals and acknowledgment letters; donor management; gift processing; and database management activities.
For consideration, you must have a proven track record in foundation and corporate development; exceptional writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills; and experience with computer-based prospect management programs and Excel spreadsheet programs. The ability to determine priorities, set goals and objectives, and adhere to timelines is critical. The Foundations/Development temporary employee will work full-time at the San Francisco offices of Link TV. The duration of the temporary position is 4 months, with the possibility of an extension.
A Bachelor's Degree is preferred; an advanced degree is highly desirable. Familiarity with KCET and Link TV programming and the mission of independent public broadcasting is a plus.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations. This position reports to the Director of Foundations and Corporate Relations.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume (with at least three references), salary requirements, and two (2) non-returnable work samples (i.e., grant proposals) to: KCETLink, Human Resources Department, 2900 West Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505, OR Fax: (747) 201-5872, OR email: email@example.com
"Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply." EEO Employer.
On-air, online and in the community, KCETLink is a donor-supported independent public media organization distributed via satellite nationally on DIRECTV and DISH Network and via broadcast in Southern and Central California. For additional information about KCETLink productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.
Position: Asian Language Translators (part-time, independent contractor)
Project: LinkAsia (half hour weekly news program on Asia)
Organization: Link Media, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Date posted: 10/1/12
Link TV is a national television and media network that engages, informs and activates viewers to become involved in the world. We provide programming from around the globe that fosters wisdom, courage and compassion, connecting viewers to an increasingly global community.
Commensurate with experience.
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