More Hiring! Director of Strategic Development

 

Screen Shot 2018-09-10 at 10.59.54 AM.pngWGBH Education — a leader in educational media for young people, educators, and caregivers — seeks an experienced education professional to lead funding and strategic development for our work.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Education and working with team members, the Director of Strategic Development will be responsible for conceptualizing and researching new projects, identifying appropriate partners, and developing financial and other support for Education Department projects.

The Director will also help chart departmental strategy driving toward educational impact among underserved populations.

We’re looking for entrepreneurial candidates with strong grant-writing and fundraising experience, deep understanding of local and national education landscapes and government agencies, as well as familiarity with strategic project development and innovative business models for revenue generation. Also essential are communication, collaboration, analytic, and organizational skills.

Experience with STEM and/or social studies education is a plus.

WGBH is Boston’s PBS. 

See full job description and apply here.

WGBH seeking animators (2D! 3D! GIFs! AR!) to work on new series

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WGBH is seeking creators with expertise in many forms of animation — 2D cartoons, animated GIFs, 3D animation, motion graphics, game engine filmmaking, augmented reality — to work inside WGBH as Creative Residents on new digital programming in a new studio called Launchpad at WGBH.

Launchpad is currently focused on formats related to science media and aims to reach and inform a diversity of audiences, but animators don’t need to have expertise in science. For each of Launchpad’s Fall 2018 cycles, WGBH will select up to 5 Creative Residents to receive a $2,000 stipend to work on new programs for a duration of 3 weeks.

The next deadlines are Friday September 14, 2018 (for October 2018) and Friday October 12, 2018 (for November 2018).

For more information and application instructions, visit https://www.wgbh.org/foundation/launchpad

We’re Hiring a Production Coordinator!

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We are looking for a Digital Production Coordinator to join our Children’s Media team at WGBH. This position will primarily support WGBH’s digital development of a new STEM-focused Ready to Learn project for PBS that includes mobile games, app, web content, and learning adaptivity tools.

The Digital Production Coordinator will take on a key support role, working hand-in-hand with senior producers to help ensure the project is completed on time, within budget, and at an industry-leading level of quality. Responsibilities will include managing the day-to-day production schedule and deliverables, creating and managing task lists, fostering communication across the team, writing requirements and other content, managing user testing, and coordinating QA.

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For more about us and our team: https://wgbhkids.com/process/

Apply to Position: P-02827

 

We’re Hiring!

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We are looking for a Digital Associate Producer to join our First 8 Studios at WGBH research and development team. You will be producing educational games and digital learning resources for preschool children’s understanding of science topics and science practices in addition to professional development content for teachers. You will also work hand-in-hand with the team’s research partners. The digital-first brand is still in development, and you would help support the growth of that brand.

Click here to apply. It’s #P-02047.