Job Description:

Associate Producer, On-Air Fundraising

Full-Time, Regular

Reports to: Executive Director, On-Air Fundraising

We’re looking to hire an Associate Producer. You’ll work with our innovated On-Air Fundraising team to execute effective fundraising campaigns across our TV stations and our classical radio station.

In an average week, you can expect to:

  • Serve as liaison with Air Operations, prepare break schedules and monitor feeds.
  • Manage all on-air call center logistics including gifts, stores, and program lists.
  • Create graphic elements for on-air fundraising campaigns.
  • Brainstorm with colleagues new approaches to maximizing on-air and multichannel fundraising in our rapidly evolving industry.
  • Work with Executive Director and Senior Producer of On-Air Fundraising to execute annual fundraising strategies for our classical radio stations and television channels.

What success looks like:

  • After 60 days, you’ll know the on-air team, your teammates in development and partners throughout the organization. You’ll be familiar with all on-air projects and initiatives and their workflows.
  • After 120 days, you’re immersed in on-air drives and projects. You’re working with our partners internally and externally and managing logistics for television and radio campaigns.  You’re showing your creative side through graphics and writing. You’re collaborating with teammates on multi-channel fundraising efforts.

You must have:

  • Demonstrated experience in offline and online television production and project management.
  • Ability to work irregular shifts, long hours and weekends prior to and throughout the TV and FM pledge drives.
  • Enthusiasm for new ideas, initiative, and strong can-do attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written.

You should have:

  • College degree in a related field.
  • Minimum five years of professional experience with two to four years in non-profit fundraising and television production, or other directly related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

About us:

Founded in 1961, WETA is Washington, DC’s leading public broadcasting station. As a PBS and NPR member, we not only serve the DC metro area with our local programming and classical radio station, but also the nation with Washington WeekPBS NewsHour, and our partnerships with Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Our staff comes from very diverse backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common; we believe in our mission and the service we provide to the public.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.




Job Location: 
Arlington, VA
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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