Job Description:

The Community Engagement Producer works to strengthen WMHT’s relationship with key local, regional, and national stakeholders and is a partner in the production of content to address issue of importance to the local community we serve. This is a strategic positon that bridges the gap between the stories we share and the needs of the community. The Community Engagement Producer play a leadership role inside the production team, helping to develop, shape and guide content for maximum impact.

Candidate Qualifications:

- Degree in Communications, Community Development, Education, Public Policy or a related field required; or equivalent combination of education, training, and a minimum of 2 years of commensurate experience

- A demonstrated commitment to community building or community service, especially with diverse communities

- Strong multimedia skills, especially in the use of platforms used to build community engagement and facilitate conversations and events

- A strong knowledge of engagement and impact tools

- Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills

- Ability to multi-task and oversee various projects simultaneously

- Experience researching and writing grant applications


Responsibilities Include:

• Primary architect of WMHT’s engagement strategy; supports, promotes, and expands community alliances that enhance and broaden the station’s role in the region

• Participates in editorial meetings to ensure content alignment with engagement strategy

• Identifies and engages with key stakeholders to assess community needs

• Works internally with various departments to implement initiatives that build awareness and interaction with the community

• Works with partners on strategy to increase interaction between WMHT, the community, and other community partners

• Responsible for meeting and communicating with our Learning Services Advisory Council (LSAC)

• Assist in the planning, meeting, and communicating with the station’s Community Advisory Board (CAB)

• Responsible for documenting activities and sharing this information with all partners, while helping to identify and implement best practices

• Is available some weekends and evenings to represent WMHT at community events

• Maintains related administrative databases and ongoing correspondence for projects and promotion of initiatives

• Assists with research and writing of grants to support projects

• Creates and distribute the monthly Teacher E-Newsletter

• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Perform other duties as assigned


A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required for all WMHT positions

*May require some work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours), non-exempt position.

WMHT Educational Telecommunications is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F. Qualified veterans, women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Location: 
Troy, NY
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Send Cover Letter and Resume to Valerie Belden,