Job Description:

Who We Are:


Detroit Public Television (DPTV) is the non-commercial, viewer-supported PBS-member station watched by more than 1.5 million people in Detroit and Southeast Michigan and another 1.2 million people throughout Canada. Our vision is for a community in which people trust public media to help them discover new ideas, make informed decisions, and enjoy enriched lives.

DPTV offers 24 hours of PBS Kids programs each weekday, along with other favorite local and national programming and news shows, such as PBS Newshour. The station is notably active in the community producing local programs that showcase arts, culture, and news analysis using the power of media to provide knowledge and understanding.

DPTV, a 501(c) 3 organization licensed to the Detroit Educational Television Foundation and governed by a volunteer board of trustees from the local business, civic, and cultural communities also manages WRCJ 90.9 FM, Detroit's classical and jazz radio station, located in the Detroit School of Arts.

In addition to the main channel 56.1, the station also operates Detroit PBS Kids Channel, 56.2; CREATE 56.3 and The WORLD channel 56.4.

We are actively pursuing dynamic and diverse team members to join us in the role of Customer Service Representative  in Wixom, MI.

What You’ll Do:

The Customer Service Representative is the primary point of contact to most of the organization’s members and is expected to provide exemplary customer service to all members and potential members of Detroit Public Television and WRCJ. 

Essential Functions:

  • Respond promptly to customers’ requests via telephone, mail, voicemails or emails
  • Assist customers with decision making process
  • Address customer concerns, repair relationships as required
  • Identify issues that require escalation
  • Communicate effectively with internal departments
  • Perform data entry tasks to maintain customer data base
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Type 45 words per minute
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including copiers, fax machines, scanners and printers.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years working in a customer service role preferred

What You’ll Get:

  • Excellent benefits package that includes 403(b) employer match, medical, dental, vision and much more.
  • Opportunities to participate in personal and professional development programs.
  • Opportunities to serve our mission and community.
  • Great work environment.

Detroit Educational Television Foundation, d/b/a Detroit Public Television and WRCJ 90.9 FM, is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability status, marital status, military status, or protected veteran status. Employment decisions at Detroit Public Television will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  The specific statements above are not intended to be all inclusive.

Job Location: 
Wixom, MI
United States
Job Category: 
Customer Service
Friday, April 6, 2018
Job Type: 
Full time
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How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
WTVS Detroit Public Television
1 Clover Court
Wixom, MI 48393-2247

*No telephone calls or third parties.  Please include the title of the position in the subject line of the email.

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