Classification: Regular/Full-Time/Non-Exempt

Department: Marketing

Reports To: Director of Development & Marketing

Starting Rate: $20 hourly

Schedule: A flexible schedule may be available based on role and department's needs after 90 days of training.

Online Application


The Marketing Assistant is an entry-level position providing administrative support to the marketing team by creating content for digital, social media, and print publications and ensuring our schedule is current. Our ideal team player is creative, efficient, detail-oriented, and offers a prolific vocabulary with strong proofreading skills.

If you value public television, consider joining our PBS KVIE team whose mission is to inspire you to explore the world and connect with your community through the integrity of public media.

Ideal Team Player

PBS KVIE's Ideal Team Player:

  • supports our mission to inspire viewers to explore the world and connect with our community through the integrity of public media.
  • celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
  • values a culture of team spirit and collaboration.
  • strives to do more and be more.

Essential Functions

  • Assists marketing department with the promotion of station programming and initiatives.
  • Drafts publicity documents, including but not limited to blog posts, social media messages, web copy, and more traditional press releases and on-air tune-in promotion.
  • Drafts content and obtains imagery for a variety of station print and online publications. Maintains and organizes image library.
  • Performs basic website content and image maintenance as assigned.
  • Proofs marketing material, including print and digital, as assigned.
  • Prepares monthly programming calendar for staff.
  • Coordinates programming schedule, including sending the monthly schedule to listings services and issuing schedule changes as needed.
  • Works closely with the Production team to upload video content to the website and YouTube. Uploads local programs and coordinates promotional priorities through various PBS tools and applications.
  • Regularly updates local production ProTrack records with descriptions.
  • Assists the member services team with inquiries related to programming.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be mission-driven and passionate about the role of public media.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Effective and proactive communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders as a team.
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office and internet.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Excellent proofreading skills – familiarity with AP style preferred.
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task with little supervision.
  • Photoshop and WordPress or other photo/web software experience desirable.
  • Social media management experience desirable.

Education / Experience

  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Communications, or Public Relations.
  • One year of general office/clerical experience preferred.

Special Conditions

  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Physical Requirements

Description0 – 24%25 – 49%50 – 74%75 – 100%
Vision: Must be able to read computer screen for long periods of time and scrutinize various reports.X
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate in person and by phone.X
Manual Dexterity: Must be able to write, type, and use phone system.X
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling up to 30lbs.X
Note: The physical requirements listed may be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

Online Application

We are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Our goal is to build and foster a culture where open-minded and varied perspectives are encouraged and celebrated. Diversity is an integral part of how we function as an organization.

We believe all voices should be heard and represented through a lens of authenticity. We represent and serve Northern California's communities by producing content and programming that inspires and connects.

We value our team. We recognize our strong and cohesive collective helps us to grow as a public media and community leader. Creating an environment where employees feel safe and supported is vital to our success.

PBS KVIE EEO Policy: We are an equal opportunity employer and make employment decisions based on merit. Our practice is to hire the best available person for every job. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hairstyles and textures), color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, reproductive health decision-making, or related medical condition), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin (including immigration and/or citizenship status), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, military or veteran status, political activities/affiliation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We also prohibit unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has been or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. PBS KVIE is an equal opportunity employer, and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including managers, supervisors, and co-workers. All such discrimination is unlawful.

Any applicant or employee who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job must contact a department manager or human resources to request specific accommodations. We will engage in a timely, good faith, interactive process to determine the need for a reasonable accommodation. If a reasonable accommodation exists and will not impose an undue hardship on the Company, an accommodation will be made.

PBS KVIE Background Check Policy: PBS KVIE conducts criminal background checks for all new employees (including credit and DMV background checks when appropriate for the position).

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE: Due to the high volume, we will not accept or respond to phone/email inquiries. Candidates will receive an electronic acknowledgment after receipt of their online application. Qualified candidates will be contacted for a phone screening.

Online Application