Coordinating Producer, Content Distribution

Job Title: Coordinating Producer, Content Distribution
Department: Animation
Division: Programs
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Reports To: Co-Producer, Animation
Status: Full-Time, Regular, Exempt

Position Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Co-Producer, Animation, the Coordinating Producer, Content Distribution will assist StoryCorps’ Station Relations and Promotions Consultant to market and promote StoryCorps Animation to public television stations for broadcast and on their websites and social media. The Coordinating Producer, Content Distribution will also be responsible for tracking usage, running reports, developing strategies for increasing distribution to public media and other platforms, managing our film festival submission process, and assisting with engagement campaigns as directed by the Co-Producer.

StoryCorps seeks to tell stories from an inclusive range of American voices — from our Griot Initiative to preserve stories of African Americans, to our Historias Initiative to collect the experiences of Latinos — and candidates with knowledge of the histories and cultures of diverse communities are encouraged to apply. Experience producing content representative of diverse voices, for diverse audiences, is strongly preferred.

Excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Plan, pre-tax transit benefits, and paid time off (vacation, sick leave, personal days, and holidays).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Station Relations and Promotions Consultant to solicit, track, and report on carriage of our animated shorts
  • Provide stations and Consultant with relevant marketing materials to promote shorts to stations
  • Work with Consultant and StoryCorps Marketing & Communications department to develop marketing materials to promote shorts to stations
  • Prepare animation carriage reports for Animation and Executive teams, as well as funders
  • Draft correspondence to stations to communicate relevant news and information about our shorts
  • Act as primary contact to stations for assets, materials, and information related to the shorts
  • Work with IT to maintain the StoryCorps stations page
  • Manage film festival submission process, including tracking and liaising with film festival staff
  • Manage and execute requests to feature our shorts in community engagement events coordinating with external partners as necessary
  • Perform other duties to support Animation department/function as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in public television, with a focus on programming and promotion work strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with public media landscape
  • Experience in a collaborative, team-based setting
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organization skills, multi-tasking ability, and attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in order to contribute to problem-solving activities within a growing, changing organization
  • Cultural competence and the ability to work successfully with diverse groups of people

To Apply

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to employment@storycorps.org and include your last name and “Coordinating Producer, Content Distribution” in the subject line. Include your cover letter and resume as attachments entitled “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume.” In your cover letter, please tell us how you found out about this opportunity and whether you have applied for a position at StoryCorps in the past. The position will remain open until filled; please apply early. No calls please.

StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.


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  • National Broadcast Sponsors

  • National Partners

    NPR American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress