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Applicants interested in applying for any of the below positions, must submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and required sample materials, etc. to:

WHRO
Attn:  Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer
5200 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA  23508

WHRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

MAJOR GIFTS ASSOCIATE

Are you interested in joining a high performing team and taking the next step in your career?  WHRO is seeking an experienced, motivated person looking for an opportunity to learn how a top development organization operates. This position will work with the Major and Planned Gifts Officer on fundraising initiatives with major donors.

Long known for its public service mission, WHRO is the only public broadcasting station in the Unites States owned by a collaboration of 19 local public school districts.  Through WHRO-TV, WHRO FM, WHRV FM, its web site, and educational content delivered online to more than 286,000 students and 25,000 teachers, WHRO enriches the lives of the people of Eastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina every day.  

This position works in close collaboration with the Major Gifts Officer managing a program that will raise more than $1,000,000 annually. The Major Gifts Associate ensures that all prospects are solicited in a timely and effective manner by coordinating operations, meetings, events, receptions and mailings.  Preference will be given to a candidate who wishes to evolve into a front line development position.

Requirements:
College degree or work history equivalent preferably with 2-3 years non-profit fundraising experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a high degree of organizational talent needed.  The candidate must possess a high understanding of both database management and data analytics. Proficiency in Excel and Word are also a must. Candidate should have excellent customer service skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail.  Donor solicitation experience a plus. Some nights and weekends are required.

For consideration, interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

WHRO 
Attn:  Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer
5200 Hampton Blvd.; Norfolk, VA  23508
or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  EOE


ONLINE COURSE CONTENT DEVELOPER

Online content developers are needed for the following subjects: Biology and English 12

Education: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 - 5 years teaching experience in a specific secondary content area (i.e. English) and/or curriculum supervisory experience in a specific subject area.

Required Qualifications:
A qualified candidate must demonstrate:

  • Possession of a current Virginia Teaching License with appropriate endorsement(s);
  • A thorough knowledge of content and associated standards of course being developed;
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate ideas and information effectively, clearly, and concisely;
  • Previous experience with developing learning objectives and instructional activities that support a variety of learning styles;
  • The ability to provide content and assessment items that are rigorous and correlate to middle and higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy;
  • Experience with curriculum design principles and practices;
  • Exemplary time management, communications, inter-personal, verbal, listening, problem solving, decision-making, organizational, and troubleshooting skills;
  • The ability to work in a collaborative environment; and
  • The ability to use a word processor. 

Please Note: Candidates chosen for these projects will need to attend a face-to-face training at WHRO’s offices in Norfolk. The Project Manager and chosen candidates will select a mutually agreeable date for training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with online learning and online course development
  • Online teaching experience and or online teaching facilitator training
  • Attendance at a Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning Institute (if applicable)

Primary Responsibilities: 
The online course content developer will:

  • Adhere to the project timeline;
  • Create original content to meet or exceed the Virginia Standards of Learning and other national standards;
  • Develop original instructional activities, developmental activities, assignments, and assessments;
  • Create supporting documentation including all supplementary materials (e.g. course description, introduction and goals, course outline, course syllabus, assignment checklist, presentations, videos, rubrics, instructor’s guide, quick reference materials, etc.);
  • Revise published content as directed by Project Manager based on information from the Content Area Review Team; and
  • Communicate any challenges, need for help, etc. to the Project Manager/Instructional Designer.

For questions, please reference the FAQ. Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to Meagan Taylor-Booth by May 29, 2015 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE 

Are you interested in joining a high performing team and taking the next step in your career? WHRO is seeking an experienced, motivated person looking for an opportunity to learn how a top development organization operates. This position will work with the Chief Development Officer on fundraising initiatives and other special projects.  

Long known for its public service mission, WHRO is the only public broadcasting station in the United States owned by a collaboration of 19 local public school districts. Through WHRO-TV, WHRO FM, WHRV FM, its web site, and educational content delivered online to more than 286,000 students and 25,000 teachers, WHRO enriches the lives of the people of Eastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina every day.  

This position will perform prospect research, moves management activities and prospect scheduling related to securing large contributions. Position will oversee special projects, both short and long term assigned by the Chief Development Officer. In the role of executive support, other departmental duties include compiling management reports and organizing office operations and procedures; assisting with other departmental projects and events. As needed, position will also handle donor and audience servicing calls and help with data entry into fundraising database Team Approach.

Requirements:  
Two year or four year degree or equivalent with 2-3 years of non-profit experience, preferred. This position requires proven organizational skills with demonstrated ability in customer service, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to manage projects and resources.  Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and the ability to learn new database systems, multitask, be flexible and adaptable to change. Some nights and weekends are required.

For consideration, interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

WHRO 
Attn:  Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer
5200 Hampton Blvd.; Norfolk, VA  23508
or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  EOE


DATA ENTRY CLERK

Reports to:  Annual Giving Officer

Position Description:
This administrative position is primarily responsible for entering payments from members and donors into Development database.  Assist with premium research and ordering, and on-line premium updates.  Coordinate donor premiums – including acquisition and fulfillment.  Update WHRO Online Store; also process the receipt of pledges and payments from individual donors and corporations.  Input all payroll deductions as well as support for on-air campaigns.    Assist with donor benefits.

Skills/Requirements:  
Two years of college or equivalent with 2 – 3 years customer service experience, non-profit experience a plus.  Proven organizational skills with demonstrated ability in customer service.  Require excellent database management ability.  Some nights and weekends are required.

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Office, 5200 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, VA  23508 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  EOE


WEB DEVELOPER

Summary:
WHRO Public Media is expanding its Online Media department by adding a PHP Developer to the team. He or she will participate in the entire life cycle of high complexity projects including, but not limited to research and analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, training, and documentation. He or she is ready to adapt and extend the architectural plan as new product goals and technical challenges emerge in our agile, continuous development environment with an emphasis on architecture within Cloud.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience developing custom PHP solutions, maintaining existing PHP code and optimizing MySQL queries, passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas.

Job Duties:

  • Deliver consumer-facing web applications at large scale
  • Web development in PHP/JavaScript/MySQL/XHTML
  • Manage Git repositories and methodologies
  • Document, maintain and contribute to project stories in project management system
  • Customize eCommerce platforms for custom functionality and integrations with 3rd party software
  • Support hardware/software configurations and management
  • Create, test, and maintain shell scripts for process automation
  • Provide hands-on technical support for the Configuration and Build of Test and Production environments
  • Collaborate on project plans, business and technical requirements to develop and implement cloud services
  • Analyze client needs, develop and implement customized solution

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, or an analytical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Development of software architecture strategy and documentation
  • Demonstrable mastery of both object-oriented and procedural PHP
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the standard open source technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX , Git, Linux (Ubuntu preferred)
  • Proven track record of delivering well-structured, functional software
  • Experience in common third-party APIs (Google, Facebook, Amazon)
  • Experience in agile development environment and flexible in adapting to rapidly changing requirements
  • Ability to work independently but also able to communicate cross-functionally to seek out information when required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent technical, analytical, debugging and problem-solving skills.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with open source content and learning management systems such as Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, Moodle, etc
  • Mobile application development
  • UX design experience
  • Experience building and testing live video streaming to multiple devices
  • Experience with live video and audio streaming (rtmp, mpeg-ts, HLS)
  • Linux systems administration experience
  • Experience with cloud based and virtual servers and applications

Experience Guidelines:
5+ years of software development experience, minimum of 3 years in PHP environment.
5+ years of related professional experience.

Reports To: Online Media Officer
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, samples of technical documentation, and salary requirements to: WHRO, Attn: Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer, 5200 Hampton Boulevard; Norfolk, VA 23508 or by e-mail to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Applicants interested in applying for any of the above positions must submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and required sample materials, etc. to:

WHRO
Attn:  Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer
5200 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA  23508

 

WHRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer