Community Engagement Producer, News and Programs

New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc., Concord, New Hampshire

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Date Posted July 22, 2020
Industry Radio Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.nhpr.org

Description:

New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is seeking an energetic, organized and curious Community Engagement Producer who will work with our newsroom and programs to manage and expand the station’s community engagement and outreach efforts. This producer will support our reporting on important issues in New Hampshire and bring new voices and perspectives into our coverage. They will initiate and oversee multiple outreach projects on various platforms, including broadcast, NHPR’s website, social media, newsletters and in-person events. This person will play a key role in NHPR’s efforts to grow as an inclusive news organization, engaging with new and diverse audiences in the state. This position reports to the Managing Editor and will be based in our newsroom in Concord.

 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment; strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; a willingness to embrace technology and experiment with new platforms; and an interest in engaging with different communities. Collaboration is also key to how we work, and we’re looking for someone who loves teaming up with others. NHPR is committed to mentoring our staff, including candidates from untraditional professional backgrounds, and helping them develop as journalists and leaders. 

 

NHPR’s newsroom is currently operating remotely due to the pandemic, and this job can be performed remotely as well for the time being, though we expect that the Community Engagement Producer will eventually work out of our offices as a vital part of our newsroom. With beaches, lakes, cities and mountains. NHPR has policies regarding fair compensation and a generous benefits package that includes three weeks paid vacation time and eleven paid holidays, as well as paid sick and parental leave. 

New Hampshire Public Radio is an independent and trusted source for news and information, and the state’s largest radio news service.  NHPR’s newsroom, digital team, podcasts and original programs consistently earn national recognition for their in-depth reporting and production. NHPR is the winner of the 2015, 2017 and 2018 National Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence. 

Responsibilities include:

Qualifications:

We believe a strong newsroom includes journalists from a range of backgrounds, with different skills, experiences and passions. If you don’t meet every qualification we’ve outlined but are intrigued by this position and feel you could be a good fit, we’d still love to hear from you. Please apply and tell us more about yourself.

Other qualifications that might be useful:

New Hampshire Public Radio believes that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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