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Executive Director/CEO

Organization: PBS North Coast (KEET-TV)
Date Posted: 5/9/2017
Date Needed: 7/1/2017
City: Eureka
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Non-Profit
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details

 

Executive Director/CEO

PBS North Coast (KEET-TV)

Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc.

Eureka, CA

 

 

PBS North Coast (PBS NC), serving the Northern California Coast, is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director/CEO.  PBS NC seeks an outstanding leader with demonstrated experience in and understanding of public broadcasting and exceptional oral, written, analytical, administrative, financial planning, fundraising and interpersonal skills. 

 

The successful candidate will be development-oriented and will bring energy and creativity to the challenge of building our membership and providing visibility in the communities we serve.  The candidate must have the vision, enthusiasm, belief in, and understanding of a small public television station and its future in the digital age.

 

With its studio in Eureka, California, Redwood Empire Public Television operates PBSNC-HD, PBS KIDS, PBSNC-World, PBSNC-Create, and PBSNC-FNX and serves 59,000 viewing households.   PBS North Coast provides both locally-produced and national programming.   The operating budget of the station is approximately $1.8 million.  There are fourteen staff members and a new 20,000 square foot building is on the horizon.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant academic discipline, with an advanced degree desirable; at least ten years of successful and relevant senior management experience in business, education or public telecommunications having accountability to a public and/or educational/cultural institution board of directors.  Demonstrated experience with and understanding of public broadcasting.  Exceptional oral, written, analytical, administrative, financial planning, fundraising, entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills.  Demonstrated experience in working successfully with educational institutions and state government.  The ability to define, communicate and implement an organizational vision.  Have an understanding and appreciation of new technologies and the intellectual and physical vigor and administrative versatility required for successful and dynamic leadership of a comprehensive telecommunications organization.

 

PBS North Coast / Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

To learn more about PBS NC, visit: http://pbsnc.org/

 

 

Search Assistance by:

Livingston Associates – http://www.livingstonassociates.net/

Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates

 

 

 

 

About Eureka, CA

Eureka offers a variety of entertainment and special events, ranging from galleries and museums to live theater, music festivals and shopping. With its unique location on Humboldt Bay, Eureka is surrounded by redwood forests and rolling green pasture lands, providing the perfect vantage point to see the California North Coast. The area is especially attractive to recreational and sporting enthusiasts, boasting some of the most exciting ocean and river fishing in the world.

 

Eureka is in Humboldt County. The 2.3 million acres of land in the county is known for its rural beauty, roughly 80% of which is designated recreation and forest land. The tepid climate year-round allows plenty of outdoor activities for the avid hiker, biker and walker. The Eel River is a short distance for fishing, kayaking or tubing. The majestic beauty of the giant redwoods can’t be matched. Higher education is just minutes away with the esteemed Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods nearby. Regional and local shopping is convenient and funky eateries are all close by.

 

How to Apply / Contact

 

The Executive Director position will be available July 1, 2017.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

PBS NC is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates. For consideration in becoming PBS NC’s next CEO, please visit the job posting and apply online at http://liv.jobs.

 

Apply by May 21, 2017. 

 

PBS North Coast / Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Search Assistance by:

Livingston Associates – http://www.livingstonassociates.net/

Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates

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