Jobs and Internships

Nashville Public Television is an EEO employer

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Job Posting (as of 2/3/2016)

Nashville Public Television
Administrative Assistant

Nashville Public Television seeks an Administrative Assistant to support operations
by planning, organizing and implementing administrative duties. This position will
provide support to senior management including the President & CEO and Vice
Presidents, and serve as liaison to coordinate and manage all meetings for the Board
of Directors and its related Committees. The ideal candidate must be an adept
multitasker. This position will be responsible for coordinating key office functions
(meetings, supplies, etc.) and providing backup support to the Customer Service
Representatives. This person must be well organized, flexible and enjoy the
administrative challenges of supporting a diverse and growing team. Responsible for
performing other administrative duties as required.

Qualifications: Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred; three to
five years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant and in office support role.
Excellent ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to plan,
organize and integrate priorities and deadlines independently. Must be able to
understand the importance of working with Board Members and Board Committees.
Must have proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet. Excellent
ability to build relationships with all staff, volunteers, vendors and suppliers. Must
have excellent interpersonal skills, proven ability to work collaboratively as part of
a team in a deadline driven environment. Must be able to discreetly handle sensitive
and confidential information.

Submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Attn: Administrative Assistant
position, Nashville Public Television, 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203; fax
(615) 259-7486; or submit e-mail to fpratt@wnpt.org.

Position open until filled.
NPT IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

 

Job Posting (as of 2/1/2016)

Nashville Public Television
Accounting

Middle management accounting position reporting to CFO. Hands-on candidate will be
responsible for work in all major functional areas of the finance department, including
financial reporting, payroll, human resources, grant and governmental reporting as well
as creating and maintaining budgets. Work with the CFO to ensure compliance with the
FCC, EEC and other government and industry regulations. This position will also assist
with administrative operations and services for NPT and tenants.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; a minimum of five (5) years of
experience working in a non-profit environment and a minimum of ten (10) years of
progressive growth in the field of accounting/finance. Supervisory experience; strong
verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills including establishing and
maintaining effective working relationships. Ability to plan, organize and integrate
priorities and deadlines independently. Accuracy, flexibility, dependability and
discretion required in working with confidential information. Excellent working
knowledge of Accounting and standard computer software, including Word and Excel.
Experience with MIP Fund Accounting and ADP Workforce is a plus.

Submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Attn: Accounting Position,
Nashville Public Television, 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203;
fax (615) 254-7486; or submit e-mail to fpratt@wnpt.org.

Position open until filled.
NPT IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

 

TV Production Internship Opportunities

All of our Spring 2016 internships have been filled.  The deadline for summer 2016 internships is April 20, 2016.

NPT provides unpaid internships for students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in television production and equipment operation.

Internships may be tailored to meet specific areas of interest. However, the basic focus of the program is behind-the-scenes production work, providing students with experience in both live and taped shows. The internship also includes non-broadcast related activities, such as studio set-up and maintenance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Run prompter
  • Edit weekly promos and other non linear editing
  • Grip and studio set-up work
  • Assist on field shoots
  • Log interviews
  • Research
  • Other production related tasks as time permits

Motivated and committed individuals will benefit the most from this program. A positive attitude and a willingness to learn are essential.

First preference is given to college students who need credit hours.

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be available for at least two 5 hour blocks of time during normal business hours.  

If you are interested in an internship in the NPT production department, please send an email with resume including course history of television production classes and particular area of interest to:

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Or mail to:

Internship Coordinator

Nashville Public Television

161 Rains Avenue

Nashville, TN 37203