Job Description:

GBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

 

 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

NOVA is the most popular primetime science series on American television, demystifying the scientific and technological concepts that shape and define our lives, our planet, and our universe. The PBS series is also one of the most widely distributed science programs around the world and is a multimedia, multiplatform brand reaching more than 55 million Americans every year on TV and across digital platforms. NOVA’s important and inspiring stories of human ingenuity, exploration, and the quest for knowledge are regularly recognized with the industry’s most prestigious awards. As part of its mission to make the scientific enterprise accessible and relevant to all, NOVA is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in all its work, from the production process to the range of stories we tell to the storytellers and voices we feature. In addition, science educators across the country rely on NOVA for resources used in the classroom and in museums, libraries, and after-school programs. NOVA is a production of GBH Boston; more information can be found at pbs.org/nova, or by following NOVA on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

 

​​JOB OVERVIEW

Under the direction of NOVA’s Director of Education and Outreach, the Outreach Projects Manager will be responsible for planning and executing outreach initiatives for NOVA’s broadcast, digital, and education projects.

 

The Outreach Projects Manager will execute outreach projects related to the NOVA brand, including planning and producing events for NOVA films, overseeing outreach campaigns for tentpole projects, producing and hosting virtual field trips, and increasing the impact of NOVA’s productions via outreach to STEM educators online and at conferences. The Outreach Projects Manager will manage strategic partnerships with NOVA’s content and outreach partners and engage an online network of science educators.

 

The Outreach Projects Manager will create and execute outreach campaigns for all of NOVA’s upcoming tentpole productions, including organizing national screening events, creating outreach toolkits for community-based organizations, hosting virtual field trips and webinars for educators, and social media and newsletter promotion.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and produce virtual and in-person screening events for NOVA’s upcoming 2023 tentpole films 

  • Execute outreach campaigns for tentpole productions, including creating outreach toolkits for community organizations, curating outreach lists of national interest groups, and working with NOVA audience development team to develop social media campaigns and newsletters

  • Plan and host virtual field trips to engage educator and student audiences with NOVA content

  • Develop impact surveys for events and assist in the collection of metrics for evaluation and reporting to project funders

 

SKILL SET

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team and external organizations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Expressed interest in STEM education 

  • Willingness and ability to travel

  • Able to multitask in a deadline driven environment

  • Proactive and a team player

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility

  • Familiar with social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook

  • Bilingualism (Spanish)

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor’s degree in education or science or equivalent work experience required.

  • 3 plus years work experience in STEM outreach or education required.

  • Experience working with educators and students

  • Experience hosting virtual and in-person events

  • Experience planning and producing virtual and in-person events

  • Experience overseeing public outreach and engagement campaigns for STEM projects

 

JOB SPECIFICS

Project Contract position

  

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GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve are diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment, or promotion based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

Application Process Assistance

GBH will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate an accommodation request, contact the Human Resource department by sending an email to human_resources@wgbh.org or by calling 617-300-2000.

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Education
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Minimum Salary: 
$60,000.00
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$68,000.00
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