WHYY Employment

Thank you for visiting WHYY's employment page. Here you'll find a range of employment opportunities in the fast-paced setting of Greater Philadelphia's leading public media provider. The award-winning professional staff of WHYY continues to set the bar high in areas such as television, radio and the web. Whether it's preparing a program to air or a behind-the-scenes role in support, all positions are vital to the continued growth and development of WHYY.


Available positions


Community Relations Coordinator

WHYY is seeking an energetic, creative, and detail-oriented individual to join our Community Relations team. The Community Relations Coordinator develops, plans and implements initiatives and activities to promote and market WHYY throughout the region in order to maximize member engagement and retention. The position-holder must have the ability to plan and execute all steps of managing events, from the original strategic concept through event-day execution and follow-up reporting. Major duties include generating over $100,000 in revenue, assisting in the planning and execution of fundraising initiatives, planning and supporting small and large scale events to attract and retain awareness of WHYY and its membership base, and acquiring and managing event based grants. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in business, PR/marketing, or the equivalent knowledge. Prior experience in event planning, fundraising, public broadcasting, grant writing and management is strongly preferred. Well-developed presentation and interpersonal skills are required in order to communicate with guests and make them feel at ease. All applicants must be able and willing to work odd hours including evenings and weekends on a regular basis in order to support and attend all events. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as one document when applying. 06/11/14

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How to Apply

About 160 men and women bring to life the programs, content and services our region has come to know and value as part of their daily lives. Consider becoming a member of this dynamic workforce and submit your application today!

To apply, please use the online application links above or mail your resume to:

Human Resources
WHYY, Inc.
150 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Only resumes responding to an available position will be accepted. WHYY is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.