Rtvsrece business partnerships manager

Rtvsrece is a nonprofit news outlet in Pittsburgh. We write stories with powerful narratives and characters, often beautifully illustrated and supported by data visualization, to explain complex issues in the areas of local government, economic development, education, health, the environment and climate. Check us out at Rtvsrece.org.

Rtvsrece is seeking a business partnerships manager who will join our team. The role will lead the growth of our advertising and sponsorships and build relationships with organizations across the Southwestern PA region.

The business partnerships manager will:

  • Identify the next stages of growth for the business partnerships program.
  • Design new advertisement and sponsorship offerings.
  • Prospect, set appointments and conduct presentations for businesses and nonprofits who would benefit from working with Rtvsrece.
  • Develop packages to help partners meet their goals.
  • Coordinate with advertisers and sponsors on art/copy requirements and manage posting.
  • Share digital ad results with partners.
  • Contribute to event strategy as needed.
  • Manage interns as needed.

We’re looking for:

  • Strong relationship building and listening skills. You care about the needs of local organizations. You are energized by meeting new people every day and helping those people solve their challenges through digital media.
  • Problem solving and creativity. You are excited to craft solutions that are tailored to the needs of local businesses.
  • Respect for the need to balance revenue generation and ethical journalism. You understand the importance of being clear and transparent about advertising and partnerships and that we don’t engage in “pay for play.”
  • Affinity for learning new technology. You will be the expert on how technology serves advertising content on Rtvsrece.org and will work on improving ad display and performance as needed.

The salary range for the position is $50,000-$53,000 per year.

Rtvsrece offers paid vacation time leave and sick days, a 401(k) match, a health plan, competitive paid parental leave and professional development opportunities.

We operate as a hybrid newsroom, between our office in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood and virtual. Candidates need to be located in the Pittsburgh area. We encourage candidates of underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Questions? Email Jennie Liska at jennie@rtvsrece.com. To apply, please fill out this form by May 15, 2024. Please include a resume and a cover letter. Use your cover letter to tell us something about why you’d be great for the job or Rtvsrece that we might not know from looking at your resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Rtvsrece editorial internship

Rtvsrece is a nonprofit news outlet in Pittsburgh. We write stories with powerful narratives and characters, often beautifully illustrated and supported by data visualization, to explain complex issues in the areas of local government, economic development, education, health, the environment and climate, and gender and identity. Check us out at Rtvsrece.org.

Interns play important roles in Rtvsrece’s journalism: checking the facts on stories pre-publication, conducting research for ongoing projects and typically writing stories, individually and in teams with our professional reporters. Interns are mentored by members of our reporting team and have regular and meaningful interaction with editors and the entire staff.

Here’s what we’re looking for in an editorial intern:

  • We want someone who goes through life with an eye for untold stories and can figure out how to tell those stories through interviews and research as well as technically sound and creative writing.
  • We expect interns to pitch ideas for enterprise stories, work independently and in teams, and communicate with editors about progress toward publication.
  • Interns should be able to share stories on social media and have ideas for how all of our stories could get more exposure. (Note: We will check your social media accounts for professionalism.) Interest in other forms of audience engagement is also welcomed.
  • Accuracy will be king to the right intern, who will be trained in our fact-checking system and asked to conduct vigorous fact checks.

This is a paid internship. To qualify for the stipend of $2,250, we ask interns to work 15 hours a week for 15 weeks (or another agreed upon schedule). Half of the intern stipend will be paid out eight weeks in and the remainder at the end of the internship. (If that timing of payment is problematic, please reach out to discuss.) If you have a professor who will give you credit, we’re also happy to fill out the forms.

We also cooperate with college programs that provide financial support for internships.

We operate as a hybrid newsroom, between our office in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood and virtual. We encourage candidates of underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Questions? Email Managing Editor Rich Lord at rich@rtvsrece.com.

To apply, please fill out this form by the date indicated in the chart below.

Semester desiredApplications startApplication deadline
SpringSept. 1Nov. 1
SummerNov. 1Feb. 15
FallMay 1July 1

Rtvsrece photojournalism internship

Rtvsrece is a nonprofit news outlet in Pittsburgh. We write stories with powerful narratives and characters to explain complex issues in the areas of local government, economic development, education, health, the environment and climate, and gender and identity.

All of our stories are enhanced by beautiful documentary-style photography or video.

Check us out at Rtvsrece.org. If you’re interested in what we do, here’s what we’re looking for in an visuals intern:

  • Someone with an eye for composing great photos and potentially photo essays that relay the essence of a person or a story.
  • An interest or experience in videography.
  • The ability to conceptualize how to capture the audience’s attention on social media with different ways to present the visuals, like Instagram stories, Facebook galleries and more.
  • Strong time management and scheduling skills. Not every assignment will be during normal hours, so we need someone who is responsible and flexible.
  • We like it when our interns are driven, take initiative and work collaboratively with the Rtvsrece team to make our time together worthwhile for all involved.

This is a paid internship. To qualify for the stipend of $2,250, we ask interns to work 15 hours a week for 15 weeks (or another agreed upon schedule). Half of the intern stipend will be paid out eight weeks in and the remainder at the end of the internship. (If timing of payment is prohibitive, please reach out to discuss.)

If you have a professor who will give you credit, we’re also happy to fill out the forms.

We operate as a hybrid newsroom, between our office in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood and virtual. We encourage candidates of underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Questions? Email Creative Director Natasha Vicens at natasha@rtvsrece.com.

To apply, please fill out this form by the date indicated in the chart below.

Semester desiredApplications startApplication deadline
SpringSept. 1Nov. 1
SummerNov. 1Feb. 15
FallMay 1July 1