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Director of Human Resources 

On behalf of VPM, Warren Whitney is conducting a search for a Director of Human Resources responsible for the development and monitoring of HR programs and practices to support and advance the goals of VPM’s strategic plan. This role is a trusted partner and advisor in all areas of HR including, but not limited to: employee relations and culture building, organizational structure and development, succession planning, compensation, training and development, employee recruitment and retention, diversity and affirmative action, and supervisory consulting. Along with an HR Assistant, this department is responsible for performing advanced, specialized and administrative duties in all areas of human resources and requires active, hands on involvement in both day to day and long-term deliverables and other VPM projects, as needed. Reports to the President.

VPM is the largest locally owned and operated public media company in Central Virginia. As Virginia’s home for public media, VPM provides the best of PBS, NPR and locally developed programming coupled with a strong set of community-based programs and services designed to make an important impact in the areas of arts and culture, news, history, science and education. Each week, the stations are accessible to nearly 2 million people across Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.      

VPM has 100+ full time employees and a budget of $16+M. This non-profit organization offers a friendly, collaborative work environment and the opportunity to have a positive impact on their mission which is to use the power of media to educate, entertain, and inspire! Learn more at www.VPM.org.

APPLY by sending your resume and salary requirements to HR@warrenwhitney.com. 

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until filled.

Major Gifts Officer (Full Time) - Charlottesville/Shenandoah Valley

VPM is seeking a Major Gifts Officer for our Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley markets. This is a full time position with benefits that reports to the Director of Major Gifts.

The Major Gifts Officer will cultivate relationships with donors in Charlottesville and the Shenandoah Valley. This position acts as a donor resource, staying current with programming, station initiatives and donor opportunities and representing donor interests.

The successful candidate will have a college diploma, supplemented by five years of non-profit development experience and a strategic entrepreneurial approach to donor cultivation. Candidates should have a track record of success working with philanthropic individuals in the Charlottesville/Shenandoah Valley and live in or nearby the area. Candidates should be patient, diplomatic communicators with strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Candidates must be proficient in MS Office and relational databases. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings and should possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. Successful applicants will have a passion for public broadcasting and its mission and knowledge of public media content.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and work samples to hr@vpm.org or VPM • Attn: Human Resources • 23 Sesame Street • Richmond, VA 23235

Submissions without this information will not be considered.

This position is open until filled.

VPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EOE)

VPM use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance through our TV and radio programs.

VPM includes VPM News, VPM Music, VPM PBS, VPM Plus, VPM Create, and MHz Worldview. For more information about VPM, visit our website at vpm.org; or follow us on Facebook(myvpm) or twitter (@myvpm).

Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere.