At WJCT, we pride ourselves on hiring the best. From TV production to engineering, finance to radio, the thread that binds our team is our passion for the quality product we provide to our viewers and listeners.

WJCT seeks individuals who not only are technically skilled and knowledgeable, but also have great interpersonal ability. While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. We regret that phone calls will not be accepted.

WJCT is an equal-opportunity, equal access employer. WJCT’s employment decisions are based on applicants’ qualifications for the positions being considered. These decisions are made with no regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, or any other protected status.

WJCT Statement of Diversity:

WJCT values diversity and prides itself on being an employer where individuals are given the support needed to achieve his or her professional best. To facilitate this culture we recognize the rights of all individuals to mutual respect and acceptance without biases based on differences of any kind.

WJCT A Drug-Free Workplace:

WJCT is committed to providing a safe and productive work environment for our employees. As such, candidates being considered for employment with WJCT will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen prior to any confirmation of offers.

Employment Opportunities with WJCT
We seek determined, persuasive, skillful media sales professionals to join our team at WJCT. In this outside sales position, you will sell television/radio sponsorship messages, digital media and event sponsorships. A Marketing Representative in public media is similar to that of a salesperson in commercial broadcasting. In this consultative sales role you will make cold-calls to decision makers at local businesses, meet with them to understand their marketing needs and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a full life cycle sales position in that you will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close the deal, write copy and service the account.

Responsibilities of a successful marketing representative:

  • Prospect and cold-call decision makers at local businesses, perform client needs analysis in face to face meetings determining their individual marketing needs and deliver customized presentations;
  • Achievement of all sales goals for TV/Radio/Digital underwriting, and event sponsorship opportunities;
  • Deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Build and maintain a positive on-going working relationship with client base while at the same time developing new business;
  • Develop existing accounts to potential by marketing additional opportunities;
  • Service accounts which include writing copy, working with other departments as necessary to produce and traffic underwriting spots;
  • Understand and use radio/television/digital marketing research such as Arbitron, Nielsen, Media Audit, and Google Analytics. Keep up to date on product knowledge through industry websites;
  • Represent WJCT at community networking events;
  • Works with client on past due amounts;

Background & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Communications preferred &/or relevant equivalent experience;
  • Looking for  two ( 2) years sales experience, in B-2-B selling an intangible service, preferably broadcasting;
  • Successful track record of meeting and exceeding sales goals;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to write and present in a professional and motivating manner;
  • Ability to communicate WJCT’s unique value proposition and importance to the community;
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills and ability to formulate successful selling strategies;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Effective time management skills with ability to juggle multiple tasks and clients with timely and appropriate prioritization and goal attainment;
  • Ability and willingness to accept and understand rules and procedures;
  • Flexibility to work productively in a team;
  • Capacity to thrive in a deadline focused environment;
  • Strong PC computer skills including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Gmail, PowerPoint, and CRM software such as Salesforce or ACT;
  • Strong communication skills required including diplomacy, negotiating, writing correspondence, and oral presentations for both individuals and groups;
  • Experience in dealing with business, corporations, and agencies on a professional level;
  • Must be a self-starter able to work independently to prospect/obtain new clients;
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, research and organizational skills;
  • Understanding of or experience in non-profit fundraising a plus;
  • Established business contacts a plus.

If you meet the stated qualifications and want to join our team oriented workplace please send a resume and cover letter stating position of interest and salary requirements to:jobs@wjct.org, fax: 904-358-6385, or mail to: WJCT HR 100 Festival Park Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32202

We are looking for individuals who would like to be a part of our on-call, as needed crew pool which assists with in-house and offsite events, studio productions, building operations and other WJCT and client events. Candidates must be willing and able to perform both studio and building operations activities which include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ability to provide general facilities support (non-production) which may include set-up and break-down of tables, chairs and other ​event ​related items;
  • Experience with camera operation and other television equipment such as CG, prompter;
  • Experience with studio production set-up, scenery construction and maintenance;
  • Experience with lighting, working as an audio assistant preferred;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends;
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions.

If you meet the stated qualifications and want to join our team oriented workplace please send a resume and cover letter stating position of interest and salary requirements to:jobs@wjct.org, fax: 904-358-6385, or mail to: WJCT HR 100 Festival Park Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32202

WJCT provides internship opportunities during which students are provided a learning environment with “real life” work experience in support of their educational and personal goals.

Typical requirements for consideration include:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be enrolled in or sponsored by an accredited college or university;
  • Matriculated to the junior years by the start of the internship period;
  • Be seeking course credit or fulfillment of additional community/college requirements;
  • Pursuing a major that relates to the products and services provided by WJCT.

Please send a resume and cover letter stating area of interest and availability to:
WJCT Human Resources
Attn: Internship
100 Festival Park Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
or: jobs@wjct.org

If you meet the stated qualifications and want to join our team oriented workplace please send a resume and cover letter stating position of interest and salary requirements to: jobs@wjct.org, fax: 904-358-6385, or mail to: WJCT HR, 100 Festival Park Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32202.

WJCT seeks organizations that provide employment information to job seekers. If your organization would like to receive notification of vacancies at WJCT, please contact:
Valerie Strickland-Smith
100 Festival Park Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32202