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Looking for a job that mixes innovative media, fresh energy, and great people dedicated to improving opportunities for youth? Join the Youth Radio team!

 

With an average operating budget of approximately $4M, Youth Radio is entering a period of significant organizational growth that requires broadening the funding mechanisms that have sustained it thus far, presenting an exciting opportunity to build and operationalize a comprehensive strategic development plan for the nation’s preeminent independent youth media organization. By providing structure and clear action plans, the new Senior Development Director will empower staff and board members to build upon the current base of individual and institutional support.

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The Podcast Producer will join Youth Radio’s media team to take our podcast programming to the next level. You’ll be the creative force behind the podcast feed for the nation’s lead producer of youth reporting and opinion.

With an eye on trending news and culture, you’ll make fast, effective decisions about the best approach for programming our podcast for maximum impact. It’s a chance to make your mark and work closely with youth reporters and artists to create an unforgettable podcast experience. Youth Radio’s partners include NPR (where we serve as the Youth Desk) as well as The New York Times, Teen Vogue, and Marketplace.

 

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The Director of Digital Media will join Youth Radio’s media leadership team to launch and lead our national network of youth journalists. It is a new and key position for which we seek a journalist with extensive experience producing high-quality multiplatform content.

Youth Radio is a youth-centered, innovative production company that is cultivating a larger, more engaged audience and building new channels of content for social and online platforms. With an eye on trending news and culture, you’ll make fast decisions about which stories to advance, and the best approach for maximum impact. You’ll work closely with youth reporters and artists to create compelling and fun visual media content. You’ll shape story packages to build audience engagement and the growth of Youth Radio’s public profile.

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Youth Radio is seeking a Case Manager to support transitional aged youth (14-24 yrs.) by providing one-on-one counseling, including crisis intervention, advocacy, and referral services; develop relationships of trust with clients for the purpose of providing motivational counseling. This position will work with students enrolled in our introductory training programs (Core, Bridge and MATCH) as well as on-site high school and college level interns.

Case Managers will utilize a strength based approach to complete biopsychosocial assessments of newly enrolled participants, co-develop individualized action plans and update assessments on a quarterly basis. This position supports youth throughout student’s interaction with Youth Radio.

 

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Youth Radio is seeking a part-time Multimedia Instructor for our training programs. The instructor will be responsible for teaching photo, video, and social media skills to students ages 14-18. The ideal candidate will have a love of working with young people, online media and storytelling.

 

The Multimedia Instructor will work with a diverse team of teachers to implement our media and digital technology training. This position holds principal oversight of the training for Youth Radio’s multimedia (photo/video/online/graphic design) track, as well as oversees the work of interns and Project Associates -peer youth educators –that teach for the program. Applicants with experience working with Bay Area youth from different backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

This is a part-time, contract position.

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Youth Radio seeks an engineer to manage studio operations, maintain and improve broadcast and production facilities, and develop an updated technical strategy and new workflows, as we expand the scope of our online and mobile ventures, while maintaining top broadcast standards for major broadcast outlets. If you have experience as an engineer in a multi-media production environment, you are our ideal candidate!

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Reporting to the department director, the Donor Communications Manager contributes to and implements the development-specific communication strategy with the goal of planning and creating communications that educate, engage, cultivate and inspire philanthropic support for and engagement with Youth Radio.

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The Facilities Coordinator maintains the buildings and grounds of Youth Radio, directing staff and overseeing the upkeep of equipment and supplies. The Facilities Coordinator will make sure the buildings and grounds are maintained, by creating/maintaining daily and weekly cleaning schedules, determining and scheduling repairs, renovation projects, waste reduction improvements and safety inspections. They must negotiate with outside vendors for supplies, repairs and other measures.

 

The Facilities Coordinator will schedule preventative maintenance, respond to urgent maintenance calls and participate in the creation of emergency preparedness plans and apply for required environmental permits as needed. They will review furniture needs and keep the office supply, and kitchen areas stocked.

They will also lead in an administrative capacity in addition to maintenance coordination. This entails staffing the front desk and supervising a PT receptionist. Security and youth development experience is highly desired to be successful in this position.

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