Employment Opportunities

Want to make a difference using your God-given talent? Imagine a career bringing the Eternal Word to millions around the globe! At EWTN Global Catholic Network, we are committed to spreading the Gospel from a Catholic perspective, touching millions via television, radio, and the Internet.

EWTN is currently looking for qualified individuals to fill the positions listed below. To be considered, please email your resume (Word or PDF), along with a cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the role and the EWTN Network, to humanresources@ewtn.com

Accountant

TITLE:                 Accountant

REPORTS TO:    Financial Manager

DEPARTMENT:   Accounting

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Accountant is responsible for performing a variety of standard, technical, accounting functions including analysis, preparation, and maintenance of routine and non-routine entries to the general ledger of EWTN. The Accountant assists in the preparation of interim financial statements, undertakes special projects and/or reports as directed by management, and works closely with management in preparation of annual audits by the independent auditors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews source documents used for accounting, maintenance of ledgers, registers and other records of initial entry, and preparation of periodic and special financial reports, budgets, and maintains fiscal records applying professional accounting principles and methods.
  • Assists in the preparation of daily EWTN cash counts and bank deposits.
  • Reconcile multiple bank accounts.
  • Prepare special account analyses and financial reports as directed by management.
  • Prepare and enter general journal entries and adjustments, with detailed backup; analyze variance reports; and assist in the preparation and maintenance of financial budgets.
  • Responsible for inter-organization transaction with related parties, including billings and reconciliation of inter-organization accounts.
  • Participate in the monthly financial closing process as directed by management.
  • Assist in maintaining the integrity and accuracy of all general ledger accounts.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years of prior accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent analytical ability to process routine data rapidly, efficiently and in accordance with prescribed goals and policies
  • Enjoy working collaboratively within a team environment
  • Independent bearing with the ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrate a high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Outlook, Excel and Word, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Operational experience with ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • A professional demeanor with excellent customer service orientation.
  • Good time management skills, including the ability to simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Focus on accuracy and generating timely work product for management review.
  • Understands and promotes the overall mission of EWTN.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and EWTN mission.
  • Experience with not-for-profit-accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant

EDUCATION:

  • BS in Accounting, Finance, or related business field.

 

Résumés & cover letter including salary requirements should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Bilingual Viewer Services Representative

TITLE:               Bilingual Viewer Services Representative

REPORTS TO:    Viewer Services Manager

DEPARTMENT:   Viewer Services

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL (remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Bilingual Viewer Services Representative plays an important role representing EWTN to further the message and mission of our foundress, Mother Angelica, to our EWTN Family. The Bilingual Viewer Services Representative provides an attentive, caring and positive experience to our audience through phone calls, e-mail, mail, and prayer offerings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews and replies to all correspondence as needed.
  • Answers audience questions via various forms of communication, including telephone, internet and written correspondence.
  • Responds to questions relative to Friary, Marketing, Production, Programming, Radio, Theology and other areas of the Network as appropriate.
  • Takes prayer requests and handles appropriately and respectfully.
  • Accepts and keys donations from donors via various methods, including but not limited to credit card and/or ACH.
  • Performs data entry of donations and gift/order requests into computer.
  • Routes incoming calls as needed.
  • Provides excellent service to those contacting EWTN.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of two years of customer service experience or equivalent training and experience.
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and EWTN’s mission and ability to articulate to audience/viewers as needed.
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in the English and Spanish language including the meaning and spelling of words, and rules of composition and grammar.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Must possess strong computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Approachable, friendly and helpful demeanor that translates to a positive experience for our EWTN Family.
  • Ability to enter data accurately and promptly.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED.  Associate’s degree preferred.

 

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Cash Management Specialist

TITLE:                Cash Management Specialist

REPORTS TO:     Financial Manager

DEPARTMENT:   Accounting

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Cash Management Specialist is responsible for analyzing and reconciling daily cash flow to ensure accuracy and completeness of recorded cash activity for EWTN, Religious Catalogue, News and Publishing and to identify opportunities to maximize financial resources available to the Network.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reconciles daily / weekly cash transactions for all bank accounts (Wells Fargo, Regions, and SNB)
  • Records Daily Cash revenues for EWTN, RC, News, and Publishing, and reconciles entries to Daily Cash Report, records credit card and other online revenue received in EWTN Online account and EWTN News Online account.
  • Monitor, maintain, analyze, and journal entry miscellaneous revenue and other receipts
  • Download and save all FIS/FID donation revenue spreadsheets and provide data to the Mail Processing Manager
  • Balances Daily Cash entries to Daily Cash report
  • Prepares the Daily Cash Report
  • Monitors returned checks or ACHs, create monthly data worksheet to provide the Donation Processing Manager
  • Prepare journal entries for returned checks and ACH donation returns
  • Scans in appropriate backup and Donor Direct backup if applicable to Cash revenue entries
  • Reconciles Credit Card revenue to applicable reports for all companies
  • Prepares weekly summary of available cash for internal management review.
  • Reviews and researches outstanding check list for all companies.
  • Works with Financial Managers to resolve outstanding issues on bank reconciliation before month end.
  • Performs comprehensive review of monthly bank analysis statements to determine the reasonableness of bank charges and fees.
  • Assists with the completion of the monthly financial close process, which includes detailed reconciliation of all cash accounts.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in public accounting or corporate accounting positions.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts and techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of treasury management processes.  Understanding of and ability to apply and evaluate key internal control procedures related to treasury management activities.
  • Awareness of the potential indicators of fraudulent activity pertaining to the misappropriation of cash in order to prevent or detect fraud.
  • Knowledge of general ledger accounting systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP; proficiency with MS Office Suite and internet banking applications.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact well with employees, donors, and vendors in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Must be well organized, have good analytical skills and maintain absolute discretion
  • and confidentiality.
  • Prior experience within the financial services industry with specific treasury management responsibilities

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Associates Degree in related field

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

  • Accounting coursework or undergraduate degree in Accounting or related discipline is strongly preferred.
  • Current certification as a CPA, CMA, CFE or related designation or commitment to work towards such certification in the future is strongly preferred.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Please submit cover letter including salary requirements and resume via email to humanresources@ewtn.com for consideration.

Cook

TITLE:                 Network Cook

REPORTS TO:      Vice President of Programming & Production

DEPARTMENT:     Guest Services

LOCATION:          Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN Network Cook plans, purchases, and prepares food and beverages for Network Guests.  This includes planning and preparing healthy meals for an established schedule and overseeing kitchen operations in general.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists Network Chef on food and beverage preparation, ensuring proper food handling techniques and food safety standards/regulations are followed.
  • Prepares menu items according to guest requests, taking into account allergies, etc. as able.
  • Uses, maintains, and cleans kitchen equipment, preparation and storage areas.
  • Assists Network Chef in maintaining food and equipment inventories.
  • Oversees and communicates with Network Chef as necessary for efficient kitchen operations and conformance to standards and Network policies.
  • Assists Network Chef with sanitation practices to ensure staff follows standards and regulations and conducts training as necessary.
  • Greets guests and provides proper instructions for serving.
  • Shops for groceries, including those needed for daily meals.
  • Supplies Guest Housing with food/snacks. 
  • Anticipates, identifies and corrects processes and procedures to achieve guest satisfaction.
  • Communicates in a professional manner and keeps Network staff informed as necessary for smooth and efficient operations.
  • Follows EWTN policies and procedures and reports maintenance needs, accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management.
  • Follows Network policies and procedures for reporting and requesting time off.
  • Maintains confidentiality of guest information as necessary.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a cook or chef in a restaurant. 
  • Extensive knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation/safety standards and regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of cooking stations, menus and prep procedures to ensure correct portioning, quality and cooking time.
  • Physical standards:  ability to stand for long periods of time; exposure to heat, steam, smoke and cold; ability to smell, reach; bend; stoop; twist; carry; and lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Dedicated to food quality and control. 
  • Ability to report to work well-groomed and practice good personal hygiene.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours on occasion.
  • Strong communication and organization skills. 
  • Supervisory skills preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • High School diploma or GED

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.
 

Résumés, cover letter & salary requirements should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Customer Service Representative

TITLE:               Customer Service Representative

REPORTS TO:    Viewer Services Manager

DEPARTMENT:   Viewer Services

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL 

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Viewer Services Manager, this position responds to customer inquiries and performs a variety of duties related to Customer Service in accordance with Network policies and procedures. Develops and maintains rapport with customers (via phone, letter, or e-mail) and works to give them the best possible service in both a timely and courteous manner.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives, researches, and answers customer inquiries and requests (written or telephone) regarding order status, changes, adjustments, and cancellations.
  • Works with customers to offer alternatives to resolve problems.
  • Receives, researches and answers phone centers requests and inquiries.
  • Inputs credit cards and researches all declined credit card customers to verify card number, expiration date, etc.
  • Accesses computer system to retrieve customer information, status of orders, make changes on the customer’s order and input credit card and check customer names into the donor file.  Ensures that correct information is used for retrieving and inputting of data.
  • Receives and answers inquiries from other departments regarding Customer Service responsibilities.
  • Follows up on customer inquiries and research to assure satisfactory completion of order.
  • Completes entry of Internet orders on a daily basis.
  • Enters Spanish web orders manually.
  • Informs Viewer Services Manager or Director of Viewer Services of customer-identified damaged merchandise problems and coordinates all customer information (credit and customer file) to reflect this transaction.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and present solutions relating to potential customer service problem areas.
  • Identifies needs and makes recommendations regarding revisions to policy and procedure.
  • Remains current on changes in policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Prepares routine reports and assists the Assistant Buyer and Viewer Services Manager with special projects as needed.
  • Directs inquiries from customers not related to Religious Catalogue activities to the appropriate department.
  • Perform month-end procedures via Ability Commerce.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience in Customer Service
  • Exhibit good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Adept in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel); other computer programs as required
  • Strong data-entry skills.
  • Be a team player and have the ability to work in harmony with others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Possess exceptional telephone etiquette skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and EWTN’s mission
  • Must be flexible during peak time holiday season; some overtime if necessary.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with Order Management Systems (OMS) a plus.

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through
Catholic Distance University.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Donation Processing Specialist

TITLE:                Donation Processing Specialist

REPORTS TO:     Manager, Donation Processing

DEPARTMENT:   Mission Advancement

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Donation Processing Specialist reviews and processes donation correspondence, records and reconciles donations and updates donor database records.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processes donations using the Mavro Imaging system and the EWTN fundraising CRM.
  • Routes donor correspondence for further review and action.
  • Prepares reports on donation processing as requested.
  • Performs work diligently and accurately.
  • Maintains confidentiality of donor information and EWTN fundraising performance and methods.
  • Maintains security of donor payment information and methods.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by manager.
  • Other department duties that may be assigned by the manager:
    • Monitors monthly automatic donation process and remedies processing errors; notifies donors of expiring payment methods.
    • Reviews returned mail and updates donor records accordingly.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum 1-2 years of fundraising donation processing or data entry experience.
  • Adept at Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel; other computer programs as required.
  • Excellent typing and keyboard skills.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately enter large quantities of data.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Possess a friendly and cooperative attitude with the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to pass a financial background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the Catholic Faith and EWTN’s mission.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Please submit cover letter including salary requirements and resume via email to humanresources@ewtn.com for consideration.

Editor-In-Chief (NCR - Washington, DC)

TITLE:               Editor-In-Chief

REPORTS TO:    Executive Director

DEPARTMENT:  National Catholic Register

LOCATION:        Washington, DC

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Editor-in-Chief works with the Executive Director to establish the editorial vision and related strategy for the National Catholic Register and manages the editorial team to accomplish strategic goals. Oversees the production and publication of all content for the Register’s media platforms. Provides quality control on all content, ensuring journalistic accuracy, theological soundness, and effective distribution.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contributes to strategic planning and implements vision for the Register; Sets tone, style, scope, and editorial direction in continuity with plan and vision.
  • Directs production of all Register content including article angle and scope, assigning, editing and final publication.
  • Leads editorial team including editors, writers, contractors, graphic artists and other personnel in planning day-to-day editorial coverage including news, features, analysis, and opinion content. 
  • Responsible for accuracy, journalistic quality, and theological soundness of published content; Monitors articles for legal, ethical, and theological concerns and consults with the Executive Director on questionable content.
  • Ensures constant diversity of perspective (within bounds of Catholic magisterium) in reporting and approach to news (what to cover when, how, and from what angle); provides context, balance, and clarity; includes Catholic historical and catechetical backdrop whenever possible.
  • Supervises the content that the Register delivers on social media be it proprietary or from other EWTN partners.
  • Monitors reports on readership statistics and assists in strategizing on how to increase reach and engagement.
  • Works with Executive Director to recruit, hire, motivate and manage the editorial team, including freelance talent; Provides regular feedback, constructive advice on improvement as needed, and training for staff. 
  • Delegates responsibilities and sees that tasks are completed.
  • Edits copy on sensitive matters or content of strategic significance.
  • Writes editorials, occasional interviews or articles for the publication.
  • Reviews and manages editorial guidelines, policies, schedules and related compliance; Maintains effective editorial workflow using available technologies.
  • Cultivates sources and commentators; Maintains regular contact with Catholic bishops, intellectuals and leaders in order to guarantee fluid relationships.
  • Establishes editorial advisors to provide expertise, information and content on various subject areas including bioethics, politics, Church history, moral theology, philosophy, general legal, and canon law.
  • Collaborates with counterparts at EWTN News on news coverage and content distribution, especially Catholic News Agency (”CNA”).
  • Assists Executive Director and Director of Operations with editorial budget planning and manages the editorial budget.
  • Manages reader relations and publication’s image.
  • Represents the Register at meetings and events and in the media as necessary.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in Journalism or Communications. 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Management/Leadership role.
  • Extensive knowledge of and faithful practice of Roman Catholic faith.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with colleagues and readers diplomatically.
  • Ability to delegate assignments efficiently, provide clear expectations, manage production for quality, and ensure all deadlines are met. 
  • Strong relationship building and communication with internal staff, writers/bloggers, Catholic leaders, etc.
  • Results oriented and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to find quick solutions to problems, and an awareness of trends.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate degree English, Church History, Theology, Canon Law, or related field. 
  • Advanced degree in Journalism, Communications or related field is preferred.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

  • Career with Purpose
  • Family-oriented working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
  • 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

General Assignment Correspondent

TITLE:               General Assignment Correspondent

REPORTS TO:    Senior Producer, EWTN News In Depth

DEPARTMENT:  News In Depth

LOCATION:        Washington, D.C.

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN News In Depth General Assignment Correspondent works with the Senior Producer and the In Depth team to gather, produce, and present news reports from a Catholic perspective.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather, produce, and present general assignment reports of interest to a Catholic audience. Must demonstrate knowledge of current events and public policy from a Catholic perspective.
  • Pitch original story ideas examining the intersection of Catholic Social Teaching and public policy. While the topic is religion, the role is general assignment in that the stories will range from hard news lead stories, to potential investigations, to feature reports. Must have the ability, interest, and flexibility to do them all.
  • Develop sources and contacts in Washington, D.C. and around the country. Some stories may require regional or national travel.
  • Collaborate with the editorial and technical teams to provide all appropriate elements for stories (i.e. photos, videos, and graphics).
  • Execute live shots in the field or in the studio as needed.
  • Use various social media platforms.
  • Stay up to date on current events through newspapers, broadcasts, websites, social media, and Catholic publications.
  • Multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
  • Establish and maintain relationships within the community.  This may include public appearances and covering events of relevance. 

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 5 years of broadcast news reporting experience.
  • Excellent news judgment.
  • Strong journalistic skills and ability to follow standard journalistic practices, particularly accuracy, honesty and integrity.
  • Applicable knowledge of multi-platform news gathering tools and resources, including social media (ability to engage audience on digital platforms.)
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated understanding of the Catholic faith and ability to apply that to story coverage.
  • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible, personable and passionate.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to perform well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with proper attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as work well within a team.
  • Must embrace peer-to-peer feedback and constructive criticism designed to enhance performance.
  • Flexibility on work schedule (some nights and weekends) with the ability to travel as needed on short notice when needed – this will be minimal.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Political Science, Communication or related field.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

  • Career with Purpose
  • Family-oriented working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
  • 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

IT Support Technician (Tier I)

TITLE:               IT Support Technician (Tier 1)

REPORTS TO:    Director of Information Services

DEPARTMENT:   Information Services

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for the set-up and maintenance of hardware and software, including the following OS platforms: Windows 7, Windows 10, and latest Mac OS.  Will provide a single point of contact for end users to receive support and maintenance within the EWTN Network Environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Install, upgrade, support and troubleshoot printers, computer hardware, mobile devices, Windows OS 7 & 10, Office 2013/2016 and other authorized desktop applications and peripheral equipment.
  • Troubleshoot problem areas using diagnostic tools (in person, by telephone, or via remote access) in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide direct end user assistance where required.
  • Install, diagnose, clean, repair, maintain, and upgrade hardware and equipment (including but not limited to PCs, laptops, printers, scanners and cell phones) unless prohibited by existing customer warranties, to ensure optimal performance.
  • Anticipate trends by monitoring and analyzing incoming calls, problems, and support requests.
  • Use approved tools and methodologies to image, copy and configure systems for deployment.
  • Familiarize and train end users on basic software, hardware and peripheral device operation.
  • Take ownership and responsibility of queries, issues and problems (tickets) assigned.
  • Maintain adequate knowledge of approved operating systems and application software used to provide a high level of support.
  • Maintain and consistently demonstrate a general knowledge of company guidelines, processes, practices and procedures.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 1-year experience with PC hardware and operating systems including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Physically able to handle equipment (ability to lift up to 50 lbs.).
  • Above average analytical, problem solving, and technical skills.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and other software programs through continuing education and/or self-education. 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks accurately to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills to create an End User friendly attitude with a passion for information services support.
  • Ability to setup and support Macintosh Hardware/Software a plus.

PREFERRED:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and EWTN’s mission.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science preferred, or an Associates’ degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or other relevant area plus 2 years Support Technician or related work experience.

Makeup Artist

TITLE:               Makeup Artist

REPORTS TO:    Crew Chief

DEPARTMENT:   Production

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL 

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Makeup Artist applies makeup to EWTN hosts and guests for various shows.  Duties also include hair styling and wardrobe recommendation.  The position also assists in set decoration and assisting the production crew with set up and tear down of production sets.  This is a full-time, permanent role.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Apply makeup to program hosts and guests.
  • Assist in appropriate removing of makeup.
  • Purchase makeup and other products needed for the position.
  • Source high quality materials (cosmetics and tools) and order them from trusted manufacturers to maintain excellence and satisfaction to news crew and guests
  • Establish budgets, and work within budgetary limits to purchase materials
  • Clean and maintain makeup applicators and tools
  • Maintain a clean and orderly make up area in green room.
  • Communicates in a professional manner and keeps Network staff informed as necessary for smooth and efficient operations.
  • Follows EWTN policies and procedures and reports maintenance needs, accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management.
  • Follows Network policies and procedures for reporting and requesting time off.
  • Maintains confidentiality of guest information as necessary.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience applying makeup in a professional setting.
  • Extensive knowledge of makeup products.
  • Physical standards:  ability to stand for long periods of time; and lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Understanding of health and safety rules
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as this position would be based around the production schedule. Some occasional nights, weekends are possible.
  • Ability to report to work well-groomed and practice good personal hygiene.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours on occasion.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or equivalent technical training.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Non-Linear Editor

TITLE:               Non-Linear Editor

REPORTS TO:    Post Production Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:   Production

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Non-Linear Editor executes the editing of video material for a production, promotional and/or marketing piece.  This includes set up and operation of all editing equipment, video, and audio sources to provide quality broadcast programming.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates with producers on a specific project.
  • Works directly with writer/producer or from scripted pre-formatted materials to perform editorial functions resulting in satisfactory project completion.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to complete editing assigned task (Record Decks, Computer Software, Audio Mixer, Routers, etc.).
  • Compile completion and file all trouble reports related to equipment and present to appropriate parties for further directions.
  • Ensures all projects completed in a timely manner, meeting all existing technical and stylistic protocols.
  • Properly labels all materials and submits to Quality Control. 
  • Maintains knowledge of industry standards, (linear and non-linear, digital and analog) and trends related to post production field.
  • Regular and prompt attendance. 
  • Ability to work flexible schedule.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in broadcast or cable TV production programming.
  • Experience in Avid or comparable professional computer-based editing systems, and multiple tape formats.
  • Ability to work with producers as well as independently when necessary.
  • Ability to analyze problems and take the initiative to correct. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe after Effects and Photoshop skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Catholic Faith and EWTN’s mission.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or equivalent technical training.

 

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Political Editor (CNA - Washington DC)

TITLE:               Political Editor

REPORTS TO:    Editor-In-Chief

DEPARTMENT:  Catholic News Agency

LOCATION:        Washington, D.C.

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Political Editor focuses on the political coverage for Catholic News Agency and directs discussion of, assigns, and edits stories related to political issues that touch directly on the Catholic Church and her moral and social teachings with responsibility over staff writers as well as website and content.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates political coverage for Catholic News Agency, covering issues of concern to a Catholic audience in Washington, D.C., states, and Canada.
  • Follows policy issues related to Catholic teaching in the three branches of government and government agencies.
  • Holds daily editorial consultations, assigns and discusses stories with writers, edits and posts copy on the website.
  • Tracks political news throughout the work day.
  • Collaborates with other EWTN News entities in D.C. on coverage.
  • Takes part in regular English-language strategic and content planning with the executive director, editor-in-chief, managing editor, news editor and operations manager.
  • Assists in event and initiative planning.
  • In conjunction with News Editor, plans and facilitates twice annual feedback meetings for D.C. writers.
  • Reports to managing editor regarding content of site and ensures that tone, vision and angle of coverage are maintained.
  • Maintains relationships and communication with key partners involving story assignments.
  • Assists with personnel management including employee hiring and job training.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Experience working within one of the three branches of government or a position that interfaces regularly with one of the three branches of government.
  • Strong writing and editing skills and journalistic knowledge.
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated understanding of the Catholic Church especially in application to politics and culture.
  • Management level experience in communications or journalism preferred.
  • Excellent ability to communicate internally and across different technological platforms.
  • Ability to grow writers and elicit response to organizational needs.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to receive and implement feedback.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate degree in English, Communication, Journalism, or other relevant field required. Master’s degree preferable.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

  • Career with Purpose
  • Family-oriented working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
  • 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Production Assistant (Washington, DC)

TITLE:               Production Assistant

REPORTS TO:    Technical Operations Manager

DEPARTMENT:  News Production

LOCATION:        Washington, D.C. (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Newsroom Production Assistant provides administrative, technical, and organizational support to producers and directors in a news production environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Producers on location shoots and studio shoots; make technical notes; time and mark up notes for post-production. 
  • Work with the Producers in the timing and logging of recordings in studio and in the field, watch for any errors as the host speaks, make copies of scripts or script notes, conduct internet research, and run a variety of errands.
  • Perform the basic newsroom functions as required by the Producers, such as teleprompter, CG operation, printing scripts, professionally greeting and escorting guests, tape logging, archival video and still photography searches, and rundown and script archive maintenance.
  • Maintain network public relations with all guests or visitors in studio or on location.
  • Assist production manager in the setup of all location/remote productions.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in broadcast/cable TV production/programming environment or related field.
  • Adept at Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; proven ability to learn other computer programs as required.
  • Understanding of the Catholic Faith and EWTN’s mission.
  • Must possess a visual sense of video composition combined with a basic knowledge of camera techniques.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to “think on your feet.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills; proficient active listening skills will be required to take direction and accurately follow instructions.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through.
  • Ability to multi-task at a high level and work calmly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule to include overtime, when required.
  • Background in television preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • AA/BS degree in communications, broadcasting, TV production, or Catholic studies.
  • Combination of experience and education may be considered in lieu of education requirement.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

  • Career with Purpose
  • Family-oriented working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
  • 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Please submit cover letter including salary requirements and resume via email to humanresources@ewtn.com for consideration.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Program Scheduling Assistant

TITLE:                Program Scheduling Assistant

REPORTS TO:     Programming Manager

DEPARTMENT:    Program Scheduling & Traffic

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Program Scheduling Assistant is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the 24-hour programming grid for EWTN’s satellite feeds in a proprietary database.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and schedule programming grids for EWTN’s various satellite feeds.
  • Make programming decisions based upon liturgical year, special events and special programming.
  • Notify various entities of changes and issue memos concerning programming.
  • Supply various departments with information regarding Programming Schedule.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure a cohesive effort on all of EWTN’s programming platforms.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Previous experience with scheduling/traffic or other database systems.
  • Background in cable or broadcast television.
  • Strong familiarity with EWTN programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith, liturgical year and EWTN mission.
  • Ability to make independent judgment and decisions regarding programming.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Flexibility with work schedule when needed.
  • Must possess strong computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Other database experience helpful.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well within a team environment.

PREFERRED:

  • Knowledge of secondary language (Spanish and/or German). 

EDUCATION:

  • Associate/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent broadcast scheduling experience.

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Safety & Security Officer (day or night shift)

SAFETY & SECURITY OFFICER

REPORTS TO:     Manager, Safety & Security

DEPARTMENT:    Safety & Security

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN Safety & Security Officer provides campus presence and surveillance to ensure the safety and security of all employees, guests and visitors.  Patrols network grounds on a continuous basis and offers assistance and information to the general public.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs campus surveillance by vehicle or walking to ensure security and watches for situations that could result in injury or loss due to potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Screens all vehicles at the Network entrances and monitors activity at or near assigned post.  Maintains a sense of vigilance for undesirable, dangerous, or counterproductive activities or individuals.
  • Monitors camera activity, fire protection systems and other devices from a control room and dispatches calls as necessary.
  • Relays critical information to other security personnel as necessary.
  • Provides accurate and timely written or verbal information/instruction to all vendors, visitors, pilgrims, or anyone conducting business with the Network.
  • Reviews and has personal knowledge of the Safety and Security daily postings and instructions.
  • Initiates emergency 911 calls as appropriate and directs emergency vehicles to proper location on site.
  • Administers First Aid, CPR, basic emergency assistance to employees and guests as needed.
  • Completes incident and accident report forms as necessary.
  • Transports guests to and from the Birmingham airport.
  • Communicates with and assists other Network departments whenever special instructions for guests or visitors are required.
  • Directs traffic for special functions and some live show events.
  • Participates in department training and drills as necessary.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Security/Law enforcement, military, EMS or related field.
  • Possess valid Alabama State Driver’s License.
  • Possess valid State of Alabama pistol permit or be able to obtain upon hire.
  • Ability to qualify with a firearm.
  • Possess up to date First Aid and CPR certification or be willing to obtain within 90 days of hire date.
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA & NFPA codes and standards.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality around sensitive items and security issues.
  • Attention to the needs of others; must be courteous while also being direct.
  • Possess a keen sense of observation of physical surroundings.
  • Must be able to work overtime if necessary.
  • Physically able to perform the duties, including the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in one place for long periods of time in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work under a command-type structure and follow instructions regardless of the form of communications, e.g., 2-way radio, telephone, voice, etc.
  • Must be able to work the required 12 hour shift

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or GED

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

• Career with Purpose
• Family-oriented working environment
• Competitive salary
• Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
• 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
• On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to:  humanresources@ewtn.com for consideration.

 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Videographer

TITLE:               Videographer

REPORTS TO:    Production Manager

DEPARTMENT:  News Production

LOCATION:        Washington, D.C. (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Videographer will shoot general assignment, National, political and feature news in a non-linear newsroom for a designated News program.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shoot general assignment, political and feature news stories. 
  • Professionally light reporters and guests.
  • Shoot live shots and packages for daily news and/or weekly news shows.
  • Operate streaming video equipment like LiveU.
  • Assist the Production Manager with managing the freelance photographers and the field production equipment, including company vehicles.
  • Set up and operate remote productions.
  • Assist in the control room during show production (robotics, tape operator, teleprompter, floor directing, delivering scripts).
  • Responsibly operate ENN News crew vehicles; adheres to all local traffic laws.
  • Assist reporters in the field with technical assistance. 
  • Provide flexibility as work may extend beyond broadcast completion including occasional weekends and international and domestic travel (minimal).
  • If assigned, organize field crews with reporters and call in freelancers as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining field equipment and crew vehicles. 

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of broadcast news field experience. 
  • Demonstrated photography skills in a multi-media newsroom. 
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record with ability to drive vehicle daily to and from sites.
  • Experience in Avid or comparable professional computer-based editing systems, and multiple tape formats. 
  • Strong knowledge of location lighting techniques.
  • Tech savvy and informed about latest broadcast technology.
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to pass a White House background check.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment and/or independently as needed.
  • Understanding of EWTN’s mission and desire to work in a Catholic environment.
  • Ability to lift and carry broadcast equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work as needed, including during inclement weather.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Degree/certification in Photography, Broadcasting, Film/TV Production, or other relevant field and/or equivalent combination of training and experience. 

WHAT DOES EWTN OFFER?

  • Career with Purpose
  • Family-oriented working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement)
  • 11 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • On-line continuing education and degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

Please submit cover letter including salary requirements and resume via email to humanresources@ewtn.com for consideration.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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