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

Administrative Assistant

TITLE:               Administrative Assistant

REPORTS TO:    Director of Operations

DEPARTMENT:   Religious Catalogue

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL 

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Administrative Assistant will perform administrative duties to support the day-to-day needs of the Religious Catalogue department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide primary administrative support to the Director of Operations, as well as administrative support to the Director of Sales & Marketing as needed.
  • Greet visitors to Religious Catalogue and answers general questions.
  • Answers department phone and routes calls as appropriate.
  • Opens and distributes mail for the department.
  • Orders office supplies for department as needed.
  • Process mail order; Enter DIV 02 orders; Print new orders (packing slips) and distribute to warehouse as needed throughout the day. 
  • Follow-up with customers as necessary. 
  • Process all NSF check payments; coordinating with Customer Services/Viewer Services.
  • Enter all Amazon Orders.
  • Daily Deposit Reconciliation and submission, including ACH Transfer payments.
  • Maintain record of all product losses encountered during shipment (lost/damaged etc.) and file all insurance claims as needed.
  • Maintain tax-exempt records and update statuses.
  • Print Invoices and Monthly Statements for Term Accounts. 
  • Process Gift Shoppe item transfer requests as needed. 
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies, kitchen and cleaning supplies. 
  • Make travel arrangements for Catalogue personnel as needed.
  • Assist in entering and fulfilling printed catalog requests.
  • Open to occasional travel as needed.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • One to three years of administrative experience.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft suite (Outlook, Word, Excel), with high proficiency in Excel spreadsheet skills.
  • Good time management skills with the ability to multitask.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • A professional demeanor with excellent customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including proper grammar and punctuation.

EDUCATION:

  • Associate’s degree, or equivalent years administrative assistant work experience.  Bachelor’s degree in Business, or other relevant field preferred.

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

Closed Captioning Technician

TITLE:               Closed Captioning Technician

REPORTS TO:    Closed Captioning Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:   Program Scheduling & Traffic

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Closed Captioning Technician is responsible for accurately processing the transcript text of a television program into synchronized captions, to be embedded into the program, to allow a viewer to read the dialogue and descriptive sounds. Utilizes special closed captioning equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Upon receipt of a proofed transcript and a post-production program video, the Closed Captioning Technician uses captioning system software to format the text and accurately place captions to match the timing of speech, music and sound effects.
  • Ensure proper screen placement, to avoid covering on-screen graphics.
  • Processes the captions to embed the text on to the disk of the program that will air on television, and routes it to the tape library.
  • As needed, exports to various formats for airing on DVD and video streaming.
  • Maintains organized records of the programs in text and other formats.
  • Reviews broadcast dates to ensure programs are captioned on schedule, allowing other departments time to complete their work before airtime and DVD distribution. 
  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns with tape / graphics / episodes / transcript.
  • Receive live show captions, edit as needed; export to various formats.
  • As needed, proof transcript.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a comparable work environment. 
  • Ability to operate basic video and captioning equipment.
  • Strong computer software skills; including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Highly organized work habits with sharp visual and auditory focus, great attention to detail and follow through.
  • Expertise in proper grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary and spelling.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Catholic Faith terminology.
  • Ability to work, learn and interact in a team environment toward completion of tasks.
  • Punctual, dependable, cooperative, with flexibility to adapt to last-minute adjustments.

PREFERRED:

  • Previous experience in closed captioning for broadcast/cable TV.

EDUCATION:

  • Associate/Bachelor degree in Communications, Broadcasting or equivalent training and experience.

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcasting, English or equivalent experience.
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Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to:  humanresources@ewtn.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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

Digital Media Specialist

TITLE:               Digital Media Specialist

REPORTS TO:    Director of Digital Strategy & Social Media

DEPARTMENT:  News Services Group

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

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Digital Media Specialist will report to the Digital Strategy and Social Media Director and will work with the anchors, producers, reporters and assignment editors to coordinate on-air and online news coverage in the Washington, DC office. The candidate will create compelling content for digital platforms (including but not limited to websites, apps and social media), manage multiple social media accounts and execute the EWTN News Digital Strategy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute strategies that build brand awareness and increase audience acquisition for the EWTN News shows and services.
  • Create multimedia content.
  • Review and copy edit content on a daily basis.
  • Management of social media accounts. 
  • Upload and execute search engine and social media optimization for EWTN News shows content on digital platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others).
  • Create reports and analyzes data to measure progress and effectiveness of messaging and social media efforts.
  • Work with Editors and Media Managers to obtain photos and video content to accompany social media posts and website.
  • Work with Managing Editors, Executive Producers, Producers and Correspondents to create new/original content for social media posts.
  • Collaborate with international EWTN News colleagues across radio, print, and digital in different languages (Spanish, Italian and German). 
  • Stay current with social media trends, tools and best practices.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to improve processes and best practices.
  • Test new social platforms.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in the field of journalism.
  • Basic website production skills.
  • Supports the mission and teachings of the Church, and the mission of EWTN News.
  • Self-motivated, team player with the ability to generate ideas and exercise good editorial judgment.
  • Adherence to the highest standards of journalism including timeliness. 
  • Organizational skills and ability to manage multi-task, manage several projects simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to work successfully in teams.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively utilize media research and reporting resources.
  • Good technical understanding and can learn new hardware and software quickly.
  • Journalism, public relations, marketing, community management experience.
  • Flexible work schedule with the willingness to work some nights and weekends.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communications, marketing, media or similar discipline applicable for a news environment.

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

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.

Donor Care Specialist

TITLE:                Donor Care Specialist

REPORTS TO:     Manager, Advancement Services

DEPARTMENT:   Mission Advancement

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL (remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Donor Care Specialist delivers excellent donor care over the telephone by taking donations, answering questions, resolving issues and taking prayer requests for our benefactors.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists callers in making credit card donations over the telephone.
  • Ensures donors are aware of various donation methods to EWTN.
  • Appropriately responds to donor telephone inquiries.
  • Evaluates and resolves donor and donation issues, including but not limited to, making donations, making address changes, resolving duplicate accounts, removing donors from the mailing list and coding deceased benefactor accounts.
  • Appropriately decides when to escalate complex donor matters to management for resolution.
  • Participates in ongoing formation and education around excellence in donor care and philanthropy best practices.
  • Safeguards benefactor information and strictly maintains donor privacy.
  • Respectfully takes prayer requests by telephone and handles appropriately.
  • Routes incoming calls to appropriate EWTN departments as needed.
  • Demonstrates commitment to EWTN’s mission and the position by regular and prompt attendance.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum two years of customer service experience or equivalent training and experience.
  • Ability to work an 8-hour shift five days per week between 7 am and 7 pm.
  • Experience and familiarity with fundraising principles and practices.
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic Faith and EWTN’s mission.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills including pleasant telephone manner, good grammar and a helpful demeanor.
  • Patience and discernment in serving challenging callers.
  • Basic data entry skills and proficient computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Willingness to learn new technological skills.
  • Solid time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Call center experience is strongly preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

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

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

Graphic Designer

TITLE:               Graphic Designer

REPORTS TO:    Creative Director

DEPARTMENT:   Creative Services 

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL (not remote eligible)

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Graphic Designer will design and develop complex graphics and collateral materials for print communications, electronic media, and presentations. This includes design and layout using state of the art computer hardware, software methods and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs and produces graphic materials for print media, electronic communications and web related projects.
  • Collaborates with Creative Director in planning, development, layout, and production of graphics, electronic presentations and of web related projects.
  • Ensures image quality, editorial interpretation and graphic file size meet website requirements.
  • Coordinates printing requirements with printers to ensure quality and cost-effective delivery.
  • Counsels web developer in the development of the graphic content.
  • Researches availability and costs associated with utilizing images from external sources (such as stock photography, fine art, etc.) in designs and production.
  • Ensures accuracy of all material prior to actual implementation.
  • Organizes projects, images, image source documentation, and files.
  • Monitors industry trends and maintains current knowledge of emerging technology in site development.
  • Archives electronic files per Creative Services protocol. Request printed samples from printer and forward to Sr Creative Services Coordinator.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in design, digital arts or related field.
  • Knowledge of web development software and trends. 
  • Skilled and proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign in a graphics design environment.
  • Required to work under moderate supervision and has moderate latitude for using personal initiative and independent judgment.
  • Understanding of design restraints.
  • Knowledge of web graphic optimization techniques helpful.
  • Desire and ability to remain current on new technologies and software products and applications.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Organized with keen sense of detail, flexible and ability to adjust quickly and with ease, follows directions, works well with others as well as alone
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and the EWTN mission preferred.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or Graphic Design preferred. Associate Degree in Fine Arts/Graphic Design or equivalent training and experience will be considered.

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 at humanresources@ewtn.com for consideration.

Groundskeeper

TITLE:                 Groundskeeper

REPORTS TO:      Landscape Manager

DEPARTMENT:     Facilities 

LOCATION:          Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN Groundskeeper maintains the Network grounds, maintenance of grounds equipment and appropriately utilizes Network supplies and equipment in order to minimize loss and waste.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cut lawns, trims and edges around walks, flowerbeds, and perimeter.
  • Prunes shrubs and trees, rakes bags and removes dead shrubs, fallen leaves, branches and twigs.
  • Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides and insecticides.
  • Cleans grounds and removes litter.
  • Plants grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
  • Repairs and conducts preventative maintenance on all ground keeping tools and equipment to ensure they are running correctly.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum 1 year ground keeping experience
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, climb, speak clearly and hear throughout the day.
  • Possess clarity of vision at varying distances to see small details; color vision to distinguish shades & peripheral vision.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Must be a reliable worker who is able to perform routine tasks without supervision
  • Ability and willingness to follow specific instructions.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Possess a valid Alabama driver’s license.

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

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.

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

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

TITLE:                Production Assistant

REPORTS TO:   Crew Chief

DEPARTMENT:  Production

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN Production Assistant is responsible for the technical setup and operation of all audio related production functions in the studio or in the field, including interviews, music, voice-overs, telephone interfaces, roll-ins, and any other audio effects that may be required. Works in other production crew positions as assigned, including Technical Director, Floor Director, Camera Operator, Tape Operator, Video Operator, Teleprompter Operator, Grip, lighting assistant, etc.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates with the Director, Producer and Management on audio requirements and setup required for both studio and remote productions.
  • Sets up and positions microphones for talent, music and/or ambient sound as the production requires.
  • Responsible for proper selection and operation of all audio related equipment.
  • Maintains proper source levels (microphones, clip players, decks, telephone interface, CD, etc.) and relational perspective as production requires.
  • Files equipment trouble reports as necessary.
  • Assists in setting up and taking down sets and production equipment in the studio and in the field.
  • Assists editors by organizing, capturing and ingesting media.
  • Assists producers by logging and labeling media, monitoring productions, completing necessary reports, etc.
  • Maintains network public relations with all guests and visitors in studio and on location.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work area. 
  • Regular and prompt attendance.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years’ experience in TV broadcast/cable production or related field and experience in live audio production.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and other computer programs as required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to take direction and follow instructions.
  • Excellent organizational skills as well as verbal & written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively, with a sense of urgency while under pressure.
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule.
  • Demonstrated knowledge 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

Radio Producer

TITLE:               Radio Producer

REPORTS TO:    Director of Programming & Production

DEPARTMENT:   Radio

LOCATION:        Irondale, AL 

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN Radio Producer is responsible for managing all aspects of live and recorded programs ensuring that content meets EWTN broadcast standards.  Develops program ideas consistent with the mission and collaborates with hosts, facilitators and other content contributors. Responsibilities also include performing voice work and facilitating programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produces all aspects of the radio program ensuring that all content meets EWTN broadcast standards
  • Develops program ideas consistent with the mission of the show
  • Work in collaboration with hosts, facilitators, content contributors, partners, and call-screener to consistently produce “great” Catholic radio in the tradition of Mother Angelica; Christ-centered, engaging and entertaining
  • Manages all in-show production, ensures recorded messaging and promotional announcements are fresh, timely and on target
  • Takes the lead by mapping future radio shows, prepares and writes materials (as needed).
  • Certify social media push & other forms of show promotion/engagement are on point and ensure show web page is up to date
  • Keeps abreast of current affairs; religious, secular and pop culture
  • Ability to facilitate shows, voice and produce short form messages
  • Establish and maintain a working list of fill in hosts and guests, vetted and available for situations requiring tight deadlines.

WHAT SKILLS/TALENTS WILL THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS?

  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience producing major market radio broadcasts or related experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Catholic Faith, the Magisterium, and how they relate to the programming goals of the network.
  • Demonstrated leadership, ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Prompt and thorough with strong attention to detail and ability to follow through.
  • Ability to collaborate well with others.
  • Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, react quickly, meet tight deadlines, and provide solutions.
  • Possess excellent writing skills, ability to generate prep materials and original ideas, and think creatively about how to communicate to audiences.
  • Capacity to ID, troubleshoot & communicate technical & computer problems.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field.

Recruiter

RECRUITER

Birmingham / Irondale AL preferred (will consider remote)

EWTN is seeking a Recruiter who thrives in a mission driven environment and wants to make a difference by finding talented, mission-oriented individuals to join our EWTN Family.  The Recruiter is responsible for conducting full life cycle recruiting activities, including talent identification, screening, interviewing, hiring and onboarding to support the organization.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Talent Acquisition:
    • Collaborates with HR Manager and hiring manager to determine needs, develop/modify job descriptions, outline success profiles, discuss recruiting strategy, and provide feedback throughout the process.
    • Sources candidates through a variety of mediums including internet, referrals, networking, colleges and parish outreach to build the talent pipeline to reach our target audience. 
    • Develops ads, screens resumes, and recommends applicants for interviews.  Conducts interviews and gains feedback and evaluations from interviewers.
    • Revises the EWTN website employment page as necessary to create engaging ads and information. 
    • Ensures background checks, drug screens and paperwork is completed for hiring and guides the onboarding process.
  • Effectively utilizes technology to facilitate the recruitment process, including UltiPro software. 
  • Trains and coaches managers on recruiting and hiring practices.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable employment laws.
  • Reviews recruiting and onboarding processes and recommends best practices for effectiveness and a great candidate experience.
  • Gathers statistics and reports appropriate metrics.
  • Assists the VP of HR in developing and enhancing relationships with Catholic universities and organizations to provide a source for future hires.
  • Works with VP of HR to develop and implement internship programs.
  • Participates in HR team initiatives and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years total experience in Recruiting/Human Resources with at least 3 years of dedicated recruiting experience.
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated understanding of the Catholic faith and a passion for EWTN’s mission.
  • Knowledge of and experience with recruiting strategies and tools, i.e. LinkedIn, social media tools, job boards, etc. and stays current with technology and trends.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and ability to handle situations in a professional manner.   
  • Positive, highly motivated and organized individual with good time management skills.
  • A high level of integrity with attention and care given to confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and knowledge of HRIS systems.
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes including phone and video interview techniques and applicant screening methods. 
  • Well versed in employment laws and regulations.     
  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources or other relevant field of study. 

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 education/degree programs through Catholic Distance University.

To learn more about EWTN and our mission, please visit our website at www.ewtn.com.

Send résumés & cover letter 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

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