Events and Staff Assistant

America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) is seeking an Events and Staff Assistant to provide direct support to the Member Services and Administration department and its efforts in the recruitment and retention of members and sponsors for the organization’s enhanced services and Public Media Summit.

The Events and Staff Assistant will perform a wide variety of office and clerical duties such as conducting prospect research, identifying and soliciting individual, corporate and foundation membership and sponsor prospects, establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with current and potential supporters, assembling and distributing sponsorship materials, providing database entry assistance, and maintaining membership and event areas of the organization’s website. In addition, the Events and Staff Assistant will assist with Grant Center-related research projects focusing on funding opportunities for stations.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, strong writing and analytical skills, and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment meeting tight deadlines. This position requires someone who is efficient in Microsoft office applications, self-motivated, reliable, creative, personable, organized, thorough, timely and able to multi-task. In addition, candidates should have a strong interest and enthusiasm for public broadcasting issues. Knowledge of web page editing is a plus.

Up to $40,000. Advancement opportunities available.

The Events and Staff Assistant position includes an excellent benefits package and pleasant working environment. APTS is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a cover letter with resume and brief writing sample to Tammye F. Heatley, APTS, 2100 Crystal Drive, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22202 at No phone calls, please. Visit