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19 Aug 2021

Full-Time Outreach and Partnerships Manager

Fred – Posted by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Fred Rogers Productions, FRP is looking for an Outreach and Partnerships Manager in our Marketing, Communications & Engagement Department. This professional will focus on identifying National, Community, and Project Partners, and building and cultivating relationships with them. This is a full-time position located in Pittsburgh, PA.

This position is a good fit for a connector who thrives on developing new and existing partnerships both internal and external to the organization. This individual must develop a strong understanding of our company mission and core values.


This role may include direct interaction with children and families in local communities. Their health and safety are of the utmost importance. This individual must be willing to follow CDC-established guidelines and company policies to prevent and limit the exposure of COVID-19.




Relationship Management


  • Manage and develop company partnerships with non-broadcast organizations
  • Support efforts to expand company partnerships
  • Follow-up with Partner leads established by our Production Department
  • Oversee details of long-range projects and nurture partnerships
  • Assist in creating new engagement resources for all series produced by the company


Project Coordination & Management


  • Organize development of Engagement department give-away items for all FRP series
  • Work alongside museum partners on various traveling exhibits.
  • Support roll-out of engagement opportunities for all series produced by FRP
  • Aid in expanding the company’s presence in Southwestern Pennsylvania




  • Patience, empathy, flexibility, and kindness;
  • Active listener;
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to work effectively with diverse individuals, both internally and externally;
  • Proven ability to work both independently and proactively as a member of a team;
  • Careful attention to detail with strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Facility with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • 3 – 5 years’ work experience;
  • Associate’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Education or related field




  • Non-profit experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of children’s media is a plus but not required.




Fred Rogers founded the company in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, it not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program but also extended Fred’s values and approach to other efforts in promoting children’s social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals in their work with children. Fred Rogers Productions continues to build on Fred’s legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media and engage new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom. The company’s highly-rated, award-winning children’s series include Daniel Tiger’s NeighborhoodDonkey HodieAlma’s WayPeg + CatOdd Squad, and Through the Woods.


At Fred Rogers Productions, we believe kids come first, now and always. We connect with them through shows that are fun, relatable, and put their social and emotional learning front and center. That’s how we’ve earned the trust of parents, caregivers, and teachers.


We bring our one-of-a-kind expertise in early childhood development to partnerships with talented creators, writers, illustrators, animators, and producers. Together, we create shows that foster a natural enthusiasm for learning and that make kids smile while they learn big life lessons. And we are always exploring how to make the most of new ways for kids to watch and play.  For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.


Fred Rogers Productions is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by a person’s race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including, without limitation, recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, assignment, and dismissal. It is also our policy to provide an environment free of unlawful harassment of any kind, including, without limitation, sexual, racial, age-related, disability-related, or ethnic background-related.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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