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Employment

Public News Service is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and multicultural work environment and occasionally seeks highly qualified candidates to join its team of committed social entrepreneurs. Ideal candidates are results-oriented and have a sense of humor; self-starters that can also follow established protocols and work well with different personalities in a rapidly changing environment.

If you would like us to have your resume on file, you are invited to e-mail it to
jobs@publicnewsservice.org.

Regional Outreach Manager for Public News Service

Public News Service is seeking a Regional Outreach Director to increase our reporting capacity by expanding our membership, developing new journalistic partnerships, and seeking new funding opportunities in selected states. Full-time, salaried position plus commission, with generous health and retirement benefits after 90 days. Salary commensurate with experience.

We are looking for applicants who are well connected in the NGO/Nonprofit sector, with at least 2 years of communications experience and 2 years of successful fundraising. This is a highly self-directed job so a nose for opportunity, flexibility to adjust to changing circumstances, and a vivacious personality are important. This is a remote position and can be based anywhere in the United States, though location in the Midwest, Colorado, North Carolina, or the West Coast is preferred. Usually, you'll work business hours M-F, but expect to travel ˜25% of time post-COVID.

Candidates Need:

  • Commitment and passion for public interest journalism.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (make sure to tell us why your experience is equivalent).
  • 2-5 years in a development and/or communications role in the nonprofit/advocacy/campaign sector. Minimum 2 years of successful fundraising.
  • Ability to travel regularly.
  • Experience with graphic design and video editing.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a significant portfolio of prospective members.
  • Competent in data entry and database management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient and trainable in a variety of software programs.
  • Ability to work proactively both collaboratively and independently.
  • Flexibility in working with a diverse group of personalities.
  • Previous exposure or partnership with Public News Service is a plus.

Click here for full description and to apply. Creative cover letters are important! References will be required at the time of 2nd interview, as well as a basic skills test.

PNS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political ideology, or past experience in the criminal justice system. People of color, people with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. We are strongly committed to building a staff that represents the diversity of communities on which we report.

Audio Broadcast Journalist for 100s of Media Outlets: Multiple Regions Available.

Report on Critical Issues in your region: Reaching over 40 million people per week through 1,000s of other media outlets, the Public News Service has work for an experienced news reporter who has deep local knowledge as well as the important issues of the day.

Currently, we need applicants with extensive spot news writing, on-air reporting and skilled digital sound editing. Our successful producers have a minimum of five years of broadcast news writing/voicing/digital recording & editing experience. Please save yourself from the application process if you do not have excellent digital sound editing skills. Special focus on public interest issues; competitive pay and benefits; some night & weekend work may be required; preference given to reporters who already have a home recording studio.

Candidates Need:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a fast-paced news environment (commercial media and wire service work preferred).
  • Demonstrated expertise with digital interviewing/voicing/recording and editing.
  • High comfort with technology and use of various software.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate intense levels of e-mail correspondence and phone calls.
  • Familiarity with the news environment, progressive politics, cultural trends, and emerging issues.
  • Must be available for afternoon edits.
  • Did we say…ability to record high quality phone audio from a home studio!
  • Sense of humor and innovative spirit very important.

Before you apply please visit our website for examples of our online content: http://www.publicnewsservice.org. If interested send a cover letter and resume to jobs@publicnewsservice.org - with “PNS Producer (your last name and Producer)” in the subject line. We can offer both part-time or full-time work depending on the region, please indicate which would be of interest to you in your cover letter.

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