Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
4 Year Degree
The News Leaders Association is hiring a Marketing and Development Director to drive audience and revenue for programs that empower news leaders to build diverse, sustainable newsrooms. The Communications and Development Director will join a small, entrepreneurial team in growing and engaging an audience of journalists, news leaders, academics, and organizations that support journalism.
Primary Responsibilities include:
Expand association membership by reaching new audiences
Convert and retain members with engaging programs and benefits
Plan and support virtual and live events
Work with Executive Director to identify foundation prospects and administer grants
Pursue sponsorship opportunities
Research and operationalize CRM system that best fits organizational goals
Create targeted e-newsletters
Establish partnerships to expand reach and visibility
Coordinate national awards program
Support PR and Communications
Explore new business development opportunities
Build NLA brand and visibility
The position is currently remote with a plan to eventually be based in Washington D.C or NYC. NLA is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring diverse employees. People of color, women, LGBTQ, and differently abled people are encouraged to apply. The News Leaders Association is the new combined organization formed when The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors joined forces. NLA is a 5013c6 and a non-profit 501c3 News Leaders Association Foundation.
Please send Cover Letter, Resume, Writing Sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience:
Experience growing a subscription or membership-based organization
Familiarity with CRM and donor databases
Strong project management skills
Tech savvy, experience with Constant Contact, Eventbrite, Webinar platforms
Successful Partner and sponsor outreach
Commitment to the highest standards of journalism ethics
Strong writing and communication skills, strong organizational skills, ability to be urgent and purposeful in meeting the goals of the organization
About News Leaders Association
News Leaders Association provides a network that empowers news leaders and emerging news leaders to build diverse, sustainable newsrooms that use fact-based information to inform and engage the communities they reflect and serve.