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Program Director

The News Leaders Association is hiring a Program Director to lead the creation and distribution of programs. NLA empowers news leaders to build diverse, sustainable newsrooms that use fact-based information to inform the communities they serve. The Program Director will join a small, entrepreneurial team in building and sustaining strong networks of support for news leaders, advancing newsroom leadership diversity, and advocating for independent journalism.

Primary Responsibilities include:
  • Produce ongoing series of leadership development programs to train the next generation of transformational news leaders
  • Create and moderate vital platforms for networking and mentoring
  • Be attuned to member and community needs and adapt programming accordingly
  • Develop programs and events that engage members and builds member loyalty
  • Pursue collaborative program partnerships
  • Identify and manage speakers, trainers and coaches
  • Manage execution of programming at virtual and live summits and conferences
  • Track and report on short and long-term impact of programs
  • Identify programmatic funding and inform proposals with program descriptions
  • Play a key role in digital content strategy and execution

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: contact@newsleaders.org. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Position: Program Director
Organization: News Leaders Association
Location: -,  NY 
United States
Salary: To be negotiated
Posting Start Date: 10/9/2020
Date Posted: 10/12/2020

Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience:

  • Developing training and coaching materials for journalists and newsroom leaders
  • Reporting or editing experience in a newsroom in the past six years
  • Producing virtual and live events
  • Identifying and accessing experts and speaking candidates
  • Commitment to the highest standards of journalistic ethics
  • Familiar with emerging tech in journalism, virtual webinars, digital publishing
  • Strong writing and communication skills, strong organizational skills, ability to be urgent and purposeful in meeting the goals of the organization
Status: This listing expires on: 12/11/2020
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News Leaders Association

-,  NY 00000
United States
Fran Reilly, Executive Director