Director of Recruitment

Report for America, New York, New York

Date Posted July 10, 2019
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.reportforamerica.org/work-for-rfa/

Description:

Director of Recruitment 

Report for America 

Join our growing team as the Director of Recruitment! 

Report for Americasends emerging journalists into newsrooms around the country to report on under-covered topics and communities. In an era when local newspapers are laying off reporters at unprecedented rates and even shutting their doors, our program aims to fill the gaps in news coverage by supporting journalists who focus on critical beats like public education, affordable housing, indigenous issues, and more. An initiative of the nonprofit media organization The GroundTruth Project, RFA aims to harness the skill and idealism of the next generation of journalists plus the creative spirit of local news organizations.

We aim to place 1,000 corps members at news organizations within five years. To succeed in this mission, we’ll need a Director of Recruitment who will be responsiblefor recruiting prospective corps members and newsrooms. This individual will also oversee the screening and selection process. The location for this job is negotiable.

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Please fill out this form,which will allow you to upload your resume. Questions about this position may be directed to info@reportforamerica.org.

 

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