Program Associate

LION Publishers

Remote, Telecommute

Date Posted October 06, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary $55,000 to $60,000


Title: Program Associate

Status: Full-time

Location: Remote anywhere in the U.S.

Compensation: $55,000-$60,000, eligible for benefits

Scope of Work

If you want to help connect independent news businesses to training, resources and coaching that will help them better serve their communities, this job is for you.

LION provides teaching, resources and community to independent news entrepreneurs as they build and develop sustainable businesses.

Much of that work is done through our signature programs and training opportunities, which support publications as they launch, grow and work toward sustainability. They currently include:

We’re looking for a program associate to coordinate these programs and trainings. Our team believes that relevant, accurate and culturally competent local news and information helps people fully engage in civic life, make more informed decisions and better understand the world around them. If you’re interested in helping us make this vision a reality and working in a space of optimism and growth, learn more about the job and how to apply below.

This position will require someone with a deep appreciation for details and logistics, who can see all the pieces that comprise the big picture and loves the process of fitting them together. The strongest candidates will have the written, verbal and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with fully remote team members, partners and program participants.

Here’s what you’ll do:

You should also be prepared to work for a team that is:

To apply, please provide:

Submit your materials using this form by 11 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, Oct. 24

If you have any questions, please email Lisa Heyamoto, LION’s Director of Teaching & Learning, at

LION Publishers encourages applications from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented communities. We desire to build an organization and grow a membership that welcomes and encourages participation from all interested individuals.