Date Posted June 21, 2024
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Part-time

Description:

CEO/Publisher (part-time), Hudson Valley Pilot, Rhinebeck, NY

Our Digital non-profit news site is looking for a leader to help build on its successful launch and secure its future.

Are you an experienced journalist/marketer/fundraiser looking for a great new leadership role? We’re a two-year-old digital site currently publishing two online newsletters each week to 1,900 subscribers in Rhinebeck, a beautiful town about 90 minutes by train north of New York

City. Our online content, hosted at HVPilot.com, attracts 8,000 visitors and 15,000 pageviews per month. The staff currently includes two salaried employees (one full-time, one part-time), and a number of freelance writers and volunteers. The 2024 budget is $225,000. 

The person we’re looking for:

This role would be perfect for someone who wants to take the reins of a small news site from our founder and publisher and use their entrepreneurial skills to continue to grow audience and revenue, as well as partner with the executive editor to produce high-quality community news and information.

Qualifications: 

Our ideal candidate has solid management abilities, strong people and organizational skills and creative abilities, and some experience with outreach/marketing/fundraising and is highly motivated to be successful in producing a quality community news site and generating revenue through fundraising, grants and sponsorships. Commitment to nonprofit community journalism is required.

Pay plan includes $50,000 annual salary for a 30-hour work week with the potential for an annual bonus if growth goals are achieved.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and a letter of interest to editor@hvpilot.com

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