Responsibilities

He/she will be responsible for insuring that the service year experience is excellent for the reporter and the news organization.  Responsibilities specifically would include:

  • Onboarding news organizations
  • Working with news organizations and corps members to address issues that arise during the year. 
  • Create scalable system of regional or cluster managers to do these functions as Report for America scales

Experience:

  • Several years experience in a volunteer, service or academic institutions
  • Familiarity with the culture of local news rooms
  • Some experience working with emerging journalists or early professionals
  • Strong diplomatic and people-management skills
  • Ideally, solid experience as an advisor, counselor, or mentor in an academic or professional setting

S/he reports directly to the program’s National Director.