The Seattle Globalist is currently seeking candidates for two part-time positions: a business developer and an editor. Deadline is 9am Oct. 24th. All details & application info below or online: http://bit.ly/globalistjobs The Seattle Globalist is an award-winning nonprofit news organization dedicated to elevating diverse voices through media. We cover local-global issues in Puget Sound — everything from immigration and politics to food and music to the environment. We work with more than 300 contributors based in Seattle and all over the world. We are committed to supporting new writers, and we’re a first publisher for many of our journalists. The Seattle Globalist is a fast-growing publication and community organization in the fastest growing city in the U.S. We are deeply committed to racial, ethnic, nationality, gender, religious, disability and other forms of diversity and seek to hire staff members that reflect our diverse community. The Globalist is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a highly collaborative, creative working environment. We’re seeking responsible, independent candidates who will work well as part of a small, close-knit team. We support professional development opportunities for every staff member.
Business Developer, 20 hours/week The new business developer will work under the supervision of our executive director. They will be responsible for developing new revenue streams and cultivating current sources of support for The Seattle Globalist. The Business Developer will join a passionate team of three full time staff supported by a diverse and growing board of directors. Main responsibilities: Create new revenue-generating opportunities for The Seattle Globalist, such as: Sponsorship, organizational partnerships, and web advertising Fee-based workshops and trainings Grant research and proposal development Maintain and build on existing revenue streams, such as: Fundraising events, including GiveBIG and the Globie Awards Individual donor cultivation Advertising and institutional supporters Supervise production of marketing and design collateral Qualifications: At least two years professional experience in sales, fundraising and/or new business development Proven track record of raising funds Proven ability to research, plan and implement large projects Ability to lead business development activities and work closely with a small team Passion for international issues, media and youth development Salary & Benefits: Hourly employee @ $20/hour Three weeks paid time off annually Flexible schedule Based in Seattle, with option to work some hours remotely Support for professional development opportunities To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and work sample to firstname.lastname@example.org Work sample should be a business plan, media campaign, fundraising event or other large project that demonstrates your sales and fundraising ability Application Timeline: Application deadline: Friday October 24th, 9:00am Interviews begin: Week of October 27th Expected start date: as soon as possible — on or before December 1st, 2014
Editor, 20 hours/week The new editor will work under the supervision of our editor-in-chief. They will be responsible for editing and producing responsive, hard-news reporting on global connections in the Pacific Northwest. This staff position is part of an expansion into hard news reporting building on our current foundation in feature reporting. The editor will join a passionate team of three full time staff, three columnists, and hundreds of freelance writers, supported by a diverse and growing board of directors. Main responsibilities: Editing content produced by Globalist contributors on global connections in Seattle, including immigration, local politics, trade, world news and affairs Responsive, hard news reporting Publication design and production for special reporting projects Identifying and recruiting new contributors to write for the Globalist Qualifications: At least two years journalism experience, including editing Experience editing new and diverse writers Experience with news reporting on a beat Strong writing and editing skills Strong visual sense and ability to edit photos Ability to work on deadline Passion for international news and global issues Connection to Seattle’s international communities Comfort with or willingness to learn WordPress Salary & Benefits: Hourly employee @ $20/hour Three weeks paid time off annually Flexible schedule with option to work some hours remotely Support for professional development opportunities.
To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and work sample to email@example.com Work sample should include links to several examples of published work demonstrating your photography, writing and editing skills Application Timeline: Application deadline: Friday October 24th, 9:00am Interviews begin: Week of October 27th Expected start date: as soon as possible — on or before December 1st, 2014