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Free Press

40 Main St, Suite 301
Florence, MA 01062

Company Description:
Free Press works nationally to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and participate in our democracy. We fight to save the free and open internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media.
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeProfessional
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Nice to have
Preference: Required
Free Press fights to save Net Neutrality, achieve affordable internet access for all, uplift the voices of people of color in the media, challenge old and new media gatekeepers to serve the public interest, end unwarranted surveillance, defend press freedom and reimagine local journalism.

We’re looking for a dynamic campaign manager to engage Free Press’ 1.4 million members, hundreds of national and statewide allies, and the broader public to transform how communities stay informed and civically engaged. The campaign manager will help expand Free Press’ News Voices local-journalism project on a national scale: running state-based campaigns to transform local news, working with newsrooms and community groups, and building a network of organizations, journalists and activists who work in journalism and community engagement.

This is a fixed term position for 24 months from date of hire, with continuance dependent on funding and other strategic considerations.

Work location is negotiable. We have offices in Florence, Mass. and Washington D.C. and are open to considering remote work in other U.S. locations.

The typical starting salary for a campaign manager at Free Press who meets the above qualifications is between $60,000–65,000.

Starting salary is negotiated based on the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Free Press Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value excellence and diversity in our workforce. People of color, women, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to submit applications by Dec. 15, 2018. This search will remain open until the position is filled. The ideal candidate will be available to begin work in January 2019.
-Bachelor’s degree and/or 3+ years of experience leading successful organizing efforts and/or experience working as a journalist, with a combination of online and/or offline organizing, rapid-response work, volunteer engagement, political advocacy, coalition building, training and reporting
-Experience working with diverse communities
-Strong interest in media and technology issues and demonstrated experience working on those or similar issues
-Journalism experience and/or familiarity with trends in journalism and press freedom
-Experience working on public education, community engagement or other similar campaign-organizing work
-Experience working for or advocating before state legislatures and agencies
-Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
-Experience writing email alerts, blog posts and other web content for campaigns and organizational outreach
-Attention to detail, flexibility and demonstrated capacity to operate in a fast-paced environment

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