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Development associate

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is seeking a development associate to join our fundraising team. This person will work closely with ICIJ’s grants manager and senior staff on crafting and implementing development strategy, identifying fundraising opportunities and creating a robust pipeline of institutional funders and individual donors. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate self-starter with ample room for growth. The successful candidate will be based in ICIJ’s Washington, D.C. office.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Accept, record and acknowledge all donations in a prompt and professional manner
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor database in Salesforce
  • Respond to donor requests and inquiries
  • Conduct prospect research to identify new funding opportunities
  • Craft appeals and other fundraising communications through email, social media and other channels
  • Assist in grants management process, which includes preparing written materials (letters of intent, proposals, reports) and maintaining grants calendar to meet deadlines and fulfill requirements
  • Assist with event planning
  • Other duties as assigned

Your skills and experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • One or two years of relevant nonprofit or fundraising experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, take initiative and work independently as well as collaboratively across the organization
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Positive, can-do attitude with good problem solving skills
  • Strong computer proficiency, including Google Suite, Microsoft Office and donor database systems (knowledge of Salesforce or other CRMs a plus)
  • Interest in investigative reporting and/or nonprofit media. Background in journalism helpful but not required.

Are you interested in applying?
Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to Caitlin Ginley Sigal.

ICIJ is committed to hiring employees from diverse backgrounds with excellent skills. People of color, women, LGBT+, and differently-abled people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Bloomberg Creative Lead - Design

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is setting out to become the indispensable source of information for the world's most influential business leaders.

Bloomberg Media Group is searching for a Creative Lead - Design who can take on a leadership role, always acting as an inspiration for the team. You are a strong conceptual thinker with broad experience in digitally-led design and video. You’re comfortable both directing a cross-disciplinary team to produce breakthrough ideas and work, as well as “getting your hands dirty” as part of a larger team. The ultimate goal will be to collectively elevate our creative practice and serve as a partner to our custom editorial and strategy teams.

We'll trust you to:

  • Generate innovative ideas across all existing and emerging platforms and inspire colleagues to create world-class, pioneering work and content (We’re looking for portfolios that are broader than exclusively: 30 and: 60 brand commercials.)
  • Guide, teach and push members of the design team in developing concepts and be part of the creative process from strategy to concepts to execution
  • Autonomously own a large project from kickoff to completion, often balancing multiple projects at once
  • Participate and consult with Strategy in activities such as customer journeys, whitespace identification, briefs, and client relationship development.
  • Oversee and provide thought leadership in the assessment of existing properties for content value, relevance, aesthetics, branding, and overall experience
  • Champion principles of experience design and know when to bend the rules and look for opportunities to innovate
  • Showcase your diverse creative skills, sharing the latest and greatest
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team on implementation feasibility to ensure conceptual ideas are realizable
  • Build confidence with clients through compelling presentation of experience and content ideas. Independent thinking and effective oral and written presentation skills are required
  • Collaborate, multi-task and work efficiently under the pressure of deadlines

You'll need to have:

  • 7-10 years of experience design and strong interactive/video work experience preferred
  • Creative or content/publisher/agency/consultancy experience desired
  • Experience managing, mentoring and evaluating teams
  • Ability to explain abstract, complex or cutting-edge ideas in a straightforward way
  • Proven skills in presenting, client partnership and visual communication
  • Knowledge of the capabilities of modern web and social technologies and desire to stay at the forefront as new technologies emerge
  • Experience working with Strategy to synthesize results into actionable design decisions.
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely, helpful feedback to improve creative processes and to keep work on budget and schedule
  • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Staff Stagehand

ABC7 Chicago is seeking a Full-time Stagehand to join our team

Responsibilities

Must be capable of handling studio lights, sets, scenery and props as well as operating staging equipment, lighting consoles, and operating teleprompter.

Qualifications

Candidate must have at least 5 years experience in TV news and program studio production.

Experience is essential in television remote setups and lighting. Candidate must be available to work all shifts, including nights and weekends.

Additional Information

Applicant must become a member of the Theatrical Stage Employees Union Local 2. Salary is based on the I.A.T.S.E./ABC Agreement. Eligible applicants should upload their cover letter and resume at www.disneycareers.com

Requisition ID # 584004BR

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

 

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Photo Director

The Company:

Bloomberg Businessweek is a global source of essential business insight that inspires leaders to turn ideas into action. Through content, context and teamwork, Bloomberg Businessweek moderates global conversations and moves business professionals forward. Founded in 1929, Bloomberg Businessweek magazine is the market leader, with more than 4.7 million readers each week in 140 countries.

The Role:

Bloomberg Businessweek is looking for a creative, highly organized, multi-tasker to work in a dynamic busy weekly magazine. Director of Photography is responsible for maintaining editorial tone and voice through photography on print and digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Research photography from both traditional and non-traditional photo sources
  • Bring creative vision to assigned and commissioned editorial shoots
  • Collaborate with editors to build on-brand, compelling visuals to complement content
  • Manage freelancers, photo budget and invoicing. Negotiate fees, secure photo rights and contracts
  • Organize, handle and maintain database of digital images files

Qualifications:

  • BA in the visual arts or relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 5-years photo editing experience. Editorial photo experience desired.
  • The ability to manage and coordinate photo assignments, color correct images, capture relevant images, locate interesting subjects, and manage the archiving of images is required
  • Experience managing a team of photo editors
  • Proficient on a MAC platform
  • Experience matching photos with headlines to achieve maximum impact
  • Strong communication skills (written/verbal)
  • Able to work effectively under deadline pressure a requirement.

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think you’re a match! We’ll be in touch right away with next steps.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Automotive / Marketing Consultant - Sinclair Broadcast Group - Johnstown, PA

Sinclair Broadcast Group  is looking for an experienced Marketing Consultant with deep expertise in the operations and marketing of auto dealerships to become Sinclair local market subject matter experts. The people in these positions will become integral parts of our company-wide training and sales initiative focused on tier 3 auto business.  In addition to training and coaching, we’re looking for closers with a proven record of developing business in the category, accurately forecasting revenue, and creating strategic business plans in this highly competitive vertical.  The winning candidates will design and implement revenue growth strategies for their local market both as an independent seller and co-seller with local colleagues. Creating solid partnerships with dealers and Sinclair station leadership will be be keys to success.  If you’re an industry leader, we’re interested in talking to you.

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Automotive / Marketing Consultant - Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group  is looking for an experienced Marketing Consultant with deep expertise in the operations and marketing of auto dealerships to become Sinclair local market subject matter experts. The people in these positions will become integral parts of our company-wide training and sales initiative focused on tier 3 auto business.  In addition to training and coaching, we’re looking for closers with a proven record of developing business in the category, accurately forecasting revenue, and creating strategic business plans in this highly competitive vertical.  The winning candidates will design and implement revenue growth strategies for their local market both as an independent seller and co-seller with local colleagues. Creating solid partnerships with dealers and Sinclair station leadership will be be keys to success.  If you’re an industry leader, we’re interested in talking to you.

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Editorial Assistant, Bloomberg New Economy Forum - Short Term Assignment (Contractor)

Established in 2018 by Michael Bloomberg, the New Economy Forum seeks to build a community of leaders to engage in real conversations - leading to actionable solutions - about the critical challenges facing a world economy in the throes of a historic transition. The inaugural Forum will be held in Beijing on November 6-8, 2018, and will cover a range of topics, including global economic management, trade and investment, technology, urbanization, capital markets, climate change and inclusion.

The Program Director, Andrew Browne, oversees the creation, management, and execution of all editorial activities on the New Economy Forum - including the conference program and content, as well as the Bloomberg NEF news website and associated Bloomberg Media content across platforms. We are seeking an Editorial Assistant for a temporary 3 month assignment to support the Program Director and NEF editorial operations.

Main Responsibilities:

  •  Support the Program Director with day to day administrative tasks, projects, and planning
  •  Arrange and take notes of meetings for the NEF Program Director
  •  Research and create briefs for the Program / NEF Editorial team about potential speakers and news topics
  •  Draft emails and manage correspondence and invitation follow-ups for the NEF Program Director
  •  Support the creation, maintenance, and frequent updating of NEF programming materials, including agenda, program descriptions, and event website
  •  Ensure close coordination with the rest of the NEF team on the invitations, confirmations, tracking and briefing of speakers

Qualifications

  •  This role requires someone who is confident, intellectually curious, with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  •  Pro-active and collaborative approach to problem-solving in dynamic environment
  •  Clear, professional verbal and written communications skills
  •  Understanding of journalistic principles and interest in world affairs and New Economy issues a plus

Time

  •  Time: Starting immediately, ending November 16
  •  No travel, but support could include occasional evening hours or earlier morning hours for international phone meetings

    Apply if you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Part-Time Editor - WQAD

We are looking for a team member to join an already dynamic team. Do you have a thirst to go the extra mile to deliver great product? If so, we are interested in speaking to you about this opportunity.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Edit accurate & compelling video
• Operate non-linear editing equipment
• Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in editing
• Experience with non-linear editing equipment
• Journalistic knowledge to match appropriate video with the script
• Effective communication skills with Producers & other news staff
• Valid driver’s license
• A four-year degree or equivalent experience is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to hear and react quickly to director’s cues. The ability to review and edit quality stories.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS                                                   EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Reporters, producers, photographers and management   General public

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume and tape to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061. This may also be e-mailed to andy.mckay@wqad.com.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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Bloomberg - Valuations Analyst/Editor (Wealth)

The Role
- Bloomberg News is seeking an editor in New York for Wealth coverage, working within a new team producing some of the most high-profile stories in the newsroom
- You will work with the Global Valuations Editor, reporters and editors to maintain models for the Bloomberg Billionaires index, a list of the 500 wealthiest people in the world that's updated daily
- You will collaborate with reporters to research financial information on private companies, public holdings and other assets including art and real estate for stories that appear across multiple platforms, including the revamped Wealth vertical on Bloomberg.com
- We are looking for someone passionate about generating stories and leads on hidden billionaires, the rise and decline of phenomenal fortunes and wealth management

We'd like to see:
- Ideally a BA/BS in Business, Finance and/or Accounting or equivalent work experience
- 2+ years experience conducting valuation analysis
- You will have expert Excel skills, experience valuating assets, keen attention to detail and be able to handle requests across time zones
- Proficient in reading company regulatory filings
- Ability to meet deadlines and logically tackle problems
- Dedication to improving and developing Bloomberg products
- Effective research, analysis and communication skills
- Local language skills a plus
- Journalism experience would be advantageous

Please apply via our careers website: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/68644

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability

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WPFW - Program Director

WPFW seeks a Program Director who is serious about innovative, high-quality, community-based programming to provide leadership and vision to growing station.

WPFW 89.3 FM in Washington, D.C., was established in 1977 as a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station. It is one of five stations of the Pacifica Network. WPFW is a community radio station in the nation’s seventh-largest market, providing a distinctive media voice to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and beyond. The station has earned a reputation among its listeners as a trusted progressive voice in the African-American community and across the District, Maryland and Virginia’s (DMV) broadly diverse spectrum of political, cultural and social groups, interests, and popular movements.

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