Operations Coordinator - Public News Service

Operations Coordinator - Public News Service

Public News Service 

A national newswire for public interest and social justice reporting. Our member-supported model provides content to resource-strapped media outlets and access to voices that are often marginalized by media consolidation. Our network’s distribution platform is designed to reach a wide geographic and ideological audience where they are, with over 6,000 outlets regularly featuring our reporting to an audience of 40-60 million weekly. We are a Certified B Corporation, partly employee-owned, and consciously working to build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive news company.


Operations Coordinator

Full-time, salaried position with health and retirement benefits after 90 days. This is a remote position and can be based anywhere in the United States, though strong preference will be given to someone based in the Boulder/Denver area, as we maintain a small office with inventory in Boulder.


Job Summary

PNS is seeking an Operations Manager to manage the processes that make our organization work. We are a fully-remote, data driven organization, with many processes related to development (fundraising & sales), membership, and editorial work. This position will support administrative processes across the organization. We are seeking a resourceful, responsive, kind and detail-oriented candidate who can think creatively within a structure.


Job Duties:

  • Support Membership Team (~60%) – Generate reports and other membership materials; do research; maintain member records; send regular membership correspondence; maintain and organize member events and trainings calendar; assist with any other aspects of the membership renewal process.
  • Editorial/Distribution Support (~20%) – Generate story reports; maintain impact records; maintain outlet records and research new media outlets; send regular media outlet correspondence.
  • Supports Development/Sales Team (~10%) – Research prospective funders, members, and advertisers; maintain prospect record; generate reports and other sales materials.
  • Other administrative duties (~10%) – Assist with financial activities and reports, other duties as assigned.



  • Experience doing administrative work in a professional setting.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Competent in data entry and database management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient and trainable in a variety of software programs.
  • Ability to work proactively both collaboratively and independently.
  • Knowledge of the news/media industry and non-profits or other social change organizations is valued.



  • $45,000 annually 

Please send resume and a cover letter to [email protected] References will be required at the time of 2nd interview, as well as a basic skills test.

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