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Our team is a mix of committed organizers, campaigners, policy experts, digital communicators, administrators and fundraisers. We're committed to recruiting and retaining creative, ethical, smart and innovative people with a sense of humor. We center racial justice in our work and seek new team members who share our values and approaches.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance; retirement benefits; health reimbursement, dependent care and commuter-expense accounts; and up-to-date IT systems that allow for flexible work locations. We think that employees do better work if they have time to enjoy life with friends and families, so we offer a total of nine weeks of paid time off each year.

People of color, women, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, gender-nonconforming and formerly incarcerated individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Executive Assistant

The executive assistant maintains the utmost discretion and confidentiality while providing high-level administrative support. This position works closely with our two co-CEOs and members of the executive and development teams to ensure the overall cohesion and effectiveness of Free Press. The ideal candidate has experience in administrative functions in both physical and virtual office settings, and thrives on creating and implementing new processes, is detail oriented, and a self-starter. The executive assistant reports to the co-CEOs.

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Policy Counsel

The policy counsel works to advance media-ownership diversity, broadcast regulation and media reparations — putting pressure on policymakers to enact and enforce media policy in the public interest. The policy counsel’s portfolio will primarily focus on media-ownership policy before Congress, the FCC and the federal courts. In addition they will focus on efforts to stop runaway media consolidation, an effort core to our mission. The policy counsel will track all related legislative, rulemaking and adjudicatory proceedings and seek to advance Free Press Action’s positions therein. The policy counsel will also help draft and advance our media-reparations policy platform, and hold the intersections of our media-reparations, media-ownership and journalism-policy portfolios. This position reports to the associate legal director and senior counsel.

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Program Manager

Free Press has expanded the News Voices program into Philadelphia, focusing on a collaborative newsroom-accountability project that aims to replace prevailing media narratives of the criminal-legal system with complex stories about trauma, safety, crime and criminal justice. The program manager plays a key role in an ambitious project that will reimagine and reinvent the way newsrooms approach crime reporting to better center the needs and perspectives of Philadelphia’s communities. The program manager will organize with journalists and storytellers to end the “if it bleeds, it leads” mentality in news coverage, and lift up narratives that better represent the community. They will build power with city residents, local leaders and journalists to create new norms and culture about the “crime beat” that center the perspectives of community members. This position reports to the News Voices director.

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Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

Question and Answers


    Are you open to staff working remotely?

    A: We’re looking for the best people, no matter what part of the United States they live in. We have an office in Washington, D.C., and roughly two-thirds of our staff work remotely from other locations.

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