Senior Program Officer, Journalism Initiatives

CITY: Oklahoma City
COMPANY: Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Serve as one of the primary representatives of the Foundation, which makes $5 million in grants annually to journalism organizations throughout the nation; work directly with the CEO to implement and evaluate the Foundation’s new strategic plan by proactively identifying new grantees; represent the Foundation at site visits, organizational meetings, and national conferences; collaborate with colleagues from other journalism foundations; work with the Foundation’s Board of Directors and Advisory Committee; critically examine all grant applications and letters of inquiry; throughly evaluate grantee program results. REQUIREMENTS: Extensive experience in professional journalism; experience in journalism academics; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; travel required; self-motivation; critical thinking PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Previous experience in program evaluation and/or academia COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience
CONTACT: E-mail resume with cover letter to: rita.holder@journalismfoundation.org