Associate Director of Communications, ProPublica Illinois
The associate director of communications will be responsible for outreach with media, community, and other partners within Illinois and nationally, helping to introduce, establish, and promote ProPublica Illinois and ProPublica, consistent with our editorial mission and core values. On a day-to-day basis, the associate director will spearhead outreach surrounding our stories, from pitching media outlets to developing content for social media campaigns to ensuring that key audiences and stakeholders are made aware of our work.
Our ideal candidate is someone with proven communications savvy who is passionate about journalism that serves the public interest. This role will report to the Director of PR as a member of the ProPublica communications team and will work closely with the editor in chief of ProPublica Illinois.