ProPublica is hiring a Director of Public Relations to amplify the reach and impact of its journalism. The person in this role will be responsible for outreach to media organizations to highlight ProPublica’s award-winning journalism, managing partnerships, responding to media requests, and supporting speaking engagements, staff media appearances, and other day-to-day PR needs. The Director will join a small communications team and as such, will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of these responsibilities, as well as the strategy. Our ideal candidate is someone with proven PR experience who is passionate about journalism that serves the public interest.
This role reports to the Vice President of Business Development and oversees the ProPublica Illinois PR & Marketing Associate, based in Chicago.