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CAREERS 

The National Trust for Local News is a nonprofit community newspaper company serving more than 5.8 million people nationwide. Our model combines scaled national business operations with deep local partnerships, ensuring that the news outlets we own are deeply rooted in the communities they serve. NTLN believes in the power of local news to foster community engagement, enhance understanding, and strengthen the connections between people and the places they live. Our State Trusts for Local News operate across 64 communities in three states and employ more than 500 people, including more than 250 local journalists.

WHY WORK WITH US?

  • We love what we do! Local news is vital to our country and we want to support thriving communities.

  • We like working together! Our colleagues are dedicated people from a range of backgrounds who enjoy learning with each other.

  • We’re growing! We are a committed and entrepreneurial team looking for someone who is comfortable working in a fast paced, distributed and virtual work environment.

 

  • Our core values are meaningful: We strive for equity, transparency, accountability, and humility. While the urgency of our mission creates a bias to action, we are careful, thoughtful, and flexible. We understand that this is ‘long haul’ work that is best supported by an environment of trust, mutual respect, and work-life balance.

OPEN POSITIONS

Director of Communications Position 
The Director of Communications will design and execute a multifaceted communications strategy to share the work of the National Trust for Local News with funders, partners, communities, and the general public. This is a full-time, exempt position. NTLN is a fully distributed, remote company. Travel may be required as part of this role. Visit this link to learn more information and how to apply.
 

Director of Strategy Position
The Director of Strategy is responsible for planning and supporting critical Growth initiatives at the Trust across capital development, new market expansion, and coalition building. The Director of Strategy is a close partner to the Chief Growth Officer, and will work with a wide variety of senior leadership and other NTLN staff and stakeholders to support growth and innovation.  This is a full-time exempt position with significant opportunity for growth. This is a full-time, exempt position. NTLN is a fully distributed, remote company. Travel may be required as part of this role. Visit this link to learn more information about and how to apply.

Field Director Positions

The National Trust is hiring for three Field Director positions to lead fundraising, board management, and community relations in our Georgia, Maine, and Colorado businesses. In each state, the Field Director will work closely with the State Trust management team and report to the NTLN’s Chief Growth Officer. This is a full-time position with significant opportunities for long-term growth. In-state travel will be required as part of this role, along with a part-time presence in one of our newsrooms. Visit this link to learn more information about and how to apply.

Interested in careers at the National Trust for Local News? Visit this link to share your information with us and learn about future opportunities. 

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