Are you a powerful storyteller with a knack for inspiring people to take action? We’re looking for a writer with the ability to conceptualize creative campaigns and write a variety of outreach - including email marketing, case studies, press releases, social media campaigns and articles that inspire Poynter donors to support our mission and work and newsrooms, classrooms and workplaces to hire Poynter to train staff. You’ll be supporting our fundraising and new business development teams with a focus on outbound efforts. You’ll tell the Poynter story to a variety of constituents while elevating our work and people.
You have a portfolio of persuasive writing samples, a penchant for heartfelt storytelling and a strong working knowledge of AP Style and appeal writing. Previous experience in journalism or at a nonprofit will be beneficial. You thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and appreciate being on a highly productive, close-knit team.
Poynter is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that exists to elevate journalism and its service to democracy. We teach journalists, educators, students and citizens across America and around the globe. We’re also the fact-checking capital of the world — home of the International Fact-Checking Network, MediaWise and PolitiFact.
This position is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. At the moment, we’re working remotely mostly via Zoom, Google Meet, Slack and Asana. Someday, we’ll be back at the office in some way, shape or form. We *might* consider a remote assignment for the right candidate.
Full-time staffers enjoy a competitive benefits package and the added bonus of a paid two-week winter break at the end of each calendar year in addition to a PTO allotment. Poynter values diversity and encourages folks from all backgrounds to apply. The job requires the ability to lift 20 pounds, sit for long periods of time and the ability to travel on occasion. Please send a resume and cover letter to
. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 8.
To find out more about the position: shorturl.at/yGNY7
Location/Region: St. Petersburg, FL