Have you always wanted to work in a place where everyone comes to play?
Montana, often referred to as the “last best place” has become a tourism hot spot and relocation destination for folks looking to find the quality of life they deserve. Despite its recent discovery, open land, big skies and clean water is abundant in Montana and the people here are the nicest in the land. Montanans enjoy all the benefits of rural life - think horseback riding, hiking, fishing - while having access to the speedy internet and phone services necessary in our modern world.
If you’re intrigued, and also have a passion for the first amendment and the media that protects it, we welcome you to read on.
The Montana Newspaper Association (MNA), a non-profit organization representing 85 member newspapers and 44 associate members, seeks an Executive Director. Our small communities across the state are where locals go for news, information and advertising.
This position will work closely with and report to a volunteer board representing a cross-section of our membership. Our new executive director will carry forward the strategic plan and transformative vision of the organization established by the board. They will direct operations of the 135-year-old MNA, its for-profit advertising sales subsidiary and the Montana Newspaper Foundation.
Responsibilities include financial planning and operations, legislative work, marketing/advertising, seminars and conventions, contests, office and personnel management, publications.
Successful candidates will understand community newspapers, web-based news and advertising, use of social media and exhibit strong communications and interpersonal skills.
Send letter of application, resume, references, salary history and salary expectations to MNA Board President, Erin Leonard:
. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2021.