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Fellowship Director, The Nation Institute

(Part Time—3 days/week)

New York, NY

The Nation Institute is seeking a highly motivated fellowship director with 7-10 years of editorial or reporting experience. The fellowship director will provide hands-on editorial support, supervision, and mentorship to fellows and interns.

Responsibilities include:

-Providing hands-on guidance to fellows developing reporting plans, including source cultivation, interviews, and document acquisition

-Offer guidance and connections to place fellows’ work in appropriate media outlets

-Develop a vision for the program’s growth and a plan to attract diverse fellows

-Mentor fellows on career advancement and promote their work

-Participate in routine meetings with fellows; connect fellows to one another and build community within the larger Nation Institute network

-Participate in development activities for the fellowship program

-Coordinate hiring of three interns for non-profit management, Nation Books, and the Investigative Fund

-Set up educational seminars and other training opportunities for interns on a regular basis

-Serve as a resource for interns, providing mentorship and guidance as needed on research, fact-checking, reporting, and career development

Please submit a resume and a cover letter to jobs@nationinstitute.org.

This is a union position under a collective bargaining agreement with CWA Local 1180. Excellent benefits. The fellowship director will work 3 days per week at The Nation Institute’s offices in New York City.

The Nation Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer — people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; we are committed to a diverse and respectful workplace.