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Pulitzer Center Update November 6, 2009

Apply now: Pulitzer Center seeks Program Coordinator

Apply now: Pulitzer Center seeks Program Coordinator

Salary: High $20,000s to low $30,000s, commensurate with experience.
Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, 20036, United States
Last day to apply: November 24, 2009
Type: Full time
Language(s): English
Job posted on: November 6, 2009
Area of Focus: Media and Journalism


The Pulitzer Center seeks a dynamic professional to join our award-winning team in its mission to support high-quality international reporting and create educational global affairs programs. With four full-time employees, the Program Coordinator plays an essential role in the organization and is actively involved in the growth and development of our vibrant model.

Your responsibilities would include:

Project administration: oversee and track journalists' administrative requirements and support project deliverables.

Project promotion: create promotional material, conceptualize and institute innovative approaches for project outreach and manage online profiles.

Event planning: organize logistics related to outreach activities.

Educational programming: develop network of students and educators to expand reach of Center's Global Gateway educational initiative and create and present Pulitzer Center-model and issue-based workshops.

Intern supervision: oversee tasks of interns focused on website updates, project promotion and outreach.

Production: assist with development and management of multi-media projects and websites.


Must be highly organized, self-motivated and creative with strong attention to detail, able to multitask and work within deadlines.

Bachelor's degree, with preference for concentrations in journalism, communications, marketing, or digital media, and a strong interest in global affairs.

Other knowledge, skills and abilities a plus, including significant computer literacy - familiarity with graphics programs, video production, basic HTML, web design, integration of social media tools into outreach strategies, and search engine optimization.

Some travel required.

Position open immediately. Early applications encouraged.

About the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting:
The Pulitzer Center is a non-profit leader in sponsoring the independent journalism that media organizations are increasingly less willing to undertake on their own. Pulitzer Center-funded stories shed light on underreported issues and regions around the globe. Our Global Gateway education initiative then brings those stories and the journalists into high schools and universities.

For information on our reporting projects and outreach efforts please see our website, at For examples of our online educational initiatives, please visit The Pulitzer Center, located in the heart of Washington, D.C., is committed to equal employment opportunity.

How to Apply:

Those interested in applying should submit the following to [email protected]

Please include a one-page resume, brief writing sample of no more than three pages, and a list of three references including their phone numbers or email addresses. In a cover letter, tell us where your interests lie and what talents you can bring to the Pulitzer Center.

Remember: Don't wait for the application deadline. Position open immediately - Early applications encouraged.