ProPublica Illinois is seeking a public relations manager to help grow the visibility and impact of our journalism.
On a day-to-day basis, the public relations manager will be responsible for spearheading media and community outreach — primarily in Illinois, but also nationally — surrounding our stories, our staff and our mission. The public relations manager will also be responsible for helping to introduce, establish, and promote ProPublica Illinois, as a brand, consistent with our editorial mission and core values. Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about journalism that serves the public interest and can communicate clearly and effectively about its importance and value to others in the community.
This role will report to the vice president of business development, based in New York, and work closely with the editor-in-chief of ProPublica Illinois.