Community engagement manager

Website WyoFile WyoFile

Wyoming people, places and policy

The community engagement manager is a hybrid position combining marketing, communications and development — ideal for an outgoing creative with top-notch people skills, attention to detail, and a passion for public interest journalism. This position affords exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to innovate and have a meaningful impact on WyoFile, Wyoming, and the broader community.
The community engagement manager leads WyoFile’s efforts to grow and strengthen its community base, content reach, brand awareness and donor support by engaging WyoFile readers; developing, managing and executing WyoFile’s social media strategy; acknowledging and connecting WyoFile donors; participating in fund-drive planning and execution; and tracking key metrics.

Responsibilities include:

Adapting WyoFile content for social media, managing its distribution and moderating the resulting dialog.

Engaging WyoFile donors to esure gifts are appropriately acknowledged and tracked, and supporters feel connected.

Engaging WyoFile’s readers to turn first-time readers into return readers, return readers into subscribers, subscribers into donors, donors into ongoing supporters.

Helping plan, develop and execute seasonal fund drives.

Tracking and reporting on social media and development metrics in order to inform organizational goals.

Organizing and presenting at WyoFile public events.

Working closely with WyoFile’s chief executive and editor to design and implement fundraising systems, identify strategic opportunities and creatively problem solve.

Helping the WyoFile Operations Manager write grant proposals and develop new foundation relationships.

Performing other duties as needed.

To succeed in this position you must:

Embrace and define a unique career opportunity that is outside the box and essential to growing our dynamic non-profit organization.

Enjoy meeting a wide variety of people with an enthusiasm that is as evident in person as online.

Travel a big beautiful state on a regular basis.

Use imagination and cultivate news judgment in the use of social media to find new WyoFile audiences.

The ideal candidate will possess:

A solutions orientation and creative problem solving ability.
Strong attention to detail.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills — an excellent ear for message development and instinctive tact in message delivery and relationship development.

Strong personal drive and initiative.

An interest in building something new.

Fluency in the languages and cultures of social media.

A passion for public interest journalism.

Position details

This is a full time position based in Lander, Wyoming. Other Wyoming locations will be considered for the right candidate. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Up to 25 percent travel may be required.
WyoFile offers a competitive salary, health insurance, paid time off, a flexible work environment and other benefits.
WyoFile is an equal opportunity employer
This position reports to the WyoFile chief executive and editor.

How to apply
Please send cover letter and resume to