Are you a person who gets jazzed by the design of things? Can you predict the next innovation? Do you love open source software? Do you understand the inner workings of the web? Do you like helping others think through design challenges? Can you connect the right people to a tricky problem? Can you manage deliverables and deadlines; juggle lots of balls and get it all done?
If yes, keep reading!
At Knight Foundation, we finance cutting edge grant projects. As Media Innovation Associate, you’ll work with these grantees in a consultative way to help ensure project success. In this role, you’ll also be the project manager who scopes the work, identifies the resource requirements, assesses the risks, establishes the communication channels, reports on status and oversees the project to completion.
Take a look at the Knight News Challenge winners on our website to learn more about our grantee projects.
We need someone who:
Is an innovative thinker with great interpersonal skills,
Can design solutions that address complex issues,
Wants to work with a team of smart, fun and ambitious change agents,
Has knowledge of the media industry from the perspective of consumers, and
Has at least two years of experience in website production or computer application development.
Your key responsibilities in this role are:
Developing consultative relationships with Knight Foundation grantees.
Supporting grant projects by identifying the right development studio(s) at the right time.
Managing grant projects and overseeing them through successful completion.
Playing a key role on the team as the lead of media innovation grant projects.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.
The essential elements for this work are—discovery of ideas, belief in a vision, courage to push for change, know-how to get it done and tenacity in getting results. If you share this passion, we want to hear from you. Tell us what excites you about this opportunity and why you are right for it.
Send your resume to: email@example.com.
For more on the Knight brothers' foundation and informed and engaged communities, go to http://www.knightfoundation.org/
Knight Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. No telephone calls, please.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit www.knightfoundation.org.