Storytelling is increasingly a requirement for many positions in the nonprofit sector, especially in Communications, Marketing, and PR. If you’re interested in a position that involves storytelling, check out these jobs that are currently active on Idealist!
Job seekers with a good amount of fundraising experience (minimum five years) should check out the Chief Rainmaker and Storyteller position recently posted by the Pomegranate Center. You’ll have a great title and be working to create meaningful gathering places in local communities.
Are you passionate about clean energy? Bring your communications experience to Los Angeles and work as a Deputy Press Secretary for the Sierra Club. You’ll help with clean energy campaigns in both California and Hawaii.
Oral History is a fascinating field, and if you’re looking to get your foot in the door The HistoryMakers in Chicago is a good place to start. They currently have two open jobs, one of which is for a Video Oral History Researcher.
If you’re looking for a mix of traditional communications work and storytelling, try out the Public Relations Director job at the United Way for Southeastern Michigan. Just make sure you have a few years of experience in Marketing or PR.
Get involved in many different programs as a Department Coordinator for the New York Public Library. You’ll work in Digital Collections, Community Oral History, and Public Works, to name just a few of the programs.
Finally, if you have many years of experience in the field of Communications and at least two years of team management experience, you may be a fit for the Director of Communications position for the Lupus Foundation of America in Washington, DC.
So get out there and find a job that lets you tell a story! Good luck and happy hunting!