Job Posting: Opening in Washington, D.C.

I routinely receive a wide range of job openings, both from job sites like Indeed.com and from groups I belong to such as the alumni group for Northwestern Medill, which used to be the journalism school but now has a much longer, and to my mind goofier, name.

From time to time, I’ll post openings I receive here and also on my jobs page to help you in your quest to always be job hunting.

Here’s one in Washington for a writer with a religious bent to it:

Sojourners is seeking to fill an opening for the Jim Wallis Fellow. For more about Sojourners: http://sojo.net. For more about Jim: http://sojo.net/jim-wallis.

Description below:

Job Function and Opportunities: The Jim Wallis Fellow position provides an opportunity to work and travel with Jim Wallis, founder and President/CEO of Sojourners. A much-sought after speaker and writer, Jim Wallis mentors a variety of developing leaders and emerging voices in the 40-year evangelical, biblical justice tradition of Sojourners. The Jim Wallis Fellow will have opportunities in the following areas:
Personal mentoring by Jim Wallis and to expand skills in research, writing, media, and public relations.
Educational opportunities related to Jim Wallis’ regular schedule of teaching classes and speaking events.
Networking opportunities with key political, academic, and faith leaders for purposes of research and writing.

The 2012-13 fellow will provide Jim Wallis with assistance in research, writing, and editing for his book projects; other projects as needed; and occasional travel support.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research, writing, and editing support for Jim Wallis’ book projects, and other writing, teaching, and speaking events.
Staffing and travel support for Jim Wallis, including coordination with the Speaking Events Manager, COO, Chief Communications Officer, and Chief Advancement Officer; assisting with preparing briefing materials for speaking events; cultivating press, donor, and partnership opportunities while traveling; and processing receipts for event host reporting and reimbursement upon return from travel.
Other projects and opportunities as needed.

The Jim Wallis Fellow position is a 30-hour/week contract opportunity starting September 10, 2012, and ending August 2, 2013. A moderate stipend is offered, as well as benefits that include single health care insurance (through Sojourners’ group plan), 10 days’ paid vacation, 6 days’ paid sick leave, and paid holidays (according to Sojourners’ annual schedule).

TO APPLY:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional reference contacts to jobs@sojo.net or Jim Wallis Fellow Search, Sojourners, 3333 14th St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20010. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Sojourners is an equal opportunity employer that continually seeks to diversify its staff.

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