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Rewire.News is an award-winning, nonprofit daily online publication devoted to evidence-based reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights and justice, and the intersections of race, environmental, immigration, and economic justice.
We publish news, analysis, and investigative reporting created by professional journalists, editors, and multimedia experts. And we offer vigorous commentary, debate, and opinion rooted in fact and considered thinking.
Our work is intended to fulfill the core role of journalism in a democratic society by fostering public knowledge and dispelling misinformation on issues more commonly shrouded in misinformation and ideology.

Rewire.News is currently hiring:

Manager, Social Media

Rewire.News is hiring a social media manager to help us expand an inspired and interactive online community, and increase awareness, readership, and sharing of our work.  The social media manager will create, edit, produce, and promote digital content.  The ideal candidate will be a scrappy self-starter with a great sense of humor who can function as both a one-person show and as part of a growing team.

Preference will be given to applicants well-versed in the issues we cover; creative and detail-oriented; committed to evidence-based journalism; and able to move swiftly in a fast-paced environment.

This position will initially report to Rewire.News’ VP of Development, but will be part of a team eventually headed by a leader in audience engagement and will work closely with the media manager.

The Manager, Social Media will:

  • Develop strategic plans for online social engagement;
  • Manage/create and increase our presence and profile on social channels like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and others through community engagement and by sharing content (original and sourced) with and from partners and like-minded individuals and organizations to help others use Rewire.News as a resource;
  • Develop and execute social media outreach strategies around topical issues, specific articles, series, and themes on which we work;
  • Curate, conceive, and create professional quality digital images and infographics to help promote content, ideas and facts on social channels;
  • Monitor, moderate, and participate in conversations among our readers on various platforms;
  • Develop content-appropriate outreach messaging on a daily and weekly basis;
  • Manage regular reporting and provide recommendations for content and strategy optimization based on KPIs, benchmarks and further analysis of content.
  • Work with other staff as appropriate to create, articulate, and carry out comprehensive short- and long-term social media strategies, and to integrate social online efforts in tandem with our other off- and online strategies;
  • Build and strengthen our relationships with other online communities, writers, and publications in order to expand the reach of our content and community;
  • Other duties and projects as assigned and as the site grows.

Please read the full position description and application instructions carefully.

Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer plays a critical role on our growing development team. The incumbent will work closely with the VP, Development and the President to design, develop, and implement a major giving program. This is a new position on our team and therefore requires someone who is able to build a program from scratch. You’ll be responsible for identifying, managing, and cultivating relationships with existing Major Gifts prospects, as well as identifying new prospects.

Key to success in this position is a deep understanding of or willingness to learn about evidence-based journalism and the issues on which we work.

The ideal candidate is a scrappy self-starter with a great sense of humor who can function as both a one-person show and as part of a team.

The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for:

  • Helping identify and connect the president and vice president to major donors through personal research and through work with our board of directors and key contacts;
  • Assisting our donors in accomplishing their philanthropic goals and ambitions through a relationship with News and educating donors about the importance of evidence-based journalism;
  • Securing major gifts at the $2,500 to $100,000+ level with the goal of raising $1,500,000 annually;
  • Using systems and software to track and cultivate donors and prospects, including our donor database and wealth screening tools;
  • Managing and growing a pipeline of donors and prospects;
  • Creating and implementing moves management plans;
  • Making direct, face-to-face solicitations, and assisting the board and other staff with their solicitation (e.g. provide portfolio development support, strategic counsel, and help with donor communications);
  • Acknowledging major donors through public and private recognition;
  • Tracking and reporting progress using specific metrics;
  • Working with the News team to ensure smooth communications on current priorities – collaboration with editors and managers as necessary;
  • Other duties and projects as assigned as both the development team and News grows.

Please read the full position description and application instructions carefully.


Rewire.News is also seeking pitches, particularly in Appalachia and on race and justice topics. Please see our pitching guidelines if you are interested in writing for us.