The Michigan Campaign Finance Network (MCFN), a 26-year-old nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to tracking and chronicling the influence of money in Michigan politics, seeks a new executive director.
This is an opportunity for a skilled journalist or policy professional eager to make an impact on a nuanced issue at the forefront of U.S. politics that transcends traditional partisan divisions.
In this role you will produce independent investigative journalism, become the state’s most prominent voice regarding campaign finance and government ethics, and act as an educational resource for the public, the media and policymakers.
MCFN is the central informative and objective voice in the public discourse surrounding its mission. The executive director serves as the face of that work and is the chief architect of the organization’s development as well as the manager of its daily operations.
An ideal candidate will possess at least some of the following qualifications:
Applicants who can demonstrate the following traits will be given highest preference:
These are lists of desired qualities and applicants need not meet all these criteria to apply.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The job is based in Michigan with relocation to Lansing preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed in the order they are received.
MCFN is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance applying online, please e-mail email@example.com and include “Accommodation” in the subject line. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request accommodation for the interview process. MCFN is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and an inclusive culture. MCFN strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.