TEMPORARY FIELD MANAGER
Department: One Small Step
Location: Atlanta, Georgia (willing to travel to Macon,GA and Columbus, GA)
Work Type: Hybrid
Reports To: Temporary Director, OSS
Term of Employment: Present-12/31/2023
Status: Full Time / Temporary/ Non-Exempt/ Non-Union
Deadline to apply: Friday, April 7th, 12:00pm ET
Operating under the direction of StoryCorps’ Director OSS, and with input from the One Small Step Associate Director, and colleagues the Field Manager for One Small Step (OSS) will organize and implement activities that support the development of community partnerships in the OSS anchor communities of Georgia. The Field Manager will work within Georgia to identify, develop, and support 3-5 community partnerships (e.g. colleges, faith organizations, civic organizations, libraries, etc.). Partners will be trained to implement OSS strategies with their constituencies, collecting interviews and sharing stories.
The role will travel to each OSS City within Georgia at least 3-5x a month. This position operates with considerable autonomy and reports to the Director, One Small Step. This is a temporary role, scheduled to end in December 2023.
We seek to recruit and develop a staff whose diversity matches the diversity of the communities we serve, and we strongly encourage applications from people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, from people of all ages, political beliefs, and cultures. StoryCorps records, shares, and preserves stories from a diverse range of American voices — from our Historias Initiative to collect the experiences of Latinos, to our One Small Step initiative to connect people across the political divide, and more.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Founded in 2003, StoryCorps has given over 600,000 people, in all 50 states, the chance to record interviews about their lives. The award-winning organization preserves the recordings in its archive at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered, and shares select stories with the public through StoryCorps’ podcast, NPR broadcasts, animated shorts, digital platforms, and best-selling books. These powerful human stories reflect the vast range of American experiences, engender empathy and connection, and remind us how much more we have in common than what divides us. StoryCorps is especially committed to capturing and amplifying voices least heard in the media. The StoryCorps MobileBooth, an Airstream trailer that has been transformed into a traveling recording booth, crisscrosses the country year-round gathering the stories of people nationwide. Learn more at storycorps.org.
Working at the StoryCorps office is optional except in certain circumstances, such as in-person training, if your position requires some in-office presence, or if your manager needs an in-person individual or team meeting, COVID guidelines permitting.
For those who prefer to work in the office, that option remains.
All offers of employment requiring on-site/in-person work will be contingent on the candidate being Fully Vaccinated (at least two-weeks after last dose) prior to starting their new role. Reasonable accommodations can be discussed with HR personnel for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. Proof of vaccination status is required at the time of extending the offer.
We monitor NYC COVID-19 transmissions rates every week to inform staff of in-office protocols. This status is emailed to all staff every Friday and will include the rules to follow for each color code: Green, Yellow, and Red. These codes will dictate the masking and gathering guidelines.
StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.
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