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The Philadelphia Citizen is a nonprofit civic media organization that combines solutions-oriented journalism & thought-provoking events with specific tools for civic action.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Civic Engagement / Product Manager

Duties and responsibilities include

  • Leading The Citizen’s efforts to drive civic engagement in Philadelphia through a variety of efforts aimed at inspiring residents to make positive change in the city
  • Managing technical operations for virtual events
  • Developing a strategy and managing technology of the Citizen’s various channels for user engagement
  • Developing and managing memberships, community partnerships and opportunities for audience growth

Please send resume and letter of interest to Citizen Managing Director Tia Mathisen at [email protected].

Freelance Writers

The Philadelphia Citizen, a nonprofit news site that produces solutions-based journalism with an eye to ignite civic engagement, is looking for experienced Philadelphia-based writers who are critical thinkers with a passion for telling stories that are civic-minded; problem-solving; contextual; and smart.

Please send brief cover letter and links or PDFs of articles or relevant work to [email protected].

The Philadelphia Citizen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Philadelphia Citizen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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