Now Hiring: Lisagors Coordinator

The Chicago Headline Club is seeking a qualified journalist to help plan next year’s Peter Lisagor awards.

This job offers a $2,500 stipend for work between Dec. 1 and May 31, typically about 5 hours per week.

The ideal candidate will have good organization skills, a journalism background, and a clear and creative approach to communication. The coordinator will report to the chair of the Chicago Headline Club’s Lisagors committee.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate with venue to plan for awards event, which will be held on May 6, 2022
  • Design and manage a social media campaign to attract new Lisagor entries
  • Organize design and mailing of flyers to advertise this year’s contest
  • Work with the Chicago Headline Club’s webmaster to ensure that contest entry forms and past winners are prominently displayed on website
  • Order and help distribute plaques to award winners
  • Weekly email updates to the Chicago Headline Club

We encourage journalists of color and journalists of other marginalized identities to apply for this position.

Please apply by emailing with your resume and 2-3 paragraphs explaining your journalism experience and why you would be a good fit for the Lisagors coordinator position.