Youth Radio has entered an exciting period of growth, and we want you to join us.
We are looking for talented individuals to be part of the creation of our national network, working side by side with youth and top professionals in the fields of journalism, arts, and technology.
Chief Development Officer
The Chief Development Officer will lead the entire Youth Radio fundraising team focusing on strategizing, coordinating, implementing and managing a comprehensive annual development program comprised of individual giving, including major and planned gifts, corporate donations, institutional/government and foundation granting, special events fundraising, and capital campaigns.
Chief Operating Officer
The Chief Operating Officer is a key member of the executive management team initially reporting to YR’s President and eventually to the Executive Director. The COO will rely on strong operational and financial expertise to guide us through this time of growth and rebranding. He/she will provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Youth Radio has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. The position will accomplish this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives and strategic business plan of the organization.
Education Project Manager, Teach Youth Radio
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about education, unafraid of jumping on the phone with strangers, and energized when it comes to building an engaging and inclusive education brand. The position is a hybrid of creative producer and project manager. We want you to feel ownership over all aspects of TYR — from delivering on existing commitments, to coming up with new content/product ideas, to scanning the market for new opportunities.
The Case Manager will support transitional aged youth (14-24 yrs.) by providing one-on-one counseling, including crisis intervention, advocacy, and referral services; develop relationships of trust with clients for the purpose of providing motivational counseling. This position will work with students enrolled in our introductory training programs (Core, Bridge and MATCH) as well as on-site high school and college level interns. Case Managers will utilize a strength based approach to complete biopsychosocial assessments of newly enrolled participants, co-develop individualized action plans and update assessments on a quarterly basis. This position supports youth throughout student’s interaction with Youth Radio.
The Multimedia & Experience Content Producer conceives, develops, and produces multimedia and experiential content aimed at engaging, inspiring, and educating the community through a variety of digital (online) formats. S/he will help to drive transformation of our business by diversifying the content mix, producing compelling content, adding a visual or other sensory component to subject matter, breeding audience loyalty, and delivering a truly memorable end product.
Youth Radio Arts Senior Producer
Youth Radio is a youth-centered, innovative production company that is cultivating a larger, national, more engaged audience and building new channels of content for social and online platforms. You’ll make fast decisions about which stories to advance, and the best approach for maximum impact. You’ll work closely with seasoned editors and producers as well as youth reporters and artists to create original and fun digital-first content that’s visually compelling and shareable.
Digital Content Administrator/Platform Manager
The Digital Content Administrator/Platform Manager will be responsible for managing and maintaining our organization’s main digital platform, auxiliary digital properties and all media assets. The ideal candidate will have a mix of both website management and administrative skills. Please note coding skills are not required for this position, but are a plus. Fundamentally, you need to understand how the web works, including knowledge of web servers, CDNs, security protocols, cloud services, databases and CMS’s. You have sound knowledge of popular languages used for building web apps and know how they should be hosted securely. Above all else you are extremely organized. Your enthusiasm for spreadsheets and your favorite project management tools is infectious. This position reports to and works closely with our Tech director and content departments to facilitate a smooth production line from content generation to distribution on social media channels. This is a full time position based in our Oakland, CA office.