HR Business Partner - Business Development (Volunteer)
*Note: The following is an opportunity for volunteer, part-time, flexible work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment. This is a work at home (remote) position. Minimum commitment of 10 hours/ week for 6 months required.
Are you an experienced HRBP who is passionate about building partnerships and making a difference? Would you find it exciting to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great journalism in the public interest? Can you commit at least 10 hours a week to our mission, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team?
WhoWhatWhy is seeking a passionate, high energy individual who is excited about creating and implementing HR programs, structures, and processes. As a startup, we are looking for people who would bring structure and scale to the complex growth challenges of a nonprofit organization by rolling up their sleeves to get stuff done! In addition to doing groundbreaking work, this role will be pivotal in establishing a culture of openness, positive communication, and continuous learning. This HRBP will be working to build our Business Development department, which will focus on partnerships, new products, and growth.
WhoWhatWhy.org is a nonpartisan, agenda-free news organization. Not left-wing, not right-wing, not consensus-seeking, we report the truth, whatever it is. We approach each story with an open mind, boundless curiosity, and a willingness to dig deep beneath the surface — and don’t back away in the face of pressure from powerful institutions and groupthink.
We are a nonprofit. We are not funded by a zillionaire. We do not accept corporate ads. As such, we are only currently able to pay a small core team, as well as experienced professional freelancers — and rely primarily on skilled volunteers to fill out our growing organizational infrastructure.
Age does not matter. We have among us young students, vibrant retirees, and everything in between, from all walks of life.
continuously build on our presence and brand, with target demographics
Please send us a resume and carefully reasoned, customized cover letter that outlines your experience, skillset and explains why you're a good fit for this position. Our mission must resonate deeply with you. If there is no option to attach a cover letter, please send a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Please confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position. We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions.