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Operations General Manager

*Note: the following is an opportunity for volunteer, part-time, flexible work–with the possibility for compensation as we grow. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment.*

Are you at a point in your life where doing something challenging, meaningful and fun is more of an urgent concern for you than compensation? Are you ready to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great content in the public interest? Do you have extensive experience running organizations? Join our grand experiment in creating high-quality, insightful news.
 

Who We Are

We are a remarkable news organization and community that is making a difference, setting a new standard, and innovating on every front. A nonprofit that accepts no advertising, WhoWhatWhy is staffed largely with skilled volunteers dedicated to elevating public awareness and fostering a more vigorous democracy.  

Expectations

You will work remotely and on your own schedule, though we require a minimum commitment of 5-8 hours a week. Because our staff is spread throughout the world, we communicate mostly through email. All staff are required to respond to emails on a daily basis. 

To Apply

Please send us a resume and carefully reasoned, customized cover letter that shows that you have studied and thought about what we do at WhoWhatWhy. Our mission must resonate deeply with you. We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions.

Requirements

  • Proven extensive experience in operations
  • Experience in management including team and project management
  • The patience to monitor multiple individuals, projects and processes within a department that is constantly adapting to organizational needs
  • Great communications skills
  • Confident, driven and dynamic leader
  • Creativity

Responsibilities

  • Formulate and manage Operations processes 
  • Help build and grow the department
  • Brainstorm and implement effective systems and standardization strategies
  • Work with operations production manager to set goals and ensure they are met

Benefits

  • Collaborate with smart, accomplished co-workers
  • Be part of an exciting, up-and-coming enterprise
  • Work from home on a schedule that suits you
  • Have fun
  • Make a difference
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