The Fuller Project
The Fuller Project is a leading global nonprofit newsroom dedicated to groundbreaking reporting on women. We partner with national and international news outlets to publish journalism that elevates women’s contributions, confronts injustice, and spurs citizens to hold governments, corporations and other institutions accountable.
Since 2015, our award-winning team has published hundreds of articles — from our TIME Magazine
cover story on waitresses in American cities earning $2.13 an hour, to our four-part feature in Marie Claire
on forced virginity testing in the U.S., to our devastating investigation into child sexual exploitation in the Philippines in The Washington Post
. In 2019, our reporting won the Military Reporters & Editors, One World Media and Amnesty International UK Media Awards.
The Deputy Director (DD) position is a mission-critical, senior role, focused on strategy, operations, institution building, and culture, while ensuring the CEO is equipped for success across her broad portfolio of responsibilities. More specifically, this individual will take on a wide range of responsibilities and assignments to help deliver on key short and long-term priorities of the CEO, embracing attributes of adaptability and flexibility as The Fuller Project’s needs shift over time.
The DD will report directly to the CEO and will work closely with the Editor in Chief and will play a key role in helping to raise funds and awareness for The Fuller Project. The DD will drive operational and administrative functions to ensure The Fuller Project has the team in place to continue the organization’s success and impact. The DD will also support and manage the internal leadership, systems, and culture needed to provide staff with a true sense of belonging and new opportunities for their professional growth.
The DD will gain exposure to the landscape of top editors, donors, and partners working on women and journalism and will build highly transferable leadership and management skills across a range of functions.
The ideal candidate is an adaptable leader with strong interpersonal skills, an eye for the continuous improvement of teams, systems, and processes and have a record of success supporting a principal. They also operate with a strong equity and diversity lens, ensuring that all staff animate the organizational values of objectivity, integrity, civility and diversity and contribute to the inclusive culture of The Fuller Project.
The DD will partner with the CEO on essential internal leadership activities for The Fuller Project. These include:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all forms in our newsroom. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. U.S. work authorization required.
The Deputy Director will work from the headquarters office in Washington, DC and will work closely with the entire team. This position includes competitive benefits as well as vacation and flex-time benefits.