Historical Whodunit Book Project Manager – Pro Bono


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

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 solving one of the great riddles of the past 100 years? Do you have extensive experience managing teams of diverse individuals from all walks of life? Join a unique experiment in producing vital investigative breakthroughs that will transform our understanding of American democracy and the events that shape it in unseen ways.

Award winning journalist and author seeks a volunteer project manager to develop and oversee a research team for a historically significant investigative book on an important and sensitive topic. Please note: the significance of the project greatly exceeds the monetary resources available. Thus, the team will be composed of highly motivated and skilled volunteers.

Requirements

  • Minimum 15 hours per week on a flexible schedule
  • NYC Metropolitan area
  • Interest in 20th century American and international politics, history
  • Strong people management skills
  • Enjoy complex challenges
  • Forensic investigative mindset
  • Experience with archival work preferred

Responsibilities

  • Formulate and track project objectives
  • Build structure for efficiently managing large team
  • Organize a large and diverse body of data

Benefits

  • Work with motivated, thoughtful individuals
  • Play a part in a historically important project

To Apply

Please send us a resume and customized cover letter with an explanation of why you are an especially good fit for this project. More details about this confidential project will be conveyed to qualified candidates. We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. You must confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position.

Skills

  • History
  • Research
  • Journalism
  • Project Management
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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