We’re searching widely in a variety of fields to find
a dynamic executive director for In These
Are you a …
- Leader at a non-profit who wants your work to have
a national impact?
- Journalist who wants to run a media organization and
utilize your management skills?
- Fundraiser who wants to help build and sustain
a mission-driven organization?
- Social justice advocate or union official who has ideas about
how our organization, journalism and media platforms can reach
activist audiences more effectively?
You might want to consider applying to this position.
For more detailed information about the position
and In These Times, please
see the full job posting here.
In These Times (ITT), a national print and
online magazine dedicated to supporting movements for economic,
racial, social and environmental justice, with a special
emphasis on labor, is seeking an executive director to lead the
organization forward into its fiftieth anniversary year
in 2026 and beyond. This reshaped leadership post was
created as a part of our larger commitment to producing
progressive journalism that advances today’s movements for
economic, racial, social and environmental justice. We are looking
for a candidate with strong
- Imagination to shape our organization’s
direction, mission and strategic growth
- Facility for building and managing
a diverse, creative and respectful union workplace
- Ability to develop and expand ITT’s
universe of individual and foundation giving in order to ensure the
organization’s growth and long-term financial stability
- Capacity and connections for engaging and
strengthening relationships with outside entities such as social
movements, labor unions and ITT’s loyal readership
- Ingenuity to work with our editors to
enhance our journalism’s impact
The executive director will be a full-time, salaried
employee who will report to ITT’s board of directors. Chicago,
Illinois, is the preferred location for the job. For the right
candidates, however, we are open to alternative working
arrangements and, potentially, reshaping aspects of the position
based on their strengths. The position will have a competitive
salary, along with a generous benefits package.
About In These Times
The magazine is an important national voice, self-described
as “Progressive without apology” and known especially for its
award-winning investigative reporting. We have a full-time
staff of 13 employees. Our print magazine regularly
reaches nearly 40,000 subscribers, and our website
generates anywhere from 3 to 6 million page
views a year.
ITT is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse
workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from
all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin,
marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, record of
arrest or conviction or any other characteristic protected by
Applicants should send a resume and a detailed cover
letter sharing why they are interested in the position and how
their professional background and skills could benefit ITT. Email
these materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Executive
Director” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on
a rolling basis, and we will begin reviewing applications
later in September.
If you are a person with a disability and need
assistance applying, email Jamie Hendry at email@example.com
or call (773) 772-0100, ext. 241.
For more detailed information about the
position and In These Times, please
see the full job posting here.