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Our Mission
The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty.

To ensure that the concept of self-government outlined by the U.S. Constitution remains a reality into future centuries, the American people must be well informed in order to make decisions regarding their lives, and their local and national communities.

It is the role of journalists to provide this information in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner.

It is the mission of the Society of Professional Journalists:

— To promote this flow of information.
— To maintain constant vigilance in protection of the First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and of the press.
— To stimulate high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journalism.
— To foster excellence among journalists.
— To inspire successive generations of talented individuals to become dedicated journalists.
— To encourage diversity in journalism.
— To be the pre-eminent, broad-based membership organization for journalists.
— To encourage a climate in which journalism can be practiced freely.

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Employment Opportunities with SPJ
Part-Time Bookkeeper

Application Deadline: October 19, 2018, 5 p.m. ET

Basic Function

The Society of Professional Journalists, based in Indianapolis, is the nation’s largest and most broad-based membership association for journalists. This part-time position will report to the Director of Finance. Ideal candidates work well with others and can stay organized and focused during high-level multitasking.

What we’re looking for:

– Someone who has a background in accounting and financial record keeping. Students majoring in accounting are encouraged to apply.
– Someone who has meticulous attention to detail, and double checks (then checks again) their work.
– Someone who can handle voluminous data entry.
– Someone who has experience with Quickbooks and Excel. iMIS database management software experience a plus.
– Someone who has the ability to solve routine problems independently.
– Someone who cares deeply about the quality of their work.
– Someone who has regular availability on a week to week basis up to 20 hours.
– Ability to speak Spanish is a plus, but not required.

Primary duties may include but not be limited to the following:

– Perform data entry of all incoming receipts and credit card income transactions into Quickbooks.
– Responsible for entry of vendor invoices, credit card expense charges and monthly account reconciliation.
– Assist Director with outgoing payments to vendors and chapters.
– Assist Director with the month-end and year-end procedures as needed.
– Other duties as assigned.

Also, please note:

– Ability to climb a flight of stairs, sit for extended periods of time and minimal lifting on a regular basis is required.
– Position is NOT remote.

Application deadline

Application deadline is 5 p.m. ET, October 19, 2018.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie. Applications without the above requirements will not be accepted.

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The Society of Professional Journalists is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. SPJ will apply its diversity mission to hiring with a written policy and approach to:

– Actively seek diverse candidates
– Advertise broadly
– Craft job descriptions to be inclusive
– Include diverse candidates within the interview pool


About SPJ
Mission
Membership
General Info
Headquarters Staff
Board of Directors
Committees
Bylaws | PDF version
Documentation
History
Chester C. Wells: His Story
Merchandise


Committees
The work of SPJ is largely done at the national committee and community level. No matter what your passion — freedom of information, diversity, ethics, freelance, international journalism, First Amendment rights, journalism education — SPJ has an outlet for your talents, passion and energy. Learn more about (and get involved with) our committees here.

Our Mission
The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty.

To ensure that the concept of self-government outlined by the U.S. Constitution remains a reality into future centuries, the American people must be well informed in order to make decisions regarding their lives, and their local and national communities.

It is the role of journalists to provide this information in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner.

It is the mission of the Society of Professional Journalists:

— To promote this flow of information.
— To maintain constant vigilance in protection of the First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and of the press.
— To stimulate high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journalism.
— To foster excellence among journalists.
— To inspire successive generations of talented individuals to become dedicated journalists.
— To encourage diversity in journalism.
— To be the pre-eminent, broad-based membership organization for journalists.
— To encourage a climate in which journalism can be practiced freely.

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