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Temporary Executive Director

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The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW), the world’s largest association of financial journalists, seeks an interim executive director who can manage the day-to-day operations of the organization until a full-time executive director is hired.

SABEW is an independent, nonprofit organization that advocates for business and financial journalism around the world and provides support to nearly 4,000 journalists, including writers and editors in related industries.


Areas of Responsibility: 

* The interim executive director will supervise a small, remote staff and will work closely with SABEW’s board of governors, officers and executive committee. Some travel for fall events may be required.

* Writing and editing for the organization’s website, marketing, social media and communication with partners 

* Oversee SABEW’s fiscal operations, including taxes; approving expenses; cash-flow management; serving as the point of contact on business-related accounts, including insurance;  and proper records maintenance.

* Supervise a small staff and manage the day-to-day operations of the organization, including awards, webinars and in-person workshops

* Program planning: Working in tandem with SABEW’s board, partners and staff on existing programs and planned events. 

* Work closely with SABEW’s officers, executive committee and board of governors as needed. 

* Maintain an inclusive and supportive culture.

* An individual applying for this position can also be considered for the full-time executive director position. That application process is separate from the temporary application process. 


Educational Background: 
A relevant bachelor's degree

* A relevant bachelor’s degree and/or experience working for a non-profit

* Excellent organizational and communication skills



* This remote position can be either part time or full time. The position pays between $37.50 and $42.50 an hour, depending on experience. Applicants are subject to a background check. 

How to Apply: 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the executive committee at [email protected] 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Organization Info

Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. (SABEW)

Phoenix, AZ, USA
About Us

Members of SABEW band together in the individual and collective pursuit of the highest standards of economic journalism. The organization recognizes that economic freedom is inextricably linked to political freedom and that an informed citizenry can ensure these freedoms are sustained. It is SABEW’s mission as an independent, non-profit organization to encourage comprehensive reporting of economic events without fear or favoritism and to increase members’ skills and knowledge through continuous education.


SABEW’s First Amendment Committee supports press freedom through statements, events and training about the importance of journalism, including the principle that fact-based reporting is necessary for the health of robust democracies. SABEW advocates for full access to financial and economic data, including information collected and distributed by governments.

SABEW also holds an annual Best in Business awards competition, recognizing outstanding journalism conducted in the U.S. and abroad among professionals and students.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
May 24 2023
Active Until: 
Jun 24 2023
Hiring Organization: 
Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. (SABEW)