CAREERS

Free Spirit Media seeks dynamic applicants for the following current open positions. For instructions on how to apply, see full descriptions.

CIVIC MEDIA MANAGER, Journalism Programs

The Civic Media Manager for Free Spirit Media leads the organization’s out-of-school time media arts & journalism programs, which provide underrepresented emerging media-makers ages 14-25 with professional development, production and skills training, community journalism, mentorship and work-placed opportunities. The Civic Media Manager for Free Spirit Media plays a key role in driving program design and execution, partner engagement and strategic alliances, and participant engagement and advocacy.


COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, Development & Communications Department

The Communications Coordinator provides strategy and implementation of Free Spirit Media’s print and digital communications, including marketing, PR, and media distribution. The successful candidate will be an innovative strategic thinker and successful collaborator with excellent written and verbal communication skills who has the ability to multi-task and adhere to internal and external deadlines. This position requires a team player and self-starter, who can maintain focus, perspective, calm, and attention to detail in a fast-paced, creative, and youth-focused environment.


PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, Industry Pathways

The Industry Pathways Program Associate serves in several capacities with Free Spirit Media. The successful candidate will be an innovative strategic thinker with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who has the ability to take initiative and adhere to internal and external deadlines. This position requires a team player and self starter, who can maintain focus, perspective, calm, and attention to detail in a fast-paced, creative, and youth-driven environment.


TEACHING ARTIST, Subbing for All Programs

We are looking for artists interested in subbing in to any of our FSM Programs. Please fill out the information below to the best of your knowledge, so that we can determine for which programs you might be the best fit.

FREE SPIRIT MEDIA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and equitable environment in which all staff can excel regardless of race, ethnicity, age, faith, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ability. People of color, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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EMERGING CREATIVES AGES 14-25

Are you looking for a paid opportunity to advance your production skills or entry into Chicago's media industries?

Check out Free Spirit Media's program portfolio!