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Storyteller Manager

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort comprising a growing team of communications, research, operations, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating an environment where people from all backgrounds can participate, grow, and succeed in our organization. We believe we have a duty to use our power and privilege to contribute to transformational change to ensure our government is working for everyone and that all families have a fair shot.
Title: Storyteller Manager
Reports to: Communications Director
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full time, Exempt
Salary Range: $60k - $65K
Job Summary
The Hub Project is seeking a passionate and motivated Storyteller Manager to join our team. The Storyteller Manager will be responsible for collecting and curating compelling stories that can be used to advance our advocacy work. This will include managing and supporting storytellers across the country, and developing relationships with stakeholders and partner organizations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in coordination, relationship management, and project management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify potential storytellers and work with them to develop their stories,including developing framing questions and conducting story collection interviews.
  • Manage and support a team of storytellers, providing guidance and mentorship as needed.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with state stakeholders and partner organizations to collect stories and find creative ways to uplift the stories.
  • Collaborate with other team members on strategy and execution of the storytelling campaigns.
  • Create and maintain a database of stories and storytellers.
  • Monitor and track the impact of storytelling on our advocacy work.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in storytelling, relationship management, and project management.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Passion for social justice and advocacy.
  • Experience in advocacy or political campaigns is a plus.
  • Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Experience gathering and/or analyzing qualitative research is a plus.
This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit; specific employment terms and conditions are subject to labor-management negotiations and a potential Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 120 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment.
Hiring Statement
The Hub is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.
COVID-19 Safety Considerations and Vaccination Policy
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, The Hub requires that any employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees are expected to report to work in person; all individuals entering the Hub offices will be asked to produce vaccination documentation for entrance to the premises. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@newventurefund.org.
How to apply
To begin the application process, click "Apply For This Job." This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.