FāVS has a history of hosting successful community engagement opportunities in the Spokane Region. With the advantages of new funding and post-pandemic fervor, FāVS News now seeks to be the region’s trusted host for gathering and growing understanding and unity among diverse communities.
FāVS News is seeking an experienced part-time event planner to help plan and execute engaging community events – both small and large – that inform and build bridges between faith and non-faith groups. In this role, you will be responsible for end-to-end event planning that brings people together, sparks dialogue and furthers our mission.
The pay is $20 an hour/15 hours a week.
- Collaborate with internal teams to conceptualize creative events that align with our goal of building community
- Research and secure ideal event venues and vendors that are inclusive and accessible
- Manage relationships with venues, hosts, speakers, etc.
- Create detailed plans and production schedules for each event
- Oversee event logistics like registration to optimize engagement
- Manage budget and track expenditures, providing post-event analysis
- Foster an welcoming atmosphere at all events
- 3+ years as an event planner, preferably for a non-profit
- Experience bringing together diverse communities and viewpoints
- Strong vendor/supplier relationship management skills
- Excellent multitasking and problem-solving abilities
- Exceptional communication and customer service skills
- Budget management experience
- Passion for bringing people together across lines of difference
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
To apply send a cover letter and CV to [email protected].
Religion Reporting Intern
FāVS News is looking for a journalism student in the Eastern Washington/North Idaho region interested in religion reporting to join our editorial team as a paid intern for the Spring 2023 semester.
In this role, they will:
- Pitch and report on local religion-focused news and feature stories
- Interview religious leaders and community members
- Cover religious events, conferences, and other happenings
- Provide administrative and research support to the religion reporting team
This is a paid internship of $15.74 per hour. We require approximately 12 hours per week with the flexibility to coordinate with your spring academic schedule.
To qualify, you should be working towards a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications with an interest in covering faith and religion. Excellent writing, interviewing, and research skills are a must. Any experience writing for a campus newspaper or other student publication is preferred.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples to [email protected] by Dec. 1 to apply. Top candidates will be invited to interview in December for a start in early January.
We are committed to providing a meaningful educational internship experience focused on religion news coverage and training future journalists to report on faith communities thoughtfully and accurately.