Investigative Reporters and Editors is searching for a highly-motivated and detail-orientated individual who brings 2-4 years of event experience to join our non-profit association. The Events Coordinator will support activities and logistics for conferences, workshops, and other training events for IRE, which provides training and resources for journalists worldwide. In this role, the candidate should be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills by assisting the director of events, other IRE staff and members. If you have an interest in organizing logistics and details, and bring a strong and committed work ethic, then we want to hear from you!

Status: Part time, 20 hours per week, remote position

Compensation range: $25-28 per hour, depending on experience


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide support for the Director of Events by coordinating logistics for regional workshops and other training events including contacting speakers, working with hosts, coordinating travel, gathering information for the website and printed materials for each workshop, and follow-up after events.
  • Provide conference assistance for IRE’s two national conferences each year, including working with speakers, the mobile conference app, conference website and other items.
  • Provide back-up support for registration and membership processing, and other areas as necessary.


Work Location:

This is a remote position, working from a home office. The candidate must have access to and be able to provide reliable internet and cell phone service.


Qualifications and Expectations:

At minimum an associate’s degree and 2-4 years of event experience. This position requires the ability to work independently while fulfilling responsibilities in an accurate and timely manner. A qualified candidate will have an attention to detail and have the ability to move between tasks easily. Other requirements include experience using Microsoft Office including a working knowledge of spreadsheets, Adobe Acrobat, strong writing and verbal skills, organizational skills and working with our members, speakers and workshop attendees. The ability to travel to both conferences each year (March and June) is necessary.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Director of Events, Stephanie Klimstra at No phone calls please.