Job Description:


Position Information:

  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Location: St. Paul, MN or remote (anywhere within the U.S.A.)
  • Start Date: January 10, 2022 - December 16, 2022 (1 year fellowship)
  • Compensation: $16/hour - $20/hour (salary will be based on individual's education and/or relevant experience)


Fellow, Community Engagement:

As the Community Engagement Fellow, you will be joining a multi-faceted team whose mission is to create more relevant, inclusive and impactful community engagement in order grow new and diverse Audiences. You will have a direct hand in the following:

  • Build new connections and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with BIPOC Influencers and community organizations
  • Support impact evaluations and assessments to better understand our Audiences and gain insights to make data-driven decisions
  • Synthesize data and insight information into clearly-articulated oral and/or written presentations and recommendations


Key Learning Goals:

  1. Build new contacts and relationships with BIPOC Influencers and community organizations
  2. Learn to manage multiple community stakeholders projects e.g. create a community meeting agenda with a measurable outcome, facilitate meetings with multiple community stakeholder to find common goals, execute complex community projects to benefit MPR|APM's public mission
  3. Develop strong analytical skills with the ability to do basic research such as literature reviews and impact evaluation



  • Assist in planning and executing outreach and training projects. (Outreach e.g. MPR News' In Focus series, Training e.g. MPR News Journalist training)
  • Serve as an ambassador and point of contact for MPR|APM to BIPOC community influencers and organizations. (e.g. Implement new partnerships and maintain existing partnerships with LPFM radio stations and BIPOC media groups)
  • Assist with synthesizing, summarizing listening session surveys and presenting it to an internal and external Audience



  • Partial subsidy for onsite parking or public transportation
  • Eligible to accrue sick time off
  • Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA



  • Participate in robust on-boarding experience
  • Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
  • Participate in brown bag sessions to gain broader perspective of the organization


Required Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Master or Doctorate degree OR at least 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • Some college course in the humanities or social science or equivalent experience
  • Experience listening to and engaging diverse communities with multiple community stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in multiple departments/divisions
  • Passion for inclusion, community engagement and news and music
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to do basic research such as literature reviews
  • Diversity and inclusion experience and cross-cultural competency
  • Skill in planning, development, and fulfillment of successful multi-faceted, multi-stakeholder projects
  • Strong attention to detail, accurate and thorough
  • Ability to learn new software and digital applications as required
  • Experience with social media


Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more years of experience evaluating program impact or some college courses in evaluation and assessment e.g. analyzing surveys, reviewing macro data charts and drawing insights.
  • One or more years of working directly with BIPOC groups


Next Step in the Application:

In addition to your skills and knowledge, we want to get to know you in the application process. In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter (of no more than 1 page) with answers to the following:

  • What interest you about this fellowship?
  • What professional skills would you like to add to your toolbox in the months and years to come to grow in your career field?


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time.
    • Required to move about in the community.
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Moderate noise level.
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.

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St. Paul, MN
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