President/Chief Executive Officer

The National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company seeks experienced executive to lead its print and Internet-based publishing operations. The President/Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for all NCR operations, which includes print publication,, and Celebration. The President/CEO will report to the Board of Directors and must live in the Kansas City metropolitan area in order to work at NCR headquarters.

President/CEO must embrace NCR values based on the Gospels, church social teachings, and Vatican II documents. Should possess the following

  • Commitment to excellence in journalism
  • Imagination in building journalism products in the digital age
  • Ability to provide public face and lead fundraising efforts
  • Record of executive management and leadership skills
  • Ability in public outreach, including building of Internet-based relationships
  • Ability to work collaboratively


  • Leadership in:
    • managing the organization in an open manner
    • moving products forward in changing communications age
    • fundraising efforts
    • growing the subscriber bases (print and digital)
  • Fostering a spirit of shared responsibility and consultative decision-making
  • Collaboration with:
    • the publisher, editor and senior managers
    • accountability to the Board of Directors
  • Maintenance of fiscal integrity of the enterprise

NCR is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation and benefits are competitive.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume outlining qualifications to:

Helen Garvey, BVM; Search Committee
National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company

All applications must be emailed to

The closing date for application is October 25, 2013.