Location: Berkeley, CA
Position: Full time, FLSA exempt
Salary: Competitive for small sized Bay Area nonprofits. Salary dependent on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, and others
Reports to: Community Engagement Manager
Start Date: ASAP. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2017.
Our Story: The Story of Stuff Project, a Berkeley-based non-profit organization, works to transform the way we make, use, and throw away Stuff to be more sustainable, healthy and just. Over the past 10 years our trademark animated movies have garnered more than 50 million online views and motivated our Community to support hundreds of environmental and economic justice campaigns with their time, energy, and money.
Today, we inspire and encourage the civic engagement of the more than one million members of our global, online Community. Our videos and social media content engage millions of viewers each week in a solutions-oriented conversation; our campaigns enlist our Community members in efforts to protect our shared resources and make the economy work for everyone; and our learning and other tools support community leaders and grassroots groups in our network build their power.
Position Summary: The Community Engagement Associate is a dynamic entry-level position whose responsibilities will include social media, communications, fundraising, and nonprofit administration. The Engagement Associate will be one of our lead communicators with the million-person-plus Story of Stuff Community. The Associate will curate engaging, solutions-oriented content for the Project’s social media channels; provide customer service for members of Catalog Choice, an online service to reduce paper waste owned and operated by Story of Stuff; and coordinate individual and institutional donor communications. In addition, the Associate will provide organizational development support, including meeting and event logistics, and other nonprofit administration tasks. The ideal candidate is a multidisciplinary Jack/Jill/Jaiden of all trades who has strong communication skills, a learner’s mindset, strong organizational skills, the desire to be part of a nimble, results-oriented team, and a passion for the kind of environmental and social change that benefits diverse communities all over planet.
Social Media & Community Engagement – 50%
Fundraising – 25%
Administration – 25%
How to Apply:
Send an email to Michael O’Heaney, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org with this specific information in the subject line: Name – Position – Where you heard about the job.
Example: Jaiden Doe – Community Engagement Associate – Idealist