Pro Bono Marketing Director

Aug 25, 2014

 Full Description

UniversalGiving® is an award-winning website allowing people to donate and volunteer with top performing projects all over the world. Unique to UniversalGiving, 100% of all donations goes directly to the cause and all projects are vetted with our 24-step proprietary Quality ModelTM. UniversalGiving is rated as a Top Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits and has been featured on the homepage of BusinessWeek, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. CEO and Founder Pamela Hawley was a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and is an Expert Blogger for Fast Company and CSRWire. The Director of Marketing will be responsible for managing the marketing business unit according to our organization goals and SROI*. We are seeking an experienced professional who can work closely with our CEO to develop future high-level strategic partnerships. Our ideal candidate has significant experience in the for-profit world and is ready to give back to a smart, efficient, and globally impactful nonprofit. Excellent writing skills and attention to detail are required.



● Collaborate with the CEO to identify, achieve, and manage marketing partnerships

● Lead the marketing team to attain qualitative and quantitative marketing goals and metrics

● Develop and implement strategic priorities for the marketing team for long-term growth of the organization

● Review the current Marketing Plan and implement other strategies as needed

● Increase brand awareness globally

● Coordinate brand both offline, online, and on the UniversalGiving website

● Update and utilize Salesforce for CRM



● Bachelor’s degree

● Minimum of ten years of professional experience in marketing or communications fields

● Strong command of marketing principles and ability to implement them creatively

● Ability to motivate a team and communicate objectives clearly

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills

● Critical attention to detail and commitment to excellence

● Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google applications (some training provided)

● Experience with cause-related marketing or high-level marketing relationships a plus

● Prior experience with Salesforce a plus



● Contribute your high-level skills to UniversalGiving’s mission; help grow our organization

● Gain experience at a unique nonprofit that creates an impact on both a macro and an individual level-- from building the Corporate Social Responsibility programs of Fortune 500 companies to protecting endangered sea turtles

● Gain entry, exposure, and experience in the nonprofit industry

● Work directly with our CEO, Pamela Haley

● Collaborate with a positive and innovative team

● Increase your understanding of global issues and how to solve them

● Network with other nonprofit professionals in an open office environment


Duration: Minimum of 15-20 hours per week for a minimum of 3 to 4 months. Ideal candidates are available to work in our San Francisco office 3-4 days/week (Monday through Friday) with the possibility of some work completed remotely. As this is a leadership position, the majority of work should be done in-office.

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