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 Model™. 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
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 Hawley
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.
“I came to UniversalGiving at a time when I was looking for a way to have more meaning with my work. After years in management consulting, finance, and then home raising two young children, I was ready to give back to the world in a different way. I began as a volunteer in their Returnship program and four years later, am leading Operations. UniversalGiving is a professional environment that has given me meaning, experience in new realms, and flexibility in my work schedule. I am so proud to be a part of this amazing team that is doing great things in the world.”
Senior Manager, Operations
UniversalGiving® is an award-winning website allowing people to donate and volunteer with top performing projects all over the world. Our projects are vetted through a proprietary Quality Model™ to ensure the most effective, trustworthy philanthropy possible. Unique to UniversalGiving, we take no cut on donations. 100% of your donation goes directly to the cause.
UniversalGiving Corporate consults with Fortune 500 companies on the strategy, operations and NGO Vetting for their international giving and volunteering programs all over the world. Some clients include Cisco, Symantec, Fluor, Sabre, MTV.
Located in the heart of San Francisco, UniversalGiving has been profiled on CBS and in FOX Business Network, and has also been featured in BusinessWeek Fast Company, CSRWire, WomenEntrepreneur, Oprah.com, NBC News, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Financial Times, MarketWatch, CNNMoney.com, Change.org and See Change Magazine. UniversalGiving has been voted as one the top nonprofits on Great Nonprofits in 2012, and was a Webby Award Honoree.
CEO Pamela Hawley is a winner of the Jefferson Award (the Nobel Prize in Community Service) and was selected as one of 50 leaders to the White House's Next Generation Leadership and Social Innovation event. She is a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and a Colburn S. Wilbur Leadership Fellow at the Global Ethics Institute. She is a Fast Company Expert Blogger on CSR.
UniversalGiving’s Mission: We Connect People to Top Performing Opportunities Worldwide.
UniversalGiving’s Vision: “To Create a World Where Giving and Volunteering Are a Natural Part of Everyday Life.”
Email your resume, cover letter, writing sample (2 pages max), and two professional references to email@example.com with "Marketing Director" in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.
UniversalGiving® is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations.
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