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Campaigns Associate - Education

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Job posted by: Do Something

Posted on: June 26, 2014

Job description

We are looking for someone to build innovative, ground-breaking education campaigns that motivate teens to take action in improving education quality and access all over the country. You will be responsible for brainstorming and executing multiple campaign experiences throughout the year on this issue. In addition, you will be our go-to education person and will represent us in conferences and to relevant strategic partners.

Responsibilities:

To kick ass at this job you need to be smart, have great ideas, and be a bit pushy (in the nicest way possible). You need to be passionate about education and able to harness that fire to think outside of the box for how teens can improve the system of education in this country. Finally - you will be working on multiple campaigns at the same time, so being able to project manage is critical. Here are the the areas of responsibility:

  • Cause Knowledge
    • Research the education space. You'll be steeped in research papers, conversations with professors, and ideally some field work, too. What are the problems? What are the solutions?
    • Understand how our audience is motivated to action around the cause. As in: how will you get teens to take the action you're suggesting?
    • Network within the field, so that our campaigns are supported by the smartest and most bad-ass experts around.
    • Understand how[[http:DoSomething.org|DoSomething.org]] can bring a unique and important point of view to this crowded field.
    • Represent[[http:DoSomething.org|DoSomething.org]] in conferences and interviews.
  • Calls to Action
    • Come up with creative, fun, and impactful campaign ideas.
    • Maintain a database of additional ways teens can take action on health issues.
    • Provide support to Do Something members looking to make an impact on this issue.
  • Project Management:
    • Manage the entire process of the campaign - from brainstorming ideas to execution to finish.
    • Create and maintain a detailed timeline and plan for the campaign.
    • Work with multiple departments to ensure all internal and external partners stay on time and on plan.
    • Help to improve internal processes to create the most efficient process possible.
  • Be very organized. So important, it gets its own bullet point. If you have trouble with dropping things and are often missing deadlines, this is not the job for you.
  • Additional:
    • Provide support to team members on campaigns outside of your cause space.

Requirements:

  • A variety of work experience, including just out of college, will be considered. You must be able to demonstrate a passion and working knowledge of the education field. This is an associate level position.
  • Project Coordination Experience. You have run projects that involved working with multiple teams on a deadline.
  • Passion. We're a hard-working, dedicated team, and are looking for someone who wants to make a difference.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Applications without answers to the additional questions will not be considered.

Additionally:

  • 3 weeks vacation plus the week between Christmas and New Years (plus Summer Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor day -- office closes at 1:30) fun office environment, a spot on our summer kickball team, occasional brownie bake-offs. Plus, you don't have to come to work on your birthday (but we'll probably bake you cookies if you do)
  • DoSomething.org is an equal opportunity employer (Although we do reserve the right to discriminate against people who wear white socks with dark shoes...)
  • We are offering our starting salary for this position: $38k/year

How to apply

Apply via The Resumator