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Digital Communications Associate (currently remote)

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Candide Group
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Oakland, CA
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Published 9 days ago

The position:

The past few years have been a time of phenomenal growth and development for Candide Group. We launched the Olamina Fund, a $40M debt vehicle creatively providing access to capital to women and communities of color, onboarded a number of new advisory clients, and added 15-20 new investee relationships to our clients’ combined portfolios every year. 

With our investment and advocacy activity increasing in scope, pace and complexity, we are seeking our full-time Digital Communications Associate to support Candide Group in:

  • Illuminating social impact and significant happenings across our business to a range of stakeholders;
  • Optimizing and managing the firm’s digital presence via multiple communications channels, with the goal of contributing to;
  • An increased drive in aligned capital toward current and future investees;
  • A more clear and deepened role in the ecosystem toward changing the culture of money for good; 
  • Researching and messaging on key areas of interest for Candide at the intersection of money and social justice, supporting blog posts, newsletters, and other communications.

Responsibilities will fall in the following areas:

  1. Creating
  • Support Director of Impact (Jasmine Rashid) in curating, refining, and publishing digital content — such as Candide Group tweets, quarterly newsletters, press releases, impact reports, and website updates;
  • Support Founding Partner (Morgan Simon) in her social media content, including publishing and sharing her Forbes.com articles across all of her social media platforms, and supporting article production processes; 
  • Over time, support Director of Impact in creating a Branding and Communications guide for the firm. 
  1. Optimizing
  • Track KPIs and implement strategies like SEO to increase user engagement and following, for both Candide Group’s twitter and Morgan Simon’s social media platforms (Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram); 
  • Improve and manage our mailing list.
  1. Organizing
  • Secure pre-publishing approval for all communications from our Chief Compliance Officer;
  • Archive all communications and supporting documents for posterity;
  1. Digital Ecosystem Nurturing
  • Collaborate with peer organizations in supporting advocacy campaigns via social media.

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience translating big ideas and news into digestible and memorable content, across multiple digital platforms for a diversity of audiences;
  • Enjoys close collaboration with various stakeholders in a small organization, while also comfortable in setting their own agenda for the day;
  • Loves a workday that balances creative work and administrative, organizational work;
  • Possess high emotional intelligence and interpersonal communication skills, and a commitment to equity and social change; 
  • The following are a plus, but not required —
  • Spanish language proficiency;
  • Video production and editing skills;
  • Familiarity with financial terminology; 
  • Experience in social justice organizing and messaging. 

Location: Based in the Bay Area. This is currently a remote position, with some in-person Oakland meetings required throughout the year.

Reporting to: Director of Impact

Start Date: Between September 15th and October 1st, 2021

Hours, Compensation, and Benefits: This is a full-time position with a salary of $70,000, as well as benefits including healthcare and a socially responsible retirement fund.

To apply:

Please email the following to hiring@candidegroup.com and include “Digital Communications Associate” in the subject line:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are interested in working for Candide Group and your relevant experience;
  • Your resume;
  • A list of three references.

 The deadline for submitting an application is August 15, 2021.

Candide Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, formerly incarcerated individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

The position:

The past few years have been a time of phenomenal growth and development for Candide Group. We launched the Olamina Fund, a $40M debt vehicle creatively providing access to capital to women and communities of color, onboarded a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$70,000 - $70,000

Benefits

This is a full-time position with a salary of $70,000, as well as benefits including healthcare and a socially responsible retirement fund.

This is a full-time position with a salary of $70,000, as well as benefits including healthcare and a socially responsible retirement fund.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Spanish language proficiency;
  • Familiarity with financial terminology; 
  • Spanish language proficiency;
  • Familiarity with financial terminology; 

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
Oakland, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please email the following to hiring@candidegroup.com and include “Digital Communications Associate” in the subject line:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are interested in working for Candide Group and your relevant experience;
  • Your resume;
  • A list of three references.

Please email the following to hiring@candidegroup.com and include “Digital Communications Associate” in the subject line:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are interested in…

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