Communications Associate

Social Finance Inc.

Posted: 5/31/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Marketing/Communications

Primary domain: Other

City: Boston

Postal code: 02108

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

Not Available

Website:

Socialfinance.org

Mission statement:

About Social Finance

Social Finance is a nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing capital to drive social progress. We bring uncommon partners—governments, investors, and nonprofits— together around a common purpose: to measurably improve the lives of those most in need. We employ a set of financing strategies called Pay for Success to strengthen the link between payment and results —driving funding toward programs that work.

 

Our Services

Social Finance partners with governments, nonprofits, foundations, impact investors, and financial institutions to create innovative financing solutions that improve social outcomes nationwide. Our work addresses pressing social challenges in the following areas: Education, Children and Families, Workforce, Criminal Justice, Sustainability, Health and Homelessness. Our Advisory Services, Social Investment, and Active Performance Management teams support all phases of work for Pay for Success projects, from development through implementation and measurement. We also build the Pay for Success field through market education, publications, events, research and analysis.

Position Details:

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking a creative, entrepreneurial communications professional to serve as an integral member of the communications team. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Content Development and Distribution

  • Co-create, edit, pitch and promote thought leadership materials, including op-eds and white papers
  • Propose, create and promote blogs for the Social Finance Medium account and for partner organizations, to advance Social Finance thought leadership
  • Ghost-write content for other team members, including the CEO, as needed
  • Work with the team to develop communications strategies that engage a wide range of audiences
  • Develop and design firm-wide and project-specific collateral materials, including fact sheets and press releases, to support business development and market education

Digital Media and Web Presence

  • Manage all social media, optimizing our presence on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Maintain the Social Finance website, developing fresh content and posting regular updates
  • Manage the Social Finance Google Ad account and meet Google Ad grant standards
  • Track and analyze social media and website analytics

Internal Communications

  • Synthesize and distribute timely information to keep the team informed of developments in fields and issue areas that are related to our work
  • Keep Social Finance databases and materials up-to-date and serve as a resource for the team regarding up-to-date information on Social Finance and the Pay for Success field
  • Respond to requests from the team and partner organizations for communications materials

Qualifications:

Qualifications

We seek a highly-motivated communications professional, ideally with demonstrated experience in graphic design.  Adaptability and a commitment to the mission and vision of Social Finance are key.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent writing skills; ability to capture complex concepts elegantly
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to stay organized and produce materials on a quick turn
  • Experience managing professional social media accounts preferred

Benefits:

Not Specified

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:

7/30/2019

How to Apply:

Application

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  To apply, please send an application packet with a cover letter, resume, and two samples of your work (e.g., writing, graphic design) to: [email protected] (Subject line: Communications Associate). Review of applications will begin immediately.  No phone calls please.

 

Social Finance, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, military status, status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other legally protected status.


 

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