Job: Communications Officer (Contractor)
|Title||Communications Officer (Contractor)|
|Location||Palo Alto, California|
|About the Skoll Foundation|
The Skoll Foundation was established in 1999 by eBay’s first president, Jeff Skoll, who serves as the founder and chairman. The Skoll Foundation’s mission is to drive large-scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems. Social entrepreneurs are proven leaders whose innovative approaches and solutions to social and environmental problems are helping to better the lives and circumstances of countless underserved or disadvantaged individuals and society overall. By identifying the people and their organizations already demonstrating impact around the world, the Skoll Foundation partners with them to accelerate their impact and fundamentally transform society.
This person will work very closely with the Communications Director on a wide variety of communications and marketing activities related to shaping and sharing the Foundation’s message. The role requires strong research and writing skills, and preferably experience in one or more of the following: public relations, speech development, web and social media communications, and marketing collateral. This is an individual contributor role reporting to the Communications Director.
|Qualifications and Abilities|
The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:
|Education and Experience|
The ideal candidate will have the following education and experience:
|Compensation||A competitive compensation package will be commensurate with background.|
Send a cover letter, resume and 2-3 work samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify Communications Officer in the message subject line. The Foundation will contact qualified applicants. In your cover letter please tell us how your specific experiences and accomplishments address our needs and mission.
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