Do you believe that people with compassion will support one another to create a better world? Well, we do! GoFundMe is the largest social fundraising community in the world and we're just getting started.
Over $5 billion has been raised by our users for their personal causes - making GoFundMe a Top 200 Website in the USA based on traffic with monthly audience of over 100M people.
We are searching for a Communications Associate who will generate earned media to support GoFundMe campaign organizers and develop and execute proactive announcements in targeted media targets in the United States. It’s an exciting opportunity to grow in the Communications field and help impact our GoFundMe users.
Pitch and generate stories about GoFundMe campaigns and crowdfunding trends
Build and maintain strong relationships with reporters in the US and successfully generate positive news on a regular basis
Execute proactive media announcements across the country
Develop/deploy creative earned media tactics to generate positive news as well as innovative PR plans highlighting inspiring GoFundMe campaigns
Expand amplification efforts to make campaign organizers more successful through creative communication strategies and tactics
Work directly with GoFundMe campaign organizers to help tell their stories
Respond to reporter inquiries on an ongoing basis
BA/BS or equivalent experience
2-3+ years experience
Write and communicate clearly
Demonstrated creativity in driving communications and maximizing media opportunities
Why you’ll love it here...
Your work has real purpose and will be helping to change lives. Really.
We're a fun, close team of people with a work-hard, play-hard mentality.
Our GivesBack program allows employees to nominate a campaign of their choice every week to receive a substantial donation.
We have a fully stocked kitchen and “MegaFridge.”
We're happy to pay for superb talent, offer full benefits, and issue bonuses.
We're growing fast! We've got some incredible opportunities ahead.
Please note: This is a full-time, onsite job at our San Diego office. No telecommuting.
GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to providing diversity and inclusion training to all employees, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, or military or veteran status.