Communications Associate (Vallejo)
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Want to help us, help others? We re hiring!
GoFundMe is a global community of over 100 million people with a
common purpose of helping one another. Our mission is to help
people help each other by making it safe and easy for people to ask
for help and support causes for themselves, each other, and their
communities. Since 2010, GoFundMe has become a trusted global
leader in online fundraising, with $17 billion raised from over 200
million donations. Our vision is to become the most helpful place
in the world.
Join us! The GoFundMe team is searching for our next Communications
Associate who will generate earned media to support GoFundMe
fundraiser organizers and special projects, and execute proactive
announcements to targeted media 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 fundraisers and
Build and maintain strong relationships with reporters in the US
and successfully generate positive news on a regular basis
Develop/deploy creative earned media tactics to generate positive
news as well as innovative PR plans highlighting inspiring GoFundMe
Expand amplification efforts to make fundraiser organizers more
successful through creative communication strategies and
Work with GoFundMe fundraiser organizers to help tell their
Respond to reporter inquiries on an ongoing basis
BA/BS in Journalism, English or Communications, or equivalent
2-3+ years of experience in a newsroom or comms environment
Strong writing and storytelling skills
Demonstrated creativity in driving communications and maximizing
Why you ll love it at GoFundMe:
Market competitive pay
Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for
medical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for
employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions.
401(k) retirement plan with company matching
Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles
Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing,
family planning, and commuting expenses
A variety of mental and wellness programs to support employees
Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend
Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health
days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday
Learning & development and recognition programs
Gives Back Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every
week for a donation from the company
Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our
priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is
embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our
company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the
people in our organization.
Employee resource groups
Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global
You ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and
celebrates accomplishments together.
We live by our core values: consider everything, do the right
thing, spread empathy, delight the customer, and give back.
We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have
incredible opportunities ahead!
GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that actively
pursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are
committed to providing diversity, equity, 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.
Associated topics: blogging, communication specialist,
correspondent, headline, investigative, journalism, journalist,
news, newsperson, reporter
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