OpenIDEO is in search of a Social Media Strategist who will steward over and grow our 150,000+ community on social media.
Today’s complex challenges require the creativity of entire networks: better ways to connect, share ideas, and coordinate action around the globe. OpenIDEO–IDEO’s open innovation practice—builds better ways to solve societal problems, enabling people everywhere to come together and harness the power of human-centered design to drive impact where it’s needed most. In partnership with leading organizations, OpenIDEO helps diverse stakeholders connect online and in cities worldwide, joining active, supportive communities that build on the insights of many. Since 2010, the OpenIDEO community has grown to engage hundreds of thousands of people in nearly 200 countries, tackling over 60 topics ranging from food waste to girl’s education to Ebola, and generating nearly 18,000 ideas for good.
Our Social Media Strategist makes a big impact by working closely with our Marketing Managers and with our passionate, active team to develop and execute creative social media writing and strategy that support the social innovation efforts of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Their skillset is critical to our business because it helps us to increase awareness, build connections, and communicate key information about OpenIDEO, our community of innovators and entrepreneurs, opportunities to engage with our initiatives, and the social impact and human-centered design ecosystems as a whole.
OpenIDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place that offers you the opportunity to deepen your design skill sets while addressing some of the world’s most urgent problems. Receive mentorship and work alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Our community has engaged hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world, and will keep you inspired with stories and experiences of real impact. We encourage our team to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.
Please submit a resume and cover letter. Also link to any professional social media accounts you have managed and the dates during which you were managing those accounts.
Send us 2-3 social media accounts you admire and a couple sentences about why you think they are great!
Hours: Part time, 15-20 hours per week
Ability to work in-house at IDEO San Francisco at least part time. Ability to align to Pacific Time Zone working hours.
Duration: 12 months beginning in February 2019
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.