OpenIDEO is in search of a Content Specialist who will write and produce compelling social media and email content to serve our community of 150,000+ people around the world.
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 Content Specialist makes a big impact by working closely with our Marketing Manager and with our passionate, active team to develop and execute creative social media and email content writing. 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 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.
Send us 2-3 social media accounts you admire and a couple sentences about why you think they are great!
Send us an example of an email newsletter you wrote content for or helped to produce.
Please submit a resume and cover letter (yes, we read cover letters).
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.