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Care2 is the largest community for good, with more than 30 million members. People are making world-changing impact with Care2, starting petitions and supporting each other’s campaigns – from cracking down on ivory sales on ebay, to overcoming discriminatory school policies, to finding justice for acts of animal abuse. Extraordinary things happen when people who care take action together. We have openings in our Redwood City, CA headquarters (or other offices if noted) for the following positions:


Join Care2’s Citizen Action Team

Make a difference and gain real-world experience in digital organizing and advocacy communications. Care2, the world’s largest platform for good, is seeking passionate, creative, and savvy digital activists who can inspire others to take action on important causes through our powerful advocacy platform, ThePetitionSite.com. As a Citizen Action Team writer, you will…

  • Help define the hottest issues of the day with petitions on the issues you are passionate about;
  • Develop an online organizing portfolio with support from top digital professionals;
  • Create meaningful change on important issues; and
  • Work flexible hours from the comfort of anywhere.

Compensation: Compensation is per petition. The fastest-growing petitions will be promoted to engaged members within Care2’s community of roughly 30 million members and across our social media properties. Especially compelling petitions may be pitched to the media with author involvement.

Location: This is a freelance position. You can set your hours and work from home. Openings are available globally.

Responsibilities and Objectives:

  • Independently monitoring news sources for progressive social change opportunities and pitching petition ideas for posting on the ThePetitionSite.com
  • Researching issues to develop petitions with meaningful calls to action and strong theories of change.
  • Writing concise and compelling petitions on local or global causes that you (and our 30 million progressive members) care about, including: animal welfare, protecting the environment and wildlife, international affairs, economic inequality, LGBTQI issues, women’s issues, human rights, corporate accountability, education, health, politics, and more.
  • Light image editing for graphics used in your petitions

Requirements:

  • Creativity, passion, tenacity, and a desire to make a difference.
  • Ability to write awesome headlines and powerful stories about the issues you care about.
  • Self-discipline and the ability to work independently.
  • Photo editing and graphics skills are a plus.
  • Advocacy, political affairs, digital marketing, or public relations education or experience are a plus.

Care2 is an Equal Opportunity Employer: People of all races, gender-identifications, faiths, and socio-economic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Help us build a broader, more inclusive movement for the issues you and your communities care about. To Apply: To apply, please send the following to catauthor_resume@care2team.com 1) A resume and brief cover letter (200-500 words) 2) An existing writing sample demonstrating your persuasive writing skills 3) Text for a petition you’d like to start (or better yet, start one on ThePetitionSite.com, and send us the link!) Please write your full name and “Care2 Action Team Application” in the subject line.


UK Client Services Associate

Care2 is THE place for people who want to make a difference in the world, and we’re looking for a passionate and detail-oriented Client Services Associate to work with our ever-growing list of charities in the UK and help them make a difference.

The opportunity:

This is your chance to advise charities on communications, advocacy, and fundraising strategy. You should be excited by the prospect of helping charities do the good work they do by recruiting passionate activists and donors for their cause. You’ll enjoy this work if you’re a people person, a passionate activist, an excellent writer and a detail-oriented worker.

Do you

  • Have excellent client management skills?
  • Enjoy working with lots of different creative, enthusiastic and dedicated people?
  • Enjoy tackling multiple, varied projects at once?
  • Have experience in the charity sector, especially fundraising?

If yes, we’d love to hear from you!

Here are the key responsibilities for your new role:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for a wide array of clients in the charity sector.
  • Interact with clients by phone, email, video conference and in-person meetings.
  • Determine the objectives of each client and develop a plan to achieve them.
  • Ensure expectations are set and met.
  • Work closely with the rest of our UK team to support clients.
  • Research, write and edit campaign creative.
  • Launch campaigns, manage data, then track, analyze and report results for Care2 and clients.
  • Help inform the broader team strategy of industry changes and contribute ideas for new products and services to provide value to Care2′s clients.

We’re looking for a candidate who is excited to help shape fundraising strategies and become a leader in the field. Here are some additional qualifications we’re looking for:

You have 2 or more years experience working in the charity sector or an agency that works with charities. You have excellent client service skills, and you enjoy interacting with different people throughout the day, both team members and clients, via phone and email. You are organized and able to work effectively with minimal supervision, but you enjoy collaborating with team members as well. You have incredible attention to detail. You’re flexible and willing to change strategy when necessary. You have a basic knowledge of HTML and the ability to learn new systems quickly. You have a dedication to Care2′s mission to make a difference in the world.

And of course, you have a sense of humor! If you speak any languages other than English, please let us know which languages and your fluency level.

We envision this position as a chance for someone to grow into an industry leader. The atmosphere for charity fundraising in the UK is changing. Our charity partners do incredible work to make the world a better place, and our goal is to provide them the expertise and assistance necessary to fund that work. ​Salary is competitive based on experience. Plus you get to travel to California.

How to Apply:
Please email your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample of 500 words or less to Colleen at ukclientservices@care2team.com and specify your name and “UK Client Services Associate” in the subject line.

 


Director, Business Development

Job Description: Care2 is currently seeking a new, entrepreneurial-minded Director of Business Development based in Europe (preferably Germany, France, Italy or Spain) or the United States. The Director will market and sell Care2′s services to both sustainable corporate brands and to nonprofit organizations, as well as to the agencies that serve these organizations, while identifying new strategic growth opportunities. The successful candidate will have several years of experience successfully selling products or services to nonprofits, or in a related consulting field, and will have a wide network of industry contacts. Previous consulting, nonprofit, fundraising or online experience is also a plus. Previous experience developing cause-marketing campaigns in which nonprofits and for-profits join forces is also a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify new opportunities with nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and with agencies that serve them — including direct mail, interactive marketing, consulting and public affairs firms
  • Prospect and forge new relationships to boost the number of nonprofits that Care2 serves
  • Meet face to face with clients regularly to strengthen relationships, boost awareness of Care2 services and obtain referrals
  • Meet individualized quarterly and annual growth targets
  • Monitor the success of campaigns and work with Care2′s campaign team to manage overall client satisfaction by meeting or exceeding client expectations at all times
  • Represent Care2 at industry conferences and networking events, including via speaking engagements
  • Maintain detailed records of contacts at nonprofits, and at the agencies that serve nonprofits; carefully log all encounters with clients and potential clients; keep in-depth history of issues raised by them and solutions provided by Care2
  • Track sales activities using Salesforce.com tools
  • Present new business ideas to the management team and help lead strategy discussions
  • Demonstrate individual and project management leadership within Care2
  • Help to establish alliances with other for-profits and Internet companies serving nonprofits
  • Be a thought leader at Care2, joining other sales team members in contributing to the formulation of our sales and B2B marketing strategies – as well as to overall company strategy
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Several years of successful experience working with nonprofits in a sales, business development or marketing role
  • Demonstrated ability to think on your feet, and to negotiate and close successful partnerships
  • Strong active listening, relationship building, consultative selling and client management skills
  • Proven ability to establish and manage lasting, mutually beneficial business partnerships
  • Network of contacts with leading nonprofits and agencies serving nonprofits
  • Self-starter, dynamic and able to thrive in an unstructured environment with minimal supervision
  • Superb writing, presentation and public speaking skills, and ability to interact effectively with teammates
  • Real interest in the environment, social justice and socially responsible entrepreneurship
  • Strong work ethic and effectiveness at working collaboratively
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure and multi-task
  • Willingness to travel when necessary for in-person sales calls and industry conferences
  • A college education
  • Mastery of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Previous experience using Salesforce.com is a plus

Compensation:

  • Very competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please email resumes to c_resumes@earth.care2.com and specify “Business Development Director” in the subject line. Care2 is a certified B Corporation (B is for “Benefit”), using the power of business as a force for good.

PHP Software Engineer

Care2.com is seeking an exceptional high level PHP engineer to positively impact the world around us on daily basis.

The right candidate will have 7+ years of LAMP environment experience developing and maintaining complex websites and backend tools as well as a strong mid-level set of skills and expertise in MariaDB/mySQL administration. The right candidate will have hands on experience as a key contributor to the growth and evolution of technologies and systems authored in PHP/mySQL. In addition to PHP and mySQL skills, experience with Redis and ElasticSearch will be key in our effort to build out a scalable infrastructure. We are not looking for somebody to maintain the status quo. We need your skills to help us reshape and improve our systems using industry best practices.

Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Develop PHP/MySQL code to meet the continued business needs of new site features and refinement of existing functionality.)
  • Define and contribute to the creation and maintenance of internal systems supporting the company’s various departments
  • Identifying and rectifying coding issues as bugs in new or existing tools surface.
  • Contribute to architecture direction and discussions, and assist in the progressive evolution of our existing code base.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of ongoing daily engineering experience working with PHP and MySQL.
  • Work experience developing software in a business environment, preferably with Linux/UNIX/Apache.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, a firm grasp on algorithms, and able to find and implement simple, modular, scalable solutions.
  • Engineering experience managing WordPress as a CMS is a plus.

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid vacation and personal time
  • Generous training/continuing-education opportunities
  • Full medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Extensive training and opportunities for career growth
  • Fast-moving, start-up work environment, with significant opportunities for advancement
  • Weekly catered team lunches

To apply, send your resume and a brief cover letter to phpposition072016@care2team.com.


Care2 is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, ability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. This is a contract position based in the UK starting immediately, including flexible time off, travel expenses for trips to the U.S. occasionally, and access to an office space in Central London.

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