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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 across the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, European Union, and Australia.

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.


Director, Business Development

Care2 (www.care2.com) is the world’s largest community of people standing together for good. Founded in 1998, Care2 has over 30 million members, with a monthly unique audience of 16 million people. Tens of thousands of people join Care2 every day, attracted by the many opportunities that Care2 provides for them to discover, share and take action to support the environment, human rights, animal welfare and many other causes. Socially responsible brands advertise on Care2, and more than 1,500 leading nonprofit organizations around the world have used Care2 as a primary source for recruiting new members and donors, and for mobilizing public support to win advocacy victories. Care2 is proud to be a certified B Corporation, using the power of business as a force for good. Job Description: Care2 is currently seeking a new, entrepreneurial-minded Director of Business Development based in Washington DC (Flexible). 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.


Director, Business Development

Care2 (www.care2.com) is the world’s largest community of people standing together for good. Founded in 1998, Care2 has over 30 million members, with a monthly unique audience of 16 million people. Tens of thousands of people join Care2 every day, attracted by the many opportunities that Care2 provides for them to discover, share and take action to support the environment, human rights, animal welfare and many other causes. Socially responsible brands advertise on Care2, and more than 1,500 leading nonprofit organizations around the world have used Care2 as a primary source for recruiting new members and donors, and for mobilizing public support to win advocacy victories. Care2 is proud to be a certified B Corporation, using the power of business as a force for good. Job Description: Care2 is currently seeking a new, entrepreneurial-minded Director of Business Development based in Europe (preferably Germany, France, Italy or Spain). 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.



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