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THE CHARITY NETWORK harnesses the power of celebrity, technology, and media to raise awareness and funds for some of the world’s toughest challenges. With a mission to complement traditional fundraising models and help charities transition from analog to digital, THE CHARITY NETWORK has raised well over $200M for charity since inception…and we’re just getting started. Launched in 2016 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Todd Wagner, THE CHARITY NETWORK is the parent company to three top digital fundraising platforms: Charitybuzz (NY) Chideo (Dallas) and Prizeo (Los Angeles).

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DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIST (DALLAS, TX) TO TOP

We are looking for a Digital Marketing Strategist to join our team. The ideal candidate is someone who with 3-5 years of digital marketing experience with a focus in email marketing strategy and communication.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop, launch, and manage email strategy and campaign execution.
  • Analyze campaign results and develop key insights.
  • Set-up, execute, and measure A/B tests to maximize customer engagement.
  • Define user journeys for multiple consumer channels.
  • Create and implement digital marketing plans.
  • Act as a strategic point of contact for digital strategy.
  • Research, implement, and report on industry trends and best practices.
  • Collaborate with team on full range of marketing and advertising initiatives.
WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU
  • You are a motivated, critical thinker.
  • You give attention to detail and have strong communication/writing skills.
  • You have experience managing email marketing campaigns across numerous ESPs.
  • You are data driven and are able to use insights to direct decision-making.
  • You are always up-to-date on the latest marketing trends and new technologies.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Degree in Marketing, PR, Communications, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of related marketing experience.
  • Working knowledge of email service providers (preferably Campaign Monitor and MailChimp).
  • Experience developing email automation and drip marketing operations.
  • Experience with digital strategy campaign management (social media, display, paid search, remarketing, etc.).
  • Knowledge of metrics tools to better understand revenue generating campaigns from email, social, paid and earned media.
  • Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design experience is a plus.

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (NEW YORK, NY) TO TOP

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day tasks of the accounting function, including but not limited to: monthly close, revenue recognition, general ledger, fixed assets, balance sheet reconciliations, internal controls, accounting analysis, sales and use taxes.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepare and post all assigned entities journal entries ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Prepare revenue and expense reconciliations to ensure activity is properly classified and address unusual items.
  • Ensures financial reports are accurate by maintaining trial balance for all companies.
  • Ensure that all monthly balance sheet reconciliations are completed and any reconciling items are addressed and resolved.
  • Ensure proper compliance with local sales and use tax; assist in enhancing monthly reconciliation and filing processes.
  • Assist in managing the Company’s Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable function including reviewing invoices for accurate general ledger codification.
  • Develop thorough understanding of Company’s ERP applications; troubleshoot ERP accounting issues, and design processes to maximize system functionality.
  • Work with credit card processing partners and IT department to leverage system enhancements and offerings to continue to improve and automate the process.
  • Assist in analyzing and reviewing transactions for proper GAAP treatment.
  • Assist in developing and managing internal control procedures.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA strongly preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience in auction, e-commerce and/or retail environment; experience analyzing high volume transactions.
  • Knowledge of Sage 300 (Accpac) accounting software or other major ERP systems is preferred.
  • Experience working with various financial and related systems, preferably with both integrated and non-integrated systems (i.e. POS systems); ERP implementation experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, especially accrual basis accounting (US GAAP).
  • Experience with sales and use tax filings and requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including advanced Excel skills.
  • Comfortable working in a small organization and multi-tasking.
  • Must be able to learn quickly and have excellent communication skills.

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

VICE PRESIDENT-TECHNOLOGY (Dallas, TX/New York, NY) TO TOP

This new role will require strong technical skills at a hands-on level.  Responsible for understanding business needs and priorities; assisting with the strategic planning; delivering quality customer service; overseeing project plans to integrate acquisitions and conversions; ensuring that all projects adhere to proper project life cycle methodology; planning new system installation; approving the documentation of system processes and procedures; supporting remote facilities and central billing office operations.  Must establish and ensure compliance with Enterprise Security awareness with the organization and related entities.  Architectural design of complex frameworks to support system-wide technical and business architecture requirements. Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, and technical and business compatibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Establish the platform’s technical vision and lead all aspects of development
  • Prepare project Vision/Scope.
  • Contributes to and participates in architectural discussions for a technical and management audience.
  • Major contributor for efforts in analyzing e-business drivers to determine business information and technical architecture requirements.
  • Key participant in initial project development, system design/testing, requirement direction and investigation of alternatives for implementation of feasible new technology.
  • Regularly has large, complex designs, incorporating trade-offs from the original specification, accepted by the relevant business approval review, without any requirement for design changes.
  • Lead a team of application and infrastructure architects. Manage a Team in Remote development locations.
  • Meet with internal and external clients to discuss and observe existing and future business needs.
  • Collaborate with business and technical resources to ensure delivery of approved business requirements.
  • Ensure strategies for development and implementation of Software solutions.
  • Evaluate existing Software to determine effectiveness and document requirements for new functionality to improve production.
  • Convert strategic goals and objectives into implementable plans and programs.
  • Maintain awareness of rapidly changing environments and recommend cost efficient technologies.
  • Build team spirit by assisting other staff members and promoting a positive workplace.
  • Effectively manage multiple projects, deadlines and initiatives simultaneously with ease and the ability to re-prioritize quickly.
  • Identify and drive efficiencies with increase engineering velocity
REQUIREMENTS
  • BS in Computer Science.
  • 7+ years experience in a Leadership role
  • 5+ years experience in Managing Technology projects of increasing size
  • Advanced analytical abilities with strong business acumen and operational vision.
  • Solution architecture experience
  • Must be both tactical and strategic and have ability to communicate overall strategic vision as well as the execution of details.
  • Lead a team effectively with successful experience in conflict resolution, team building, interpersonal relationships, mentoring and motivating colleagues.
  • Experience working across multiple business lines and/or departments.
  • Requires exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Ability to research future industry trends.
  • Promote a culture of innovation, collaboration and customer-facing experimentation
  • Strong documentation and presentation skills

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

FULL STACK RAILS DEVELOPER (DALLAS, TX/NEW YORK, NY) TO TOP

As a Fullstack developer for Charitybuzz, your primary responsibilities will be maintaining and adding features to the current rails production apps, and developing the apps of the future. You will work closely with a stellar team of engineers, designers, and product people in a casual office atmosphere.

OVERVIEW
  • Equally comfortable in a client side framework like Backbone or Angular
  • Is an expert in MVC, writing clean and loosely coupled code
  • Loves RESTful JSON API’s and microservice methodologies
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • BS/MS degree
  • 3+ years of programming experience in production
  • Experience working with various Rails/Ruby versioning (3.2+ and Ruby 1.9 +)
  • Experience working with MySQL, Mongodb and Redis datastore/caching layers
  • Experience with testing frameworks on both sides of the stack
  • Experience integrating services like Stripe, and Saleforce through API integrations
  • Experience with Java and Play framework
  • Experience handling Rackspace, AWS and Heroku infrastructure
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
REQUIREMENTS 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field.
  • 5+ years sales, marketing, advertising, client relations or similar business background with management experience desired.
  • A tech-savvy, self-driven individual who enjoys working in a fast paced and start-up environment.
  • Detail-oriented, extremely organized and able to meet tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Demonstrate ability to follow processes, exercise sound judgment and deliver consistent results with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to act independently, operate proactively and have a passion/appreciation for the vision of the company.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to present and speak publicly with confidence.

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

PRIVATE CLIENT ASSOCIATE (NEW YORK, NY) TO TOP

OVERVIEW

The Private Client program gives our top customers the opportunity to build their own dream experiences while supporting important causes. The program also opens up a new fundraising channel for our nonprofit partners, and helps to build connections between nonprofits and major donors.

The Private Client Associate will provide white-glove service to an elite clientele. This is an opportunity to join to a purpose-driven team (we’ve raised $200M for charity already), in a dynamic, exciting, and fast-paced environment. This role is a unique combination of concierge-level service, luxury sales, and social entrepreneurship. The right candidate will be a team player with attention to detail, impeccable character, and the drive to deliver.

PROACTIVELY ENGAGE VIP CUSTOMERS FOR OFFLINE SALES
  • Provide concierge-level service to VIP customers
  • Execute sales plans as defined by senior leadership
  • Qualify leads and actively pitch opportunities to existing VIPs
  • Monitor and track interactions with VIP customers and maintain detailed customer files in Salesforce
  • Execute and track VIP targeting strategies as defined by marketing team
DAY-TO-DAY COORDINATION WITH HIGH-END MARKETING PARTNERS
  • Liaise with key contacts at partner organization to communicate opportunities
  • Field requests originating from VIP partners
OWN RELATIONSHIPS WITH VIPS
  • Lead day-to-day relationships and be the go-to contact
  • Share & sell customers on new opportunities
  • Build relationships and deepen recorded knowledge of customers to better target and pitch
COORDINATE EXPERIENCE FULFILLMENT FOR VIP CUSTOMERS
  • Collaborate with Customer Service team to ensure top-level delivery of experiences
  • Work with the team to meet revenue & fundraising goals
REQUIREMENTS 
  • 3+ years professional work experience in business development, high-end sales, concierge, or customer service role
  • Demonstrated history of consistently meeting or exceeding sales & service goals
  • Previous experience with Salesforce or similar CRM and pipeline management
  • Detail-oriented, extremely organized, and able to succeed under pressure in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills • Existing relationships with high net worth individuals, concierges, or luxury brands a plus

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

CONTENT COORDINATOR (LOS ANGELES, CA) TO TOP

OVERVIEW

The Charity Network is looking for a full-time Content Coordinator/Story Producer. This person will help source and produce short weekly news stories about exciting charity events happening around the world, with a particular focus on celebrities who are using their influence for a positive impact. The news segment will air on TV channels across the country.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for building relationships with our charity partners,
  • Keep a master calendar of events we are tracking and segments in production
  • Source available raw footage of recent and upcoming events
  • Help coordinate supplemental film shoots as needed in tandem with a producer
  • Write scripts for the news segments, and coordinating with the production and post-production teams for final delivery to our partner networks.
REQUIREMENTS 
  • 1 to 2 year’s experience
  • Must be extremely organized, resourceful, and comfortable interfacing with outside parties as a representative of The Charity Network.

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (LOS ANGELES, CA/NEW YORK, NY) TO TOP

OVERVIEW

We’re looking to hire a Partnership Development Manager to join our ranks as a key driver of Charitybuzz’s growth and philanthropic impact. Leveraging your personal network and natural enthusiasm for building relationships with the movers and shakers of the social impact and business sphere, you will grow our non-profit and cause-based portfolio, allowing us to increase the number of campaigns available to our donor base.

Whether it be business development, partnerships, community management, or fundraising, your career journey illustrates a strong track record in relationship building and pipeline management. You are motivated by hitting targets using your fail-safe relationship-centric, values-driven approach. In your next opportunity, it is important to you that you have the room to flex your entrepreneurial muscles, work in a fast-paced environment, and collaborate with an exceptional team of bold industry leaders to drive lasting impact in our communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

80% – PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop and execute on a network outreach strategy to drum up new leads.
  • Manage a pipeline of new business, leaning on best practices, industry trends, and an organized tracking and communication system.
  • Negotiate and close new business partnerships with charities, brands, agencies, and other
    strategic partners.
  • Perform against revenue goals.
  • Be an exceptional brand ambassador for our brand while attending client and networking events or conferences.
  • Communicate Charitybuzz’s business model, comprehensive suite of services, and values in client and community facing scenarios.

20% – SALES OPERATIONS

  • Keep our operations streamlined, organized, and on point.
  • Help our team work at its best by ensuring we are standardized and professional in all our outreach, documentation, scheduling, and partnership launches.
REQUIREMENTS 
  • Above all, an ability to quickly and clearly articulate a value proposition. You’ll need to sell.
  • 4+ years of experience, demonstrating increasing responsibility in business development, partnerships, community management or fundraising.
  • You are already well-versed in how to pull strategic leads into a funnel and meticulously track them as you guide each through the cycle.
  • A quantifiable track record that illustrates your ability to stay organized and hit measurable goals.
  • Tangible experience expanding and cultivating existing relationships over time.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, you are able to connect ideas and diverse audiences fluidly.

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST (DALLAS, TX) TO TOP

OVERVIEW

We are looking for a Social Media Strategist to join our team. The ideal candidate is someone who excels in multitasking and managing multiple brands in the digital space. We are looking for someone who is always on top of social trends and knows how to apply those best practices across multiple platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop strategy and implement social media campaigns
  • Manage social media accounts and day-to-day social activities for the Charity Network platforms
  • Create and implement content/editorial calendars across social media platforms
  • Analyze the online conversation to guide engagement, advocacy, strategy, and use of content, including video and images
  • Assist in the creation and curation of all published content
  • Develop and monitor best practices for measuring social impact
  • Interact with team members to promote integration between content and community
  • Optimize social media content strategy and manage related calendar and process
  • Proactively, reactively, and opportunistically engage and respond to our community
  • Analyze community insights and spot trends
WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU
  • You take initiative and are a self-starter
  • You have exceptional writing skills that can communicate creatively
  • You have experience managing communities on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube
  • You have experience developing social media data reports and key insights
  • You have a solid understanding of how to drive engagement and revenue through social media
REQUIREMENTS 
  • Degree in Marketing, PR, Communications, or related field
  • 2-4 years of related marketing experience
  • Experience working with a large array of brands, including luxury brand(s)
  • Experience in managing social media communities and campaign reporting
  • Working knowledge of social media management tools (Hootsuite, Sprout, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design experience is a plus

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.

DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS (LOS ANGELES, CA) TO TOP

OVERVIEW

The Director, Communications is responsible for developing, overseeing, and implementing communication business-to-business strategies for the Charity Network and for its consumer facing platforms (Charitybuzz, Chideo, Prizeo). This role will work with a broad range of press outlet verticals covering entertainment/media, tech, business and philanthropy, with a strong focus on Consumer Public Relations. Working closely with the public relations team, as well as social media, graphic design and marketing specialists you will develop press strategies, announcements, internal communications and external communications.

In addition, you will be responsible for the overall management and coordination of the communications and media relations programs. Provide internal management support by working on company communications including: client e-blasts, client newsletter, company blog, pitch decks, promotional videos and campaign webpages.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL PR FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and execute PR campaigns for Charity Network consumer facing platforms
  • Develop creative and compelling story ideas to pitch to appropriate target outlets focusing on Charity Network campaigns and overall one-stop cause shop story
  • Write press releases, maintain press contact database, and manage distribution of press materials
  • Pitch, place and track media coverage in print, television, radio and online news sources
  • Provide campaign marketing support and publicity
  • Oversee collaboration with external partners (PR consultants), and internal strategy and partnerships teams through the planning process to ensure communication excellence
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the PR & Marketing teams
  • Develop and write press kit materials including: press releases, talking points, bios and more
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key influencers, brand ambassadors, charities, conference and event organizers, as well as other appropriate marketing and PR partners to maximize branding and marketing opportunities
  • Demonstrated success providing media coaching to designated company spokesperson to the press and other outside organization
MARKETING RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive communications program to increase the organization’s identity and messaging in the community, and online visibility, communicate the organization’s history and values
  • Develop, oversee, and implement communications strategies for the Charity Network and work daily with a broad range of press outlets and industry events covering entertainment, media, technology, business and philanthropy
  • Actively seek public relations opportunities to help build brand name recognition for the Charity Network’s consumer facing platforms, while advancing the Charity Network’s mission, goals and values
  • Keep abreast of the nonprofit industry and properly utilize the resources available
  • Support the marketing team to ensure the internal/external message and brand consistency in all printed and web communications (including an online newsletter, direct mail campaigns, press kit, social media kits, company materials, and web content)
  • Ability to lead strategic thinking for integrated communication plans encompassing traditional and non-traditional media strategies
  • Work directly with development, creative, marketing and programming departments to ensure an open communication between content creation and publicity
  • Compose key message points for executive and talent interviews and oversee internal and external communication/messaging
  • Provide project management for the entire lifecycle of select Charitybuzz, Prizeo, Chideo and CN Strategy and Solutions PR & marketing campaigns
  • Evaluate Communications programs and campaigns, provide recaps/lessons learned in order to hone best practices
REQUIREMENTS 
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or related field
  • 5+ years of PR and strategic communications experience in an agency or corporate communications environment, preferably in an entertainment, non-profit or start-up setting
  • Must have experience with entertainment industry and celebrity PR and proven solid relationships with major press outlets including consumer, B2B, entertainment, and non-profit verticals.
  • Familiarity with cause / philanthropy community a plus
  • Experience with social media influencers and bloggers; strong social media understanding
  • Interpersonal, leadership, supervision and communication skills with a proven ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects on various timelines
  • Entrepreneurial personality (in house agency structure)
  • Applicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting Experience in crisis communications

Apply by sending an updated copy of your resume to recruiter@charitynetwork.com.