Careers and Internships

Marketing and Communications Manager

Reporting to the Senior Director, the Marketing and Communications Manager is a creative at heart who has a marketer’s passion for producing innovative, impactful, and dynamic content for the organization. The Manager must have the ability to tell compelling stories, both narratively and visually, that engage and inspire our target audiences as well as the general public.

This position will play a hands-on role in the creation and distribution of Pablove’s marketing materials and will possess well-honed writing, curatorial, and analytic skills, as well as a knowledge of the non-profit sector. They will have a keen ability to leverage the power of content, community engagement, and the media to help accelerate the impact of the Foundation.

We believe in a world where kids with cancer live—a love-filled life today, and a cancer-free life tomorrow. Come help us tell our (pab)love story to the world.

Primary Responsibilities include:

            • Manage and execute The Pablove Foundation’s overall story through its marketing plan. Analyze both quantitative and qualitative campaign performance against this marketing plan. Communicate results with recommendations about future campaigns to the Leadership Team.
            • Serve as the primary editorial voice for The Pablove Foundation; write, edit and ensure that there is consistent communication of the Foundation’s image, brand, and position to external and internal properties.
            • Create, curate, and manage the digital and social content calendar: writing blog posts, crafting email appeals, writing quarterly e-newsletter, spinning out Facebook advertising, and designing web banners are all things that you consistently knock out of the park.
            • Create and implement marketing strategies for fundraising campaigns and events.
            • Develop and execute the Foundation’s community engagement strategy. Manage social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linkedin, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. Stay on top of the latest social media trends and track new features to help us keep our finger on the pulse, and our feet on the curb.
            • Create a range of compelling print and digital collateral that highlights the Foundation’s programs, peer-to-peer campaigns, and special events.
            • Identify and manage paid and earned media including advertising and media relationships; draft and edit press releases, press kits, pitches; place stories and also respond to media inquiries; develop and manage media lists; prepare Foundation’s President/CEO or Board of Directors members for press, events, or other speaking engagements.
            • Oversee consultants and contractors, including photographers, graphic designers, printers, and website developers.
            • Support the Senior Director in managing the Marketing and Communications budget.

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective audiences (Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.). Insight into how to deploy social media to best elevate our brand and mission.
            • Experience with advanced tools to schedule, optimize, and analyze social media messaging.
            • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships. We need a team member who can build – and maintain – relationships in a digital world.
            • Excellent creative and analytical skills with the ability to use both interchangeably. You have your eyes and ears open for inspiration to help us become bigger and better.
            • Functional knowledge of WordPress, Constant Contact email marketing platform, and basic HTML/CSS.
            • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
            • Bonus Points: You have created or participated in the creation of video content.
            • Bonus Points: You take a mean photograph (selfies don’t count).

Minimum qualifications:

            • At least 4+ years of Social Media, Communications, and/or Marketing experience.
            • Marketing degree is welcomed, but not required with relevant work experience.

To Apply: Email your resume, cover letter, and salary history to jobs@pablove.org. Please include writing samples (such as blogs, email marketing pieces, and/or fundraising literature), links to social profiles that you currently manage, collateral pieces that you served as creative director of or designed, and any other relevant links to creative or digital content with your application that highlight your work.

All employees at The Pablove Foundation undertake other duties as needed and all positions require flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. Some travel will be required.

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator works closely with all members of the Development team and reports to the VP of Development and Marketing. This position’s primary responsibilities include providing general support for all activities in the Development Department while serving as the lead on Team Pablove, including the LA and SF Marathons, and all database administration to achieve The Pablove Foundation vision: Helping kids with cancer live – a love-filled life today, and a cancer-free life tomorrow.

Primary Responsibilities include:

            • Performs functions in DonorPro database including gift entry, approving and tracking matching gifts, preparing tax receipts, merging constituents, pulling invitation lists and income reports, and updating donor information.
            • Prepares direct mail appeals and acknowledgement letters including handwritten thank you notes for donors and notifications for memorial donations. Ensures that all correspondence is accurate and sent in a timely manner.
            • Supports Event Committees including preparing meeting packets, attending meetings, and taking minutes.
            • Supports the President/CEO and VP of Development and Marketing in the cultivation and stewardship of members in The Truehearted, The Lionhearted, and Giving Circles by tracking their progress.
            • Supports the Development Manager in the facilitation of the Annual Fund Stewardship Plan.
            • Coordinates all Team Pablove activities including recruitment methods, cultivation efforts, tactics to retain members, and team emails. Serves as the primary point person for the Los Angeles and San Francisco Marathon partnerships.
            • Supports all fundraising events including setting up the online campaigns, delivery of invitations, taking RSVPs, inputting event attendees, soliciting and tracking in-kind donations, and overseeing merchandise at the event.
            • Performs errands for the development department including but not limited to: supply shopping, storage runs, and bulk mailing shipments.
            • Keeps the donor events calendar up-to-date and ensures general maintenance of all donor files.
            • Handles general phone and email inquiries that relate to fundraising. Coordinates community partnership fundraising events as needed.
            • Works at fundraising and outreach events as needed to help spread awareness about Pablove.

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A passion for The Pablove Foundation’s mission and vision.
            • A minimum of 2 years experience in a non-profit support position which can include volunteer work or internships. Fundraising experience preferred.
            • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
            • Driven by goals and motivated to understand and execute strategies and tactics.
            • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, fast-paced organization with a collaborative environment.
            • Working knowledge of computers and software including, but not limited to: Donor Pro and/or other donor database software, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google required. Familiarity with all components of Microsoft Office Suite, HTML/CSS, Adobe Reader and Constant Contact a plus.
            • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
            • Must pass a background check.
            • Thrives in a team environment where a positive outlook, collaboration, and flexibility are key.
            • Enthusiasm, dedication, sense of humor, and a drive to succeed.

Physical Requirements:

            • Manual dexterity for operating a computer keyboard, printer, facsimile machine, photocopier, and calculator.
            • Ability to sit at a desk or conference table for extended periods of time within an office environment.
            • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@pablove.org.

All employees at The Pablove Foundation undertake other duties as needed and all positions require flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. Some travel will be required.

Pablove Shutterbugs Photography Mentor

Love photography? Have a passion for working with kids and teens? Pablove Shutterbugs, the signature arts program of The Pablove Foundation, teaches children living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. We are currently seeking Volunteer Mentors in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties with experience in photography. Professionals and students of photography at the college level are encouraged to apply. Prior experience working with kids ages 6-18 is a plus!

Volunteer Mentors play an integral role in working with children and teens living with cancer by providing lessons in photography that cover fundamental concepts and techniques. Learning photography concepts alongside other kids undergoing similar experiences empowers our students to express themselves, exercise their independence, and practice new ways of seeing – all while having fun! Lessons are provided to pediatric cancer patients ages 6-18 years old each week at their home and in a classroom setting. There is no cost for students to participate in this program.

Mentors are paired one-on-one with a student and will help them grow artistically by encouraging them to practice and develop their creative eye. Volunteer mentors will also receive extensive training about working with families affected by cancer and will follow a basic photography curriculum established by Pablove Shutterbugs.

Our upcoming Los Angeles program is an 8-week course and starts January 24, 2015 and ends on March 29, 2015. The program consists of four (4) one-hour individual classes (at student’s home), one (1) group field trip excursion and three (3) two-hour group classes taught by experienced Pablove Shutterbugs Teaching Artists and special guests at a location in Los Angeles, CA. Mentors are required to attend three mentor meetings: orientation/training, mid-term check-in, and a wrap-up session.

To Apply: Sign up at pablove.org/volunteer.

Internship Program

Exceptional college students, high school students, and post-grads looking for real world experience are welcome to apply for a Pablove internship! Internship periods and time commitments are flexible depending on your school schedule, but we do ask that interns commit to at least 12 hours per week for three months. We’re happy to work with your school so you can earn credit towards your degree. Internship positions are available in Los Angeles, CA. See below for details.

Pablove Operations Intern

Want to see what it’s really like in the nonprofit world? Our Operations interns play an integral role in making Pablove’s day-to-day operations run as smooth as butter. This is the perfect opportunity for students and young professionals who are curious about a career with impact, but who want an all-encompassing experience before committing to a specific department in the nonprofit world. Your internship will give you direct access to meetings, projects and opportunities that are only available at a small organization like Pablove.

Duties Include:

            • Perform key volunteer roles at outreach and fundraising events by heading up volunteer teams and groups, representing the organization, and assisting staff.
            • Learning aspects of nonprofit administration such as database entry, event management, and facilities and operations – a crucial skill for anyone looking for a career in nonprofits.
            • Assist in key elements of nonprofit merchandising – including product development and research, sale strategies and third party collaborations.
            • Pulling, organizing and fulfilling merchandise orders and event materials at the direction of the Operations Coordinator.
            • Researching new ideas, keeping the office organized, and performing administrative tasks like welcoming our guests, filing, and being the voice on the phone behind the words, “Hello, Pablove Foundation. How can we help you?”

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A genuine interest in working for a nonprofit organization that is heavily involved with both health issues and the arts.
            • Strong writing skills, a professional phone manner, and the ability to complete thorough and competent research.
            • Initiative and creativity. Interns will be encouraged to generate new ideas and follow through on those opportunities during their assignment.
            • Mac proficiency is important; familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.
            • Spanish-language skills a plus!

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to internships@pablove.org.

Pablove Communications and Multimedia Intern

We’re a small team doing BIG things, and we’re looking for interns who match our creative spirit to help get the word out about fighting childhood cancer with love. Communications and multimedia interns get hands-on experience in our long- and short-term communications tactics and strategy. Interns acquire new, in-demand skills and written, design or video collateral for their portfolio.

Duties Include:

            • Writing, editing and proofreading newsletters, promotional materials and fundraising.
            • Assisting with social media efforts, including but not limited to Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr and the Pablove blog.
            • Tracking and measuring new and traditional media metrics.
            • Web design and programming.
            • Graphic design for web and print-based materials.
            • Transcribing and cataloging video footage and photography.
            • Editing video pieces and graphics for YouTube and Vimeo.

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A genuine interest in a career in communications, social media, web design, graphic design, film and editing, or all of the above!
            • Has some experience with software in their area of interest: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Final Cut Pro, iMovie, HTML. Mac proficiency a must.
            • Keeps a healthy media diet, especially when it comes to the latest releases of social media platforms.
            • Has strong writing and editing skills.
            • Spanish-language skills a plus!

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to internships@pablove.org.

Pablove Shutterbugs Program Intern

Looking to gain hands-on experience with a fun, fast-paced nonprofit? Do you have a passion for youth programs and community outreach? Love photography? A program of The Pablove Foundation, Pablove Shutterbugs teaches children living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. We are seeking dedicated, creative applicants to support our growing photography program.

If you are interested in participating in an environment where you will learn the day-to- day workings of a non-profit organization with an emphasis in arts education, then this is the internship for you!

What you will learn:

            • How arts education professionals administer their programs.
            • Logistics in planning and program execution including preparing materials for group photography classes with Pablove Shutterbugs students.
            • How to create, market and maintain documents in our community outreach activities.
            • Help plan and participate in a variety of program events and outreach campaigns.

We’re looking for an intern who can:

            • Use Mac computers and work with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
            • Conduct research for prospective partnerships with community organizations, higher education institutions, photographers, photography collectors, and galleries.
            • Roll up their sleeves and assist with support tasks such as filing and mailing, maintaining program inventory, application processing, and general correspondence.

We pablove candidates who might:

            • Have working knowledge of or enjoy photography.
            • Speak Spanish.

Internships are 2-3 days per week (approximately 12-15 hrs) at our Hollywood office and last for the duration of a quarter or semester (3-4 months).

Course credit is available upon request.

Pablove Shutterbugs interns are paramount to the program’s success. We balance administrative duties with learning opportunities in a fast-paced, structured and supportive working environment.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to shutterbugs@pablove.org

Pablove Development and Events Intern

Are you interested in learning valuable development and event management skills and fighting childhood cancer with love? Then we want to meet you!

Projects include:

            • Assisting with and attending fundraising events.
            • Researching potential corporate and in-kind donations.
            • Administrative tasks related to Development (e.g. mailings and filing).
            • Grant research and some grant writing (no grant writing experience necessary, but writing experience is preferred).

We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, has exceptional organizational skills and takes initiative on assigned projects. This internship will give you insight into how a growing non-profit approaches their development strategy. Enthusiasm and a passion for the cause is a must. You must live in or be willing to relocate to Los Angeles.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to internships@pablove.org.


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