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Content Manager | Moneythink

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

San Francisco, California, About Moneythink
As a national edtech nonprofit,  Moneythink  works to empower institutionally underserved students to achieve college success by supporting financial decision-making through technology. We believe that reducing student debt has a direct impact on the lives and futures of students, their communities and our economy. At our core is a collaborative, equity-centered focus that puts students first. 
 
DecidED  is our next big bet: bringing personalized and scalable financial tech tools to millions of students as well as the college access and success ecosystem. With your help, we are primed to accelerate our work. 

About the role
Moneythink has an exciting opportunity for a Content Manager to generate and implement compelling content ideas that align with Moneythink’s marketing vision and strategy, raise brand awareness, and ensure brand continuity for our audiences.
 
This is a varied role contributing to numerous marketing and communications functions. The Content Manager will serve as a champion for content within Moneythink while contributing to a dedicated, inclusive company culture. This position will report to the Director of Marketing and will work closely with our Graphic Designer and marketing contractors as well as cross functionally across the entire organization.
 
 If you want to help create a clearer path to college graduation without the burden of debt, and the opportunity to help shape a more inclusive, equitable economy for all, then this is the team for you! Please visit our website to learn more about our work, our values, our vision, our partners, and philanthropic supporters. 
Key Responsibilities
While this role will be heavily influential and interact with all parts of our organization, we’ve identified these main priority areas: 
 
Create clear, compelling, and informative content  
Moneythink publishes a wide variety of content related to our marketing and communications efforts. You’ll be responsible for creating and editing content for channels such as social media (e.g. posts for Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and TikTok), websites, reports, product guides, advertisements, user interfaces, fundraising, presentations, and more.
 
Manage cross-functional collaboration across teams
You’ll manage cross-functional collaboration and copy generation with our product, partnerships, fundraising, and marketing teams. In partnership with our Graphic Designer, Marketing Director, interns, and consultants, you’ll help us scale our content production efforts and create a wide range of assets.
 
Build and maintain editorial process
You will support our growing team in creating processes to gather, produce, edit, and publish content in an organized and replicable manner. This will include developing and maintaining a content calendar and editorial guidelines as well as building out story banks and content libraries.

Working at Moneythink
Benefits

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Flexible PTO policy and sick leave.
Paid holiday office closures: 12 holidays per year plus several extended office closures (including over Thanksgiving).
2-week office closure and staff vacation around winter holidays/New Years
Employer-sponsored DEI initiatives, including monthly facilitated team DEI discussions, paid volunteer and civic engagement, and monthly reading and reflection office closures. ( Read more about our commitment to DEI and how these initiatives impact our employees .)
Paid employee training and development.
Retirement savings and employer matching.
Access to Commuter, Dependent, and Health FSA accounts.
The opportunity to collaborate with a fun, talented, and motivated team doing game-changing work!

Diversity & Inclusion
We’re building products for a very diverse group of users, so it’s important that we have a range of voices and perspectives on the team. Alignment with our mission is a core condition for belonging to the Moneythink team.
 
You can be a great candidate even if you don’t fit everything we’ve listed or have important skills we haven’t included. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Moneythink, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and believe this commitment makes us more effective and our impact farther-reaching. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Logistics
Employment: 100%
 
Location: Remote-first
We are a remote-first organization with team members contributing from California, Michigan, Massachusetts, Georgia, Minnesota, Florida, and Mississippi.
 
Those in the San Francisco Bay Area, where we are headquartered, also have the option to meet regularly at co-working spaces in San Francisco or Oakland. We are open to US-based remote candidates with the ability to travel twice per year for company on-sites. This style of working allows us to take advantage of the benefits of in-person time together while preserving the flexibility and freedom of working from home.
 
Salary: Compensation is commensurate with experience. The target starting salary range for this role is $65-75k annually. Moneythink offers a very competitive compensation package.
 
Target Start Date: Flexible; ideally early January.
 
Apply: We will accept applications on a rolling basis. Written or video cover letters are encouraged but not required. 
 
Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process.
 
Phone Screening
 
Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 20-30 minute phone call with the hiring manager.
 
Functional Deep Dive Interview
 
This interview is with the hiring manager, and two members of our product and partnerships teams. The goal is to assess candidates’ experience within the functional areas.
 
This is a 60 minute interview.
 
Work Samples and Panel Interview
 
Candidates will be invited to share samples of their past work prior to the meeting. During the interview, they will have an opportunity to talk through their creative process and provide context and detail around the samples provided.
 
The panel interviewers are selected by the hiring manager. It typically includes marketing team members and 2-3 employees from other departments. The goal is to get a sense for candidates’ thinking process, communication skills, and overall team fit.
 
This is a 2 hour interview with the following format:
-Opportunity to discuss past work samples
-General discussion questions from the panel members
-Social “coffee chat” with the Moneythink team
-Hiring manager 1-1
 
Offer
 
The hiring manager will further discuss and answer any questions about the position with the finalist and extend a verbal offer. The recruiter will follow up with a letter for signature.

Qualifications
Knowledge, Approach and Know-how:
You’re empathetic. You are a creative thinker who deeply understands people, both in terms of our audiences and our internal team. You’re excited by the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of our audiences and their unique personas.
You’re a clear communicator. You’re someone who can simplify complicated topics and can easily translate technical content for non-technical audiences. You know how to target content to get the right message to the right audience on the right channels. 
You’re resourceful. You enjoy working to solve problems and apply technology in new ways (like us!). You are excited by the challenge of navigating the unknown and willing to experiment with messaging across marketing channels until you find the right mix. 
You’re digitally savvy. You are on top of new technologies and love developing your own strategies to make our communications more effective. You have a track record of growing and engaging an audience through various digital channels. 
You’re detail oriented. You’re detail oriented. You have an eye for editing and taking content from good to great. You catch the things others may miss and are confident adding the final polish on materials before they’re sent out.  
You’re creative. You like coming up with new ways of saying things or novel approaches to using communications platforms. You have an eye for how the graphic and written elements of a message work together and love to work with other creatives to create stellar content. 
You’re self-driven. You can take an idea from conception to publication, checking in as needed along the way. You’re comfortable asking for help when you need it and driving things forward once the vision is clear. You can balance multiple projects and manage your time around competing priorities. 
 
Desired Experience:
-Bachelor’s degree in communications, writing, journalism, or marketing; or comparable industry experience
-1-2 years+ experience in a content creation, copywriting, or marketing role
-Track record of creating engaging, original content
-Excellent copywriting and copyediting skills; extremely detail-oriented
-Understanding of how to target content for varying audiences (eg, students, parents, advisors, organizations) and varying social media channels (eg, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok)
-Experience with social media engagement strategies and best practices
-Highly developed organizational skills with an eye for process
-Creativity, adaptability, and the ability to work collaboratively with a team
-Strong communication skills around work, process, and decisions
-Experience and knowledge of college access and education systems is a huge plus
  Compensation is commensurate with experience. The target starting salary range for this role is $65-75k annually. Moneythink offers a very competitive compensation package.

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