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Program Analyst

This position is open as of Summer 2019. Interested applicants should submit a resume and transcript to: Keith Calix at jobs@laaf.org.

Organization Overview

The Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF.org) aims to be the leader in programs and resources at the intersection of women, giving and leadership. LAAF.org is an operating (non-grantmaking) foundation on a mission to inspire, educate and empower ALL individuals to give, live and lead in a way that matters more. We are a young, evolutionary organization that democratizes access to free, highest quality digital educational resources and our founder’s decades of experience as a social entrepreneur, philanthropic leader and Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) academic. Currently, LAAF.org fuels programs and research on giving, women in leadership and intentionally inclusive leadership (our founder’s new model of “Legacy Leadership”). These initiatives include Stanford GSB courses and accompanying case studies, curricula and learning notes, The Legacy Leaders Speaker Series and additional leadership events, MOOCs and other resources for givers and leaders at all stages.

Position Overview

The Program Analyst (“PA”) will be responsible for creating and managing some of the organization’s key initiatives and providing critical research, strategic, technological and project management support for LAAF.org. Sample responsibilities include curriculum and program development, event management, producing online educational experiences, philanthropic advising, academic research and content development. As this is a small start-up environment, the PA will work closely with the entire LAAF.org team including the founder and president, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the project plan to create and update lecture content, in-class activities and out-of-class events for GSBGEN 381, LAAF.org Founder’s giving-focused course at Stanford Graduate School of Business

  • Supporting the Digital Media Associate with podcast logistics and production

  • Assisting the Digital Media Associate with growing LAAF.org’s online brand (creating content) and reach (growing followers), including GSBGEN 381-themed content campaigns

  • Overseeing LAAF.org’s social media group(s), including posting content and engaging members with interactive activities

  • Organizing all Legacy Leadership Speakers Series events

  • Creating and distributing LAAF.org’s biweekly email and social communications

  • Coordinating all crossover webinars between LAAF.org and the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS)

The ideal candidate has:

  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to philanthropy, social impact and/or the advancement of underrepresented groups

  • Internship and/or full-time work experience related to philanthropy or social impact

  • Experience/interest in curriculum development and/or planning

  • Stellar communications experience, including excellent written communications and presentation skills

  • An entrepreneurial and growth mindset, ready to help wherever needed and quickly learn new skills to effectively reach organizational and programmatic objectives

  • Highest attention to detail, as LAAF.org’s work is disseminated globally, and requires precise execution

  • High emotional intelligence, conscientiousness and professionalism

  • Creative, fresh and relevant ideas and insights about current events and cultural conversations

  • A self-starter, collaborative attitude with the highest level of self-imposed accountability and integrity

  • Humility, humor, optimism and generosity

 

Digital Media Associate

LAAF.org is actively searching for a Digital Media Associate to join the organization as soon as possible. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with an overview of their interest and experience (not to exceed one page) and resume to Keith Calix at jobs@laaf.org.

Organization Overview

The Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF.org) aims to be the leader in programs and resources at the intersection of women, giving and leadership. LAAF.org is an operating (non-grantmaking) foundation on a mission to inspire, educate and empower ALL individuals to give, live and lead in a way that matters more. We are a young, evolutionary organization that democratizes access to free, highest quality digital educational resources and our founder’s decades of experience as a social entrepreneur, philanthropic leader and Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) academic. Currently LAAF.org fuels programs and research on giving, women in leadership and intentionally inclusive leadership (our founder’s new model of “Legacy Leadership”). These initiatives include Stanford GSB courses and accompanying case studies, curricula and learning notes, The Legacy Leaders Speaker Series and additional leadership events, MOOCs and other resources for givers and leaders at all stages.

Position Overview

The Digital Media Associate will lead all digital media work at the foundation. This includes creating and executing digital campaigns to promote LAAF.org’s work and programs as well as establishing the foundation’s voice and presence in existing conversations and communities that align with LAAF.org’s programs in women in leadership, intentionally inclusive leadership and/or giving. As this is a small start-up environment, the Digital Media Associate will work closely with the entire LAAF.org team including the founder and president, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Creating and executing a strategic plan for the foundation’s point of opportunity in digital spaces, including establishing LAAF.org’s unique brand voice and narrative for social media and developing a budget for LAAF.org’s digital marketing

  • Relaunching LAAF.org’s blog and launching our podcast including managing project plans, production logistics, marketing, content development, etc.

  • Developing LAAF.org’s digital editorial calendar, including digital campaigns and coordinating with Program Analysts as needed

  • Writing and producing digital content in LAAF.org’s brand voice (and potentially founder and/or LAAF.org partner voices)

  • Monitoring all LAAF.org social media accounts and online points of contact (Facebook groups, MOOCs, Mind Fuel bimonthly e-communication, website, etc.) and interacting with digital audiences on behalf of the foundation

  • Maintaining a database of key social media followers and digital contacts

  • Growing LAAF.org’s social media presence (content), reputation (voice) and followers (reach)

  • Managing the LAAF.org website, including moderate website development

  • Identifying points of opportunity to promote LAAF.org on external digital channels

  • Preparing monthly reports detailing LAAF.org’s online performance and impact

The ideal candidate has:

  • A bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5 years minimum of professional experience working in social media

  • Stellar communications experience, including excellent written communications skills (corporate communications experience is a bonus)

  • Demonstrated interest in the social sector

  • Passion for giving, women in leadership, intentionally inclusive leadership and academia

  • Creative, fresh and relevant ideas and insights about current events and cultural conversations

  • A self-starter, collaborative attitude with the highest level of self-imposed accountability and integrity

  • Humility, humor, optimism and generosity