Hot Job: Online Strategy Manager for Animal Society


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The position: Senior manager of online strategy for Best Friends Animal Society

Location: Los Angeles or Salt Lake City

Job duties: Will play a leadership role in directing the overall growth and strategic direction of the online presence for Best Friends. Will be responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive online strategy that includes internal and external promotion, content creation, design development and implementation, member stewardship and revenue generation. Will manage a team of five to 10 staff members. Serves as a consultant and trainer to the organization on Web-related and social media topics and opportunities.

The company: Best Friends Animal Society is a large national animal rescue and adoption organization that stresses a no-kill policy. They also run a large animal shelter and sanctuary in Utah.

Requirements: Requires a bachelor's degree and at least seven years of relevant experience including strategy development, content acquisition and website development. Must have a proven ability to effectively and objectively communicate the mission and brand through online and social media vehicles. Requires strong knowledge of website production technologies, including popular content management platforms. Must have outstanding leadership and supervisory skills. Prefer candidates with direct experience within a nonprofit or member-based organization. Certification in website management, web analytics or related web areas is a plus. Commitment to the Best Friends philosophies and mission is essential. Must have valid driver's license.

Extra perks: Best Friends offers discounted veterinary care, an onsite healthy cafeteria and the opportunity to bring pets to work.

Interesting info: The Best Friends sanctuary is on a 33,000-acre ranch that has served as the backdrop for The Lone Ranger and other classic television shows.

Other opportunities: Best Friends has several top leadership positions open, including chief development officer, chief financial officer and chief marketing officer. They also have openings for a staff veterinarian, a corporate relations specialist and a volunteer coordinator. In addition, they need animal caretakers and trainers.

Apply online here.

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