Communication Associate at Impact Experience

14 days ago
Full time role


Impact Experience

Oakland, CA, USA

Impact Experience builds bridges and deep relationships between impact investors, foundations, corporates, entrepreneurs, artists and local leaders to co-create solutions ...

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Job Description

About Us
Impact Experience (IE) builds lasting relationships between investors, philanthropists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and community leaders — linking vision with action and directing investment to solve society’s greatest challenges. Impact Experience has a unique approach to addressing the critical issues of structural racism and incorporates a variety of powerful tools to tackle prejudice by confronting and engaging with the historical and ongoing realities of inequality and racial justice. We apply insights from and combine elements of the disciplines of systems transformation and organizational development, design thinking, and somatic psychology and experiential learning curricula that builds bridges between organizations and among people. In doing so, we aim to increase awareness about the persistent nature of structural racism and the imperative to overcome it. Impact Experience is led by Jenna Nicholas who has a background working with leading impact investors and foundations through her work with the Calvert Funds, the World Bank and building a coalition of foundations divesting from fossil fuels and investing in new economy solutions.


Summary of The Role
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Communications Associate plays a key role in establishing and executing the communications strategy for Impact Experience. The Communications Associate will help to create and implement Impact Experience’s communication plan, including but not limited to online media (social media, website, and video creation); newsletter; and marketing collateral and media. The communications Associate will be responsible for disseminating Impact Experience’s mission, vision, and impact to our current and future partners. 


The individual in this role must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing environment, executing quickly on a range of responsibilities. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and has proven project management, communications, and relationship management experience. 

Specific responsibilities include:

Digital Media 

  • Social Media 
    • Coordinate social media/network accounts by drafting and posting scheduled content, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
    • Ensure that Impact Experience has a strong social media presence across Health, Investment, Education, and Environment focused industries. 
    • Monitor online activity and respond/engage where appropriate
  • Website 
    • Assist COO and designated team members with website content development 
    • Ensure that new and existing information is posted regularly
  • Newsletter 
    • Draft content for monthly Impact Experience newsletter in collaboration with designated team members 
  • Videography 
    • Lead the planning and creation of videos for Impact Experience events and supplementary video content for advocacy and fundraising campaigns 


  • Collateral Materials 
    • Assist COO with the development, creation, distribution, and maintenance of collateral materials, including but not limited to brochures, flyers, postcards, and other leave-behinds 
  • Advertising
    • Identify opportunities for sharing more on Impact Experience and its partners 

Content Development 

  • Create PowerPoint presentations for high-level meetings
  • Write and edit content for articles and other publications 

Cross-functional Responsibilities 

  • Work in collaboration with the rest of the team to deliver Impact Experiences
  • Provide thought leadership across strategy, implementation and integration relating to programs, projects and initiatives 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • At least 1 year of experience in social media, digital asset and content production, and communications - we welcome seasoned professionals too!
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong ability to match brand tone and communicate in a persuasive and passionate way with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills 
  • Multimedia production skills, including familiarity with video and sound editing ideal;   familiarity and  experience with design tools including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and  Canva 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures 
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to communications and organizational strategy
  • Demonstrated passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-drive, and self-directed focus in previous roles 
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent 


Competitive pay commensurate with experience. Salary range: $45,000 – $75,000 annually

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Impact Experience Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Impact Experience

Oakland, CA, USA

Impact Experience builds bridges and deep relationships between impact investors, foundations, corporates, entrepreneurs, artists and local leaders to co-create solutions ...

View Company Profile