|Company Name||Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation|
Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing
countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to
lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks
to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have
access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in
Seattle, the foundation is led by CEO Jeff Raikes and co-chair William H. Gates
Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
The foundation has the unique opportunity to connect grantees, policymakers,
influential thinkers, and end beneficiaries via our social networks and digital
platforms. We are looking for an individual who will ensure that the foundation’s
website and other digital channels are advancing the foundation’s objectives.
This role will produce the next version of the foundation’s website,
gatesfoundation.org, acting as liaison with IT colleagues when it comes to new
feature roll-outs. Working closely with the website’s managing editor, he or she
will be responsible for project managing, prioritizing, and planning the website’s
features and enhancements.
In addition, this role will help develop a digital analytics approach to ensure that
ongoing digital strategies are informed by accurate data. Specifically, this role
will gather and interpret data from a variety of tools (Simply Measured, Omniture,
etc.), analyze audience and engagement metrics, working with the website
editor, blog editor, and social media community managers to infuse their work
with real-time context and optimize based on data-based analysis.
• Minimum of eight years of relevant professional work experience in website/
digital/social media management and in applying metrics to strategic decisions .
• Experience with product management, including partnership with multiple
internal and external service providers, highly desirable.
• Strong written skills and speaking ability. Familiarity with AP style a plus.
• Broad experience using and implementing web analytics and media
measurement tools, such as social media measurement (Radian6, Simply
Measured), social network analysis, web analytics (Omniture, Google Analytics)
and or hybrid/syndicated sources (Nielsen, Comscore) .
• Strong project management and consultative skills and ability to work as part
of a team with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, diplomacy, and humor in an
evolving, fast-paced and matrixed work environment.
• Exposure to project management skills, tools, and techniques a plus.
• Demonstrated commitment to the foundation’s core values, mission, and
programs and to serving our grantees.
• Experience in global social media campaigns and/or websites, particularly
those with reach into emerging economies and/or the developing world highly
Please apply to www.gatesfoundation.org/jobs and search for 3572BR Senior
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of
a comprehensive background check. It is the policy of The Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons.