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Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit incredible organizer for our Event Planner role.

Event Planner Overview:

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Event Planner to join our events team and coordinate several events during the year, including small, intimate dinners for our Founders Society, larger forums, and galas. The Event Planner will assist in sourcing venues, designing the attendee experience, and helping to make our team’s vision a reality.

The ideal candidate is experienced and/or excited about the events industry and is available during our events to plan remotely and if possible, attend in person. They should be detail-oriented, organized, and positive. The ability to think quickly and adapt to unforeseen circumstances is a plus.

Events are held in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. It is ideal that the Event Planner can attend events in person, though this is not a must.

This role is entirely volunteer-based.

Must Haves
  • A career in the events industry
  • Well-organized
  • Ability to adapt quickly and problem-solve
  • Multi-tasking capabilities
  • Strong communication skills, including listening, speaking, and writing
Key Expectations
  • Attend occasional Zoom event planning meetings
  • Complete venue outreach
  • Manage a budget
  • Collect guest registration information (sometimes through Google Forms)
  • Order supplies
  • Finalize the menu and work with restaurants or catering companies to confirm that the guests’ dietary restrictions are met
  • Email guests with event information
  • Facilitate and/or perform set-up and breakdown
  • Send thank you emails
  • Collect feedback forms from the team and attendees

For questions and inquiries, contact abby@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit a Board Operations Officer.

Board Operations Officer Overview:

The Advisory Board is one of the key pillars of Brighter Children's team, bringing a tremendous amount of experience and expertise, leveraging a powerful network, and making significant contributions towards fundraising objectives. The Board Operations team is comprised of volunteers who help ensure that key meetings, projects and outcomes stemming from the Advisory board run smoothly and remain on track. This includes planning, coordinating and attending key committee meetings, quarterly board meetings, as well as preparing associated materials. This team member will be highly organized, have a strong attention to detail, and help ensure not only smooth operation, but also capture execution and help support execution and follow-through. You will not be afraid to roll up your sleeves, manage through complexity and uncertainty, as well as hold senior members to account in a fast-growing start-up non-profit environment.

Must Haves
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it
  • A drive to volunteer and be excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization
  • Availability and capacity to meet time commitments (2-5 hours per week), ideally located in NY Metropolitan or CA Bay area
Key Expectations
  • Bring engagement, energy and passion to the Brighter Children team
  • Foster an engaged Board and donor culture through conscientious communication, meticulously organized meetings/small-scale events, and can-do administrative skills and spirit
  • Join committee calls, record meeting minutes and follow-up on actionable items with the volunteer management team
  • Assist the Board Relations team in the preparation, creation, and distribution of meeting materials
  • Assist with key special events including Annual Gala, Board Meetings, and other events as needed
  • Assist in posting and maintaining materials on Brighter Children’s Google Drive and OneDrive portals
  • Attend key events – including Quarterly Board Meetings, Committee meetings, Benefits and Fundraising Events, Board Retreats and School visits
What You've Done
  • Demonstrated success with multi-tasking, follow up, and project management  
  • Superior writing and communication skills  
  • An outgoing, team player that enjoys helping others and achieving the best possible results

For questions and inquiries, contact board-relations@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit a creative to help us grow our content landscape.

Content Writer Overview:

We are looking for talented Blogger to generate engaging, original content that aligns with Brighter Children’s strategic goals. The Blogger will research topics and develop interesting posts that will appeal to our target audience. You should be a skilled, tech-savvy writer who can create appealing, insightful posts that will reach and grow our audience.

You should be creative, adaptable, and analytical with excellent writing skills and a unique voice. Content will be published via Mailchimp and circulated to our other platforms via our marketing team.

Must Haves
  • Working towards or received a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in English, Communications or Marketing.
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills
  • Creativite and adaptable
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it
  • Drive and sophistication, excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization
  • 2-5 hours / week.
  • Preferably located in the NY Metropolitan or CA Bay areas, but this role can be remote
Key Expectations
  • Generating, researching and pitching ideas for posts
  • Writing, editing and publishing (via Mailchimp) content (500 words) twice a month.
  • Staying current on trends for possible opportunities to attract new readers or create stronger, more engaging content

For questions and inquiries, contact ross@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit incredible business leaders to contribute to our Associate Board.

Associate Board Overview:

The Associate Board, which includes several passionate young leaders spanning different backgrounds and work experiences, supports Brighter Children's mission of providing primary education to children in impoverished communities.  We are looking for volunteers who share a passion for our mission, who can connect us to new networks to expand Brighter Children’s reach, and help drive growth and fundraising initiatives.  Our Associate Board team members meet monthly and dedicate time outside of their full-time jobs to help Brighter Children reach its annual goals.  No prior Non-Profit board experience is required to join!

Must Haves
  • Creative thinker who brings new ideas and viewpoints to Board discussions
  • Ability to collaborate well with others
  • A passion for our mission
  • Preferably located in the NY metropolitan area or CA Bay areas
Key Expectations
  • Invest your time and generate ideas with other ambitious young leaders through monthly calls, quarterly meetings, and organized sponsored events to assist the Associate Board in growing the number of students Brighter Children sends to school annually
  • Help grow and develop the Associate Board and its functions, such as social media, event planning, business development, and membership
  • Become an ambassador for Brighter Children and help spread awareness for our mission
  • Bring engagement, energy, and a fresh perspective to the Associate Board
  • Desire to build a network with other driven, like-minded individuals spread across multiple industries within the New York and San Francisco metropolitan areas

For questions and inquiries, contact board-relations@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit a front-end developer

Must Haves
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it.
  • Drive and sophistication, excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization as a whole.
  • 2-5 hours / week.
  • Solid HTML/CSS/Javascript skills
Key Expectations
  • The Front-end Developer will lead the development of Brighter Children’s website.
  • Working internally and with our partner organizations, you will use HTML, CSS, and Javascript within our content management system Webflow
  • You will update our website to tell Brighter Children’s story and news.
  • You will work with our technology lead and the wider Brighter Children team to increase website engagement with our audiences, from first-time visitors to long-time supporters.

For questions and inquiries, contact ross@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit a growth facilitator.

Must Haves
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it.
  • Drive and sophistication, excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization as a whole.
  • 2-5 hours / week.
  • Preferably located in the NY Metropolitan or CA Bay areas, but this role can be remote.
What You’ve Done
  • Growth Marketing & Hacking: You have been responsible for growth strategy, execution, and optimization for a few products or services and have the conversion metrics to show for it. You have a proven track record of success in scaling and automating growth processes through cross channel user acquisition and retention initiatives.
  • Strategic Planning and Future Visioning:  You’ve developed and executed effective strategies as well as consumer visioning and led their deployment to accelerate growth.
  • Data Analysis: You have strong analytical skills and experience with data analysis and reporting. Strength in strategic data interpretation and visual representation of data is required.
  • A/B Testing experience: You love to (A/B) test, know how your target audience moves, and how you can trigger and capture their attention.
  • Actionable Results: You are relentless in the pursuit of growth, and know how to win new business.
Key Expectations
  • Growth Strategy, Execution & Optimization: Create and own a multi-channel, evolving growth strategy based on product needs: SEO, social paid and community/influencer development, email marketing, web, etc. Design, launch and optimize campaigns across multiple online channels that meet financial and KPI objectives by getting our audience to take specific and measurable actions. Increase our reach, engagement and loyalty across all platforms. Uncover and leverage new emerging platforms to create new growth opportunities.
  • Lead Generation & Member Acquisition: Drive consumer traffic to website, landing pages, and social media with the intent of optimizing & increasing conversion rates. Convert insights into action.  Develop and implement a robust donor engagement/retention strategy to effectively manage donor churn.
  • Test & Learn: A/B test new and unique ideas based on a deep understanding of data. You will be able to immediately see the impact of your work.
  • Analyze: Use analytical techniques to identify and unblock bottlenecks; define the KPIs and goals for success; analyzing donor data and users’ feedback.

For questions and inquiries, contact abby@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit a social media specialist.

Must Haves
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it.
  • Drive and sophistication, excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization
  • 2-5 hours / week.
  • Preferably located in the NY Metropolitan or CA Bay areas, but this role can be remote.
What You’ve Done
  • Proven experience (one-two years) managing and growing brand or nonprofit presence in the social media space: managing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts
  • Strong written communication skills for various campaigns, platforms and audiences, with the ability to synthesize information quickly and communicate complex topics to various audiences
  • Experience with measuring and reporting on social media engagement.
  • Excellent media monitoring, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of news and digital trends and tactics, with the ability to mobilize audience participation and engagement.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently yet within a larger team.
Key Expectations
  • Manage social media accounts including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Produce engaging, interactive content that aligns with Brighter Children’s strategic goals. Monitor brand consistency across platforms. Develop, execute, and measure creative social media actions and audience engagement opportunities
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report regularly on performance of social media accounts and their impact on organization and team-wide goals.
  • Monitor social media accounts of peer organizations; share relevant materials, reports, and recommend opportunities for aligned partnerships.
  • Promote Brighter Children through organic and paid tactics to increase brand awareness, drive web traffic, and expand online constituency (including email subscribers and donors).
  • Identify and build relationships with promotional partners and social media influencers, including managing social media advocates for Brighter Children.
  • Develop strategy and train staff to expand team and individual social media use, understanding, and consult on how to integrate social media into operational and programmatic strategies and tactics.
  • Create reports and analysis on social media, online advocacy, and new media trends as well as new tools and resources as it pertains to Brighter Children

For questions and inquiries, contact abby@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit incredible leader to contribute to our marketing efforts.

Must Haves
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it.
  • Drive and sophistication, excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization
  • Commitment of 2-5 hours / week and preferably located in the NY Metropolitan or CA Bay areas.
What You’ve Done
  • Proven experience (1-2 years) managing and growing brand / nonprofit presence in the social media space
  • Strong written communication skills for various campaigns, platforms and audiences,
  • Experience with measuring and reporting on social media engagement.
  • Excellent media monitoring, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of digital trends and tactics, with the ability to mobilize donor participation / engagement.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently.
Key Expectations
  • Provide creative direction for each program (social media posts, newsletter, email blast, etc.) to ensure all aligns with our organizational objectives while maximizing donor engagement and donations
  • Manage social media accounts including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report regularly on performance of social media accounts and their impact on organization and team-wide goals.  
  • Monitor social media accounts of peer organizations; share relevant materials, reports, and recommend opportunities for aligned partnerships.
  • Manage the relationship with marketing agency, briefing them on upcoming campaigns, objectives and targets, defining KPI’s around monthly campaigns.
  • Produce engaging, interactive content that aligns with BC’s strategic goals. Monitor brand consistency across platforms. Develop, execute, and measure creative social media actions and audience engagement opportunities
  • Promote Brighter Children through organic and paid tactics to increase brand awareness, drive web traffic, and expand online constituency (including email subscribers and donors).
  • Research and implement SEO best practices and recommendations to increase organic growth
  • Identify and build relationships with promotional partners and social media influencers, including managing social media advocates for BC.
  • Develop strategy and train staff to expand team and individual social media use, understanding, and consult on how to integrate social media into operational and programmatic strategies and tactics.
  • Create reports and analysis on social media, online advocacy, and new media trends as well as new tools and resources as it pertains to Brighter Children to present to Board

For questions and inquiries, contact abby@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Brighter Children (BC) is a 501c Non-Profit organization dedicated to achieving universal primary education. We have four partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, India, and Kenya. Last year alone we sponsored the education of 500 children. The organization is going through a period of rapid growth and expansion. As our impact and reach grows, so too does our need for expert guidance and support. We are growing and looking to recruit incredible business leaders to contribute to our Non-Executive Advisory Board.

Non-Executive (Advisory Board) Overview:

The Advisory Board is one of the key pillars of Brighter Children's leadership, an organization designed to drive direction and impact, advising the Board of Directors on key programmatic and business initiatives in support of Brighter Children’s growth objectives. In addition to attendance of the quarterly Brighter Children Board Meeting, Advisory Board members take on an advisory role via key aligned committees, working with aligned management and Executive Board members to support the progress of key business challenges and outcomes.

Must Haves
  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it.
  • Desire to create impact: Education is the thread that connects exploitation and vulnerability around the world. By supporting the mission of primary education, you are inspired to lift individuals, their families and communities out of poverty, affecting generational change.
  • Drive and sophistication, excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization.
  • Availability and capacity to meet time and financial commitments, ideally located in NY Metropolitan or CA Bay area.
Key Expectations
  • Champion and evangelize the mission of primary education for children around the world
  • Provide stewardship and ambassadorship of the Brighter Children organization and brand
  • Bring engagement, energy, and passion to the Brighter Children team
  • Advise the Executive Board of Directors / Brighter Children Management team. Offer domain expertise and guidance across key Business Functions (Fund Development, Business Development Marketing, Events Management, Board Engagement)
  • Join an aligned committee and contribute towards key organizational goals and milestones
  • Attend key events – including Quarterly Board Meetings, Committee meetings, Benefits and Fundraising Events, Board Retreats and School visits
What You've Done
  • Proven experience (15+ years) managing and leading across relevant Business, Corporate or Not-For-Profit institutions and organizations  
  • Established a record of leading through periods of significant change
  • Worked across geographic and business lines affect and coordinate impact
  • Taken on responsibility to deliver and execute, to ‘lead by doing’

For questions and inquiries, contact board-relations@brighterchildren.org with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

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