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OrganizationElizabeth Imai
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJune 30, 2016
College Degree Required?Yes
Phone(434) 977-7550


The Core Knowledge Foundation is a nonprofit that works with elementary schools throughout the US to ensure that all students have access to an excellent, liberal arts curriculum. The Foundation currently seeks to fill an immediate opening for a Web and Communications Assistant.

The purpose of this position is to function as part of the customer service team, which includes members from across the Foundation collaborating on a daily basis to assist customers and ensure consistent messaging and external communications.

Primary responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and implementing website content changes; assisting with the launch of a new website; planning and maintaining social media accounts; coordinating and posting guest blogs; coordinating event logistics, email blasts and surveys; and providing customer service by phone and email.

Skills Required

  • Three or more years of professional experience; experience in website maintenance, social media, and customer service required; experience in event planning capacity a plus.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with content management software, HTML, Google Analytics, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Knowledge of general office practices, procedures, and office machines.
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
  • Strong writing skills and/or experience in writing for public communication required
  • Teaching experience and/or knowledge of elementary school education is a plus