Careers

We're on a mission to make
positive change clearer, more
accessible, and more
actionable – for everyone.

Work with us.

Boma HQ is home to a diverse array of educators, entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, business visionaries, and activists. We're a strong team focused on open-sourced, tangible transformation that can be proven locally and scaled globally. The work we do empowers people to create real, lasting change in their lives, industries, and communities. And we support and learn from each other every step of the way.

Sure, it sounds lofty. But it's a mindset that inspires us to do some of the best work of our lives. It gives us purpose.

So, if you've ever asked yourself, "can I have a fulfilling career that allows me to create a more equitable, sustainable tomorrow?"... take a look at our open positions. We are looking for people just like you.

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Intern

Responsibilities

We are seeking a motivated, self-starting intern for our Boma Global team. This person will help us coordinate all of our efforts across our different programs in all of our countries.

Assignments may include:

  • Writing, editing, and branding documents
  • Creating and maintaining organizational processes
  • Organizing files and folders
  • Data entry
  • Proofreading and copyediting
  • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Coordinating with local Boma Country Partners

Qualifications / Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn, provide feedback, and challenge existing approaches and status quos
  • Expertise in graphic design and branding
  • Expertise in writing English
  • Ability to multitask and self time-manage
  • Expertise in G Suite, Slack, CRMs, and common online tools

Personal Attributes

  • Fluency in multiple languages a plus

How to apply

If interested, please email a cover letter, résumé, and portfolio (20 pages, 10 MB max) to Becca Pace at [email protected] by Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Managing Editor

Responsibilities

Do you want a fulfilling career that allows you to create a more equitable, sustainable tomorrow? If so, we may have the job for you. We’re currently looking for a passionate and experienced Managing Editor to lead our editorial vision and digital strategy.

This individual will create content that embodies Boma’s mission and voice, lead the day-to-day content strategy on our recently launched website, manage editorial staff, assist with branding alignment across our organization, and grow our brand. A keen understanding of all social media platforms and how to most effectively achieve discoverability via SEO is a must.

The ideal candidate is driven by the desire to tell engaging stories and has the know-how to drive traffic. This is a hands-on, roll-up your sleeves start-up environment. We place a high value on creativity, passion, and a willingness to assist with whatever is needed to get the job done.

Your primary duties will be to:

  • Serve as a gatekeeper of the editorial vision and of all content: determine cornerstone content, approve pitches, edit and write content, find engaging imagery, and assist with SEO (headline, social copy, metadata, etc.).
  • Establish and manage the content calendar.
  • Manage existing editorial staff and budget. Identify key staffing needs. Hire and train new staff, contractors, and freelancers as necessary.
  • Manage distribution and growth strategies. Deploy SEO strategies and utilize analytics to understand patterns and justify priorities.
  • Lead biweekly/monthly editorial strategy sessions with Boma Country Partners to keep them updated on content calendar and work with them to create content.

Qualifications / Skills

  • 3+ years of experience as an editor for a highly visible online publication.
  • Degree in journalism, English, or equivalent
  • Experience with analytics and SEO optimization

Personal Attributes

We're looking for someone who has experience:

  • Developing and executing creative editorial and social media campaigns to tell compelling stories and increase meaningful engagement.
  • Developing and maintaining a unique personality and “voice” for brands and specific social platforms.
  • Forming partnerships and working with multiple stakeholders to create meaningful collaborations that amplify messages and increase engagement.

How to apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to jolene-at-boma.global

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