10,000 Degrees® is the leading, equity-focused scholarship provider and college success nonprofit in California. Since 1981, we’ve helped more than 20,000 students from low-income backgrounds achieve their college dreams, and today, we reach more than 12,000 students and families each year.
Our mission is to achieve educational equity and to support students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities and the world.
Never has this mission been more critical. The pandemic has multiplied the obstacles and uncertainty our students face. The opportunity gap has not narrowed but grown. Educational inequities and racial injustices continue to prevail. The demand for our support and resources has never been greater.
Through it all, our commitment to our students has never wavered. 10,000 Degrees won’t stop until all of our students get the support and resources they need to realize their full potential, and earn their degree.
Join us on our mission to achieve educational equity. Apply to work with our passionate team to make a difference and give back to your community.
At 10,000 Degrees, our core values guide everything we do, from the way we deliver student support to how we structure our organizational systems to be mission-aligned.
We want you to feel proud being a part of the 10,000 Degrees team, because of the work that you do and the community we strive to be.
At 10,000 Degrees, we are creating a more equitable, inclusive, anti-racist organization and a community where everyone belongs. We provide a comprehensive and generous benefits package, work schedule flexibility and a culture of care to promote job satisfaction, professional growth, and wellbeing. 10,000 Degrees also supports you on your career journey by providing ongoing professional development opportunities, and giving you a clear path toward leadership pathways pipelines and advancement.
One of 10,000 Degrees strategic goals is to significantly grow and sustain financial support. Broadening our impact across the Bay Area will depend on increasing the effectiveness of our fundraising and communication efforts. The Marketing & Communications Manager will play a key role in helping to achieve this vision. They will work closely with Marketing and Development to develop tactical and strategic marketing communication campaigns that raise our visibility among target audiences.
Bringing strong writing and communications skills and experience to the role, the Marketing & Communications Manager will understand how to write everything from a persuasive development appeal to attention-grabbing advertising copy to a compelling social media post, all in alignment with the 10,000 Degrees brand identity. As Brand Officer, the Marketing & Communications Manager will make sure that all public-facing materials and communications are aligned with our brand. The Marketing & Communications Manager will also support occasional initiatives by the virtual engagement, program, and scholarship teams.
College Access, College Success & Scholarship Teams
First, all 10,000 Degrees employees must embrace our vision of a world where all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic background will have the full range of educational opportunities, support, and resources to realize their full potential.
For this position, we believe that you will be the most successful if you have the following:
This position is currently a hybrid role and you will be expected to come into our San Rafael office on occasion. However, the majority of this position will be remote.
For immediate consideration please apply by sending a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: all applicants are required to submit a clear TB test and fingerprints as part of the background check, and Employment with 10,000 Degrees requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.