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PR Specialist

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OPPIA FOUNDATION INC

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If you’re an experienced public relations specialist who is passionate about eradicating education inequality, keep reading! Oppia is looking for a new member for our Growth team who is willing to help us refine our branding and marketing through PR to scale our impact in key markets (e.g. India, Ghana, and more).


Who We Are

The Oppia Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to provide high quality education to all. We do this through the creation and maintenance of our platform, Oppia , the coordination of our passionate contributors, and the development of critical partnerships with NGOs in the communities we aim to serve.


Where You Fit In

Millions of children are not receiving the education they deserve. Of the 61 million children worldwide who cannot attend primary school, 17 million will never step foot into a school if trends continue. And, unfortunately, even those students who are in school may not receive the effective education they need.


Thus far, we’ve worked hard to prove the validity of Oppia and the effectiveness of the lessons we create, through the completion of our first randomized controlled trial and the development of our large-scale open-source volunteering community. Now, we are building a Growth team to focus on scaling our impact and outreach around the world.


We are looking for a PR specialist who can help us craft and execute on a public relations strategy which can exponentially expand our impact around the world. We welcome those who are willing to learn and grow through this opportunity, although we would ideally want someone with some previous relevant experience that they can bring to the team.


Why Oppia is an Organization You Want to Work With

  • Oppia has served over 1,100,000 users.
  • Oppia’s current library consists of more than 20,000 lessons.
  • Oppia focuses on effectiveness. Our continuous improvement process involves rigorous user testing and RCTs to ensure we create high quality educational materials catered to the needs of our most underserved global learners.
  • Oppia consists of passionate volunteers from across the globe, so our meetings are held online at flexible times.

What Our PR Specialists Contribute

Work with diverse volunteers from across the globe to deliver messaging via PR channels to help expand our reach. This includes:

  • Craft an effective PR strategy for reaching out to target markets in India, US, and Ghana
  • Execute on aforementioned strategy in collaboration with Growth team
  • Contribute to the constant development of our growth and outreach strategies
  • Attend regular status calls with our volunteers to ensure milestones are met and roadblocks are removed

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About OPPIA FOUNDATION INC

Location:

2120 W MIDDLEFIELD RD APT D, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043, US

Mission Statement

Oppia’s mission is to help anyone, anywhere learn anything they want to in an effective and enjoyable way.

Description

The Oppia team works to create effective, enjoyable online lessons at scale that can reach millions of people. We want every individual, no matter what their personal circumstances, to have access to learning experiences that are not only pedagogically effective, but also fun and engaging.

Oppia’s unique technology simulates an interactive tutor, adapting each lesson to individual learners’ needs and providing specific, targeted feedback to help them improve. Furthermore, the lessons are openly licensed and the platform open source, which enables a diverse group of educators and technologists from around the world to regularly iterate on and improve them.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Public Relations
  • Program Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ongoing, a few hours a week.

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