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Administrative Team Vacancies

All of our positions are on a volunteer, part-time basis. The vacancies on the Admin Team are not location-specific, however you must be able to regularly access the internet. If you have any questions, please contact hr@randomacts.org.

Open until Wednesday, June 7th at 23:59 ET

Events Manager

We’re searching for an Events Manager to lead our Events Team. The Events Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating the activities of the Events Department, in addition to providing guidance and oversight for all of Random Acts’ programs and events.

This role requires remote-working, so no specific location is required. Applicants must have regular and reliable access to the internet, as well as the motivation to dedicate their time to the organization. If you are interested in this position, please read the job description carefully before applying for this volunteer role.

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Open until Wednesday, May 31st at 23:59 ET

Marketing Manager

Random Acts is looking for a Marketing Manager to lead our Marketing Department. The Marketing Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, and measuring effective marketing campaigns, using online and traditional media strategies. The Marketing Manager is also responsible for ensuring the correct implementation of Random Acts’ branding guidelines, including providing support for all members of staff in utilizing the brand, as well as ensuring that the organization’s reputation and brand is protected in the media.

The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing the entire Marketing Team, including the Marketing Assistant, Social Media Officers, Senior Design Officer, Graphic Designers, and the Video Editor.

This role requires remote-working, so no specific location is required. Applicants must have regular and reliable access to the internet, as well as the motivation to dedicate their time to the organization. If you are interested in this position, please read the job description carefully before applying for this volunteer role.

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Open until Monday, May 15th at 23:59 ET

Graphic Designer

Random Acts is searching for Graphic Designers to join our Marketing Department. Reporting to the Marketing Co-Manager (Creative Arts) and collaborating closely with the Sr. Design Officer, the Graphic Designers are responsible for the design, production, and adaptations of the organization’s visual elements. These elements include, but are not limited to: artwork and graphics for the web, such as banners, buttons, and headers; letterhead; business cards; t-shirts; buttons; and all other merchandise. The Graphic Designers also produce artwork to support the organization’s campaigns and projects, which may include promotional images, posters, and working with stock images.

We’re looking for people who are able to create visual elements that inspire our supporters and capture their interest, so you should be passionate about graphic design!

When applying for this role, you must complete the task application for the first stage of the recruitment process. You will be receiving an email with further instructions once the task application has been submitted.

This role requires remote-working, so no specific location is required. Applicants must have regular and reliable access to the internet, as well as the motivation to dedicate their time to the organization. Please refer to the job description before applying for this volunteer role.

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Open until position is filled

Social Media Officer

We’re searching for Social Media Officers to join the existing Social Media Team within our Marketing Department. Reporting to the Marketing Co-Manager (Social Media), the Social Media Officers are responsible for maintaining Random Acts’ presence and reputation in the social media world, as well as facilitating communications on the social media accounts they are responsible for.

Although professional experience using Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook is essential, we’d love for our applicants to be passionate about some of our slightly less well known channels too. So if you’re passionate about Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, and the many other social media channels out there, then we want you!

When applying for this role, you must complete the task application for the first stage of the recruitment process. You will be receiving an email with further instructions once the task application has been submitted.

This role requires remote-working, so no specific location is required. Applicants must have regular and reliable access to the internet, as well as the motivation to dedicate their time to the organization. Please refer to the job description before applying for this volunteer role.

Click here to download the job description Click here to download the task assignment Click here to access the task application form

Open until Monday, May 15th at 23:59 ET

Staff Writer

We are currently searching for an internet and social-media savvy Staff Writers to create content to support ongoing projects and initiatives at Random Acts. Reporting to the Marketing Co-Manager (Creative Arts), the Staff Writer is responsible for coordinating the planning, research, organization, and editorial development for our various projects and programs.

You should have experience writing for an online audience, impeccable communication skills, and a deep understanding of social media. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative soul who wants to help us to get our message out through use of the online medium. We need someone who has a near-bottomless well of ideas and excellent editorial judgment.

In order to apply for this role, the required task is to submit a writing portfolio, including any samples of published work, online articles, and blog posts. You will be receiving an email with further instructions once your portfolio has been submitted.

This role requires remote-working, so no specific location is required. Applicants must have regular and reliable access to the internet, flexible work schedule, as well as the motivation to dedicate their time to the organization.

Please read the job description before applying for this volunteer role.

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FAQ

I’d love to work for Random Acts! Are the positions paid and/or full-time?

That’s great that you want to work for us! All of our positions are actually volunteer roles, and they’re all part-time. We know that people often have other full-time roles, as well as family and friends that they occasionally like to see, so we try to be flexible with time commitments. It’s likely that you’d need to be able to commit between 2-10 hours per week, however that depends on both the role you apply for and what programs/events we’re currently working on. The actual hours that you choose to work during can be very flexible; if you do your best work at 3am (and who doesn’t?!) then you’re absolutely able to work at 3am. Although we’d recommend that you do actually sleep at some point.

Do you have to live in the United States to join the staff?

No, we’re international! We don’t have any offices (which means no cleaning our desks at the end of the day!), so you can live anywhere and apply, as long as you have regular and reliable access to the internet. The only positions that have any geographic restrictions are our Regional Representative roles, as we require our Reps to actually live in the regions they represent!

I’m still in high school at the minute, but I really want to make a difference; can I apply?

We prefer our volunteers to be over the age of 18, and ideally we’d like for people to have experience in the role they’re applying for. That doesn’t mean you can’t make a difference though! You can get in touch with your Regional Representative to see if there are any events or meetups in your area, or you can contact us about doing your own act of kindness.

I’d love to be an intern for Random Acts, how do I get some information on signing up?

Unfortunately we don’t currently have any internships, graduate schemes, or work experience programs. As we’re run by volunteers and don’t have any offices, it’s not something that we’re able to support at the moment. It’s something we’d like to set up in the future though, so watch this space!

I’m a really big fan of Misha Collins; if I joined Random Acts would I get to meet him?

The honest answer is no (sorry!). Misha’s a pretty busy guy and, as we don’t have any offices, it’s difficult for him to drop in for a coffee…

Can I apply for a role even if you don’t have any vacancies listed?

Although we love hearing from you all, if we don’t currently have any vacancies listed, then we won’t be accepting any applications for any roles. The best thing to do is keep an eye on this page and social media for alerts about when we post vacancies. That doesn’t mean that you can’t get involved though, as we love it when people start getting more active in promoting kindness in their local communities. Contact your Regional Representative to get started.

I want to start a Random Acts division, club, or chapter. How do I do this?

We’re really sorry, but for legal reasons we can’t currently allow anyone to create a Random Acts branded division, club, or chapter. If you would like to participate in our events and activities as part of a school group, you can do so by partnering with an existing kindness club at your school. You would still be able to apply for funding for acts and participate in activities like AMOK together, you just can’t use our name or brand.

Questions?

If you have any questions about joining the Random Acts team, just email hr@randomacts.org or tweet @RandomActsHR. Thanks!

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