Manager, Digital Engagement

  • KaBOOM!
  • Jul 16, 2018
Full time Communications Non-profit-Social Services Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

  • Do you want to have a direct impact on kids and communities too often familiar with broken promises and little action?
  • Are you ready, well-organized and creative enough to represent the voice of a growing brand across digital channels?
  • Do you work well across various teams and have a knack for relationship building?

Come play with us!

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids particularly those growing up in poverty in America the childhood they deserve filled with balanced and active play, so they can thrive. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build, open, or improve more than 17,000 playgrounds, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers, and served 9 million kids. We believe that when kids play, we all win.

The Digital Engagement Manager, External Affairs is responsible for representing KaBOOM! across social media and email communication channels. 

KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity – women, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Production and management of KaBOOM! mass emails and social media posts, including:
    • messaging and content development planning and production;
    • content development and production;
    • markup production;
    • audience configuration;
    • advertising development;
    • deployment of emails, social media posts, and social ads;
    • post email-send, social media post, and campaign analysis.
  • Serve as a growth editor for KaBOOM! social media, continually resurfacing KaBOOM! content into relevant and strategic conversations and/or moments happening across social media, ensuring that KaBOOM! content continually finds the audience it was intended for.
  • Help strategize email and social media content streams, lending insight and know-how to campaign plans through quantitative analysis.
  • Juggle concurrent campaigns and responsibilities in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Actively contributes to our inclusive work environment by valuing other people regardless of differences and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence.


Can Do!

Candidates should have the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to effectively shift course when faced with changing circumstances, rising to the challenge of unfamiliar tasks or issues.

Will Do!

Candidates should be willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities as they grow in their position and in the organization. They should possess the ability to manage competing deadlines.

Team Fit!

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, a team player, flexible and able to bring a high level of energy to everything they do. Candidates should be quick to respond to team needs while maintaining excellence in the quality of their work.

Damn Quick!

Strong coordination, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills are valued. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position. 

Damn Smart!

Relevant experience in communications and marketing along with a Bachelor’s degree is strongly desired.

We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids’ lives.  Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to  and select Manager, Digital Engagement.  Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. position will be based in our Washington, DC office.