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Interim Director

Strategic Communications and Operations

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Pivotal Ventures

Pivotal Ventures

51-200 employees

Accelerates social progress through investments and advocacy.

Venture Capital

Compensation Overview

$211.5k - $223.6kAnnually


Seattle, WA, USA

Project Management
Strategy Development
Business & Strategy
Required Skills
  • Strong understanding of Communications’ role in delivering on business objectives and mission.
  • Experience across multiple subject areas such as brand, digital, earned media, messaging, and campaigning, including advocacy.
  • Understanding of audience development and segmentation.
  • Experience developing meaningful measurement and insights performance to targets.
  • Strong collaborator and integrator who connects the dots to optimize impact and efficiency.
  • Excellent writing skills and experience conveying complex ideas through compelling copy and social-friendly content and campaigns.
  • Agile individual who can identify opportunities in ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
  • Ability to react well under pressure and maintain a positive, cooperative, and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to offer creative solutions when faced with challenges.
  • Humility, self-awareness, sense of humor, and ability to work with a diverse team.
  • Deep commitment to participating in and upholding Equity and Belonging practices.
  • Drive and track Pivotal communications strategy and budget.
  • Supervise progress on the annual budget for Pivotal communications.
  • Ensure knowledge and understanding of the Pivotal strategic communications plan.
  • Guide editorial planning process.
  • Identify new opportunities and develop strategies to implement them.
  • Lead and develop team operations and cross-team information sharing.
  • Understand and support team finance functions.
  • Ensure strategic coherence across Pivotal Communications workstreams.
  • Contribute to team culture through demonstrated leadership.

Founded by Melinda French Gates, Pivotal Ventures is a social impact organization that focuses on expanding opportunities and accelerating equality in the United States through strategic investments, partnerships, and advocacy. The company works in areas where social progress has traditionally stalled, employing a strategy that combines clear-eyed understanding of systemic problems with optimism for potential change. This approach makes it a compelling place to work for individuals passionate about driving meaningful social change and working alongside thought leaders in philanthropy and social advocacy.

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Seattle, Washington



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth