Job: D-Rev (Design for the Other 90%) is Hiring an Administrative Project Manager

D-Rev (Design for the Other 90%)

In 2007, Paul Polak founded D-Rev “to create a design revolution by enlisting the best designers in the world to develop products and ideas that will benefit the 90% of the people on earth who are poor, in order to help them earn their way out of poverty.” D-Rev seeks to do this by inspiring, educating, and connecting all of the people who are involved in the design process, from the inception to the purchase and use of products.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Fry at stephanie {at] d-rev [dot} com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Salary is $32,000 plus a great benefits package.

Here’s a pretty basic list of job duties:

Event Coordination

Book Events
• Contact conference coordinators, universities, Paul’s colleagues
• Pitch Paul Polak speaking event
• Negotiate fees
• Maintain Events Calendar

Advancing events
• Send out flyers/postcards to event coordinator for promotion
• Send out press releases to the event’s local media
• Maintain contact with Event Coordinator
• Make sure travel arrangements have been made
• Make sure event details are included in marketing / pr / communications outlets

Communications Coordination

Website Maintenance (
• Update Events Page with all event details in existing format
• Update Media Page with media logo, pull quote, date and link to article
• Make sure front page is updated on a weekly basis (newsflashes, tour dates, etc)
• Use Adobe Contribute software
Website Maintenance (
• Make sure all content is accurate and in line with 501c3 rules
• Use Adobe Contribute software
• Post all events, press releases and news on this site
• Post videos of work and share with others interested in similar work on youtube
Newsletters / Constant Contact
• is the site we use for newsletters
• Send out newsletter once/month
Paul Polak update
• This is a personal email that goes out once per month
• You’ll need an event summary, attaching the Events Calendar
• Recent media attention
• Recent efforts to market the book
• Any other news
• Software is Vegas Pro 8, on media computer at office
• Keep video media files
• Edit video footage to post on facebook, youtube, and
• Make videos as necessary for proposals
Media Relations
• Send out press releases
• Work with local/national media
• Research journalists
• Research media outlet

Office Management

Make sure office is set up
• Phones
• Internet
• Hardware and software
• Lease agreements
• Order supplies
• Keep files
Manage HR Outsourcing
• Payroll
• Health Benefits
• Dental
• 401k
• Workers Comp

Development Support

• Creating skeletons for proposals
• Gathering information from staff to put into proper format for funder
• Creating budgets
• Sending thank you letters and reports to funders
• Proofreading and putting proposals into final format
• Facilitating connections
• Giving people information on how they can help financially
• Sending information on the organization to people Paul will be meeting with
• Setting up meetings

Personal Assistant

Manage Outlook / Email of Founder
• Check accounts daily
• Mange Calendar and Emails
Schedule / travel packets
• Maintain Founder’s schedule
• Communication with family and friends about travel arrangements
• Book travel plans
• Book meetings