Alexis Perrotta 114 posts
As a seasoned communications professional with 15 years of nonprofit experience and 6 years of experience creating engaging content and copy, I love the idea that a thoughtfully crafted piece of content can spark social change. Here at Idealist Careers, I'm eager to offer job seekers, game changers, and do-gooders actionable tips, career resources, and "social-impact lifestyle" advice.

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Are You Idealist’s New Marketing Coordinator?

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Join our collaborative and creative marketing team working to connect people with social impact opportunities and nonprofits with their dream teams. Idealist supports millions of social good organizations and individuals who want to make a difference, bringing them together in the shared space of Idealist.org. Here, organizations post jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities and individuals […]

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Ask Alexis | Can I Work in the Nonprofit Sector Without a College Degree?

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Dear Ask Alexis, How can I move into nonprofits without a college degree? I have owned small businesses all my life and recently closed a business I owned for 29 years. Any thoughts? Best,Looking for a Way *** Dear Looking for a Way, Thanks for your question, and I’m sorry to hear you’re having a […]

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Ask Alexis | Can I Ask What I Need to Land the Job?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I’m looking at a posting for a job I would enjoy but don’t qualify for. I’m not in the same field, but some of my background is related and I’d be willing to pick up more education or experience if it’s needed. Would it be appropriate to ask the employer what I […]

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Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

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While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, a volunteer, a parent or friend, or a proactive voice within an organization. So, when […]

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