Whale with us!

Our team loves using data and tech to increase the impact of nonprofits and we are always looking for great people to whale with us. See our open positions below.

Whole Whale’s headquarters are based in Brooklyn, NY.

Open Positions

Full-Time Roles

Explore our complete benefits package for full-time employees.

Fellowships

There are no fellowship positions available at this time.

The Whole Whale Fellowship Program is designed to prepare recent graduates, young professionals, or those seeking a new career path for full-time employment in the nonprofit and social impact sector by providing hands-on experience and skill-building with digital marketing. Fellows have the opportunity to grow their skills in digital marketing, advertising, and analytics while supporting both internal and client projects. Our fellowships are a 4-month commitment, and fellows are compensated with a weekly stipend. We’d like to consider candidates who have an interest in possibly joining our team full-time.

Opportunities with our Social Impact Clients

Our Values & Beliefs

Mission-Driven

We seriously believe we can close the nonprofit education gap in data and tech.

Analytical

We are geeks who love to find out what the data say about any topic. Smart, analytical, intelligent, data-informed is how we like to refer to our team.

Honest

We accept responsibility for our actions with clients and act with their best interests in all decisions.

Positive

Even if the glass is empty, we are pretty sure there is a fountain nearby if we look hard enough.

Curious

We are always asking questions, testing assumptions and learning as individuals. If we aren’t learning, we feel like we are falling behind.

Efficient

We measure and improve everything including our own work through our sprint accounting system. We a group that gets things done quickly and at a high level of quality.

Empathetic

Understanding the motivations and feelings of those around us and responding appropriately is the key to being a team player and is something we work toward.

Whole Whale is deeply committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. Read our DEI Commitment.

We are also a proud member of the B Corp community, scoring highest in the “Workers” section covering areas like Compensation, Benefits, Training, Ownership, Communication, & Flexibility.

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Analytics Director (Full-Time)

Whole Whale is looking for an Analytics Director to lead our growing Analytics pod. The ideal candidate has experience managing a growing team, working across a suite of web analytics platforms (including Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager), and a deep interest in exploring how data can be used to further nonprofit client impact goals.

  • This is a full-time staff position offered at the Director level. As part of our DEIB Commitment, Whole Whale has transparent salary bands by level to ensure fair compensation across our team. The salary range for this role at the Director level is $73,000 – $85,000. Our total compensation package also includes competitive benefits such as 401k company match, employee profit-share, student loan reimbursement, unlimited PTO, and more.
  • This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Whole Whale leadership team.
  • This role has an option to be Fully Remote. In non-Covid times, Whole Whale is based in Brooklyn, NY. 

Analytics Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the leadership team to identify, prioritize, and execute analytics & technology support across departments, pushing the organization’s data and analytics capabilities beyond general setup and reporting
  • Own Whole Whale’s analytics & reporting product offering, including developing and updating deliverables, templates, case studies, and analytics best practices across the department
  • Oversee Core Competencies, prepare training plans to develop baseline analytics knowledge across the team, and manage growth paths for the Analytics Department
  • Be proficient in completing foundational analytics deliverables, including event configuration in Google Tag Manager, platform set up in Google Analytics, and report-building in Google Data Studio
  • Lead client and public-facing trainings and webinars
  • Stay on top of industry analytics and technology trends, including leading the team around any platform developments and transitions that impact our work (e.g. GA4, IOS privacy changes, deprecation of third-party cookies, GDPR, etc.)

Team Leadership Responsibilities

  • Lead and set the direction for the Analytics Pod. Develop team OKRs with a focus on maximizing performance and growing Whole Whale analytics capacity and expertise.
  • Collaborate with and guide project teams to ensure best practices for data analysis and measurement to meet client goals and objectives
  • Manage 2-4 direct reports, and provide support and oversight to other Analytics Pod members (6+ people)
  • Support business development opportunities and nonprofit partnerships, including participating in pitches or proposal development, and providing recommendations for addressing client analytics, technology, or reporting challenges 
  • Work with senior leadership to incorporate tenets of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging into department competencies

Account Management Responsibilities

  • For the 1st year: serve as the direct point of contact and account manager for 1-2 nonprofit accounts; lead regular meetings, set client expectations, provide email support, present reports and deliverables, project manage the team, and communicate progress
  • Oversee a portfolio of Analytics client projects as led by client account managers; provide client support and ongoing strategic guidance
  • Be a partner and advocate for clients internally and find ways to deliver quality service and support, exceed their expectations, and increase their digital impact
  • Own project management for assigned work; define project objectives and scope to support staff resource allocation and internal operations; manage internal project timelines and delegation of work relevant to team expertise to meet project milestones
  • Lead hands-on trainings with clients on topics related to analytics, technology, digital marketing, and other areas of expertise

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of analytics experience and deep knowledge of Google Analytics (and, as a bonus, GA4) and ability to configure web tracking using Google Tag Manager
  • 2+ years experience managing a team, including management of direct reports
  • Strong ability to distill and communicate complex information for any audience
  • Flexible and strategic problem solver who applies analytical rigor to guide and design data-backed solutions and approaches
  • Strength with advanced Excel/Google Sheets a big plus
  • Strong data visualization skills; ability to design dashboards on Google Data Studio a plus
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, SQL, or similar database queries or business intelligence systems a plus
  • Authentic passion for Whole Whale’s commitment to nonprofit impact and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

How To Apply

Please send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Analytics Director 2022.” Include each of the following elements in your application email: 

  • Resume
  • Salary requirements
  • 2 references, with at least one being a direct supervisor
  • Answers to the following questions: 
    • Tell us about a time when you identified and solved a problem using data.
    • What about this job excites you the most? What do you think will be the most challenging?
    • What are your three workplace superpowers (e.g. the personal qualities that you uniquely bring to any team/role)?
    • What do you think is the greatest Analytics challenge facing nonprofits today? How will you approach this challenge?

Whole Whale is an impact-driven B-corp digital agency that is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. We strongly encourage candidates who identify as people of color, people with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ+ to apply. Having different backgrounds, life experiences, knowledge, capabilities, and talents is what gives our team its unique strength and allows us to best serve our diverse clients and causes. Candidate applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.



Account Manager (Full-Time)

Whole Whale seeks an Account Manager to support our growing account strategy team. The ideal candidate has experience in client and/or partner relationship management, social impact, and a deep interest and understanding of digital marketing and/or advertising.

  • This is a full-time staff position offered at the Manager level. As part of our DEIB Commitment, Whole Whale has transparent salary bands by level to ensure fair compensation across our team. The salary band for this role at the Manager level is $54,000 – $66,000. Our total compensation package also includes competitive benefits such as 401k company match, employee profit-share, student loan reimbursement, unlimited PTO, and more.
  • This role has an option to be Fully Remote. In non-Covid times, Whole Whale is based in Brooklyn, NY. 

Client Account Management 

  • Serve as the main point of contact for 3-5 nonprofit clients; lead regular meetings, set client expectations, provide email support, present reports and deliverables, and communicate progress
  • Provide a 30K foot view for clients to best leverage Whole Whale’s digital marketing capabilities to help them make progress towards their impact goals
  • Lead project management for assigned clients; define project objectives, set timelines, and work with team members to delegate work relevant to their expertise to meet project milestones and deadlines
  • Be a partner and advocate for clients internally and find ways to deliver quality service and support, exceed their expectations, and increase their digital impact
  • Lead video and in-person trainings and presentations on topics related to impact measurement, fundraising, digital marketing, and other areas of expertise
  • Lead impact mapping and own high-level strategy and vision for how our nonprofit clients can best leverage all facets of their digital marketing to further their impact goals
  • Ensure high quality client-facing deliverables and depth of strategic thinking

Digital Campaign Strategy

  • Become an expert in digital campaigns  (including digital marketing, online fundraising, and supporter nurture tactics, such as advertising and email) — While 70% of this job will be account leadership, the other 30% will be developing deeper expertise in this area
  • Think creatively to answer client questions and interpret insights using data from multiple sources, including web analytics, social media, and search tools
  • Plan, execute, and report on digital engagement and fundraising campaigns for the web, search (including Google Ad Grant), social media, and advertising
  • Develop and test new campaign ideas to optimize for client success, including developing activation concepts, copy, audience targeting, tactics, and messaging
  • Lead supporter acquisition and cultivation best practices, including email nurture and automation tactics, donation page optimization, and donor remarketing strategies
  • Meticulously set-up client campaigns with an eye on every small detail and check box
  • Help us continuously improve Whole Whale’s approach to campaigns and fundraising by keeping a finger on the pulse of new platforms, tools, strategies, and tactics for success

Thought Leadership

  • Stay up to date on new digital marketing opportunities and tools to support client success and keep the team informed
  • Create recommendations and training documents for clients and partners, including speaking and presenting at WWU Live webinars and conferences
  • Write and edit articles and guides on relevant nonprofit issues and opportunities that interest you
  • Be a positive, forward thinking leader on the team, including managing 1-2 full or part-time employees as needed

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing client or partner relationships
  • 2+ years of professional experience, especially in roles involving nonprofit digital marketing and/or project management with a high bar for rigor, quality, and integrity
  • Comprehensive understanding of digital marketing and/or advertising tactics and key platforms
  • Comfortable moving seamlessly from big picture strategy to supporting on tactical implementation when needed
  • Creative problem-solver driven by a need to look to the data, iterate, think outside the box, and try new things to deliver even better results
  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills –  able to successfully and independently manage multiple projects at once
  • Authentic passion for Whole Whale’s commitment to nonprofit impact and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

How To Apply

Send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Account Manager 2022.” Please include each of the following elements: 

  • Resume
  • Salary requirements
  • 2 references, with at least one being a direct supervisor (we will not contact these without notifying you first)
  • Responses to the following:
    • What is your personal experience with digital marketing / advertising / fundraising? Please share examples.
    • What do you think is required to support the success of clients/partner relationships?
    • What’s a cause or organization that you care about and how would you like to see them utilize digital marketing/advertising/fundraising to serve their cause?

Whole Whale is an impact-driven B-corp digital agency that is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. We strongly encourage candidates who identify as people of color, people with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ+ to apply. Having different backgrounds, life experiences, knowledge, capabilities, and talents is what gives our team its unique strength and allows us to best serve our diverse clients and causes. Candidate applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Digital Analyst (Full-Time) 

Whole Whale is looking for a Digital Analyst passionate about building tech to catalyze social impact.

  • This is a full-time staff position offered at the Associate level. As part of our DEIB Commitment, Whole Whale has transparent salary bands by level to ensure fair compensation across our team. The salary range for this role at the Associate level is $45,000 – $50,000. Our total compensation package also includes competitive benefits such as 401k company match, employee profit-share, student loan reimbursement, unlimited PTO, and more.
  • This role has an option to be Fully Remote. In non-Covid times, Whole Whale is based in Brooklyn, NY.  

Responsibilities 

Reporting

  • Think creatively to find actionable insights for clients using data from multiple sources, including web analytics, customer databases, social media, and search tools
  • Build reporting dashboards to visualize data across multiple platforms

Configuration

  • Audit and configure Google Analytics accounts (both Universal Analytics + GA4) for nonprofit clients 
  • Set up custom dimensions, custom metrics, view filters and other advanced configurations in Google Analytics to improve the tracking of online behaviors
  • Implement Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager scripts and code
  • Investigate how to implement custom tracking with third-party tools or without direct access to a site’s code, ie. e-commerce donation tracking

Communication & Capacity-building

  • Manage workflow and assist client managers in the clear presentation and interpretation of data and campaigns
  • Research and determine new opportunities and tools to support client success
  • Create recommendation and training documents for clients 
  • Write and edit blog posts and guides on relevant tech and nonprofit issues and opportunities that interest you

Opportunities for Growth

We take learning seriously and encourage individuals to take a leading role in determining their growth at Whole Whale. Beyond continued learning and experience to deepen advertising expertise, growth opportunities for the Digital Analyst could include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Whole Whale marketing: Build, scale and produce WW content (site resources, videos, social content, etc.) and find other creative ways of marketing our services and products
  • Client Account Management: Serve as the direct point of contact for nonprofit clients and lead the client team in developing and delivering marketing and advertising services
  • Internal operations: Take part in internal processes for hiring new team members, choosing client projects to work on, building WW culture, cultivating internal expertise, or participating in other internal systems
  • Product development: Support our product team in managing WW products (like Whole Whale University and WWU Live) and/or in pitching and developing new products (like our new Inclusivity Tool) that support our nonprofit partners
  • People management: Act as a manager for interns, fellows, or full time employees

Qualifications

This is an entry level position — we are primarily looking for applicants eager to learn and develop their skills in the web analytics space. The ideal candidate has: 

  • Familiarity with Google Analytics (both Universal Analytics + GA4), Google Tag Manager, or other web analytics platforms
  • Formula and keyboard shortcut whiz with Spreadsheets
  • Strong ability to communicate technical concepts with non-technical humans and turn numbers into stories
  • Superb attention to detail and ability to think through edge cases
  • Passionate about social causes
  • Embody WW values of curious, honest, positive, efficient, analytical, empathetic, and mission-driven
  • Bonus: Experience in or willingness to learn at least one of these areas
    • Entry-level experience or classes in coding languages/platforms
    • CRMs such as Salesforce and Blackbaud

To apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information (emails preferred) of 2 references to [email protected] with the subject line “Digital Analyst 2022.” References will not be contacted without explicit notice to the candidate. In your cover letter, please address these questions: 

  • What is your previous experience with web analytics and/or data analysis? Please be as specific as possible in your examples.
  • If you have any experience with/exposure to digital marketing, please detail those experiences for us as well. 
  • What is a social cause or organization that you are passionate about? How do you think that organization could better leverage data to support their mission? 

Whole Whale is an impact-driven B-corp digital agency that is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. We strongly encourage candidates who identify as people of color, people with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ+ to apply. Having different backgrounds, life experiences, knowledge, capabilities, and talents is what gives our team its unique strength and allows us to best serve our diverse clients and causes. Candidate applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Open Whaler Application Drop

Are you a developer? Would you like to be part of building a brand new product and developing new features for our nonprofit clients?

Are you a data analyst/strategist? Looking for an opportunity to do meaningful data strategy work with Google Analytics?

Are you a digital marketing expert? Want to learn more about turning digital advertising into social impact?

We’re always on the hunt for good talent. If you think you could make a big impact at Whole Whale, send us your resume and a brief note explaining your background and how Whole Whale could benefit from bringing you on board. Send these materials to [email protected]


Full-Time Whaler Benefits

Every full-time hire undergoes a three-month “swim test” but is eligible to enroll in core benefits like health, vision, and dental care right away. Base salary for entry-level roles starts at $45k.

Whole Whale’s full awesome benefits for full-time employees include: 

  • Annual profit share: A percentage of profits are shared as a 401k distribution to full-time employees who qualify. This has historically equated to approximately 10% of base salary.
  • 100% Paid Health, vision, dental care: Base plan for Health, vision, and dental premiums fully covered in one option along with additional plans to meet your needs.
  • Unlimited PTO: Minimum of 10 vacation or sick days must be taken each year. We count work getting done – not working days. 
  • Technology budget: New employees get a tech setup budget for a computer and equipment as needed. Presently, Whole Whale is also providing extra equipment to facilitate work-from-home productivity.
  • Learning budget: $750 a year to spend on approved educational activities, books, classes, or conferences. We’re serious about learning. 
  • Wellness budget: $400 a year to spend on enhancing your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Cell phone: Whole Whale covers phone costs up to $700/year for any employees who choose to join the company Verizon phone plan. 
  • 401k with 4% company match: Whole Whale matches up to 4% of salary contribution.
  • Student loan assistance: After 1 year, whalers can receive up to $600/yr ($50 off their monthly payments) to support paying off their student loans (up to $1800/yr after 3+ yrs).
  • Commission: Whalers can earn a 5% commission fee up to $5,000 for any new business they generate.
  • Work abroad month: After 2.5 years, full-time employees have the opportunity to work abroad for up to one month. Includes a reduced 4-day work week and up to $2,500 towards the trip cost (reputable remote work partners provided).
  • Paid parental leave: New parents can take up to 12 weeks of paid leave to be with their new child. After that, up to 3 months of unpaid leave or flexible time can be arranged.
  • In-office perks when we reopen: WW is currently fully remote but is planning on reopening a Brooklyn office in 2022.
    • Staff retreat: Once a year the team goes on a staff retreat for team-building and goal-setting activities. The Poconos and upstate NY have been popular destinations.
    • Office snacks: We keep a fully stocked kitchen in our Brooklyn-based office, including unlimited tea and coffee and other snacks
    • Flexible remote work policy