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Together we can build a digital world where our kids can thrive.
We feel strongly about hiring smart, passionate, creative people who want to improve the media and technology landscape for kids, families, and schools.
Our 5 Organizational Values
Excellence: We deliver award-winning programs that are trusted and loved.
Inclusion: We uphold a workplace and programs that welcome everyone and invite diverse perspectives.
Innovation: We anticipate challenges and trends, and collaborate to lead change.
Connection: We work hard to connect the people we serve to resources, skills, and support.
Teamwork: We support each other to bring our mission and vision to life.
A diverse, equitable, inclusive culture
We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to thrive. That's why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. See our story, and read about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Our Generous Benefits Package
Common Sense employees enjoy a rich Health & Welfare Benefits package. If you're a full-time employee—regularly scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week—you're eligible once you're hired. Most benefits start the first of the month following your hire date.
Medical: PPO and HMO plans. We cover 85% of the premium for you and your dependents.
Vision: We cover 100% of the premium for you and your dependents.
Dental: includes ortho coverage up to $2k
Flex and dependent spending accounts
401k: match up to 4%
Health and wellness benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Thank you for considering a role at Common Sense. Browse our current opportunities to discover one you're interested in.
Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Common Sense, we're dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate.
San Francisco, CA
Salary Range: $135,000-$155,000
The Development Director, Bay Area Region serves as the lead strategist, manager, and frontline fundraiser for Common Sense’s major gift individual and event fundraising effort (gifts of $5,000-$100,000+) in the Bay Area. The Development Director manages and builds the Bay Area/Silicon Valley Regional Advisory Councils and oversees both cultivation and fundraising events across the region. Working closely with the VP of Development, Individual Giving, the Regional Advisory Councils, and the CEO’s office, this position is responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding existing and new donor relationships, with a focus on raising five and six-figure gifts.
San Francisco, CA
Salary Range: $85,600.00- $96,300
We are seeking a communications professional who can work across teams to promote our research, ratings, and content externally. The ideal Public Relations Manager is an avid news consumer who has a deep understanding of the media landscape and enjoys working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Salary Range: $111,200-$132,050
The senior counsel for tech policy will serve as the primary front line policy and legal advocate on behalf of Common Sense Media’s mission to make the internet healthier and safer for children, teens, and families. The Senior Counsel will be skilled at identifying and analyzing legislative, legal, and regulatory developments and opportunities, communicating with a broad range of constituencies, and writing content for diverse audiences.
San Francisco, or one of our hub locations (LA, D.C., NY)
Salary Range: $25-$30 an hour
The social media and copywriting temp will support key teams across the organization on both day-to-day social media tasks and project-specific copywriting needs. The role will report to the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications but will need to work independently with members of the teams supporting these projects.