Jacob supports the online communication efforts for the program and development teams as the Digital Media Associate at Next Step. Jacob’s strong writing and researching skills are valuable assets for program recruitment, ticket sales for fundraising events and Next Step’s brand identity online. Jacob has five years of professional social media experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. He previously held the position of social media intern at Garrity Insurance, Restoration Project and Next Step. During his internships, Jacob expanded his knowledge of what kind of impact a strong social media presence can have for a non-profit or for-profit organization.
Jacob earned a BA in psychology from The University of Northern Colorado.
Favorite thing about working at Next Step
I love seeing the young adults come to Next Step and finding a community of peers who understand them, who’ve been in their shoes. The K9 affairs team always liven up the office too.
Random personal factoid
Chocolate is my kryptonite and yet I can’t get enough of it.