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Why Beyond Type 1

  • We are a rapidly growing organization.
  • We are an insanely productive team making big things happen.
  • We are a mission-driven company with Silicon Valley startup/tech roots.
  • We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and vacation packages.
  • Culture is key – we work hard to ensure a work environment that is engaging, exciting and empowering.
  • Changing the world is rewarding and fun.

About Beyond Type 1

Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources, and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the path to a cure for Type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with Type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness.

See below for current openings. Don’t see a job for you, but want us to keep your resume on file? Email katrina@beyondtype1.org.

Current openings

Social Media Manager (Full Time)

Position: Social Media Manager (Full Time)

Commitment: Full-Time

Location: San Carlos, CA 

Compensation: Salary DOE, Comprehensive Benefits and PTO Policy

Role Overview:

Beyond Type 1 is seeking a Social Media Manager to plan, create, and monitor social media activity for a range of brand accounts in the Beyond Type 1 ecosystem. This role will report to the Director of Brand Communications. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning and managing calendars for 10+ social media accounts with unique content strategies and goals
  • Writing clear, accurate and appropriate copy for social posts that are in line with the Beyond Type 1 brand voice 
  • Using industry best practices to maximize engagement, growth, and click-thru across platforms
  • Leveraging social media as a top-of-funnel mechanism to drive new community member engagement
  • Collaborating with the Beyond Type 1 editorial team to read, understand, and share published content 
  • Monitoring conversations in the diabetes online community, to engage with key topics/news/campaigns
  • Engaging with and elevating the Beyond Type 1 online community by sourcing user-generated content, managing social media inboxes, commenting, replying etc. 
  • Contributing to the development of the long-term social media strategy of the entire Beyond Type 1 brand

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required 
  • Proven track record managing brand social media account(s) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly read and understand written content related to health topics 
  • Ability to write compelling social media copy to drive audience engagement
  • Comfort in a startup, rapid-growth environment
  • Collaborative, team-player with strong interpersonal skills

To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to katrina@beyondtype1.org with the subject line “Social Media Position”.

Winter Intern (Part-Time, Paid)

Position: Winter Intern (Part-Time, Paid)

When: January – June 2020

Where: San Carlos, CA

Commitment: 10-20 hours/week

Internship Overview: 

Beyond Type 1 is seeking a part-time fall intern to work with and support a small, passionate team aiming to change the face of this disease! This is the perfect internship for someone looking for a learning + growth opportunity, and interested in the intersection of philanthropy, business, tech, healthcare, and lifestyle brands. We offer internships for 3-month periods at a time. Open to High-School + College students, and beyond!

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with various administrative operations for the team
  • Helping keep our office running smoothly — packaging, shipping, stewardship, miscellaneous errands and more
  • Participating in collaborative team meetings and brainstorm, gaining exposure to a broad range of programming and business decision-making
  • Supporting team members with project-based tasks based on interest and experience level.


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Passionate about non-profit work (even better if you’re passionate about diabetes or health advocacy generally)
  • Eager to learn and help with a wide variety of tasks
  • Quick learner, self-starter, trustworthy and reliable
  • Have access to car and a valid Driver’s License for frequent errands
  • Comfort in a startup, rapid-growth environment
  • Collaborative, team-player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office programs
  • Must be available to come into office at least 3 days per week.

Have other skills you can contribute? Let us know!

We are only considering candidates who can work out of our San Carlos office. Please send a Resume and Cover Letter to katrina@beyondtype1.org with the subject line “Intern Positon”.