Taming the Social Media Beast: Rebecca Gordon Selected as Featured Speaker, 2013 BoardSource Leadership Forum

2013-10-22 10.20.22 amEach year, more than 700 nonprofit leaders from around the world gather with an impressive array of experts to discuss the newest thinking and practices in nonprofit governance and solutions to current leadership issues at the BoardSource Leadership Forum.

This year, the Rebecca Gordon Group is proud to announce our very own Rebecca Gordon has been selected to share her social insight on taming the social media beast through “Creating Something Out of Nothing: Social Media in the Nonprofit Sector” at the 2013 BoardSource Leadership Forum, in Los Angeles, CA.

“Social media communications offers nonprofits an opportunity to more easily do what we are good at,” says Gordon, “Connect and cultivate communities, partners, donors, and friends, who are the lifeblood of meeting our missions and changing the world.”

Gordon’s session is designed to pinpoint common social media related leadership challenges in the nonprofit sector, while providing lighthearted, workable solutions that will garner results and an overall return of investment. Highlights are to include the importance of “Understanding Your Audience,” “Embracing the Editorial Calendar,” and the importance of a solid social media strategy.

Want to learn how to tame the beast?  Check out “Creating Something Out of Nothing: Social Media in the Nonprofit Sector” at the 2013 BoardSource Leadership Forum, where Rebecca will walk participants through the jungle and tame the social media beast.

For more information view Gordon’s latest post on Exceptionalboards.com, or visit the 2013 BoardSource Leadership Forum website.




Now Hiring: Part-time Content Creator and Graphic Designer


Part-time Content Creator and Graphic Designer

The Rebecca Gordon Group founded in 2011 to work with nonprofit professionals and small businesses is seeking a part-time graphic design and content creator professional.

Hours: 10-15 hours a week. Most work will be done remotely.

Compensation: $8.50/hr plus academic credit if applicable.


• Work with staff on marketing and communications projects.

• Assist with email marketing, web design

• Work with staff to create copy for websites

• Draft content for blogs, manage postings

• Work with staff to create and maintain editorial calendars for clients.

• Assist with social media efforts. Skills Needed:

• Detail oriented

• Creative, graphic design experience

• Knowledge of WordPress

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Experience with social media a plus

• Ability to meet deadlines

To apply send resume and two work samples to Rebecca Gordon at Rebecca@rebeccagordon.org by 5pm on October 25, 2013.

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At the Rebecca Gordon Group we’ve become leaders at creating “followers.” Whether it’s nonprofit consultingsocial media management or website development,  the Rebecca Gordon Group is committed to working with professionals who want to build strong organizations, businesses, boards and community support to meet their mission and/or goals.

Does keeping up with the latest social media lingo leave you feeling left behind? Sometimes too much tech-talk can leave both your head and your hard drive spinning! Each week the Rebecca Gordon Group will help increase your viral vocabulary through definitions of the latest marketing/technological terms and social sayings.