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Save The Bay is the largest regional organization working to protect and restore San Francisco Bay. Our Oakland-based team mobilizes supporters and partners throughout the region to protect the Bay from pollution and climate change, and to restore crucial shoreline habitat for endangered species and flood protection.

We are always looking for talented and passionate Bay Savers to join our team. To apply for a position at Save The Bay, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@savesfbay.org. Include the position title in the subject line.

Available Positions

Communications Coordinator
Save The Bay Fellows (volunteer positions)

 


Communications Coordinator

For more than five decades, Save The Bay has been the leading regional organization working to protect and restore San Francisco Bay. We seek a full-time Communications Coordinator with excellent writing, digital communications, social media, and project management skills to play an integral role in the Development and Communications Team.

The Communications Coordinator works closely with the Associate Director of Communications & Annual Giving to implement communications strategies for all aspects of the organization’s work. He/She/They works collaboratively to expand Save The Bay’s voice and impact across multiple communications platforms. This position offers a unique opportunity for creativity and growth for those who uphold a positive attitude, and can work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This position reports to the Associate Director of Communications & Annual Giving.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Associate Director of Communications & Annual Giving to assist in developing and implementing communications strategies that support Save The Bay’s mission and programs
  • Advance Save The Bay’s social media presence; manage all accounts, assist in developing social strategies, own content creation and curation, and moderate and drive conversations
  • Develop copy and content that maintains a consistent brand and voice for a variety of platforms including emails, website, blog, social media, and other organizational needs
  • Manage website updates to ensure content is fresh and timely, including creating home page sliders, editing copy and images, and other tasks as needed
  • Manage the creation of multimedia assets including videos, gifs, audio recordings, social media graphics, and more
  • Collaborate across departments to develop, build, and send external email communications via Pardot; manage all parts of the process from content creation through distribution
  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of social media and email communications activities, engagement levels, and progress
  • Support the creation of donation pages and updates for ongoing Classy campaigns
  • Assist in the management of the editorial calendar

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support communications related to events including working with lead sponsors to build and execute custom communications plans and social media campaigns
  • Handle PR inquiries; write press releases and OpEds, pitch and place stories as needed
  • Provide design support as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in marketing/communications agency or in-house, nonprofit experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal, writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Excellent project management skills, the ability to juggle multiple projects, meet deadlines and see all aspects through to completion
  • Excellent attention to detail and time/task management skills, ability to think quickly and creatively and adapt to shifting priorities and needs
  • Technological proficiency in: WordPress, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office suite, email marketing tools (Pardot, MailChimp, etc.), social content management platforms (Coschedule, Hootsuite, etc.), and project management tools (Asana, etc.); knowledge of Salesforce a bonus
  • Ability to work effectively and independently but also as a member of a team
  • Clean background check
  • Enthusiasm for Save The Bay’s mission and programs

Compensation and Benefits:

The hourly range for this non-exempt position is $24.00 – $26.50, depending on experience. Save The Bay offers excellent employee benefits including insurance for medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic services; a 403(b) retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and sick time.

Due to the current health pandemic Save The Bay’s office is currently closed and all employees are working remotely. Save The Bay is an equal opportunity employer that strives to recruit and retain an equitable, inclusive, and diverse workforce.

To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@savesfbay.org with the subject line: Communications Coordinator.

 


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