What We Do
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco believes in the power of homeownership to create generational impact. To this end, we build homes for first-time homeowners and sustain homeownership by helping vulnerable homeowners retain their home as an asset for generations to come.
The Marketing and Communications Manager will engage, inspire and motivate people across our region to support Habitat’s mission: whether as donors, as volunteers, or as advocates. The manager will be a key resource for the organization as a generator of stories, a deviser of marketing collateral. S/he will also be an important source of advice for colleagues on all aspects of marketing and communications. This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.
- Devising PowerPoint decks that are visually appealing and suitable for use in a variety of settings: from board presentations to large events.
- Preparing less complex leaflets and other marketing pieces in–house using Adobe Creative Suite. Liaising with external design and print vendors for more complex work.
- Updating Habitat’s social media accounts and website with timely, engaging content that informs people about news, events and activities.
- Talking with a variety of people (families, volunteers, donors) and capturing stories for use across all marketing channels.
- Working with external vendors – including designers, printers, videographers, photographers and web developers, to coordinate development of more advanced projects.
- Updating Habitat’s website with interesting, timely content, setting up new pages as needed for events and special occasions, liaising with external support to make it happen.
- Maintaining an external communications calendar and exercising judgement about the scale and scope of outreach to particular audiences.
Public Relations (40%)
- Creating and placing opinions pieces with a range of media. Creating opportunities for earned media coverage at events throughout the organization.
- Assisting with the creation speeches, presentations and other material for delivery by colleagues at public meetings, fundraising events, conferences etc.
- Providing general communications and organizational assiatance with a variety of events throughout the year. Attending events as needed.
- Holding meetings with internal and external individual and organizations to represent Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco.
- Assisting with developing the departmental annual budget and keeping spending on track.
- Ensuring sign-off and payment of invoices to all vendors.
- Confident user of key elements of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign)
- Strong interpersonal Communication Skills
- Experience and comfort administering a WordPress-based website dashboard
- Experienced user of Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other social media platforms
- Able to draft concise, compelling copy for a variety of audiences. Strong design sense.
- Able to juggle multiple projects and reprioritize as needed
- Knowledge of standard office software (Outlook, Microsoft Office, Excel)
- Must be able to pass background check (In accordance with state and county law: convictions do not necessarily rule out employment, it depends on the nature and severity of the conviction and is evaluated on a case by case basis, check is conducted on last 7 years only.)
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and stand or bend as necessary. Must be able to travel.
Compensation for this role is competitive, DOE. This full-time position offers health, dental and vision insurance, chiropractic/acupuncture, life insurance, long-term disability, employee assistance program (EAP), Flex Savings Account (FSA), 403b retirement account, commuter benefits, and 20 days paid time off, 3 sick days, and 12 paid holidays.
EEO: Habitat Greater San Francisco is an equal opportunity employer. Habitat Greater San Francisco strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.
Habitat GSF receives federal funds through Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) and is required by federal law, to the greatest extent possible, to provide job training and employment opportunities to Section 3 residents. *Section 3 residents are defined as public housing residents or low-income persons who live in metropolitan area or non-metropolitan counties where HUD-assisted projects are located.