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Tenants Together, California’s statewide organization for renters’ rights, seeks a Development & Communications Coordinator. This is a full-time position based in San Francisco.

About Tenants Together

Tenants Together is California’s only statewide renters' rights organization. Tenants Together is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of California’s tenants through education, organizing, and advocacy. For more information about Tenants Together, please visit our website,

The Position

The Development & Communications Coordinator is a full-time position reporting to the Associate Director. Among other responsibilities, the Development & Communications Coordinator will have primary responsibility for the organization’s foundation grants and media strategy. We are a small, mission-driven nonprofit. The successful candidate will need to wear many hats, as described below.

Job Responsibilities

 Fund Development

 Research and identify institutional funders with interests that align with TT

 Attend information sessions and set up foundation meetings in partnership with our Executive and Associate Directors

 Prepare and submit LOIs, grant applications, and grant reports

 Create and distribute fundraising material and donor appeals through mail, email, and social media

 Maintain grants calendar and track fundraising activity, with assistance from Office Manager

 Communications

 Maintain media contact and media database, with assistance from Office Manager

 Write and distribute press releases, announcements, email blasts, and online actions in coordination with program staff and broader coalition

 Manage TT social media and posts with help from TT volunteers

 Develop communications strategy and calendar key press actions in coordination with staff and broader coalition

 Develop core messaging materials and talking points for campaigns, actions & events

 General

 Create promotional material to support development and communications work

 Develop and report on key metrics to determine effectiveness of strategies

 Participate in staff meetings and work closely with program & admin staff

 Supervise volunteers/interns


 Bachelor’s Degree

 Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in development (including grant writing) and/or communications (including media and social media)

 Demonstrated ability to raise funds from institutional donors

 Knowledge of and relationships with potential funders to hit the ground running

 Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

 Strong verbal and written communication skills

 Ability to multi-task

 Demonstrated passion for and commitment to social, economic and/or racial justice; tenant rights and/or housing justice knowledge preferred

 Tech savvy and computer proficient, including Word, Excel, social media, and Salesforce

 Team player who takes initiative; must be able to work independently and collaboratively

Salary, Benefits and Timing

This is a full-time position to start as soon as possible. Medical, dental, paid vacation. Salary DOE.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume by mail or email (attachments in PDF or Word only) to:

Tenants Together

474 Valencia Street, #156

San Francisco, CA 94103

Tenants Together is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workplace.

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