JOB DESCRIPTION: DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
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, www.tenantstogether.org.
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.
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
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
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
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:
474 Valencia Street, #156
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tenants Together is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workplace.