Communications Coordinator

San Francisco County Transportation Authority, San Francisco, California

Date Posted August 27, 2019
Industry Public Relations
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $74,890-103,350



Do you…
?  Want to help shape the future of transportation in San Francisco? 
?  Have a passion for storytelling and community engagement? 
?  Get excited when one of those new light rail vehicles rolls by? 

If so, we invite you to apply to bring your skills and experience to our communications team. 

We’re looking for applicants with 1 year or more of experience in public outreach, public relations, and/or communications. As our Communications Coordinator, you will work on projects including Downtown Congestion Pricing, the Treasure Island Transportation Program, the Lombard Paid Reservation System, and more. 

Reports to: Senior Communications Manager
Exemption status: Full-time, Exempt

We’re looking for candidates who will bring:

Public engagement experience to help develop and implement outreach and engagement plans.

Project management skills to help organize community events.

Digital engagement experience to develop online engagement strategies, monitor our website and social media channels, and propose methods to increase engagement and grow our online audiences.

Excellent writing skills and attention to detail to create content for our website, social media, blog, email alerts, and our monthly newsletter. 

Interpersonal communication skills to build relationships and engage with members of the public, businesses, and other stakeholders.

A passion for creating a more equitable future and supporting the needs and priorities of people of color, people with low-income status, seniors, people with disabilities, and more.

New and creative ideas to involve the community in the planning process. 

Knowledge of San Francisco neighborhoods and proficiency in Spanish or Cantonese are a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

May supervise external consultants.

Annual Compensation Range: $74,890 – $103,350

Salary is effectively higher since the Transportation Authority offers an employer contribution to a retirement plan in lieu of Social Security.

In addition, the Transportation Authority offers a generous cafeteria-style benefits package, which includes, but is not limited to:

Retirement: Up to 10.22% employer contribution

Insurance: Health, dental, life, and long-term disability. Medical and dependent care pre-tax reimbursement accounts.

Deferred Compensation (Section 457)

Vacation: Three (3) weeks of vacation per year during the first 5 years of service

Holidays: 11 holidays per year, plus 3 personal holidays   

Commuter Benefits: Up to $160 per month in Commuter Checks or a $20 per month bike benefit 


This recruitment will remain open until filled. However, first consideration will be given to individuals who respond by September 23, 2019.  

Applications must include: 

Email your submission to or submit by mail:

RE: Communications Coordinator
Attn: Human Resources
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
1455 Market Street, Floor 22
San Francisco, CA 94103

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe diversity and inclusion strengthen our work, and we strive to ensure our staff represents the communities we serve. 

We are committed to fostering an environment of mutual respect. We want to employ and provide career advancement opportunities for people of any:

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or 415-522-4800.

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