Communications Manager

San Francisco AIDS Foundation, San Francisco, California

Date Posted February 14, 2020
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Health/Science
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Organizational Summary:
Imagine a future where every person has the power and resources we need to make decisions about our bodies and health. Where race is not a barrier to health and wellness, substance use is not stigmatized, HIV status does not determine quality of life, and HIV transmission is eliminated. That’s our vision for the future, when health justice is achieved for everyone. At San Francisco AIDS Foundation, we promote health, wellness, and social justice for communities most impacted by HIV through sexual health and substance use services, advocacy, and community partnerships. We need passionate agents of social change, vanguards of public health, and pragmatic problem-solvers to join our fight.

Position Overview:
We're looking for another innovative and hard-working member of our communications team to manage internal communications and public relations. We’re looking for someone who takes initiative and direction, who is passionate about using communications to build community and who is committed to promoting health, wellness, and social justice for communities most impacted by HIV.

The Communications Manager is a member of our 7-person marketing & communications team which works to educate our audiences about our services, public health trends & harm reduction strategies, public policy, and philanthropic opportunities. The position reports directly to the Editor-In-Chief/Content Marketing Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Public relations

Internal communications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Physical Requirements and Work Environments:
Skill in operating office equipment such as a personal computer, copy machine and telephone system. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Work Environment:
This position is primarily located at 1035 Market Street; San Francisco, however may require travel to other sites in San Francisco and the Bay Area as required by the job. The position may require irregular and extended hours, including nights, early mornings and weekends. This position may require participation in agency events as staff, which includes but is not limited to AIDS/LifeCycle, a 7-day traveling event that involves camping outdoors.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for personnel so classified. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, and other disabilities, women, LGBTQ people, and people of color.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Application Process:
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Department: Marketing & Communications
This is a full-time position

Department: Development
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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