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Communications and Marketing Manager (JustFund)

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About JustFund

JustFund was created by funders and organizers of color to remove traditional barriers in philanthropy and to simplify the grants application process for organizations working at the forefront of social change. Built to center equity in grantmaking, and designed as a tool that brings the principles of trust-based philanthropy to life, we are resetting how grantmaking works for those seeking and distributing funding.

We are a nonprofit startup at the intersection of technology and philanthropy, and we are transforming the way money moves to the movement. We are looking for a candidate who is a self-starter, and who is excited about developing strategic communications plans for a growing organization. You will need to be values-aligned, exceptionally organized, and have experience managing external communications.

To learn more about JustFund, please visit us at: ​​

Job Description

The Opportunity

JustFund is seeking a mission-driven and values-aligned Communications and Marketing Manager to join our growing team.

The Communications and Marketing Manager will play a vital role on the JustFund team by building out our external communication systems, generating buzz about new and existing product lines, and helping build connections between JustFunders. The Manager will create informative content, manage graphic design and other consultants, produce press releases, write articles, and curate media opportunities to share JustFund’s brand, services, and impact. The Manager will also prepare segmented newsletters to our various stakeholders, manage our social media, write and manage all email and communications to grantmakers and grantseekers in the JustFund community. Top candidates will be skilled at creating content that both engages key stakeholders and helps build JustFund brand awareness to a broader community. We are looking for a values-aligned, excellent communicator who possesses brilliant presentation and organizational skills.

The Communications and Marketing Manager will be based within the United States and will report to the JustFund CEO.

Key Responsibilities

Engage the JustFund Community:

  • Think creatively about ways to keep grantmakers and grantseekers informed
  • Build strong relationships and connections within the JustFund community
  • Create and manage sending segmented newsletters via Mailchimp to our community on a regular cadence, including tracking open/click engagement rates and conducting A/B testing
  • Manage and implement JustFund’s social media strategy, including creating social media content calendars, utilizing platforms like
  • Hootsuite and Tweetdeck, and tracking growth and reach
  • Build out and manage the customer support journey communications and materials at each stage of contact from awareness to retention

Develop Strong Brand Recognition:

  • Create and implement effective communication strategies that build customer loyalty programs, brand awareness, and customer satisfaction
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing materials, including JustFund’s marketing website
  • Create communication and marketing strategies for new products, launches, virtual events, and promotions
  • Create and deliver impactful content designed around storytelling principles and inclusive language, including developing powerful case studies and videos
  • Identify key opportunities to promote JustFund in key constituency spaces, including keynote panels, presentations, and webinars
  • Work with consultants as needed to develop clear and visual marketing materials

Maintain Quality Control:

  • Prepare detailed media activity reports
  • Analyze the impact and results of communications strategies
  • Supervise communications projects to guarantee all content is publication-ready
  • Respond to communication-related issues in a timely manner
  • Ensure brand compliance through all JustFund materials and external communications
  • Work with the JustFund team to generate new ideas and strategies

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or relevant field
  • A minimum of 6-8+ years of related work experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using applications like Mailchimp, WordPress, HootSuite, and Tweetdeck
  • Experience running social media pages and utilizing digital platforms
  • Experience drafting email newsletters, managing segmentation, and A/B testing
  • Deep commitment to JustFund’s mission and a desire to support the growth of the organization
  • Strong knowledge of communications best practices and techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience creating targeted content to a variety of audiences and markets
  • Experience in philanthropy, social justice organizing, advocacy, or movement building
  • Experience with media outreach and analysis tools
  • Outstanding design and editing skills
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage communications projects and processes from start to finish, including ongoing analysis of impact
  • Readiness to contribute to strategic communications plans
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Experience with graphic design software
  • We encourage individuals to submit their application for consideration even if they believe they do not have all of the preferred qualifications.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Apply by submitting your resume and cover letter describing why you are interested in this role.

JustFund is committed to having a values-driven, transparent, healthy, and collaborative culture. We invite you to learn more at our Careers Page. We review applications on a rolling basis, and look forward to hearing from you.

If the JustFund team can make the application process more accessible through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

Total Compensation (Salary and Benefits)

The Communications and Marketing Manager is a full-time position, and we offer a holistic total compensation package that includes salary and benefits. The annual salary for this position is $60,000 – $70,000 and will be commensurate with experience. All full-time staff are eligible for our generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Paid time off (including holidays and sick time)
  • Wellness stipend
  • Cell phone and internet stipend
  • Home office equipment allowance
  • Access to professional development opportunities

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