Manager of Strategic Communications – Asian Pacific Fund – San Francisco

Key Areas of Responsiblity
Communications Planning and Oversight
Ensure all facets of communications are executed and aligned with the Asian Pacific Fund’s Mission, Vision, and Values
Create communications policies and procedures for the organization and provide training and technical assistance to staff and Board to support those policies and procedures
Develop, implement and oversee a short- and long-term communications and visibility strategy for the organization, including key goals, target audiences, key messages, platforms, and indicators of reach / impact
Monitor, assess, and make recommendations for strategic communications opportunities and coordinate partnerships that will increase the Fund’s visibility and thought leadership
Create, manage, and update social media content calendar
Stay current on communication and practices that will most effectively meet the needs of the organization
Identify and track key performance metrics that inform the impact of communications work, analyze the effectiveness of the plan, update tactics as needed
Develop, manage relationships with, and oversee contractors for communications services (e.g., graphic designers, web developers, photography / video, collateral material production)
Ensure communications are consistent and integrated across the organization and functional areas, including online, social, print and at in-person events
Steward the brand and public-facing look and feel of the organization’s communications
Content Development and Information Management
Develop communications including talking points, key messages, presentations, and pitches in support of the Fund
Build the Fund’s staff, Board, and affiliate strategic communications capacity
Engage with Fund’s affiliates to foster storytelling through email, social media, and digital platforms
Regularly write and post social media content that increases engagement with the Fund, its visibility and thought leadership
Design templates, presentations, collateral, and printed materials, including brochures, fliers, etc. to support programmatic and general communication
Design graphics and edit images for social media content, emails, newsletters, and other collateral (end of year campaigns, anniversary campaigns, convenings and programmatic events)
Respond to media inquiries or stakeholder requests for information related to the issues or initiatives of the Fund, as needed
Website Management
Update, implement, and maintain the overall structure, design, and plan for the Fund’s
Manage website content updates
Ensure web pages are well developed and current
Manage ongoing website maintenance, security, and accessibility requirements
Work with information technology and web-services support staff to address website needs
Board Management
Partner with the President & Executive Director to develop Board materials and content Other duties as assigned

A minimum of 5 years of experience in strategic communications, preference to those who have led the development and execution of communications strategies (editorial, digital, campaign) targeting the API community
Passionate about narrative change, storytelling, and racial justice
Exceptional project management skills, setting and meeting deadlines, and time management
Comfortable working in a fluid environment where priorities may change quickly
Adept at developing strategic partnerships
Proficiency in technical applications and platforms including: full Microsoft Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Teams, OneDrive o Graphic design applications – Canva, Adobe Suite preferred (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop); communications and social media platforms – Mailchimp, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Vimeo; eebsite management software – WordPress and Google Analytics preferred
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision making
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
A natural team player who enjoys supporting and collaborating with colleagues
Ability to see the big picture and think strategically while also being able to execute tactical tasks
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a proven commitment to addressing issues facing the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

This full-time position offers a largely remote work (except for monthly in-person meetings), a collaborative work environment, and a benefits package that includes generous vacation, medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, and the option of taking part in pre-tax transit benefit program.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by email to with the subject line: “Strategic Communications: Your Name.” The cover letter should say why you are interested in this role and how your experience and skills are relevant. No phone calls or email inquiries, please.