Senior Manager, Brand and Integrated Marketing

Posted by
United Way Bay Area
San Francisco, CA
Published 28 days ago

Job Title:               Senior Manager, Brand and Integrated Marketing

Department:         Marketing

Reports to:            VP, Marketing

Classification:      Union, Exempt

Closing Date:        Open until filled


As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order to provide more and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents. 

Our success is driven by our exceptional people and their commitment to the Bay Area community. Working at United Way Bay Area means making a lasting impact in the lives of those residents who need it most. Our employees use their individual strengths, innovation, and collaboration to help solve some of our region’s toughest challenges. We are seeking dedicated, talented, and diverse professionals who are passionate about creating a more equitable Bay Area.  United Way Bay Area values and is committed to an anti-racist workplace. Our commitment is seen in our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work that is actively looking at our policies, practices, and programs to improve equity within our organization. 

UWBA is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff and an inclusive workplace that values equity. We particularly welcome applications from immigrants, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ applicants, and people with lived experience in poverty. To foster an open and impartial application review process that minimizes the potential for bias, please remove any reference to academic institutions from which you obtained a degree, if applicable, for example, simply list “Bachelor of Arts in Sociology”. Not having a degree will not preclude you from being considered; applicable work experience is equally considered.

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The Opportunity

The Senior Manager, Brand and Integrated Marketing will contribute to the development of UWBAs brand voice, messaging alignment to our audiences and will orchestrate a variety of seasonal, workplace and ad hoc campaigns designed to advance our mission and drive engagement with donors, volunteers, partners and other stakeholders. This senior manager will be responsible for managing the overall marketing project schedule for the United Way Bay Area Marketing Department, providing high quality account management to internal and external clients, ensuring accurate expression of the UWBA brand and our community impact through print, digital and social media. This individual will be highly proficient at messaging, copywriting, collateral production, web content and management, and direction of day-to-day marketing operations. The position requires a self-motivated, forward-thinking, strategic individual with excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.

Candidate must have strong organization and communication skills, have a low ego-to-talent ratio and be team oriented, provide clear direction, and work in a consultative role with internal and external clients. This position works with internal clients to shape marketing and communications strategies, in addition to shaping various forms of content across all communication channels. This position will also manage certain vendor and agency relationships, and ultimately manage a content specialist.

What you’ll do:

 Brand Management

·        Contribute to the development of our brand identity by building an understanding of our audiences, market perceptions, UWBA value proposition and competitive positioning.

·        Build messaging architecture which uniquely positions UWBA as a regional non-profit (or social impact) partner of choice resulting in high levels of awareness, understanding, and engagement across our constituent base.

·        Infuse our messaging strategy into the production of all campaign assets, content and marketing collateral for our inbound and outbound marketing initiatives, workplace campaigns, programs in our service portfolio, and other designated campaigns or initiatives.

·        Ensure that materials meet brand standards and are consistent with United Way Worldwide, United Way of the Bay Area and our sub-brands guidelines such as SparkPoint and Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

·        Support earned and digital media and PR efforts as needed

Project Management

·        Assist in developing strategy, plan and scope (marketing strategy, creative brief, project plan, timeline and budget) for projects of all sizes

·        Oversee and make strategic decisions throughout project life cycle, including prioritizing, balancing, and integrating feedback from multiple stakeholders and clients

·        Proactively identify and troubleshoot potential issues during the project lifecycle.

·        Manage project flow for marketing campaigns including donor outreach, program initiatives and public policy campaigns

·        Manage production process, solicit feedback, consolidate and prioritize revisions, and work with leadership to secure approvals

·        Serve as lead in managing team workflow best practices

·        Regularly track and communicate project information on scope, budget and timing to extended team

·        Ensure changing resource and project requirements are communicated and understood by

all members of the team and supporting departments.

·        Oversee, analyze existing project processes and procedures, and recommend operational improvements.

Serve as part of quality control team on all marketing projects and deliverables

Content Development

  • Manage and maintain editorial calendar for web, newsletters, e-blasts, blog working in conjunction with the Marketing team
  • Produce and edit content that is distributed through multiple channels for both internal and external audiences including blogs, digital and social media
  • Work across departments to develop storytelling efforts, coordinating and conducting interviews and producing content from beneficiaries, donors and partners

·        Manage creative vendors, including graphic designers and videographers to take projects from concept to final product including timeline, budget, production schedule, content development, approvals, etc.

  • Serve as copyeditor on marketing materials 
  • Serve as a member of the UWBA editorial committee
  • Ensure marketing materials are reviewed using a diversity, equity and inclusion lens 

Event Marketing

  • Support UWBA events, project managing event content for print and digital platforms, coordinating marketing collateral
  • Manage external vendors and agencies as needed (such as designers, writers, photographers, videographers)

Who you are:

·        6-8 years’ experience in marketing and project management; at least 2 years of people management experience preferred

·        Deep understanding of marketing, project management, branding and communication systems

·        Excellent communication skills to understand appropriate messaging and tone for key audiences

·        Ability to manage and motivate staff including providing clear direction and managing workflows.

·        Results oriented with strong initiative, accountability, and willingness to take ownership and drive projects to completion. Acts quickly and decisively.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proofreading ability

·        Ability to strategize, plan and tactically execute

·        Proactive approach to learning new processes, systems and tools quickly 

·        Monitor latest marketing and project management trends and best practices, and make recommendations to enhance UWBA overall marketing outreach

·        Possess working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Salesforce Social Studio and Marketing Cloud, Facebook Insights and Google or similar

Salary: $75,000 - $90,000 - Exempt

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.


UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. Applicants must be able to work legally in the United States. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.

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Job Title:               Senior Manager, Brand and Integrated Marketing

Department:         Marketing

Reports to:            VP, Marketing

Classification:      Union, Exempt

Closing Date:        Open until filled


As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level


$75,000 - $90,000Salary - Exempt


550 Kearny St., San Francisco, CA 94108, United States
Suite 1000

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