Communications Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time



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301 Battery Street, Third Floor
San Francisco
United States


Be part of an organization dedicated to enhancing the practice of law and improving our community through programs that provide equal access to legal services. The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has a strong commitment to employee work-life balance and provides a stimulating work environment. BASF currently has an exciting opportunity for a Communications Coordinator to be part of the team!

About BASF:

BASF is a nonprofit organization and the oldest voluntary bar association in California. Today, over 7,400 San Francisco lawyers are members of BASF, which prides itself as being one of the most active and innovative local bar associations. Our offices are located in the Financial District. In addition to services and benefits to our members, BASF provides a variety of legal services to San Francisco residents including our Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and the Justice & Diversity Center (including the Homeless Advocacy Project) which is the largest provider of legal services to San Franciscans.

BASF also offers a variety of charitable programs, including Food from the Bar, Head Start Holiday Gift Program, Law Academy, School-To-College, Destination Law School and the Minority Law Student Scholarship programs.

About the Job:

The Communications Coordinator manages the production of three annual directories, including marketing, sales, database management, and customer service. The annual directories generate significant revenue for the department and the Communications Coordinator is responsible for meeting sales goals, tracking progress as well as sales reporting and forecasting. The Communications Coordinator is further responsible for managing technology projects, including design and implementation of new online directory portals and online directories. Data analysis and reporting are also important functions of this position, as the Communications Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and reporting on website, social media and email marketing analytics. An integral part of the communications team, the Communications Coordinator co-manages website and blog updates, as well as email marketing. Further, the Communications Coordinator supports the efforts of the Director of Communications and Public Relations by assisting with research projects, surveys, production of publications and event collateral.

The successful candidate will have the following:


Bachelor’s Degree, Sales and Marketing, Design or an equivalent combination of relevant education, training, and expertise sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position

Minimum two years’ experience in sales, communications or marketing

Experience in marketing and sales is a prerequisite

Project management experience


Proven ability to sell products and/or services to existing and prospective customers

Ability to comprehend technical language, communicate issues clearly, and source and implement technology solutions

Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment

Proven ability to adapt and work independently, inter-departmentally, and as part of project-based teams, as needed

Excellent customer service skills, professional demeanor, and collaborative approach to problem-solving

Knowledge of nonprofit marketing, communications and public relations principles

Knowledge of basic graphic design, file preparation and exporting preferred

Advanced MS Excel skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, Adobe Acrobat

Proficiency in data manipulation, exploratory data analysis, and database administration. Knowledge of Microsoft Access required, SQL, iMis databases preferred.

Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications, especially Dreamweaver, InDesign and Photoshop

Knowledge of content management systems (WordPress preferred), customer management systems and email marketing systems


Why Work For Us:

We offer a collaborative work environment, a progressive work culture, and a wonderfully diverse staff. Additionally, we have a standard 35-hour workweek, flexible scheduling (manager’s discretion), and we are a mission and values based organization.

We also offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package that includes: a choice of medical insurance plans, dental insurance, vision insurance, pretax commuter, health, and dependent care accounts, employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a retirement and profit-sharing benefit, and more!

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To Apply:

Starting salary is competitive with other nonprofits.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by April 27, 2018 to: or Human Resources, JDC, 301 Battery Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111.

No phone calls please. Due to the amount of resumes we receive each day, we will not be able to respond individually with the status of your application.

To find out more about BASF, please visit our website at