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Full Time



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San Francisco
United States


Project Coordinator (Full-Time 1)

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is the nonprofit support partner of the Golden Gate National Parks—84,000 acres of national parkland throughout the Bay Area, including Muir Woods, Ocean Beach, Crissy Field, and Alcatraz. The Parks Conservancy is a membership organization created to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the experiences of park visitors, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future. Park projects and programs include the Crissy Field Center, the promoting of leadership and environmental justice training for youth; the Native Plant Nurseries, which grows over 100,000 plants annually to restore habitat; Trails Forever, which is at work building and rehabilitating miles of trails throughout the parks; and volunteer programs that inspire over 25,000 people annually to take action in support the parks.

Position Overview:

  • The Project Coordinator will report directly to the Institute’s Deputy Director and will be responsible for providing project, communications, and administrative support to the Institute team. The day-to-day responsibilities of this position will vary depending on the lifecycle of the Institute’s projects. Examples of the types of activities could include:
  • Helping with the logistics for a summit to discuss the role of parks in addressing homelessness
  • Conducting online research and preliminary interviews on programs that use parks as a community health hub
  • Writing a robust, informative blog post that analyzes research findings and provides our audience with information they can take back to their parks
  • Managing the online platform, signups, and ongoing promotion for a webinar series
  • Updating contacts in our database to ensure we are effectively reaching our target audience
  • Participating in Conservancy-wide meetings related to safety and facilities
  • The successful candidate will work well independently but also as part of a team. We are looking for someone who can take initiative; has strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills; and can manage multiple requests and projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Support (~50%)

  • Conduct preliminary research on topics related to Institute projects
  • Create project-related written content and provide editing support
  • Support with logistics and coordination for Institute events
  • Manage the Institute’s online learning and information sharing platforms/systems, including a Learning Management System and GoToWebinar
  • Provide additional support to big/urgent projects, as needed

Communications Support (~30%)

  • Help with the design and creation of communications collateral and other written products, includes writing and editing
  • Acting as an Institute ambassador at industry events
  • Support the Marketing & Communications Manager in the management of the contact database

Administrative Support (~20%)

  • Act as primary point of contact for all facilities management needs
  • Manage internal housekeeping and office supplies
  • Act as primary point of contact for all telecommunications and IT systems
  • Process general invoices and credit card reconciliation
  • General administrative support to ensure that the Institute office functions smoothly


  • At least two years of professional experience with relevant responsibilities
  • Background and/or interest in parks and how they can act as catalysts for social good
  • Experience coordinating meetings, events, or trainings
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, ability to tailor communications to different audiences
  • Experience managing websites and/or other online communications systems
  • Exemplary organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of initiative, flexibility, and willingness to jump in and help where needed
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, online learning tools (such as GoTo Meetings), SalesForce, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Office is located at the Parks Conservancy headquarters in Fort Mason, San Francisco
  • Work is performed in an office setting
  • Regularly works at a computer station and operates electronic equipment 6 – 8 hours per day
  • May be required to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Occasional travel within the Bay Area

How to Apply:

  • Please visit our job page ( to submit your application, resume, and cover letter describing your interest in this position with salary requirements. Application deadline is Sunday, July 29. No phone calls please.

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruitment, placement and promotions are conducted without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap, veteran status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by Federal, State, and local laws & ordinances.



Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Apply directly on our web page to be considered for the position.