As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Content Developer

at Northern California Community Loan Fund in San Francisco, CA

About the Job

Background:
Communities on the margins of opportunity deserve a trusted partner on their journey towards financial growth and stability. As a locally invested, collaborative partner in social justice and financial equity, Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF) provides nonprofits, small businesses, and social enterprises with strategic investment and guidance deepening work, scaling impact, and strengthening our communities.

NCCLF promotes diversity and equal opportunity in the workplace and believes it is important for the continuing success of the Fund. In accordance with state and federal law, NCCLF will not discriminate against an employee or applicant due to race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, weight or height or other protected categories in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. Opportunity is provided to all employees based on qualifications and job performance.

The Content Developer will be a member of NCCLF’s Development & Communications team which supports our lending, consulting, and strategic initiatives program teams, as well as the administration and operations activities, by ensuring that they are adequately resourced and supported in achieving their communications and marketing goals. Our staff are recognized for their expertise in equitable community development, finance, real estate, and public policy. The department works closely with staff to align their desired outcomes with the most appropriate messaging and platform distribution possible. This is a high-paced and creative department that manages a large institutional giving portfolio, produces events throughout the year, manages individual and institutional investors, oversees a variety of communications platforms, and is deeply committed to excellent planning, strategy, and best practices.

For more information on our history, programs, and services, please visit our website at www.ncclf.org

Position Summary:
NCCLF has a growing presence in financing equitable community development projects and providing consulting services that address nonprofit real estate and financial needs. Our work ranges from underwriting working capital loans for nonprofits, affordable housing development financing, New Markets Tax Credits work, food equity and access efforts, and other areas. We work with a wide range of entities and within regions throughout Northern and Central California. This position is responsible for working with leadership and staff to thoughtfully develop content for a range of platforms, publications, and presentations.

Primary Responsibilities
The Content Developer will work with NCCLF’s Director of Development & Communication and Senior Communications Associate to perform writing and editing assignments as a key member of the Development & Communications team, including writing and editing content for press releases, media alerts, blogs, speeches, Op-Eds, letters to the editor, human interest stories, key messages, talking points and video scripts. The right candidate must grow intimately familiar with NCCLF’s work and help interpret it for various target audiences, including the general public. They will also be required to research and generate content for ncclf.org, spacesforgood.org, cafreshworks.com, cafisheriesfund.org and social media, as well as presentations and info-graphics. They must have the ability to adapt tone and content for various audiences, provide advice on graphic content, help to develop concepts for written materials that may be needed and consult with others to provide guidance on writing priorities.
The Content Developer will work with the Senior Communications Associate on content development for NCCLF’s annual report and other publications, including developing thematic concepts, gathering and coordinating the development of content and working with consultants and vendors supporting the project.
The Content Developer will help manage NCCLF’s Brand Support function to ensure that materials are consistent, convey NCCLF’s brand in a unified way, and comply with brand standards and style guidelines. They may be called upon to research, write and edit internal or external publications, white papers, brochures and other collateral materials. They must have a strong writing style, ability to adapt tone and level of difficulty for various audiences, provide advice on graphic content, help to develop concepts for written materials that may be needed and consult with others to provide guidance on writing priorities.
A much smaller percentage of this position will also work with the Development Associate to support our data needs around communication activities, including some data management and reporting.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor Degree
A minimum of 3 years experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, or similar experience
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to create content and meet deadlines in a high-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
Understanding of the wide ranging community development environment in both urban and rural areas of Northern and Central California

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary is $60k – $70k, plus an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement plan and three weeks of vacation.

Qualifications

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Understanding of issues of economic and racial equity in the food industry, affordable housing development, and/or other areas of economic development
Personal and/or professional experience in NCCLF’s region and areas of business

Relationships
The Content Developer is a key member of a five-person Development & Communications Department, will work closely with the Senior Communications Associate, and reports to the Director of Development & Communications.

Hours and Location
Full-time; 40-hours per week
Some nights and weekend work may be required
This position is based in NCCLF’s San Francisco office, with some regional travel required

To apply

To Apply:
Send résumé and cover letter and two writing samples you consider relevant based on the description to:
Northern California Community Loan Fund
Attn: HR
870 Market Street, Suite 677
San Francisco, California 94102

OR
fax to 415-392-8216

OR
email to hr@ncclf.org with “Content Developer” in subject line

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Northern California Community Loan Fund

Communities on the margins of opportunity deserve a trusted partner on their journey towards financial growth and stability. As a locally invested, collaborative partner in social justice and financial equity, Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF) provides nonprofits, small businesses, and social enterprises with strategic investment and guidance deepening work, scaling impact, and strengthening our communities.

For more information on our programs and services, please visit our website at www.ncclf.org