CAIR San Francisco Bay Area
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • 22-27
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

CAIR San Francisco Bay Area is hiring a Communications Coordinator who will amplify Muslim voices and perspectives in different forms of media and raise visibility within the American Muslim community about CAIR's work and services.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to the Executive Director

Schedule Type: Full-time (Non-exempt). Occasional evenings and weekends required.

Location: Based in CAIR's Santa Clara office. CAIR staff are currently working a hybrid schedule, with three days in-person and two days remote and anticipate returning to fully in-person when it is safe to do so. Requires some travel throughout the Bay Area (vehicle and driver's license required).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary media contact for the organization, including coordinating media requests and follow up
  • Write and publish website and email newsletter content
  • Maintain CAIR-SFBA's social media accounts, including content creation and curation
  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of communications activities
  • Work with the development department in aligning public relations and donor relations strategies and communications
  • Ensure content reflects CAIR's voice, style, message, and branding; ensure branding and tone are consistent across numerous stakeholders and multiple media platforms
  • Review, edit, and proofread CAIR-CA publications including the annual report and other various reports
  • Serve as part of the situation management and crisis communication team
  • Manage various press conferences and events; prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting material
  • Provide communications-related advice and counsel to the organization's leadership and staff
  • Participate in the CAIR-CA Communications Committee to share resources and streamline efforts across the statewide organization
  • Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed

All CAIR staff assist in general duties such as answering phones, weekly outreach, fundraising, and other office tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • At minimum two years of relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of the media landscape, including mainstream and alternative outlets
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong initiative and demonstrate the ability to learn in a self-directed manner with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of AP style preferred
  • Ability to remain flexible and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Thorough knowledge of social media tools, including YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • A strong familiarity with issues relevant to American Muslims and a passion for social justice

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Asana, Canva, Constant Contact, Photoshop, Illustrator, and WordPress
  • Experience working with non-profit organizations
  • Video editing proficiency and knowledge of Premiere preferred


  • Compensation in the range of $22-27/hourly, commensurate with experience
  • Fully paid Kaiser Health Insurance and Blue Cross PPO Dental Plan for employee and dependents
  • 3% pension matching contribution
  • 10 paid holidays, 10 sick days, and 12 vacation days

To Apply

Please submit (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, and (3) the names and contact information of three references, using the link below.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with priority given to applications received by September 15, 2021.

CAIR-CA is an equal opportunity employer.

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