Communications Manager @ The Kitchen

Communications Manager

The Kitchen is a religious community, grounded in serious exploration of Jewish tradition, text, and ritual for people with all levels of Jewish knowledge and experience.

We see ourselves as translators. We want to connect Torah to today, heaven to earth. As such, we use every tool we can find: We combine elements of the unexpected, secular, and beautiful in the exploration of Jewish life.

At almost ten years old, The Kitchen hosts 300+ member households and hundreds of non-members who participate in our events. We get together multiple times a week (now on line) for learning, eating, praying, and acts of service in locations across San Francisco. We believe that Jewish religious practice can transform: It can change lives, make meaning, and invest people in the world.

We’re looking for someone with a background in traditional internal/external communications, who’s also open to leading marketing and social media work. We want a strategic thinker who’s proficient at implementing their creative ideas and ready to work closely with our rabbis and full Kitchen staff to express our vision.

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Job Responsibilities:
Be the keeper of the Kitchen brand: including tone, visual presence, and managing the brand across populations
Manage the design and production of marketing materials
Create communication strategies for each audience and programmatic area of The Kitchen (e.g., Freedom School, Kitchen Playground, our education series and more)
Manage all Kitchen social media accounts
Compose regular emails to members, event attendees, donors and stakeholders
Compose internal emails to Kitchen staff about programming and operations updates
Develop and manage a digital and email marketing content calendar
Plan and execute digital fundraising campaigns and email appeals
Oversee agency website: Manage photos and PR for donors, stakeholders and members
Develop and execute a comprehensive social media strategy, building our following and presence
Promote brand-new Kitchen initiatives

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or relevant field
Proven experience with written communication (tactical and strategic)
Strong knowledge of communication channels and techniques
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
Excellent organizational and leadership abilities

Preferred Qualities and Skills:
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Ability to interact in a flexible and compassionate way with a wide variety of people
Strong and consistent attention to details
Experience in Excel, Squarespace, Mailchimp and Microsoft Word, with an interest in learning to use other programs as needed
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, purpose-driven and fluid environment
Ability to be a ubiquitous presence and support staffer at Shabbat services, Jewish holidays and other events (as determined by the COO)

Ability to work full-time

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Unspecified
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-10-29
  • Times this job has been viewed: 504 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Community Outreach
  • Organization Type: Community Relations
Job Location
The Kitchen
600 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , California 94111


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