Communications Manager

We are seeking a Communications Manager to join our Philanthropic Services department, as part our Communications team! This position will report directly to our Director of Communications.

This is a full-time, exempt position serving all of Santa Barbara county.


Please review our Job Description below, before applying.

All applicants must submit a professional resume, cover letter and complete copy of our employment application, in order to be considered.


Position Summary:

The Manager communicates the vision and work of SBF through multiple channels including website, print materials, multimedia, and social media. The position also works closely and collaboratively with fellow Philanthropic Services (PS) colleagues and the Community Engagement (CE) department to support fundraising, donor/fund holder relations, and through skillful communication, specifically in storytelling/writing, the SBF website and additional web portals, and graphic design. Additionally, the Manager supports a broad variety of communications functions that promote, enhance, and protect the Foundation’s brand and fundraising, digital marketing, social media publications, advertising, and events. This position may manage direct reports.


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At SBF, we value wellness and offer a very generous benefits package, including: up to 15 days of PTO in the first year of employment, up to 13 holidays, sick time, 401K with 4% matching in the first year and an additional 6% of profit sharing after one-year anniversary, fully paid medical and ancillary benefits and more!

All applicants are required to submit an employment application, a resume and cover letter to

Please Complete the Employment Application