Donor Relations & Communications Officer

We are seeking a Donor Relations & Communications Officer 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 position serves 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.

See the bottom of our ad for information regarding benefits!

Position Summary:

The Donor Relations & Communications Officer works closely and collaboratively with the Philanthropic Services (PS) and Community Engagement (CE) departments to support fundraising, donor/fund holder relations, through skillful communication, specifically in donor storytelling/writing, SBF website and additional web portals, and graphic design. Additionally, the Officer supports a broad variety of communications functions that promote, enhance, and protect the Foundation’s brand and fundraising, including PR, digital marketing, social media publications, media relations, advertising, and events.

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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