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Development Copywriter

San Francisco Marin Food Bank
California, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Office Administration, Public Relations and Communications
Social Services
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Employment Type
Full Time
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The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is comprised of a dedicated team of approximately 210 staff working collaboratively to provide close to 50 million pounds of food to over 210,000 people in the Bay Area – a region where 1 in 4 people are at risk of hunger. Join our friendly, collaborative  and hardworking Development Copywriter executing a variety of activities that advance our Development Department. See job description below and apply today if you would like to join us in our mission to end hunger


The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is looking for a staff writer to collaborate with Development and Marketing & Communications teams at the Food Bank in a fast-paced environment. This copywriter will play a key role in developing high-converting, equity-grounded fundraising materials to promote the mission and work of the organization with a focus on both the causes and consequence of hunger. The person we are looking for is a skilled and imaginative copywriter who can work independently and as part of a team to produce clear and compelling copy in the distinctive voice of the Food Bank.


  • Write high-performing, brand-consistent copy for a variety of materials including fundraising letters, emails, blog posts, social media posts, newsletters, brochures, and other marketing collateral 
  • Interpret creative direction and adapt points from creative briefs into persuasive copy contents 
  • Provide feedback, copyedits, and punch-ups to existing content drafts 
  • Strive to make content generation a collaborative process, revising copy based on feedback and direction, and helping other team members refine their content with careful copyediting 
  • Remain familiar with the brand, voice, and communication materials of the Food Bank  
  • Conduct thorough research and interviews to generate content for future communications 


  • Experience in writing copy for non-profits for print and digital channels 
  • Strong research and interview skills 
  • A love of collaboration and digging into the editing process 
  • Ability to work independently  
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills 
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills 
  • Proficiency in digital collaboration tools like Microsoft OneDrive 
  • Creativity backed up by a strong portfolio of work 
  • Commitment to developing content with an equity lens 
  • Cantonese, Mandarin, or Spanish language fluency preferred 

SALARY:  pay grade 4 range starting at $62,000

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holidays, vacation, and sick time.

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Position covered by OPEIU Local 29 Bargaining Unit

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