Marketing and Communications Manager

The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for the management and implementation of the organization’s communication plan. This includes the publication of print and email newsletters, brochures, annual reports, ads, publicity materials, audio/visual materials, and online marketing, in cooperation with FBA’s Development, Programs and Advocacy teams.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position which reports to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, pay range $28 – $36 DOE. To apply send resume and cover letter to

Essential Job Duties:

  • Participate in developing and implementing FBA’s annual communications plan.
  • Work with the Development, Advocacy, Programs and Operations departments to collect stories from clients, agency partners, and other community partners involved in FBA’s mission.
    • Collect and write client stories for reporting in grant applications and reporting.
  • Support the annual giving campaign through print and online materials. This may include regular email communications, monthly impact inserts, and content for newsletters and annual reports.
    • Produce program, agency, publications/communication materials including writing, editing, layout, supervision of printing production, etc. as planned or as needed.
    • Manage relationships with contractors as it pertains to scheduling, writing, and design of agency publications and stationery.
    • Provide grant support through community recognition of grant makers as may be required and collection of stories and photos or videos for grant reporting.
    • Provide marketing support for food and fund drives.
  • Act as a website editor and lead for Food Bank of Alaska’s online content, working closely with the Development and Advocacy departments.
    • Develop and implement the publications calendar in conjunction with Development, Advocacy, Programs and Operations.
    • Manage FBA’s social media presence and track and analyze online engagement.
    • Produce new and adapt existing multimedia and multi-media content to connect people to our message.
    • Identify emerging trends in the field and evaluate new tools to promote FBA’s mission and visual content.
    • Coordinate FBA’s annual Pick.Click.Give campaign.
  • Increase awareness and involvement with FBA’s mission through public events targeted to promote FBA’s role in the community and to build engagement of donors, advocates and volunteers. Staff tables at meetings and events as needed.
  • Support other departments and staff members at FBA in the development of marketing and communication materials.
  • Participate as part of the Development team in planning and coordination and support efforts to foster a strong fundraising culture with the staff and board.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or journalism (preferred) or 5+ years of equivalent work experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in publications, writing, interviewing, editing (WordPress), design coordination, and desktop publishing (Illustrator preferred).
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, practical photography skills, and videography skills (preferred).
  • Experience producing online content and managing websites and social media presence to achieve community engagement.
  • Comfort representing the organization with individuals and groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Initiative and independence in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to work as a team member.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record.
  • Commitment to the mission to end hunger.

Here are some of the amazing benefits that come with this position:  

  • A Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold plan with very low employee costs.
  • Principle Dental and Vision at a very low cost to employees.  
  • Free Life Insurance and AD&D. 
  • Paid time off, starting with 3 weeks accrued in the first year, increasing every year to 6 weeks. 
  • Approximately 13 paid holidays which include a full week in December. In addition, paid “snow days” when weather conditions force workplace closures.
  • A 403b retirement plan with an employer match.  
  • Hybrid/Flexible schedule opportunities.
  • A Wellness Reimbursement Plan. 
  • An outstanding team and work environment.  
  • Administrative offices are pet friendly. 
  • Regular fun events for staff with contests, prizes, and food. 
  • A shared leave bank to cover employees when they have emergencies and have exhausted their personal leave.



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