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Employment Opportunities

The Community Foundation is currently seeking candidates for a Communications Associate position. Please review details below.

Communications Associate

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Position Description: The Communications Associate will be responsible for curating content for the Foundation’s blog and publications. This position will work with the Communications team to ensure brand consistency across the organization. This is a Salaried, Non-Exempt position.


  • Serve as the writer and project coordinator for the blog and e-newsletter
  • Provide content updates and monitor analytics for websites and user portals
  • Coordinate with functional teams to create collateral materials specific to key audiences
  • In coordination with SVP, assist with an internal editorial committee to create and manage editorial calendar
  • Conduct field interviews and attend community events to source content
  • Monitor local, national and philanthropy-specific news and social media activity to ensure relevancy to current events
  • Assist with the planning and production of publications and other special projects
  • Serve as a brand ambassador to ensure consistent application of the Foundation’s brand and messaging platform across the organization
  • Research and promote data visualization techniques and multi-media formats to build audience interest over various mediums
  • Assist in the preparation and follow-up of special events
  • Assist in vendor management
  • Provide communications and marketing support for affiliate foundations and key partners
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office required; Working knowledge of video editing software and/or Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, cross functional team environment where time-sensitive communications opportunities may factor into changing work plan priorities 
  • 1-5 years of copywriting or journalism experience preferred
  • Proficiency working with online content management systems
  • Aptitude for establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents
  • Knowledge of Richmond nonprofit community and local issues preferred

The Community Foundation offers a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration, please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements by 5:00 pm Friday, July 20th to or send to: 

Community Foundation
c/o Human Resources
7501 Boulders View Drive
Suite 110
Richmond, VA 23225

No phone calls or agencies, please.