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Senior Marketing Coordinator

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Marketing & Communications
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024


Tech is ubiquitous. Tech solutions for social problems are not. An emerging class of startups is building tech to solve these social problems. They are tech nonprofits. Fast Forward bridges the tech and nonprofit sectors to build capacity for tech nonprofits, so they can scale solutions to our world’s most urgent problems.

To date, Fast Forward’s portfolio of tech nonprofits have impacted 186M lives and raised $753M in follow-on funding. 84% of the portfolio have a founder who has personal experience with the problem, 62% have a founder who is a woman, and 73% have a founder who is a person of color.

As the first and only organization focused exclusively on scaling startups that combine the best tech with sustainable nonprofit business models, Fast Forward’s mission is to accelerate impact. Visit us: http://www.ffwd.org.


Fast Forward is seeking a Senior Marketing Coordinator to develop and execute marketing initiatives for partners and the tech nonprofits we serve. This role is for a marketing generalist with a special flair for developing and nurturing partnerships. Together with our partners and tech nonprofits, this marketer will create beautiful, impactful materials that advance both Fast Forward and our partner’s goals.

The ideal candidate is a natural relationship builder who understands how to thrive in a collaborative environment to bring a project to life. They are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring and dynamic place where their attention to detail and communication skills will truly shine.

This position is based in San Francisco, CA; it is a full-time, in-office role (no remote work).


Marketing Partnerships:

  • Act as the primary point of contact and manager for marketing initiatives that involve funding partners.
  • Execute on relevant deliverables for funding partners like co-written content, blog posts, and marketing/communications kits.
  • Develop and implement strategies to leverage ecosystem/marketing partnerships.
  • Execute on deliverables for ecosystem/marketing partners like co-hosted events, content exchanges, and other collaborations.

Event Marketing:

  • Create announcement blogs, landing pages, communications kits, and other marketing collateral for events.
  • Manage announcement and event emails, including managing invite lists.
  • Support Content Marketing Manager on developing event signage.


  • Develop social media strategies to enhance brand visibility and execute across various platforms, ensuring consistency and alignment with overall marketing goals.
  • Support Content Marketing Manager on email newsletters as needed.
  • Manage internal and external content repositories like the AI Resource Hub, photo folders, alumni logos, etc.


We're looking for someone with these specific traits and experience:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in marketing - experience with partnerships and event marketing a plus!
  • Excellent communication and relational skills – can build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail and doesn’t make low-effort mistakes.
  • Passionate about the impact and potential of social impact tech.
  • Strategic thinker who can develop, document, and execute on an impactful strategy.
  • Skilled in project management. Can take a project from idea to successful execution (and manage everything that happens in between).
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing startup environment.


  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO)
  • 401k retirement plan & employer matching
  • Office is located in a beautiful national park - The Presidio - with free transit to/from downtown San Francisco!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Most importantly, input on the office snack order

Note: In accordance with federal, state, and local safety guidelines, this role is expected to be performed in-person, in San Francisco.

Fast Forward is a social justice organization founded on the idea that those with proximity to the problem should have proximity to the power to fix them. Our true north is empowering tech nonprofit leaders with the tools, community, and capital they need to scale solutions for underserved groups, and we know that a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion is inextricable from that pursuit. Read our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Guidelines to learn how we approach DEI across our investments, community, and workplace.

Fast Forward is an equal opportunity employer.