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Marketing Manager - Copywriting

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Marketing & Communications
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 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 creative marketing manager to tell the stories of the tech nonprofit sector - including nonprofits leveraging AI. The Marketing Manager- Copywriting will produce content (mostly writing!) that raises visibility for - and shares the impact of - AI for Humanity and entrepreneurs developing tech for social good.

The ideal candidate is a great writer and driven marketer who has demonstrated success producing content. They are a storyteller and a highly-skilled communicator. And, they care deeply about finding work that resonates with their values to make a real difference.

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



  • Execute on writing assignments, which may include blog posts, ghost writing op-eds and other thought leadership, and executive communications.
  • Execute on deliverables for Fast Forward’s partners, which will include a host of different types of collateral.
  • Support the Fast Forward marcomms team with day-to-day tasks on an as-needed basis.
  • Create marketing strategies to improve engagement across channels.
  • 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.

Social Media:

  • Develop social media strategies to enhance brand visibility and execute across various platforms, ensuring consistency and alignment with overall marketing goals.
  • Develop communications kits that support partners in sharing Fast Forward news.

Event Marketing:

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


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

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in copywriting and marketing.
  • Loves to write and come up with fresh story angles. Has an energetic tone and fresh voice that comes through in their writing.
  • Strong attention to detail and doesn’t make low-effort mistakes.
  • Passionate about the impact and potential of tech nonprofits.
  • 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.