Development Writer: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Reporting to the Director of Stewardship, the Development Writer will have primary responsibility for crafting custom communications to high-end donors. Duties include composing cover letters, writing stewardship reports, and developing content to help achieve specific marketing objectives. As needed, this individual will also be responsible for generating proposals detailing major gift opportunities. GENERAL POSITION DUTIES […]

Stuck in an Ethical Crisis? What Do You Do?

By Julie Knight Everyone’s talking about how employees at Wells Fargo were fired for reporting an ethical breach. Have you ever witnessed a colleague or boss violating a company policy and didn’t know what to do? You like the person. You don’t want to get anyone in trouble. Maybe it was an innocent mistake. Maybe […]

Build Your Communications Career – Volunteer!

By Joyce Davis — Especially for those entering the communications field There are so many worthy causes. And because you’re a communications professional, they could probably all use your skills and experience! Besides enlisting your talents to change the world, volunteering can advance your chances for finding your next great job or client. My largest […]

What Is Global Communication Certification and Why Pursue It?

By Sue Stoney VP, Communications, SF IABC Are you a communicator who wants to be taken seriously in your field? Have you wondered whether your career would benefit from a plan of continuous professional development connected with a globally recognized certification program? Then you will want to know about the Communication Professional Certification program spearheaded […]

President’s Blog: Back to SF IABC

You don’t have to be a student to enjoy new beginnings in September  All those photos on Facebook of smiling kids, ready for a new school year filled with new classes, new friends and often, a new outfit. I get a little wistful this time of year; not because I don’t have a kid, but […]

Share Your Good News!

SF IABC members are always on the move. Whether it’s landing a promotion, new job, or leadership role, winning awards or recognition, publishing an article or book, or speaking at an esteemed industry event, our talented members deserve to be applauded. So share your good news and we’ll post it here! Contact Maureen Thompson, Director […]

Assistant Director, External Relations: University of California Hastings College of Law

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, EXTERNAL RELATIONS The University of California Hastings College of the Law was founded in 1878 as the law department of the University of California and was the first law school in California. Over the years, it has built a legacy and reputation of being a preeminent institution comprised of renowned faculty committed to […]

Communications Business Partner, Americas: Autodesk

Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, is looking for a Communications Business Partner for the Americas, based in their San Francisco or San Rafael, CA offices. The ideal candidate will have 5 – 7 years managing communications for an executive and advise, consult, and partner with sales leadership to oversee internal […]

President’s Blog: #iloveyoga & Who Are These People?

(Photo credit: Tess Robeson) On August 6, twenty board members and volunteers dedicated most of their Saturday to SF IABC and walked out excited, energized, and dedicated to posting #iloveyoga all over social media. What went on in that glass-enclosed conference room? We decided who we wanted to be. We turned to illustration to capture […]

President’s Blog: It’s a New (Board) Year!

Image Credit: Jeannine Rucker 2015 – 16 President Julie McCrady introduces Kamna Narain as the President-Elect at the chapter Leaders’ Reception in late June, shortly after which the board slate was approved by SF IABC members.Dear SF IABC Members,One of the lesser-known facts about SF IABC is that our board year runs from July 1 […]