Equity and Inclusion Policy

Marin Promise Partnership is an equal opportunity employer, hiring and promoting staff and providing equity training to individuals without regard to race, creed, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age or physical ability. Women, underrepresented minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click here for more information on the Marin Promise Equity and Inclusion Policy.


Current Openings: Communications Specialist


Marin Promise Partners believe that every child in Marin can reach his/her full educational potential regardless of race, ethnicity or income. That’s why more than 40 schools, nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies have come together as a cross-sector cradle to career network to address Marin County’s persistent and systemic educational inequities. With the support of backbone team staff, Partners promise that by 2028 they will have closed educational equity gaps at every stage along the cradle to career educational journey. Using the StriveTogether collective impact framework, Partners are:

  • aligning around a common vision,

  • using data to hold each other accountable,

  • taking collective action,

  • and advocating for equitable, systemic change.

The Communications Specialist role is responsible for implementing and coordinating all marketing and communications activities with the ultimate purpose of dramatically increasing the Partnership’s presence in the community and more deeply engaging community leaders in closing educational equity gaps. The Communications Specialist experience includes a knowledge of social media platforms, graphic design, as well as a passion for writing. Preference is given to candidates with an ability to write and speak in Spanish, as well as experience living/working in Marin County. You will report to the Director of Collaborative Action and Communications Strategy.

You’ll be great in this role if you excel at:

Social Media and Graphic Design: You are proficient in all popular social media platforms and enjoy tweeting, blogging and updating facebook and websites using Squarespace and WordPress. You have graphic design skills, including InDesign. You are a social media strategist

Content Writing: You demonstrate competency in writing. You can design compelling, persuasive stories and are able to tailor communications for unique audiences. You can attend various monthly community and organization meetings and write about them.

Project Management:You meet deadlines and are organized, self-driven and work well with little supervision.

Sound exciting? Great! Here’s what we offer:

We offer a unique, flexible work culture that is evidenced-based, results-driven, mission-focused and culturally conscientious. The Backbone Team cares deeply about closing the opportunity gap in Marin, and you’ll have a chance daily to impact the lives of thousands of students on a small, but mighty team. Here are a few benefits you’ll get working with us:

  • The possibility to work part time or full time

  • Competitive compensation and benefits

  • A flexible work schedule

  • Personal & professional development opportunities

  • The chance to do purposeful work


Don’t delay! Apply today! Here are next steps.

Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter outlining the reasons you should be our next Communications Specialist, as well as complete the Performance Task listed in the Job Description to info@marinpromise.org by February 1, 2019. Applicants will also be asked to complete a performance task. Please use the subject line “Communications Specialist – Last Name”. Please include your salary needs. Click Here for the full Job Description.

Marin Promise Partnership is an equal opportunity employer, hiring and promoting staff and providing equity training to individuals without regard to race, creed, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age or physical ability. Women, underrepresented minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.