Development & Marketing Coordinator

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
Storyteller Children's Center


Are you a creative self-starter with exceptional storytelling skills, impeccable attention to detail, and top-notch organizational abilities? Do you want to work for a mission-driven nonprofit that is breaking the cycle of poverty and trauma in Santa Barbara?

Storyteller Children’s Center is hiring a Development & Marketing Coordinator to support our small, passionate team. You will lead social media efforts and assist with content creation, digital communications, and website updates. Support fundraising activities, including gift entry, annual appeals, and special events, and coordinate our volunteer and in-kind donation programs. Experience with CRM/donor database preferred. Must possess strong verbal and written skills, balance multiple projects, pay keen attention to detail and work with a diverse team of clients, staff, and community volunteers and donors.


Storyteller Children’s Center is a therapeutic preschool providing high-quality early childhood education for children facing adverse challenges in Santa Barbara County and comprehensive support services for their families. We operate two fully-licensed education centers and annually serve an estimated 85 children 18 months – 5 years of age. We strive to prepare our students for kindergarten, increase resilience and promote protective factors in children, caregivers, teachers, and the community. We focus on positive social-emotional outcomes for our students by providing culturally and developmentally appropriate learning environments and supporting parents in gaining new techniques and skills to help their role as their children’s first teachers.


  • Lead social media efforts, update the website and create digital communications.
  • Responsible for gift entry & acknowledgment process, mailing lists, and reports
  • Coordinate the volunteer in-kind donation programs 
  • Assist with fundraising activities, including events, campaigns, and mailings 
  • Assist with marketing activities, including PR, media, and video production 
  • Provide administrative support Executive Director and Development Direction, including support for the board of directors and committees


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, with one year (1) of administrative experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Experience with social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Prefer experience with CRM/donor database, Constant Contact, and Canva
  • Must clear the Department of Justice fingerprint process and additional requirements


  • $20 – $25/hour, dependent upon experience. 
  • This is a non-exempt/hourly position.
  • Full-time positions will be eligible for benefits after 30 days
  • Sign-on bonus after six months of employment.


  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Sick/vacation accrual.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Simple IRA retirement plan with 3% employer match.


Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to Melissa Walker at


Storyteller Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for employees based on guidelines from the CDC, Cal OSHA, local health departments, and other reputable health and professional organizations.

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