Just San Bernardino

Just San Bernardino

Downtown Outreach Coordinator

Based in San Bernardino, CA


Job Title: Outreach Coordinator
Position Type: Full-Time, Exempt Position

About Just SB
Just SB came together to engage residents and community members to assess and develop a plan that actively addresses the conditions that have led to the City of San Bernardino’s consistently high rates of poverty, unemployment, underemployment, low wages, eviction, and other key indicators of economic health through a grassroots lens.

The eight community-based organizations that form Just SB are Arts Connection (AC), BLU Educational Foundation (BLU), Congregations Organized for Prophetic Engagement (COPE), Inland Empire Labor Council AFL-CIO (IELC), Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC), People’s Collective for Environmental Justice (PC4EJ), Time for Change Foundation (TFCF), and the Warehouse Worker Resource Center (WWRC).

Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join our team as an Outreach Coordinator. The primary focus of this role is to build and maintain strong relationships with our workforce and economic development partners in the downtown City of San Bernardino area, with a particular emphasis on small businesses, neighborhood associations, community-based organizations (CBOs), and other grassroots groups. The successful candidate will play a key role in expanding our network, organizing outreach events, and enhancing communication strategies to support our mission.


  1. Relationship Building:
    • Cultivate and maintain relationships with downtown groups such as local businesses, neighborhood associations, CBO’s, and other key partners.
    • Conduct outreach and workshops with downtown groups such as local businesses, neighborhood associations, CBO’s, and other key partners regarding Community Benefits Agreements.
    • Attend meetings of associations and other key partners to represent the organization and identify collaboration opportunities.
  2. Event Planning:
    • Plan and execute outreach events to engage partners and the community.
    • Coordinate logistics, secure venues, and ensure events align with organizational goals.
  3. Communication and Marketing:
    • Collaborate with the Communications Director to create compelling flyers, social media campaigns, and website updates.
    • Assist in the development of marketing materials that effectively communicate the organization's initiatives.
    • Work to establish and expand and upkeep the “Support SB Local” program throughout local businesses.
  4. Engagement:
    • Conduct phone, in-person, and email outreach to partners to strengthen connections and provide updates.
    • Respond to inquiries and maintain regular communication to ensure partners are informed and engaged.
  5. Collaboration with Team:
    • Work closely with team members to support program planning and execution.
    • Provide assistance and input to ensure seamless coordination and implementation of initiatives.

To perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans.
  • Verbal/Written Communication – Communicates clearly and informatively; listens and gets clarification; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information accurately.
  • Collaboration – maintains a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward all stakeholders; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of status; gives and welcomes feedback; reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Quality of Work – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality in their own and others’ work; applies feedback to improve performance.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to a satisfactory level. The requirements listed below indicate the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • A reliable form of transportation with proof of registration and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience in outreach, community engagement, or related roles.
  • Experience in communicating with diverse stakeholders in a professional context; bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Experience and/or training in MS Office, Google Workspace, Zoom, Canva, and major social media platforms.
  • Experience in labor unions and/or community-based organizations and familiarity with the Inland Empire region preferred.
  • Familiarity with the Inland Empire region is preferred.
  • Ability to work in the evenings and weekends, as needed.

The position of Downton Outreach Coordinator is an exempt, full-time position. The yearly salary range for this position is $75,000 – $80,000, commensurate with experience related to the job responsibilities outlined here.

The Just SB collaborative offers full family health, dental, and vision insurance; cell phone; laptop; 401k with employer matching up to 6%, and reimbursement of expenses and mileage. We currently offer 15 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Work Environment:
This position will be mainly in-person. The outreach coordinator will be attending in-person meetings and events throughout the region with some meetings being held online. A reliable form of transportation with proof of registration and a valid driver’s license is required. The position will require you to work long and irregular hours including evenings and/or weekends, as needed.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

EEO Statement:
The Just SB is an equal opportunity employer and makes merit-based employment decisions. The company will not discriminate based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and/or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin (including language use restrictions), ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, marital status, age, medical condition (genetic characteristics, cancer-related), physical or mental disability (including HIV and AIDS), gender, gender identity, or gender expression. It also includes a perception that anyone may have any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having them. All such discrimination is unlawful.

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and three (3) references to Carolina Sanchez, Just SB Co-Executive Director, at: csanchez@justsb.org. The position will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

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