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Communications Analyst

Leichtag Foundation
Encinitas, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position: Communications Analyst

Status: Regular, Full-time, Exempt, hybrid work model office/remote

Reports to: Director of Communications and Strategy

Position Overview

As the Communications Analyst, you will integrate all logistics of a robust communications effort for Leichtag Foundation and its initiatives. This crucial piece of our communications effort will keep content organized, ensure full expression about our initiatives' impact to our community, and share about our work for high visibility and influence. You will seek out information from our team and interpret concepts from different departments into captivating posts, articles, and more. The Analyst will ensure that our initiatives are connecting, educating, and motivating our audiences. A skilled writer, you will identify key topics within our impact that are relevant to our audiences. The Analyst will ensure the community understands the work of Leichtag Foundation, Leichtag Commons, Impact Cubed, and other Leichtag initiatives. Highly relevant communications will compel community members to engage with philanthropy and Leichtag Commons.

About the Leichtag Foundation

Leichtag Foundation is a private, independent foundation, honors the legacy of Lee and Toni Leichtag through igniting and inspiring vibrant Jewish life, advancing self-sufficiency and stimulating social entrepreneurship in coastal North San Diego County and Jerusalem. In 2012, to create a physical platform for the advancement of its strategies and a cultural and community resource for the region, the Foundation purchased the former Paul Ecke Ranch in Encinitas, now known as Leichtag Commons. The Commons is home to Coastal Roots Farm, the Hive, a host of small and large-scale community events, agricultural tenants and more. Leichtag Foundation launched Impact Cubed in 2018 to stimulate philanthropy and build social sector capacity through educational programs and consulting with philanthropists and nonprofits.


  • Experience with writing on behalf of an employer, contractor, organization, individual, or publication.
  • Ability to explain complex concepts and jargon in relevant terms for diverse audiences.
  • Significant knowledge of Jewish traditions and principles.
  • Nonprofit or philanthropic experience.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, as well as Canva and/or Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passion for lists, organization, and routines.
  • Strong eye for visual design.
  • Experience working with social media and CRM platforms.


Salary range is from $60,000 to $70,000 commensurate with experience. Leichtag Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including 401(k), 401(k) matching, profit sharing and access to health, dental and vision plans.

Typical Working Conditions

The Communications Analyst will work inside an office, as well as outdoors on occasion. There will be exposure to Southern California outside temperatures, chemicals used in the agricultural industry, and loud noises.

The Foundation has a mandatory vaccination policy.

Our Process

We believe diverse perspectives and lived experiences foster creativity and stronger products. We commit to seeking out qualified candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.

Please inlcude a cover letter along with your resume.

Thinking about applying?

In our work to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Leichtag and in our community, we have learned that historical biases in hiring may lead to fewer applications from women, LGBTQ+ people, and Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and other marginalized groups who decide not to apply due to a false perception that they must meet all of the qualifications. We encourage applicants to apply even if they do not meet 100% of the qualifications. Thank you for considering the Leichtag Foundation.

Leichtag Foundation


Encinitas, CA



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