Project Manager for a Bay-Area Nonprofit Organization

This non-profit company is not yet revealing their identity and are headquartered in the North Bay. They are not disclosing their identity publicly yet, however they have shared their name with AIGA SF and we have vetted and approved this job post as being legitimate and aligned with our mission. They have chosen to keep their company name private until they have publicly announced so applying for this role is a two-step application process.

We are a new Bay Area nonprofit organization dedicated to design and sustainable agriculture. We are seeking a Project Manager to ensure success across various construction, landscape, and infrastructure projects. As a member of our team, you’ll be challenged to take on work that advances design with purpose. You’ll also work with a fun and curious group of makers and builders. Your day-to-day may include coordinating permits, overseeing contractors, and herding sheep (figuratively, as in managing many moving parts and literally, hanging out with sheep on our property). If this sounds interesting to you, read on…

The Project Manager will be responsible for on-site, day-to-day management of various construction projects on our property, ranging from a new ground-up house to landscape and infrastructure improvements. This role will coordinate between our head of planning, contractors, our external design team, and other supporting partners to track, permits, budgets, and schedules.

As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

– Design coordination across various projects and consultants, including architects, landscape architects, engineers and specialty designers.
– Coordination of various contractor’s scopes.
– Phasing of the projects with relevant stakeholders.
– Coordination and Management of design and construction schedules.
– Communication of schedule milestones.

– Coordination and tracking of permits with relevant county departments and agencies.
– Submission of relevant drawings and other requirements.
– Tracking final sign offs and record documentation as well as ongoing maintenance and monitoring requirements.

– Tracking of consultant contracts and invoices
– Soliciting competitive bids.
– Tracking of contractor estimates and invoices

You may have…
– Seven (7) years of experience managing complex building projects.
– Extensive experience with acquiring permits, particularly within Marin and Sonoma counties.
– Five (5) years experience serving as an Owner’s Representative or Project Manager for an architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, or construction firm.
– Relevant experience with mid-size properties and facilities.

You are someone who…
– Brings empathy and enthusiasm to your work.
– Practices clear and consistent communication,
– Is detail-oriented and makes decisions based on clear analysis of the data.
– Fosters collaborative teamwork and enjoys working with others.
– Values integrity, honesty, and transparency.
– Efficiently manages budgets, schedules, and meeting minutes.

Salary for this position is competitive. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits
package for salaried employee, including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, year-end shutdown, and paid time off.

Our organization strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment for individuals who reflect a broad spectrum of identities, including but not limited to gender, racial, ethnic, and social-economic dimensions. We aim to maintain and develop a working environment where individuals are welcomed to express their affiliations, advocacy, associations, and appearance freely. We believe that inclusion of diverse perspectives is essential to achieving our long-term vision and mission. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented to apply. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application submission.

Our organization is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not allow the discrimination against an applicant or employee based on the basis of race, creed, religion, disability, color, national origin, age, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, nationality, national origin, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. If you need assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us.

As will be announced shortly, we are a new nonprofit, currently headquartered in the North Bay, with additional Bay Area locations under development. Since we are not yet public, this is a two-step application process:

First step: Please email your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to In the body of your email, please include 2-3 sentences on the following: What’s your favorite task to roll up your sleeves and work on?

An acknowledgment of receipt will be sent hereafter.

Second Step: If we believe you may be a fit for this position, we’ll send you additional details on our organization along with a non-disclosure agreement.