About the Organization

TAAF serves the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in their pursuit of belonging and prosperity that is free from discrimination, slander, and violence. Founded in 2021 in response to the rise in anti-Asian hate and to address the long-standing underinvestment in AAPI communities, TAAF funds best in class organizations working to mobilize against hate and violence, educate communities, and reclaim our narratives through our core pillars of Anti-Hate, Education, Narrative Change, and Resources & Representation. Through our grants, high-impact initiatives and events, we’re creating a permanent and irrevocable sense of belonging for millions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. For additional information about TAAF, please visit www.taaf.org.


About the Role

The content writer plays a critical role on the national Communications team by providing expertise in web and social writing, brand-centered storytelling, and speech writing. They will work closely with the Head of Communications and Creative Manager to help shape TAAF’s narrative across owned channels (social and website) and newsletter; develop marketing materials; and draft speeches and remarks for TAAF leadership. The optimal candidate works strategically with transparency and accountability, embraces a culture of learning, works respectfully with compassion, kindness and gratitude, and seeks to be inclusive and collaborative in their decision making. Understanding the start-up dynamic of TAAF, the candidate must be able to work in a sometimes ambiguous environment that will be iterative, requiring creativity, flexibility, and humor.



  • Produce quality writing that connects with target audiences and boosts engagement
  • Promote TAAF’s mission and vision through clear, compelling storytelling
  • Draft and edit communications materials such as website, newsletter, internal and external presentations, and social media copy
  • Develop remarks and/or talking points for TAAF leadership’s speaking engagements with guidance from communications leads
  • Increase website traffic by leveraging SEO best practices
  • Copyedit TAAF research with Data + Research team before publication
  • Stay current on marketing and general industry trends to augment content development
  • Work closely with social media strategist to build out editorial calendar
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments to support content development needs
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Head of Communications and/or Creative Manager


Job Requirements


  • Five or more years of experience as a content writer or copywriter
  • Familiarity with impact storytelling and writing for philanthropic organizations


  • Strong cultural competence and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Exceptional written communication skills
  • Impeccable use of grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Creative and strategic-thinking skills
  • Proficiency in web-based research and SEO best practices
  • A can-do problem-solving attitude - proactive, solutions-focused approach with strong comfort level with ambiguity, experimentation and learning, and consistent drive to ‘figure it out’

Working Hours

  • Requires occasional weekend, off-hours, or evening work


Compensation and Benefits

  • TAAF provides competitive compensation and benefits including health insurance (including dental and vision) and a 401k retirement plan to all employees
  • Anticipated salary for this position is $85,000
  • New York City and San Francisco-based staff work in the office 2 days per week and the other days remotely


Equal Opportunity Employer

TAAF is deeply committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable place to work. We encourage people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to apply

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