Houston Furniture Bank is seeking a proactive, creative, and motivated person to join our team at the Director level. The ideal candidate will be mission-driven,  passionate about “Making Empty Houses Homes,” and experienced in strategic communications, innovative communication and outreach practices, paid communications, earned media,  and team management. The Director of Communications will be responsible for developing and implementing internal and external communications strategies. Activities include content creation and management for the website, mailing list, social media, and internal communications.

Houston Furniture Bank is a 501c3 Charitable organization whose mission is “Making Empty Houses Homes.” Every month, Houston Furniture Bank provides furniture assistance to over 100 families and beds to over 80 children, recycles over 2,000 mattresses, redistributes over 1,300 pieces of furniture to families in need, and provides employment for over 50 families as a committed second chance employer. Houston Furniture Bank operates a number of social businesses to supplement grant funding and donations, including two furniture outlets, the “Mattress Builders” at Houston Furniture Bank and Mattress Recycling Center.



Identify stories and develop them

Gather statistics to support communications priorities

Collaborate with marketing/public relations vendors to support media and advertising priorities

Update website blog

Manage newsletter

Manage social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Linkedin

Project management for special events/fundraisers

Manage Board Communications



3+ years of communications experience

Self-starter with the ability to work independently

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of all social media platforms

Ability and proven record of learning new technologies as needed

Knowledge of WordPress, Shopify

Comfortability/experience with a diverse workforce and client and donor base

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Light graphic design


Spanish a plus

Enthusiastic support for Houston Furniture Bank’s mission



The Director of Communications will office at 8220 Mosley Rd (Hobby Airport area), 7-4, Monday through Friday. There will be some need to visit the second location in Spring, TX at 295 Sawdust Rd as well as the occasional need for evening and weekend work to support special events and projects.


Reports to Executive Director



This is a full-time position, including healthcare. Compensation is $37,000/year.


Please email oli@houstonfurniturebank.org with your cover letter, resume and samples of your work including writing, photography, and graphic design. You may choose to send us a Google Drive folder link.

Houston Furniture Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, disability, genetic information sex, national origin, or any other protected characteristics defined by federal, state, or local laws.