Communication & Events Specialist

Company Overview

At North Bay Regional Center we believe that all people with developmental disabilities should have the same opportunities as are available to all other citizens.  As one of the 21 nonprofit Regional Centers throughout California, we offer a comprehensive program supporting the needs of our communities, provided by driven and passionate employees who ensure that we achieve our goals daily.

Who We Serve

North Bay Regional Center provides advocacy, services, support, and care coordination to children and adults diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties.
We partner with community-based organizations and agencies to empower our clients to thrive and live as independently as possible within the geographically, culturally, and ethnically diverse communities we serve.

Are you passionate about providing support and caring for individuals with developmental disabilities?  Are you looking for an organization where we help our clients achieve their goals and dreams? North Bay Regional Center is a nonprofit private corporation that contracts with the Department of Developmental Services to coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.  At North Bay, we’re promoting opportunities by supporting choices for people with developmental disabilities.

North Bay Regional Center serves over 10,000 people living within the geographic boundaries of Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties. Guided by our NBRC Mission and Values to assist people with developmental disabilities to obtain the services and supports needed to live as others do in the community, NBRC has established Strategic Goals to guide our efforts in focused areas: employment, independence, community access and family supports.
NBRC is committed to being a culturally and linguistically competent agency, striving to provide the services that our diverse clients and families need in their unique circumstances. We also value the contributions that our diverse staff bring to the agency.

Nature of Work

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Communications and Events Specialist is responsible for developing and proactively managing the production and distribution of all public information produced by the agency, including coordinating the creation, editing, and approval of materials destined for all agency communication channels, such as social media platforms, NBRC’s website and printed material for general/public distribution.  The Communications and Events Specialist will support NBRC’s mission by increasing community awareness and performing outreach efforts for programs and services offered by NBRC.  In coordination with NBRC’s Executive Team, the Communications and Events Specialist will develop strategies to effectively implement internal and external communication and coordinate agency events.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to Communications, such as Public Relations, Journalism, Organizational Development, Adult Learning, Education, Human Resources, or other related field.
  • At least five years of relevant communications experience.
  • Spanish speaking ability strongly preferred.
  • Minimum qualifications may be waived depending on the agency’s need for specialized skills (such as language abilities).


At NBRC, we offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • CalPERS Retirement Plan
  • CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, with generous employer contributions
  • Dental Insurance, with zero cost for employee only coverage
  • Vision Insurance, with $5/month employee cost share for employee only coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Generous vacation and sick accrual policies
  • Employee Referral Reward Program
  • 15 Paid Agency Holidays/year
  • CalPERS 457 Supplemental Retirement Plan
  • Bi-lingual language differential:
  • For those speaking , reading and writing other than English – $150 per month
  • For those speaking a language other than English – $100 per month
  • For those using American Sign language – $150 per month

Salary Range:

$61,092 – $81,912 with opportunities for 5% increases annually.