Jobs & Internships

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund has three job openings at this time for Sr. Accountant, Financial Administrative Assistant, and Dir. of Communications and Engagement. Please check back for new position openings.

Director of Communications and Engagement

Position Overview

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) seeks to hire an experienced and skilled communications and community engagement professional to be responsible for the organization’s communications, marketing, and special events. The successful candidate will have a record of effectively working with internal and external partners and a passion for story sharing through multiple media and forums.

The Director of Communications and Engagement will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work closely with staff at all levels to promote our mission and achieve our goals. If you are a highly motivated, creative individual who can support GMHF’s mission to create strong communities and affordable homes, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop and implement communications and marketing strategies to promote the organization’s mission, vision, goals, objectives, services, products, programs, and outcomes.
• Develop annual communications work plan and budget and manage both.
• Plan and execute events and promotions to build brand awareness, engage stakeholders, and promote the organization’s mission and work.
• Work collaboratively with program managers and other staff to develop and implement communication plans and marketing materials.
• Manage the production and distribution of marketing materials including brochures, flyers, and other promotional items.
• Develop and maintain relationships with media contacts to promote the organization’s initiatives; develop and distribute press releases and pitch stories to outlets.
• Ensure all communication and marketing efforts align with the organization’s commitment to social and racial justice.
• Develop and ensure all communication and marketing efforts align with the organization’s branding and messaging guidelines.
• Manage and oversee the organization’s communication channels including social media, email marketing, and the organization’s website, including web content and design.
• Supervise staff (if needed) and manage communications consultants.
• Develop and implement communications policies.


• Must be a self-starter and able to take initiative.
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a related field.
• Expertise and experience in successful communications and marketing strategies, with a focus on social media, in-person, and online forums.
• Experience in affordable housing or community development preferred.
• Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to write and edit marketing materials, press releases, and communication plans.
• Strong people skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.
• Ability to think creatively and strategically to develop effective communication and marketing campaigns.
• Understanding of social and racial justice issues and a commitment to advancing equity for those who identify as BIPOC individuals and communities.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite.
• Technical web site and social media skills.
• Valid Driver’s License, access to a vehicle, and ability to meet on-site with staff and drive to communities throughout Minnesota as work requires.

This position is open until filled.

To apply, send your resume to:
Alexis Lancaster
Executive Assistant

Click here to download the Director of Communications and Engagement Position Description


Senior Accountant

Position Overview

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) seeks a dedicated and detail-oriented Sr. Accountant to join our nonprofit organization’s finance team. The Sr. Accountant will play a vital role in maintaining accurate financial records, managing accounting transactions, and supporting various activities specific to a nonprofit community development financial institution (CDFI). The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of nonprofit accounting principles, exceptional organizational skills, and a passion for contributing to the mission-driven work of our organization.

If you are a highly motivated, creative individual with a passion for affordable housing and social and racial justice, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities

  • General Ledger Management: Maintain the general ledger, record journal entries, and ensure accuracy and completeness of financial transactions.
  • Grant Accounting: Assist in tracking and allocating expenses related to grants and specific loan programs, ensuring compliance with funding source requirements.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Process accounts payable invoices, verify expenses, and support accounts receivable functions, including invoicing and contributions.
  • Fund Accounting: Work with restricted and unrestricted funds, accurately allocating expenses and revenue based on donor and grant restrictions.
  • Monthly Financial Close: Assist with month-end closing processes, including reconciliations, accruals, and preparation of financial reports.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare various financial reports, statements, and schedules for internal stakeholders, grantors, and board members.
  • Budget Support: Assist in the development and monitoring of budgets for programs, projects, and the overall organization.
  • Compliance and Audits: Ensure adherence to nonprofit accounting regulations and assist in audit preparation and responses.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes and enhance financial reporting efficiency.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Collaborate with program managers

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience, experience in a nonprofit organization helpful.
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and generally accepted accounting principles.

This position is open for applications through August 31, 2023.

To apply, send your resume to:
Alexis Lancaster
Executive Assistant

Click here to download the Senior Accountant Position Description

Colorful banner image featuring the skyline that you might typically see in a small city or town in Greater Minnesota.