$4,194 to $6,694 Per Month
Posting Expiration Date
June 6, 2021
Are you passionate about outreach and through education improving the quality of public services and jobs in Oregon? If you have experience in homecare, nonprofit, or content creation and communication, we want to talk with you!
Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter, and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume via this job posting at Indeed.com.
Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communicator will be part of a team of professionals who help deliver benefit and training programs funded by labor-management Trusts. The Communicator is responsible for coordinating with the Communications Director, Trust Director, and other key stakeholders to develop and execute strategic communications plans, from concept to deliverables. While this position will be primarily responsible for Carewell SEIU 503 Benefits program communications, the position will also be required to cross-train on communications relating to other programs serviced by RISE Partnership, including Uplift Oregon and Long-Term CareWorks programs.
The primary responsibility for this position is to develop and execute—in coordination with the Trust Program Director, Communications Director, and/or their designee(s)—a comprehensive outreach campaign to educate homecare and personal support workers about new and existing benefits available to them through Carewell SEIU 503. Specific tasks may include (but are not limited to):
- Audience assessment and targeted messaging;
- Researching and assessing the best mediums with which to reach specific audiences;
- Developing and maintaining relationships with partner organizations to coordinate messaging;
- Writing, editing, and designing deliverables for program participants, including printed mailings, emails, social media content, leaflets, newsletter articles, and other participant communications, often on short timelines;
- Maintaining a photo and video library;
- Some video editing and production;
- Photographing participants at events, meetings, training, and conferences;
- Maintaining the Carewell SEIU 503 Program website;
- Working with and protecting sensitive and confidential information;
- Engaging with and soliciting stories from a wide diversity of homecare and personal support workers, and comfort level in lifting up the voices of people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, among other communities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent writing and communications skills;
- Ability to apply an informed equity lens and analysis to all projects;
- Independently manage multiple projects simultaneously;
- A demonstrated commitment to advancing the voice and conditions of Oregon’s homecare and personal support workers;
- Excellent project management skills;
- Self-motivated with the ability to work well independently and to think on your feet;
- Be curious, generous, open-minded, and enjoy working as part of a team;
- A commitment to giving workers the capability and confidence they need to make the most of their union-negotiated benefits;
- A commitment to treating coworkers and participants with respect;
- Ability to use the following office equipment, tools, and software: PC, multiline telephone, copier/printer/scanner, fax, smart phones, computers with Microsoft, Adobe, and online web-based secure applications;
- Ability to support RISE’s organizational values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Equity in the development and delivery of your work, including demonstrated positive interactions with staff, vendors, the consumers we support, and other organizational stakeholders.
- Three to five years’ experience in a professional role that delivers on the essential functions listed above;
- Experience working in a homecare, union, non-profit, and/or start-up environment preferred.
This position is not responsible for supervising other staff members.
- Check the appropriate health classification group for this position:
□ Group 1 – Requires physical abilities to perform instant or sustained arduous physical activity
✓ Group 2 – Requires occasional lifting and exertion for short periods
□ Group 3 – Requires very limited physical exertion
- Readiness to work occasional long hours, weekends
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.