Communicator

Communicator

Salary Range

$4,194 to $6,694 Per Month

Posting Expiration Date

August 29, 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!

Application Requirements

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.

Position Summary

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 Uplift Oregon program communications, the position will also be required to cross-train on communications relating to other programs serviced by RISE Partnership, including Carewell Benefits, Carewell Training, and Long-Term CareWorks programs.

Essential Functions

The primary responsibility for this position is to develop and execute in coordination with the Uplift Oregon 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 Uplift Oregon. Specific tasks may include (but are not limited to):

  • Perform audience analysis and curate targeted messaging
  • Write short news features for agency newsletters and other communication tools to promote Uplift programming 
  • Provide regular email updates to stakeholders to explain program offerings and coordinate actions 
  • Research and assess the best mediums to reach specific audiences
  • Develop and maintain relationships with partner organizations to coordinate messaging
  • Write, edit, and design deliverables for program participants, including printed mailings, emails, social media content, leaflets, newsletter articles, and other participant communications, often on short timelines
  • Maintain a photo and video library
  • Video editing and production as needed
  • Photograph participants at events, meetings, training, and conferences
  • Maintain the Uplift Oregon Program website 
  • Work with and protect sensitive and confidential information
  • Engage with and solicit stories from a wide diversity of state employees, and be comfortable lifting up the voices of people of color, LGBTQ community, and immigrants, among other communities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Interest in learning, or familiarity with, Salesforce and MarketingCloud
  • Ability to apply an informed equity lens and analysis to all projects
  • Independently manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the voices and conditions of Oregon’s homecare and personal support state workers
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Self-motivated with 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
  • Ability to use the following office equipment, tools and machines: PC, copier/printer/scanner, fax, smartphones, 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

Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a professional role that delivers on the essential functions listed above required
  • Experience working in a homecare, union, non-profit, and/or start-up environment preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is not responsible for supervising other staff members.

Working Conditions

  • 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
  • Able to travel between worksites and/or meeting locations within the state on an as-needed basis as required by the program

Disclaimer

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.

Application Requirements

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. 

Pay and Benefits

We offer competitive wages and top-notch benefits, including major medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program benefits for ourselves and if applicable our dependents, as well as retirement and leave benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team members are also responsible for conduct consistent with our EEO standards and are expected to demonstrate respect for all coworkers and participants. We also recognize the desirability of increasing employment opportunities for people of color, women, LGBTQQI, people that are bilingual or multilingual, and people with disabilities.

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