Website American Indian Health Commission for Washington State

American Indian Health Commission
for Washington State
Communications Specialist
Position Description
October 2021
REPORTS TO: AIHC Executive Director
POSITION SUMMARY AND ACCOUNTABILITY:
The American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) for Washington State is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tribally driven organization consisting of delegates from the 29 federally-recognized tribes and urban Indian health organizations in Washington State. This is an administrative position responsible for assisting in carrying out the AIHC mission of improving the health status of AI/ANs through the promotion of increased tribal-state collaboration.
This is a non- exempt position benefits working an average of 32-40 hours per week. Maximum 40 hours per week.
Salary Range: $17 -$28 per hour, EOQ
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Maintain AIHC website, coordinate website updates and documents files with website manager.
2. Develop effective communication strategies to organize contact lists, communications to delegates, state partners, legislators, and funders. Create and coordinate an annual organization communications plan.
3. Coordinate with staff and consultants to submit content for newsletters, social media, and AIHC website. Manage AIHC generic email accounts.
4. Manage invites and registrations for events, including managing online meeting platform, scheduling workgroup meetings, posting meeting materials to website, and managing platform during meetings.
5. Coordinates request for interviews for interviews, statements and press releases.
6. Maintain AIHC Google documents site and the access levels for staff, consultants, and delegates. Assist AIHC staff, delegates, and consultants in accessing appropriate online documents.
POSITION DESCRIPTION COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
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QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Experience working with website design, content production such as WordPress, Lucidpress; Drupal, Squarespace or other.
2. Experience working with Tribes and/or Tribal governments, Urban Indian Programs, and other Indigenous/Tribal organizations.
3. Excellent written and verbal communications skills’
4. Strong computer skills, ability to work in a paperless, electronic system.
5. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direction from Executive Director.
6. Evidence of project management skills and the ability to organize multiple tasks and priorities.
7. Proven experience as communications specialist will be strongly considered.
8. Working knowledge of MS Office; photo and video-editing software is an asset.
9. Outstanding organizational and planning abilities.
10. American Indian/Alaska Native preference for qualified candidates.
11. Experience working in Tribal health, community health, public health, health care, social services, or social justice programs is an asset.
12. Ability to travel throughout the state for meetings at least once per quarter.
Applicants should send resume and cover letter to:
Email: aihc.general.delivery@gmail.com
Subject Line: AIHC Communications Specialist
Closing Date: November 24, 2021

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