Job Details

Communicator - Social Media and Long-Term Care Workforce Development Trust

RISE Partnership, Portland, Oregon

Job - Non-Profit

Salary Range: $4,091 to $6,530/month

Close Date: 08/02/2020

Are you passionate about supporting Oregon's care and public services workforce?  If you meet the qualifications below, we want to talk with you!

Application Requirements:
Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and response to a supplemental application question are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership, provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position and response to the following question:

●    Equity is a key value for RISE Partnership. In two or three paragraphs, share a story or example of how you include equity as a value in a communications piece you authored or designed.
●    What are three aspects of understanding your audience that you take into consideration when designing a communication strategy? 
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Pay and Benefits:
We offer competitive wages and top-notch benefits, including 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, and employee assistance program benefits for ourselves and if applicable our dependents, as well as 15% employer paid 401K and other generous leave benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
RISE Partnership 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.

Communicator - Social Media and Long-Term Care Workforce Development Trust

Organizational Overview
RISE Partnership delivers a wide range of exceptional benefits on behalf of Labor-Management trusts and nonprofits.  By joining together, we give workers the resources and confidence to make the most of their union-negotiated benefits.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communicator  will be part of a team of professionals who help deliver the benefits of labor-management Trusts. The Communicator is responsible for coordinating with the Communications Director, Trust Director, and other key stakeholders to develop, execute and manage strategic communications plans, from concept to deliverables (including mail pieces, web posts, social media, surveys, polls and training materials). While this position will be primarily responsible for social media development and Long-Term Care Workforce Development Trust communications, the position will also be required to cross-train on communications relating to other benefits trusts serviced by RISE Partnership, including Carewell SEIU 503 and the Oregon State Worker Education and Training Trust.

Essential Functions
The primary responsibilities for this position are:
1.    to develop, execute and manage—in coordination with the Communications Director and other relevant stakeholders—a comprehensive social media outreach campaign to educate workers about training and benefits available through the all Trusts supported by RISE Partnership (75%); and
2.    to provide communication support to the Long-Term Care Career Center, a joint Labor-Management Trust serving care providers working in nursing home settings (25%). 

Specific tasks may include (but not be limited to):
●    Advise Communications Director and Trust Director(s) on communications and messaging strategies to support desired outcomes
●    Develop social media campaigns that help to achieve communication goals;
●    Develop regular reports on emerging social media trends;
●    Manage social media accounts through monitoring and offer constructive interaction with users;
●    Create and manage methods for finding and saving online testimonials;
●    Analyze the long-term needs of the social media strategy and prepare reports to the leadership teams that outline any necessary changes;
●    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 and designing deliverables, including emails, social media content, leaflets, newsletter articles, and participant communications, often on short timelines;
●    Attending monthly Long-Term Care Workforce Development Trust board meetings;
●    Maintaining a photo and video library;
●    Photographing participants at events, meetings, training, and conferences;
●    Working with and protecting sensitive and confidential information;
●    Engaging and soliciting stories from a wide diversity of 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;
●    Proven results in delivering social media campaigns;
●    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 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
●    A commitment to treating coworkers and participants with respect
●    Ability to use the following office equipment, tools and machines: PC, multi-line telephone, copier/printer/scanner, fax, smart phones, computers with Microsoft, Adobe, and online web based secure applications

●    Communications experience in the long-term care/health care field and/or union preferred
●    Project management experience 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

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.