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Communications Coordinator at Public Health Foundation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

This position will serve as a technical expert and consultant to management on issues related to media and communications under Proposition 56. This position will analyze and make recommendations for the effective use of media and communications resources, the implementation and oversight of media contracts, programs and operations, and the refinement of communications efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the Communication Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a strategic communications plan for grant deliverables, including a project management timeline.

  • Manage the day-to-day work product timelines and deliverables with the media firm

  • Collaborate with Proposition 56, County, a media firm, and subcontracted agencies to develop, implement, and maintain a culturally-appropriate Countywide public education media

  • Work closely with Division and Project management to respond to requests for information from the media regarding the Project

  • Review and approve grant materials pertaining to branding

  • Direct the dissemination of messages through traditional and nontraditional media channels, and contribute content to the Proposition 56 website and coordinating social media outlets

  • Assemble, coordinate, and produce monthly e-newsletter for internal and external audiences

  • Prepare regular reports on the progress of the grant communications deliverables for Proposition 56, DPH, and other partners

  • Evaluate the overall effectiveness of the grant's media program efforts

  • Other duties as assigned by the DCDIP Chief of Communications.


  • Experience managing large-scale media projects

  • Experience working in public health, government agency, or non- profit organization

  • Experience working on grant-funded projects

  • Ability to act with judgment, confidence and personal initiative

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly visible work environment

  • Computer literate and skilled in use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with Adobe Design Suite (lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of DPH; Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in communications program planning, health communications program planning, public relations, media relations, media advocacy, or other marketing or advertising background.

    A valid California driver's license, proof of vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

    Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
    Successful clear the Live Scan process through Los Angeles County.

    Stand - Frequently
    Walk - Occasionally
    Sit - Frequently
    Handling / Fingering - Frequently
    Reach Outward - Occasionally
    Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally
    Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend - Occasionally
    Lift / Carry - Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs
    Push/Pull - Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs
    See - Constantly
    Taste/ Smell - Not Applicable
    Not Applicable: Not required for essential functions
    Occasionally: (0 - 2 hrs/day)
    Frequently: (2 - 5 hrs/day)
    Constantly: (5+ hrs/day)

    General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled

    PHFE is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.