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Assistant Communication 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:

The Assistant Communication Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the grant communications objectives and supporting the DCDIP Chief of Communications in the day-to-day oversight of grant print and graphics projects. Additionally, the Assistant Communication Coordinator will manage social media and website updates in a timely manner to increase awareness of TCPP's smoking cessation efforts.

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

  • Support the development and implementation of a Countywide culturally-appropriate public education media campaign;

  • Confer with Program Analysts to identify trends and key group interests and concerns affecting the 0-5 target population;

  • Develop a social media calendar and website content to disseminate key project messages;

  • Assemble and coordinate production of publications/marketing materials for internal and external audiences;

  • Assist in the development of monthly e-newsletters content
    Provide technical assistance on media and communications efforts to Project staff;

  • Assist in preparing reports for Proposition 56, DPH, and other partners;

  • Prepare and communicate updates and project findings to key stakeholders;

  • Monitor media efforts (earned and paid media) and evaluate the effectiveness of social media tools utilized throughout the grant; and

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


  • Excellent writing, editing, proof reading and overall communication skills;

  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination tactics and methods

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to relationship- building, both internally and externally

  • Ability to act with judgment, confidence and personal initiative

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

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

  • 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 (English/Spanish).

    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of DPH.

    Two years of experience in the field of health communications, communications program planning, public relations, media relations, or media advocacy either in a staff or volunteer/intern position.

    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 ShoulderOccasionally
    Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Occasionally
    Lift / Carry Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs
    Push/Pull Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs
    See Constantly
    Taste/ SmellNot 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.