COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

RedRover

Salary Range: $45,000-55,000/annually (35 hrs/week)

Recruitment Closes: Until filled.

Based in Sacramento, California, RedRover operates programs for animals in crisis or in need across the nation and is well known for its three main programs: RedRover Responders shelters and cares for animals displaced by natural disasters and other crises, such as criminal seizures and hoarding cases, in the United States and Canada; RedRover Relief provides financial and emotional support to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers and pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations and resources to help victims of domestic violence escape abusive environments with their pets; and RedRover Readers helps children explore the bond between people and animals through stories and discussion in a unique community-based literacy program.

Under the guidance of the Director of Communications, the Communications Coordinator shall: implement communication strategies, track and analyze communication and marketing data and assist in the creation and coordination of social media content and graphic design. The Communications Coordinator is a key member of the Communications, Marketing, PR and Development Team, composed of staff members who work closely together to ensure integrated communications, fundraising, public relations and marketing objectives are on track and messaging is consistent with the organization’s brand and mission across multiple channels.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In partnership with the Director of Communications, Public Relations Specialist and Education and Marketing Coordinator, implement communication and marketing strategies to deliver content that is relevant, compelling and builds a sense of connection through a variety of communication channels, including email, social media and website.
  • Track and analyze communication and marketing data through Google Analytics and other platforms, and report out on key performance indicators.
  • Maintain communication calendars and track projects using the project management software, like Asana.
  • Work with the communication team to create visually engaging social media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter) content and other content as needed.
  • Work with Director of Communications and Director of Development to implement marketing and fundraising strategies for segmentation/targeting, lead generation/list growth and test and modify strategies to achieve targeted engagement and conversion rates.
  • Work with the team to ensure consistent branding and messaging and maximize the integration of communication, marketing, fundraising and paid and unpaid media strategies across all channels.
  • Work closely with vendors and staff to maximize Google Adwords, SEO and website optimization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications or other relevant area with two years of communications experience is preferred for this position.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills to build and maintain excellent relationships with staff as well as outside vendors and other constituents.
  • A conscientious team-player, able to think interdependently, balance and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining a positive, professional attitude.
  • High analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to strive for accuracy and precision,
  • Able to follow and implement directives; and, at the same time, be flexible, creative, independent and self-motivated.
  • Knowledge and experience with graphic design, photography and video software preferred, such as: InDesign, Canva, Photoshop and other Adobe Suite software.
  • Highly organized and able to work with minimal direction or supervision and be vigilant and inspired to seek and create opportunities.
  • Additionally, affection for animals, concern for their welfare and a willingness to accommodate animals in the workplace is required.
  • Ability to occasionally work on weekend days and travel across the United States and Canada is required.
  • Must maintain constituent (donors/volunteers/directors/employees) confidentiality and possess a valid California driver’s license, car insurance and reliable transportation.

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

City of Santa Cruz

Salary Range: $116,604 – $157,824

Recruitment Closes: April 16.

The City of Santa Cruz is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the City’s new Communications Manager/Public Information Officer. This will be an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to establish the citywide communications function and serve on the City Manager’s management team.

This new position reflects the City’s desire to increase the flow of information between the City of Santa Cruz and its diverse audiences, as well as enhance the public’s ability to fully engage in issues impacting the city. The selected candidate will have an opportunity to implement and build on a newly crafted Strategic Communications Plan, as well as establish relationships among Santa Cruz’s media editors and reporters, various interest groups, and the public.

To see full job description brochure, go to the City’s website and click on “jobs” at the top.

​Applicants must complete an online application.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of filling out application form completely.  Applications will be screened and candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in an assessment center (which will include a writing exercise, oral interviews, and simulated job duties).

 

Associate Director of Media Relations and Strategic Communications
California Primary Care Association 

Salary Range: $76,729 + Excellent benefits

Recruitment Closes: Until filled.

Support the California Primary Care Association’s strategic communications efforts in the areas of member engagement, programs and services, policy and government affairs, among others. Key areas of work will include external communications, media relations, content development and copyediting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the Association with proactive media relations, which includes media pitching, writing, research, preparing spokespeople, building relationships with statewide media and the development of press releases, opinion articles, letters to the editor, and other media-facing materials.
  • Provide the Association with strategic communications support, which may include the development of audience-specific messaging, talking points, collateral and crisis communication plans.
  • Support the Association with internal and external communication development, which may include e-communications, newsletters, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, videos, publications, and other copywriting.
  • Support the advocacy strategy of the Association and its affiliate organization, CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates, which seeks to influence state and federal public policy through the mobilization of community health centers advocates.
  • Provide support to our health center members and regional consortia partners to strengthen statewide communication efforts.
  • Coordinate information including compiling and editing articles for updates, posting updates and information on our website and other communications platforms.
  • Provide ongoing communication support to the Association’s senior leadership, which may include the development of correspondence, speech writing, presentations, fact sheets, and visuals.
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing and the Senior Coordinator of Social Media to coordinate communications efforts and influence the Association’s overall communications strategy.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum five years program or project management, or equivalent experience. Experience with community health centers, member-driven associations or non-profit organizations is also preferred. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.

To Apply: Submit cover letter indicating where you heard about this position, resume, and professional references in MS Word format to jobs@cpca.org or FAX 916-440-8172.

Managing Supervisor or Vice President
FleishmanHillard

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience.

Recruitment Closes: Until filled.

This position provides a fantastic opportunity for a communications professional to work in a fast-paced environment with a collaborative team on brand-building, media relations, event coordination and reputation management. FleishmanHillard Sacramento has deep experience in and passion for agribusiness, food, nutrition, healthcare, and lifestyle communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a pivotal role in handling many of the day-to-day activities for our account teams, including working with senior members of the team to help oversee projects and clients, manage timelines, deliverables and budgets, and contribute to new business proposals and opportunities.
  • Create a variety of content for a range of stakeholders and audiences. Help shape client stories and messages, with the goal of integrating our clients into the broader news cycle and trending social conversations. Deliverables will include plans, memos, research, written content, media materials, website and social media content, client correspondence, and collateral.
  • Maintain and develop trade media relationships, particularly in the agribusiness, healthcare, and food and nutrition space. Pitch sophisticated ideas, and develop creative written materials that capture these audiences, and reflect an understanding of our clients’ business.
  • Develop and execute various events from start to finish and have the ability to travel. Represent client confidently among various stakeholders and work with client teams at all levels including executive leadership.

Key Qualifications:

  • 8-10+ years of experience gained in public relations, journalism or a similar field. Experience running campaigns for clients within agriculture/agribusiness, food production, and healthcare industries is a plus. Agency experience is preferred.
  • Ability to engage with and counsel senior level decision-makers across the client’s business and deliver connective insights to assist clients in driving alignment and execution of cross-company initiatives. Candidate should have experience building relationships and working with diverse stakeholders effectively.
  • Candidate should have strong understanding of the media environment with the ability to create media strategy and drive coverage. A demonstrated hands-on media approach is required, and contacts with agribusiness, food and nutrition, and healthcare reporters is preferred.
  • Versatile, persuasive writing skills and experience developing high-quality written materials, including communications plans, client correspondence, and media communications.
  • Proven experience planning and executing a variety of events, including vendor management.
  • The ability to develop and generate support for strategic, comprehensive communications plans that apply creative tactics and use a variety of communication channels, including digital (e-mail, social media, blogs and intranet), print publications and brochures, executive memos, face-to-face meeting scripts/talking points, special events, video, and FAQs.
  • Energetic, self-starter and resourceful problem solver – gets things moving and keeps them on track. High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities.

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If you need assistance reviewing career opportunities or completing an application, please call 314-982-6283 or email our careers team.
Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted through careers@fleishman.com will be considered.


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