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Company

Citrus Heights Water District (CHWD)

Job Title

Director of Public Affairs

Salary

$150,196.00 – $202,779.00

Position Description

The Director of Public Affairs is a new director-level position for the Citrus Heights Water District. The Director will be a key member of the District’s Executive Leadership Team and will report to the General Manager. The Director of Public Affairs is an at-will, FLSA-exempt position. You would lead the development of communication strategies and plan special events to enhance the District’s visibility; plan, organize, direct and review District communications and public engagement, including public information, marketing and communication programs, community outreach and education; serve as the District’s liaison with relevant consultants, media, and legislators; oversee, develop and distribute a wide variety of information and publications of public interest; and provide complex strategic support to the General Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent team service and strong problem-solving skills; can strategically and thoughtfully navigate crisis communications; have exceptional public speaking and media interview skills and a strong background in social media and analytics; and a demonstrated track record of managing and directing communication, public outreach, legislative affairs and associated activities for a utility provider, public agency, or special district.

Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible supervisory and management experience in public relations or public affairs, preferably in a utility or similar government setting.

About the Citrus Heights Water District (CHWD)

CHWD provides drinking water to an estimated service area population of 70,000 customers through more than 20,000 water service connections. CHWD’s service area is 12.8 square miles, including portions of Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, Orangevale, Carmichael, Roseville, and unincorporated Placer County in the Greater Sacramento Region. CHWD has 38 full-time dedicated employees to operate and maintain its water system, ensuring high-quality and reliable water, while providing great customer service.

The District is governed by a three-member Board of Directors who are elected by District and appoint a General Manager. The 2024 CHWD annual operating budget is approximately $17.1 million, and its 2024 Capital Improvement Budget is $13.8 million.

Company

California Custom Trailers and Power Sports

Job Title

Corporate Marketing Specialist

Salary

Salary based on experience. Position includes generous benefits package including healthcare options and retirement matching.

How to Apply

Submit to Trevor Messersmith (trevor@cal-custom.com). Apply now with your resume and portfolio showcasing your marketing achievements.

Position Description

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative Corporate Marketing Specialist to join our team. This position will play a pivotal role in enhancing our brand presence across all stores through strategic marketing initiatives. The Corporate Marketing Specialist will be responsible for creating compelling content with a heavy focus on video production, particularly for YouTube, to elevate our online visibility. This role will also involve collaborating with store managers to ensure consistent brand messaging and marketing efforts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute marketing strategies to increase brand awareness and drive customer engagement.
  • Create high-quality video content for YouTube to showcase our products, services, and brand story.
  • Collaborate with store managers to understand local market dynamics and tailor marketing campaigns accordingly.
  • Implement targeted marketing initiatives to reach specific demographics and drive sales.
  • Optimize SEO strategies to improve search engine ranking and visibility.
  • Manage Google Ads campaigns to increase online traffic and generate leads.
  • Analyze marketing data and metrics to measure the effectiveness of campaigns and identify areas for improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in digital marketing and video production.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in corporate marketing, with a focus on video content creation.
  • Proficiency in video editing software and equipment.
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing principles, including SEO and Google Ads.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and draw actionable insights.
  • Ability to travel.

About California Custom Trailers and Power Sports

A family-owned, award-winning business, California Custom Trailers and Power Sports is the go-to destination for outdoor enthusiasts in Elk Grove and beyond. Specializing in top-quality trailers, power sports vehicles, and marine services, we offer a comprehensive range of products and solutions to meet all your recreational needs.

Company

Sacramento LGBT Community Center

Job Title

Community Outreach Coordinator

Salary

$21.00 – $23.00 per hour

Position Description

The Community Outreach Coordinator plays a vital role in supporting the Communications & Marketing Manager in executing communication strategies aimed at enhancing awareness and engagement within the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. This position, within the Development & External Affairs Division, involves working closely with various teams across the organization to coordinate outreach efforts, produce marketing materials, manage online presence, lead campaigns, manage interns, and facilitate community engagement activities. The Community Outreach Coordinator will assist in event planning and social marketing initiatives to fulfill CYBHI grant requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate Outreach Efforts
    • Coordinate outreach and engagement requests, track activities, and produce reports.
    • Organize and execute outreach activities, including events, workshops, and community engagements.
    • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to ensure successful outreach initiatives that effectively engage the target audience.
    • Assist in monitoring news coverage, make media outreach calls, and media logistics at the direction of the Communications & Marketing Manager.
  • Communication Strategy Implementation
    • Assist the Communications & Marketing Manager with developing and executing communication strategies aimed at raising awareness and increasing engagement with the Sacramento LGBT Community Center.
    • Assist with the organization’s online presence, including website content updates and social media management.
    • Support digital marketing efforts to amplify the organization’s message and reach a wider audience.
    • Assist in the development of and supervision of internship and volunteer opportunities.
  • Product Development Assistance
    • Research and design outreach materials.
    • Draft and copy-editing website content, social media posts, email, op-eds, fliers, brochures, and press materials.
    • Review materials produced by others for brand consistency.
    • Assist in managing material production process and maintenance of inventory.
    • Capture, edit, and archive photos and video footage.
  • Oversee LGBTQ+ Youth Social Marketing Campaign
    • Lead a team of interns in implementing a LGBTQ+ youth-driven social marketing campaign across Sacramento and adjacent counties.
    • Develop and implement strategies to raise awareness about mental health, destigmatize help-seeking behavior, and promote access to affirming resources among LGBTQ+ youth.
    • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure the campaign’s messaging aligns with the organization’s goals and values.
    • Monitor campaign progress and evaluate its effectiveness in increasing service uptake among LGBTQ+ youth.
  • General Duties:
    • Functions as a strategic member of the marketing and community engagement teams.
    • Facilitate or participate in staff meetings, planning meetings, and other meetings as required.
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders across the 5-county region.
    • Assist in tracking data and producing grant reports.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with the LGBTQ+ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ+ people, social justice, and civil rights policy preferred.
  • Experience in public relations, marketing, broadcast, digital media.
  • Experience in coordinating communications planning and executing media strategies.
  • Passion for learning and adaptability in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience using technology and data to drive marketing strategies and achieve desired results; demonstrated technical expertise with digital marketing tools, including WordPress, MailChimp, Google AdWords, and various social media platforms and aggregators such as Sprout Social, Buffer, and Hootsuite.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and group facilitation.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including government officials, volunteers, community members, and interns.
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills; commitment to ensuring accuracy and quality in all communications materials and reports.
  • Familiarity with graphic design tools, including experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Canva, is strongly preferred.
  • Photography and videography experience, including editing short-form videos, is preferred.
  • Experience recruiting and mentoring teams of less experienced staff, interns, or volunteers.

Requirements

  1. Passion for the Center’s mission and work to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive and a commitment to follow all policies and procedures of the organization.
  2. Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or three years of direct experience may be substituted for formal education.
  3. Experience: Minimum of two years of relevant experience in public relations, marketing, community organizing, campaign management, or a related field.
  4. Computer/Office Equipment Skills: Superior proficiency working with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, and Teams.  database systems, and social media platforms and management tools.
  5. Availability: Flexibility in schedule is required to accommodate coverage of events and programs that occur in the evening and on weekends.
  6. Physical Demands:  The person in this position will be required to sit or stand for extended periods, move objects up to 25 pounds, operate office equipment, open and close filing cabinets and boxes, observe visitors, and communicate messages by telephone.
  7. Background Check: Offers of employment may be contingent on the satisfactory results of a criminal history and MVR background check.
  8. Work Authorization: Employees must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
  9. Drug-Free Workplace: The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is a drug-free workplace; employees may be subject to drug testing.
  10. Transportation: Access to reliable automobile transportation with a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required. This position will be required to travel locally within the 5-county region and may be required to drive rented vehicles and/or our Mobile Outreach RV occasionally for outreach activities.

About the Sacramento LGBT Community Center

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center works to create a region where all LGBTQ people can thrive.  We support health and wellness, advocate for equity and justice, and work to uplift a culturally rich LGBTQ+ community.

Company

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

Job Title

Corporate Engagement Manager

Salary

$30.00 – $32.00 per hour

Position Description

The Corporate Engagement Manager plays a critical role in securing financial resources through corporate engagement opportunities and strengthening the affiliate’s volunteer program. Reporting to the Director of Events and Initiatives and supporting the efforts of the Development Department, this position is directly responsible for raising approximately $750,000 per year by stewarding and soliciting supporters in our two-county region.

Responsibilities include directly managing the Volunteer Coordinator, growing Habitat’s corporate resources to meet the needs of our expanding nonprofit organization, event support, as well as the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations. Must possess strong verbal and written communication, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, be flexible to changing circumstances, and have the ability to maintain balance in a fast-paced work environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Fundraising (60%)
    • Secure $500,000+ annually through grant writing and solicitation of sponsorships for corporate engagement programs and build events such as Women Build, Rock the Block, and new home builds.
    • Manage a portfolio of corporate accounts and prospects, working to steward relationships and secure continued support for Habitat programs.
    • Develop, implement, and manage a new Playhouse Program, raising approx. $150,000 for the affiliate.
    • Ensure benefit fulfilment and stewardship activity for corporate partners, providing effective coordination for events, builds, and site visits.
    • Employ strategies to increase sponsorship support; seek opportunities for annual or multi-year levels of giving.
    • Raise the profile of the affiliate in the community by attending networking events for donor acquisition.
  • Volunteer Management (15%)
    • Oversee coordination and scheduling of corporate team volunteers.
    • Support the Volunteer Coordinator with corporate team engagement at events or on the job site.
    • Elevate the Habitat Volunteer Experience and work to create and deepen relationships with stakeholders.
  • Organizational Infrastructure and Department Support (25%)
    • Supervise the Volunteer Coordinator.
    • Manage Classy, the fundraising and crowdfunding platform for the affiliate, including support with invoicing and financial follow-ups.
    • Troubleshoot issues related to online platforms and portals as needed.
    • Ensure affiliate volunteer and donor data and activities are accurately documented and tracked in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge CRM database.
    • Event planning support for the department and affiliate.

Qualifications

  • At least two years of professional experience in corporate development preferably in fundraising or a nonprofit environment with a proven track record of managing people and process
  • Excellent project management skills with meticulous attention to detail. Strong planning skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, experience with grant writing and proposal development required.
  • High-level computer literacy, internet, and portfolio management; experience with donor databases, ideally Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and VolunteerHub preferred.
  • Must enjoy engaging with other people both online and in person.
  • Comfortable working with diverse members of the Habitat community, including homeowners, volunteers, and supporters with sensitivity.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.

Company

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

Job Title

Marketing & Social Media Coordinator

Salary

$25.00 – $28.00 per hour

Position Description

Reporting directly to the Director of Events and Initiatives, the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator is an integral part of implementing the marketing, communications, and graphic design plan for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento. This position is designed for a creative, energetic, curious, and outgoing individual who is a natural storyteller, loves all aspects of marketing and communications execution, and wants to use their skills to help make a difference in the lives of others. Team member must possess the ability to communicate with clarity and in a way that drives action – both verbally and in writing, adopting the Habitat voice. Additionally, the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator must have an eye for detail, be able to maintain balance in a fast-paced working environment and have a knack for maximizing time and resources. Most importantly, this team member must be passionate and knowledgeable about Habitat’s mission, vision, and values and enthusiastic about sharing that passion with others.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Social Media and Graphic Design (85%):
    • Design all external and internal printed marketing collateral.
    • Work with management on website content; responsible for all website updates.
    • Create engaging, mission-driven daily content across social media and digital platforms and track all media platforms (social, print, television, etc.) for stories connected to our work.
    • Participate in all communications related to special events, home builds, and organization-wide activities.
    • Create digital and print fundraising and interdepartmental campaigns as needed.
    • Format, edit and schedule monthly affiliate eblasts. Familiarity with Constant Contact a plus.
    • Ensure external communications and collateral are on-brand as designated by Habitat for Humanity International and affiliate branding guidelines.
    • Analyze communications and evaluate success of digital marketing efforts through post engagement and other analytical tools.
  • Communications, Marketing and Department Support (15%):
    • Coordinate orders and purchasing of Habitat branded promotional items and wearables.
    • Document and track all media related activity in CRM database.
    • Support management with volunteer and paid photographers, videographers, designers, and creatives to produce additional communications assets.
    • Event and additional administrative support for management as needed.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, Journalism, Marketing, or PR-related field preferred.
  • Marketing agency experience a plus.
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency required; (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop).
  • Experience with WordPress, website design, and SEO.
  • Must have experience using Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube in a business setting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience with a CRM platform such as Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.
  • Comfortable working with and interviewing diverse members of the Habitat community with sensitivity and professionalism, including homeowners, volunteers, and supporters.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.

Company

Blue Shield of California

Job Title

Senior Manager, People & Engagement Communications

Salary

$ 1364,00 – $204,600

Position Description

The Corporate Communications team supports Blue Shield of California’s reputation with both internal and external audiences through employee engagement, media and executive visibility. The Senior Communications Manager will report to the Senior Director of Corporate Communications. In this role you will lead a team supporting the Chief Human Resources Officer and the People and Engagement function of the company.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as the communications lead for the People & Engagement team
  • Partner with executive leadership and key stakeholders to design and implement strategic communications plans in support of Blue Shield of California priorities with the goal of establishing, advancing and maintaining a favorable corporate reputation with targeted audiences, including employees, providers, brokers, public officials, opinion leaders, regulators, consumers and media
  • Create employee communications that provides clarity, confidence and connection to our mission, strategy and leadership team
  • Design executive visibility programs to build our brand and reputation and develop message platforms to ensure we tell a consistent story
  • Oversee, develop and/or support corporate communications campaigns and strategies on corporate priorities
  • Drive creative discussions and develop creative briefs and concepts to execute across a variety of media (videos, webinar presentations, events/meetings)
  • Interview, write and publish executive blogs, presentations and talking points
  • Develop messaging to ensure we tell a consistent story
  • Mentor other team members to learn, grow and contribute to a high-performing team

Qualifications 

  • Requires BS/BA with 10+ years’ experience in strategic communications, including a demonstrated track record of providing advice and counsel to management, developing and executing successful communications strategies and programs (Advanced degree a plus)
  • Requires strong interest in health care and the ability to create thoughtful, original content
  • Requires broad understanding of all facets of communications, including knowledge and understanding of social media
  • Requires ability to think strategically and create strategic and implementation plans that drive results
  • Requires significant experience in creating or writing corporate information, including fact sheets, biographies, public reports, speeches, PowerPoint presentations and web content
  • Requires exceptional interpersonal communication skills and senior client relationship management experience
  • Requires solid project management skills with ability to develop and execute multiple end-to-end programs concurrently and with little oversight
  • Requires executive presence, professionalism, and ability to influence and build partnerships at all levels
  • Requires outstanding verbal and presentation skills
  • Experience supporting human resources is preferred

About Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California’s mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. We are transforming health care in a way that genuinely serves our nonprofit mission by lowering costs, improving quality, and enhancing the member and physician experience.

Company

California Independent System Operator (ISO)

Job Title

Communications Intern (Summer)

Salary and Benefits

$24.00 – $27.00 per hour

Position Description

You will work alongside our professional communications and public relations staff as they mentor you on external corporate communications as well as internal employee communications.  You will have your own projects designed to give you a real world exposure to the day in the life of the communications staff at the ISO. You will write and edit market notices, quarterly newsletters, fact sheets, press releases, articles for “eCurrent”, update internal and external web pages, research topics, assist with employee informational town hall meetings, and photograph employee events.

  • Gathering and distributing news stories for internal audience
  • Reviewing, updating and creating content for various webpages
  • Research and write stories for eCurrent, Energy Matters newsletter, fact sheets and news releases.
  • Assist with electric conservation messaging during the summer months, including preparing and updating materials for the Flex Alert program.
  • Work on Market Notices, and social media postings, including on X/Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Qualifications 

Education:

  • Majoring in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field graduating December 2024 or later with a Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or Master’s (M.A./M.S.).
  • Preference given to students entering junior or senior year.

Experience:

  • No experience required.
  • Previous related internships, volunteer or work experience desired.
  • Demonstrated interest in the energy industry desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite.
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

More about California ISO

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) manages the flow of electricity across the high-voltage, long-distance power lines that make up 80 percent of California’s power grid. We safeguard the economy and well-being of 30 million Californians by operating the grid reliabily 24/7.

As the impartial grid operator, the California ISO opens access to the wholesale power market that is designed to diversify resources and lower prices. It also grants equal access to 25,865 circuit-miles of power lines and reduces barriers to diverse resources competing to bring power to customers.

The California ISO’s function is often compared to that of air traffic controllers. It would be grossly unfair for air traffic controllers to represent one airline and profit from allowing that company’s planes to go through before others. In the same way, the California ISO operates independently—managing the electron traffic on a power grid we do not own—making sure electricity is safely delivered to utilities and consumers on time and reliably.

The California ISO is committed to the health, safety, and work/life integration and is proud to offer flexible work arrangements. This position would be eligible to participate in a remote schedule.

Company

California Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Job Title

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Salary and Benefits

$5,684.00 – $7,114.00 per month

Final Filing Date

4/5/2024

Position Description

Under the direction of DWR’s Education & Outreach Supervisor, this role is responsible for performing the tasks related to DWR’s K-12 Education program including developing K-12 educational resources, managing contracts, building partnerships, providing leadership to a statewide network of water education professionals, and attending and presenting at youth education events.

As part of the Education & Outreach Team, you will be responsible for supporting California’s K-12 teachers in educating their students about California’s water resources, including but not limited to the State Water Project, and climate resilience. If you are an excellent communicator who enjoys working with both youth and adults, enjoys working on multiple projects, and is a self-directed learner, this position may be for you.

Company Email

debra.carlson@water.ca.gov

Contact

Debra Carlson

Company

California Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Job Title

Public Information Officer

Salary and Benefits

$5,684.00 – $7,114.00 per month

Final Filing Date

3/29/2024

Position Description

Are you a storyteller with an interest in water issues? Join our influential team of storytellers (aka Information Officers) who tell and shape the Department of Water Resources (DWR) story through written word, video and pictures. As part of a dynamic Public Affairs Office, you will have the opportunity to share and educate a wide audience about current water issues such as human right to water, drought, water infrastructure, climate change, and flood protection. The Department is also responsible for the State Water Project, California’s water storage and delivery system of reservoirs, aqueducts, power plants and pumping plants extending more than 700 miles, delivering clean reliable water to over 27 million Californians.

Company Email

debra.carlson@water.ca.gov

Contact

Debra Carlson


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