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Publication or Company SEIU Healthcare PA
Job Title Member Communications Specialist
Industry Corporate/Institutional/Technical Writing, Graphic Design/Art Direction, Newspapers, Non-profit, Other Publishing, Public Relations, Social Media
Salary Under $65,000
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, PA
Job Requirements Primary Responsibilities:

The Member Communications Specialist's primary work is to design and produce newsletters, leaflets and other materials that will be distributed at the worksite or through the mail as well as creating content for email, website and social media platforms.
The individual in this position will design and conduct training for field and administrative staff in design skills and principles and work collaboratively with members, organizers and the union's leadership team to design communications strategies that will engage and mobilize our members.
The member communications specialist will also provide lead communications for the Nurse Alliance of Pennsylvania, an affiliate of SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, which provides a forum and legislative vehicle to unite nurses across Pennsylvania in the advancement of quality care.

Additional Responsibilities:

As needed, the Member Communications Specialist will work with union staff throughout the state to provide strategic campaign communications support and leadership on contract, political and legislative campaigns as well as key union activities and events which could include the following duties:

Writing press releases and conducting media outreach to promote organizational activities;

Writing and designing brochures, flyers, and other organizational materials as needed;

Consults with team leaders and organizers to develop effective core messaging for campaigns;

Plans and coordinates media events including training and preparing workers to be effective spokespersons.

Generates earned media including articles, op-eds, and letters to the editor.

Qualifications:
- Excellent design skills and a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Familiarity with digital photography, web communications and pre-print production.
- Strong ability to work independently as well as in a team.
- A driver's license and fully-insured car.
- An ability to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
About Our Company SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania is a progressive union of 23,000 health care workers across Pennsylvania. Our members work in nursing homes, hospitals, state institutions and as home health care aides. We fight to put people before profits in our health care system, improve the lives of working people, protect quality patient care in our work-sites, and work for quality health care for all.

We have offices in three cities in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh. The position is a statewide position and can be based out of any of our offices.
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