Youth and Health Communications Coordinator

Jimmy Jazz, Seattle, Washington, United States, 98127

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Youth and Health Communications Coordinator, Seattle

General InformationJob Title:Youth and Health Communications CoordinatorLocation:4410 29th Avenue So.Seattle, WA, 98108United StatesBase Pay:$27.62 - $30.64 / HourEmployee Type:FT Non-ExemptJob Category:Education & Community Services, Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per yearDescriptionHaving trouble completing your application? For support, please call (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to

.Agency OverviewAt Neighborhood House (NH), our vision is a healthy, diverse, and welcoming community, free of poverty and racism, where all people thrive. We serve over 16,000 individuals in Seattle/South King County in the areas of early learning, youth development, citizenship, employment, health, housing, resource navigation, and aging adults. In addition to direct services, we use our experience and deep connection to our communities to advocate for equitable access to services, and policy changes that advance equity for all.When one of us succeeds, we all succeed!Neighborhood House is on a mission to becoming a multi-cultural, anti-racist agency. We are achieving this by sharing power, listening to and learning from each other and our communities, and working to repair past inequities. We are building a culture where equity is the foundation, inclusiveness is the default, and access for marginalized communities is the norm.Our Agency Values include Community, Equity, Integrity, Relationships, and Sustainability. More information about our Agency Values can be found




for more details about our benefits program.Job SummaryThe Youth and Health Communications Coordinator reports to the Youth and Family Services Manager and works with Neighborhood House’s Youth and Family Services team to create compelling health promotion messages for distribution through websites, YouTube, Spotify, Radio, TV, Movie Theater Ads, Billboards, Transit, print media, press releases, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and other social media. The Youth and Health Communications Coordinator will collaborate with staff and partners to create youth to youth and community based health promotion strategies that reach diverse limited English speaking populations in King County.The ideal candidate with have the ability to work with and engage youth and young adults to co-design substance use prevention and mental health promotion media campaigns.ResponsibilitiesResponsible

for managing multiple media campaigns and websites including: SE Seattle PEACE Coalition, Latinx Dream Coalition, Most Steer Clear, 206 Rising, Hello Future, Refusal includes maintaining content and accuracy for campaign websites, social media, event and workshop flyers and other communications.This will include creating new media materials and disseminating materials on multiple media platforms.Promote substance misuse prevention, mental health promotion and suicide prevention media campaigns.Collaborate with youth, staff, and partners to develop and promote health messages to diverse audiences including working with consultants, videographers and designers to develop and disseminate campaignsCoordinate peer health educators and a diverse group of bilingual youth and adult prevention ambassadors to be health messengers.Serve as the media contact for campaigns and acts as a liaison on marketing and public education efforts as needed.Recruit and supervise volunteers and interns including high school and college age young adults to assist in the above efforts.QualificationsMinimum QualificationsAssociate’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing or related field. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.Neighborhood House is on a journey to become a fully inclusive, multicultural, anti-racist organization.Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to advancing racial equity and social justice.Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.Experience managing websites and social media for health, advertising or other related fields.Ability to actively engage diverse groups of middle school, high school and college age youth in prevention campaigns.Must be detail oriented, posses the ability to manage multiple tasks, and have the ability to work under tight deadlines.Must be capable of providing excellent customer service.Experience writing for several different audiences.Strong knowledge of MS Office and graphic design software.Experience scoping and managing communications projects.Ability to think creatively and have evidence of success in developing brands and delivering concepts to marketAbility to work as a team member in a multicultural organization.Experience working with community groups of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends.Ability to work remotely and in-person

with access to reliable transportationDesired QualificationsAbility to create media campaign materials including print, audio or short videos including an extensive knowledge of social media currently used by youth and young adults.Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Canva and WordPress.Video editing and production experience.CSS/HTML and other coding knowledge a plus.Analytical and creative marketing instinct, with a critical and discerning messaging and design sensibility.Experience with Positive Community Norms Marketing campaignsReliable, independent transportation for travel to various events.Required CredentialsMust pass Neighborhood House background check requirements.Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.Post-Hire on-the-job Training RequirementsCurrent First Aid Certificate within 30 days of hire.Current CPR Certificate within 30 days of hire.Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).Employment PracticeNeighborhood House is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. As an equal opportunity employer, we support and follow federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Neighborhood House does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, caste, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical ability including HIV status, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, sexual orientation and expression of gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Management and HR staff are committed to ensuring that all personnel decisions that affect employees, clients, volunteers, and board members are made in accordance with the equal employment opportunity principles of nondiscrimination.SupportInquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to