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Communication Associate

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Black Women For Wellness
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Los Angeles, CA

Black Women For Wellness


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Published 4 days ago

February 15, 2021
$55,000 - $65,000

DESCRIPTION:

 Black Women for Wellness is the only Black women’s statewide reproductive justice organization in California.  

The communication associate is responsible for helping to develop and implement the communication priorities and platforms of the c3 and c4 affiliates. In addition, communicating with policymakers, key stakeholders, funders, media and the community about the organization’s priorities. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and implement communication strategies
  • Keep track of the organization’s published in the media
  • Draft media releases, and supervise listings and media kit development
  • Initiate, plan and supervise media promotion of the organization
  • Oversee weekly and monthly newsletters
  • Edit the organization’s texts and communication material
  • Work with web designer to keep and update websites
  • Develop and consolidate relations with the media.
  • Schedule and manage advertising and promotion campaigns.
  • Train and guide staff in external communications.
  • Develop communication materials such as print-outs, pamphlets, reports, fact sheets and website in coordination with staff.
  • Contribute towards organization image through appearances and strategic planning.
  • Record, review and update the organization’s communication strategies.
  • In coordination with staff manage the organization’s social media
  • Grant writing and reporting


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public policy, public administration or a related degree required, advanced degree preferred (Masters or J.D.) 
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in non-profit or government 
  • At Least 3-year experience working with media
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • In-depth knowledge on reproductive health, right and justice issues impacting Black women
  • Deep commitment to social justice, policy advocacy and research 
  • Experience writing and  placing opinion editor and letters to the editor 
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft word and powerpoint or similar programs 
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, creative, energetic, hard-working and unafraid of challenges
  • Strong, proactive project management skills with solid experience managing and coordinating projects and issue campaigns 
  • Expert experience using social media


The position can also be located in Sacramento/Stockton California.

ABOUT BWW:

Organized by 6 women in 1997, Black Women for Wellness (BWW) is on a mission to enhance the health and well-being of Black Women and their families through education, empowerment and civic engagement. We are a multi-generational, membership-based, volunteer-driven organization utilizing civic engagement, community education, policy and media outreach to address the health inequities of Black women and their children. Our strategies include: (1) Increasing communication, networking and information sharing among community members; (2) Developing and implementing programs and health education materials that are culturally and gender attuned to the lifestyles and needs of Black women and families in CA; (3) Supporting and empowering women to take leadership roles and positions that advocate for and drive resources; (4) Research and validation of effective prevention strategies and tools while documenting new trends that impact health and well being; (4) Being an active listening voice concerning the health status of Black women and their families.


ABOUT BWWAP:

Founded in 2017, Black Women for Wellness Action (BWWAP) project mission is to build and exercise the electoral power of Black women in California through advocacy, civic and political engagement. BWWAP is rooted in the reproductive justice framework of Black Women Women for Wellness, an organization with over a 20-year history serving black women and girls. In Black Women for Wellness Action Project short history, we have been able to make our mark within the community as well as to began to build the infrastructure needed for a high functioning impactful organization. 


DESCRIPTION:

 Black Women for Wellness is the only Black women’s statewide reproductive justice organization in California.  

The communication associate is responsible for helping to develop and implement the communication priorities…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

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