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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

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CaliforniaVolunteers
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Sacramento, CA
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Publicado há 20 dias

About California Volunteers:

California Volunteers, Office of the Governor is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering, and civic action.

Since 2020, California Volunteers has launched several historic initiatives including Governor Newsom’s California Climate Action Corps, the country’s first statewide climate corps program; the #CaliforniansForAll service initiative launched in response to COVID-19 to establish a volunteer corps to support the state’s response to emergencies and disasters; and Operation Feed California, a volunteer program created to stabilize California food bank operations.

Led by the state’s Chief Service Officer, Josh Fryday, California Volunteers is supported by a bipartisan 25-member Commission and a team of experts driven by a mission to empower and mobilize all Californians to volunteer and serve in their communities.

Position Description:

Under the supervision of the Communications Manager, the Communications Specialist will execute day-to-day marketing, communications, and outreach tasks related to California Volunteers programs and initiatives. Your creativity, organizational skills, and vision will assist in amplifying department visibility, enhancing community and partner relations, and improving our organization's growth. Translating content into Spanish is also a primary responsibility.


Essential Duties:

45%    Proposed the development of press releases, press kits, op-eds, and other items that highlight the work of California Volunteers; write and edit content for the website, including articles and blog entries; write and translate content into Spanish; and develop collateral to effectively communicate the activities and milestones; draft presentation materials, talking points, speeches, graphics, and fact sheets; prepare and create outreach plans for external stakeholders to engage with our campaigns; and edit reports and other publicly released documents.


35%    Maintain up-to-date contact lists for key constituencies, such as press contacts, program grantees and other notable stakeholders; coordinate media relations and the required support for Chief Service Officer speaking engagements and interviews; and provide support to grantees and partners regarding communications activities, including but not limited to social media.


20%    Apprise communications unit regarding the status of projects; manage workflow; and support unit staff in execution of events and site visits.

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A.  Work Location

This position's location is not limited to Sacramento, California. California Volunteers' office is located in Sacramento. However, California Volunteers will accommodate applicants who wish to work remotely temporarily as a result of COVID-19. Therefore, California Volunteers will consider applicants throughout the state who are interested in this position.

 B. Travel

May be expected to travel as assigned to support program initiatives, on-site visits, and events to serve as onsite communications contact and collect content for distribution.

C. Supervision Received 

The Communications Manager reports directly and receives the majority of assignments from the Assistant Deputy Communications Director; however, direction and assignments may also come from the management or Executive Team members.

D. Personal Contacts

 The incumbent works with and maintains positive media contacts, Governor’s Office representatives, California Volunteers internal and external team members, and governmental constitutional offices and control agencies.

 E. Actions and Consequences

 The consequences of error in this position can lead to actions by legislators, the public and the media that could be based on misleading or incorrect information. These actions could affect critical operations of the department and the department’s management. Errors can also result in misperceptions of the department’s plans and goals.

F. Functional Requirements

 The incumbent will usually work normal hours in an office setting, although work during evening hours and weekends may be required on occasion. Occasional travel may be required. Understanding of basic computer programs is needed. A basic understanding of social media tools is required.

 G. Other Information 

Excellent, written, oral and interpersonal communications skills are essential, as is an understanding of the Department’s affirmative action, sexual harassment, and other employee rights policies. The incumbent must have strong supervisory and leadership skills, and a demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment.

About California Volunteers:

California Volunteers, Office of the Governor is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering, and civic action.

Since 2020, California Volunteers has launched several…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    19 de agosto de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
Compensação
USD $5.157 - USD $6.406
/ mês
Salary is commensurate based on experience.

Benefícios

Visit https://www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/Pages/main.aspx for more detailed information.

Visit https://www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/Pages/main.aspx for more detailed information.

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Fluency in another language used commonly in California.

Fluency in another language used commonly in California.

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Sacramento, CA
Local Associado
Sacramento, CA, USA

Como se inscrever

Candidates with the most desirable qualifications will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held virtually. This position serves at the pleasure of the Governor and is an “Exempt” position, therefore appointment to this position and the final salary are subject to executive approval.


How to Apply: Please send a cover letter referencing the “Job Title” applying for, along with resume, by clicking “Send Email”. It will automatically be routed to Allisa Montanez, CV Personnel Analyst.

Candidates with the most desirable qualifications will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held virtually. This position serves at the pleasure of the Governor and is an…

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