Overview

Digital Coordinator, Voices for Health Justice Program
Community Catalyst is a leading non-profit national health advocacy organization dedicated to advancing a movement for health equity and justice. Community Catalyst is a leading non-profit national health advocacy organization dedicated to advancing a movement for health equity and justice. We partner with local, state and national advocates to leverage and build power so all people can influence decisions that affect their health. Health systems will not be accountable to people without a fully engaged and organized community voice. That’s why we work every day to ensure people’s interests are represented wherever important decisions about health and health care are made: in communities, state houses and on Capitol Hill. For more information, visit http://www.communitycatalyst.org. Follow us on Twitter @CommCatHealth.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Digital Coordinator will support Community Catalyst’s Voices for Health Justice project, working specifically with approximately 25 state and local project grantees on their digital presence on a variety of health care advocacy and health justice-oriented initiatives and campaigns. The Digital Coordinator will also provide support and training to Community Catalyst staff on digital strategies. As part of a team of technical assistance providers affiliated with the project, Community Catalyst will look to the Digital Coordinator to identify digital opportunities, present digital strategies, and build the capacity of both our partner organizations and Community Catalyst itself to build and grow a digital presence, including the use of digital organizing and power-building tools. The position will also work to develop compelling digital content, including graphics, to disseminate to key audiences. The Digital Coordinator will measure progress through the use of analytics and will provide support for Community Catalysts’ public information, communication strategies. The Digital Coordinator is responsible for generating fresh content for the Voices for Health Justice project and associated project partners.

The position will begin immediately and is funded through the spring of 2023. We will pursue additional funding to hopefully ensure the position’s continuity beyond the year.

This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by a staff union, Community Catalyst United, and specific employment terms may be subject to a future Collective Bargaining Agreement

Supervision: The Digital Coordinator is supervised by the Deputy Director of Communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working closely with the Communications Manager to support development of the Voices for Health Justice project’s digital communications strategy, including creating compelling digital content, identifying new trends and technology, converting news, messaging and talking points into social media content, and integrating social media with other outreach strategies.
  • Increase the digital capacity of both Community Catalyst itself and our state partners by developing and implementing training programs and providing one-on-one coaching based on identified needs, drafting sample social media content, and identifying opportunities for Community Catalyst and state/local partners to raise the profile of an issue.
  • Work with communications managers and Voices for Health Justice team to set goals for growth, engagement and visibility and create measurable actionable goals for Voices for Health Justice campaigns.
  • Support the development and implementation of all communications activity, communications protocols, messaging and implementation plans. This will include providing overall support to the communications team.
  • Assist in all aspects of product publication and dissemination such as reports, newsletters, and other collateral materials, including assistance with the development of content as needed.
  • Participate as a member of the communications team and Voices for Health Justice team.
  • Manage peer-to-peer text-based contract efforts (I.e. Hustle) to support partners’ usage of such tools.
  • Perform other duties as necessary to achieve the goals of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelors’ degree plus 1 years related work experience, or 2-3 years of relevant work experience Commitment to health justice and racial justice
  • Strong digital communications skills, including experience creating (designing and writing social content for key social media platforms (especially Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including copy-editing
  • Creativity, energy and a willingness to experiment with new approaches
  • Strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, campaign-like setting
  • Proven track record of translating policy into social media soundbites that are digestible for a range of audiences
  • Interest and experience in building relationships with people and organizations in other states and cities/towns, ensuring that created content is reflective of specific communities’ needs and asks
  • Strong computer skills including strong use of Microsoft Office, as well as database, web content management, constituent relationship/engagement management (eCRM), and social media tools

Preferred

  • Experience with graphic design programs for digital content such as Canva. Experience with the Adobe Suite, Mailchimp or WordPress
  • Experience with video capture and editing
  • Experience with health care advocacy
  • Experience using digital organizing tools such as Hustle or other peer-to-peer text-based platforms

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Salary range: $46,680—$54,000
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Robust benefits package
  • Convenient Boston, Massachusetts location or open to remote work

Applicants should submit a resume with a one-page cover letter briefly summarizing their interest in and qualifications for the position to: jobs@communitycatalyst.org. Please put “Digital Coordinator, Voices for Health Justice” in the subject line.

Community Catalyst is strongly committed to building a work environment that recognizes, respects, and encourages the unique contributions of a broad spectrum of qualified employees. We strive to make employment decisions that support

inclusion to maintain a work atmosphere that is diverse, equitable and promotes family-friendly practices and work-life benefits so that people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles may grow personally and professionally.

We do not discriminate in hiring based on age, color, ethnicity, race, national origin, primary language, religion, socio-economic status, family status, mental and physical disabilities, veteran status, gender identity characteristics and/or expression, sex, medical condition, sexual orientation or any other classification that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

Through all of our programs, Community Catalyst works to build a better future for all individuals by advancing health equity, focusing on people of color, immigrants, as well as disability, gender, sexual identity and socio-economic status. It is important for our staff to reflect the diverse communities with which we work. People of color, LGBTQIA+ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are encouraged to apply

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@communitycatalyst.org

About Community Catalyst

Community Catalyst is a leading non-profit national health advocacy organization dedicated to advancing a movement for health equity and justice. Community Catalyst is a leading non-profit national health advocacy organization dedicated to advancing a movement for health equity and justice. We partner with local, state and national advocates to leverage and build power so all people can influence decisions that affect their health. Health systems will not be accountable to people without a fully engaged and organized community voice. That’s why we work every day to ensure people’s interests are represented wherever important decisions about health and health care are made: in communities, state houses and on Capitol Hill. For more information, visit http://www.communitycatalyst.org. Follow us on Twitter @CommCatHealth.