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SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW


New Media and Communications Specialist

Based throughout in Washington


New Media & Communications Specialist
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW is a progressive, social and racial justice-committed healthcare union in Washington State made up of more than 30,000 healthcare workers and behavioral health workers.   We unite together to improve the quality of patient care by raising standards in the workplace, advocating for workforce training funds for healthcare workers, and standing up for affordable healthcare for all. 

This position reports to and will collaborate with the Communications Director of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW to develop and implement the union’s communications plan to support member development and organizing, bargaining, legislative and political engagement.

This position may involve long or irregular hours including nights and weekends, and may include some travel; a vehicle is required.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Communications Director and field teams to develop and execute innovative, high impact digital organizing and outreach campaigns using social media platforms, online tools, and video to increase member engagement and build public support.
  • Develop, write, and edit strategic communications including direct mail and internal lit for organizing, bargaining, legislative, and electoral campaigns.
  • Plan and manage clear, compelling, and shareable content across digital channels including social media, online ads, web, email, video. Partner with graphic design team to produce content.
  • Closely track engagement and performance analytics to understand, assess, and make recommendations on digital and communications strategy.

Qualifications:

  • A commitment to the social justice mission, vision, and values of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW. Previous work experience in the social justice and progressive community preferred.
  • At least three years of experience managing communications and/or digital work and online advocacy including a history of using data analytics to develop targeted communications strategies and messages.
  • Proficiency in writing, word processing, video editing, web design, HTML, and new media campaigns.
  • Technical knowledge of Word Press and social media platforms.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary scales are set by the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW staff union collective bargaining agreement and range from $52,000-$81,000, salary steps depend on experience.
  • Benefits include fully paid employer healthcare, defined benefit pension and 401k, vacation and sick leave, and car allowance.

Submission:
Please submit your résumé cover letter, three references, and a sample of your work including an overview and assessment of a digital campaign you managed to Penny Lowry, PennyL@seiu1199nw.org

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW is an equal opportunity employer committed to organizational equity and inclusion. People of Color, women, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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