Public Health Coordinator and Communication’s Specialist Job Description

Public Health Coordinator and Communication’s Specialist Job Description

Summary

The Public Health Coordinator and Communication’s Specialist provides educational support utilizing a broad network of local and national partners to ensure that people, particularly in underserved communities, have access to medical coverage under Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. The Public Health Coordinator and Communication’s Specialist provides outreach, marketing, social media, and other strategies to improve public health and access to medical care particularly focusing on underserved communities.  The Public Health Coordinator and Communication’s Specialist maintains a network of organizations and resources to achieve contract public health objectives and provides “boots on the ground” support to achieve public health objectives defined in the contract objectives. 
Duties:
Organize and ensure appropriate operations of contract deliverables including development of program work plans, data collection, and evaluation protocols.


Provide strategic communication planning, stakeholder engagement, national outreach communication, and branding to meet contract objectives.


Develop and facilitate health-focused partnership and networking opportunities between the faith community and health-focused organizations.


Identify and execute marketing and outreach activities that directly impact the goals of the project.


Participate in community events, manage learning fairs, and network with community stakeholders to bring awareness and drive program participation.


Manage national, regional, and state strategic communication planning objectives approaches based on contract needs/mission. 


Participate in community events, manage learning fairs, and network with community stakeholders to bring awareness and drive program participation.


Network with strategic partners at the region, state, and local level such as Medicaid partners serving as an extension of services such as State Medicaid Agencies. 


Employ social media tactics, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other social media vehicles to reach the organization’s target online audiences.


Develop talking points, programmatic briefings, key messages, and informational marketing media to achieve defined public health objectives.
Maintain a focus on reaching underserved communities through strategic communications.


Work directly with Medicaid participants who may be impacted by the end of the “public health emergency.”


Work to improve public health literacy.

Education:


A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent education and experience.

Experience:

Experience educating the public about health issues and empowering them to achieve healthy lifestyles and access to medical care. 


Three years of program development and administration with faith based, social services and/or health organizations.


Strong human relations skills to communicate and work effectively within a culturally diverse work environment and communities. 


Experience working with the faith communities and other organizations that reach out to underserved communities. 


Proficient in MS Office and reporting tools.


This is a remote position. Travel may be required


U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.