Outreach & Education Manager

Georgians for a Healthy Future (GHF), a nonprofit consumer health advocacy organization, has an immediate opening for an outreach and communications coordinator. The outreach and education manager will provide community education, grassroots organizing, and coalition building for GHF’s initiatives and priorities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement GHF’s grassroots organizing strategy to build and mobilize a base of informed and engaged health care advocates across the state
  • Manage several coalitions across GHF’s initiatives and priorities
  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with key individuals, local groups, and statewide organizations to advance GHF’s initiatives and priorities
  • Conduct outreach and education to community groups on health care policy issues
  • Develop a “story bank” of individuals and families whose lives are impacted by public policy decisions and who are interested in sharing their stories with media or policymakers
  • Work with the GHF’s communications coordinator to leverage social media for digital advocacy to enhance the organization’s overall advocacy strategy
  • Disseminate GHF’s materials to coalition partners, community organizations, policymakers, and individual advocates
  • Maintain working knowledge of state and national health care policy issues, providing policy support as needed
  • Monitor legislative and state agency activity as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, public health, or other relevant field
  • 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong relationships with community groups across the state
  • Familiar with health policy and the Georgia policy environment

This is a full-time position reporting to the executive director and based in Atlanta. This position will require travel throughout the state. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to hr@healthyfuturega.org with "Outreach and Education Manager” in the subject line.

(Posted November 14, 2017)