WBCP, Inc.
  • 31-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • First 5 Alameda County
  • Alameda, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Strategic Communications Officer

First 5 Alameda County

Salary: $112,398.78 - $155,474.80 annually, DOE/DOQ


First 5 Alameda County (First 5) seeks a Strategic Communications Officer to lead the communication of the Agency's approach and role. First 5 is a public agency focused on the First five years of a child's life. First 5 works to build an early childhood system of care that centers equity, narrows disparities rooted in racism and classism, and ensures all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed. We use a Place, People Policy framework to advance strategies, programs, and partnerships that improve child and family conditions related to Neighborhoods, Health & Well-Being, Learning and Care, and Family. As part of our commitment to equity, we incorporate diverse voices and experiences in our work through partnership with parents/caregivers, providers, and community-based organizations.

Under the general direction of the Chief of Staff, or CEO, the Strategic Communications Officer will oversee a team of communications staff developing and implementing First 5's communications strategy to advance the Agency's goals. Successful candidates will have had experience with strategic communications to continue to maximize organizational impact, facilitate equity centered public system building, support organizational-wide change and initiatives, help to secure resources, and create key audience-focused messaging for public policy advocacy. As a participant of the Executive Leadership Team, this individual must have executive leadership experience, and a collaborative approach. This position will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Agency Directors, and Senior Leadership Teams to support internal communication and change management. The ideal candidate will have a background in media relations along with experience in creating consistent messaging, branding, developing processes, and overseeing communication operations, including the communications team and contracted functions. Understanding and being committed to equity and social justice is integral for this position, as the Strategic Communications Officer must understand how equity, social, racial, and economic justice will impact First 5's communications. If you want to be a part of an organization that has a passion for children and their families and wants to help First5 Alameda County continue to support the community, apply today!

See the full recruitment brochure: https://indd.adobe.com/view/7f7a1e53-6002-45d9-9ac5-8943f7af8b23

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