ABOUT THE POSITION
The Foundation is excited to announce the opening for Senior Communications Officer. The SCO provides key project management for the majority of the Foundation’s communications projects and provides strategic expertise to the communications team. As the facilitator/manager of logistical planning and execution needed to successfully implement one-time and recurring communications projects, this position establishes project needs and sets strategy in collaboration with project leads. This position closely collaborates with senior officers and project leads, and reports to the senior director of communications and external influence.
The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and is highly skilled in facilitating logistical planning and execution needed to successfully complete the Foundation’s communications projects. They provide seasoned communications expertise to daily work and strategic needs of team through strong content and a robust understanding of communications best practices, including branding, marketing, convening and engagement strategies. This position requires an aptitude in three key skill sets:
- Demonstrated success in project management, turning strategy into actionable, deadline-driven projects plans. including the ability to design and document project plans and milestones
- Expert at identifying blind spots and making decisions or recommendations on behalf of the team when presented with multiple options/perspectives
- Deep understanding of effective resource management
- Skilled at identifying systems pain points and training needs, and collaborate for solutions
Applicants should have a demonstrated passion for the power of communications to influence and move people to action toward health equity in Colorado, and an ability to proactively identify opportunities to advance our mission while remaining grounded in the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.
The starting range for this position is $95,872 – 112,600 per year, paid as salaried, exempt and is eligible for all CHF benefits.
HOW TO APPLY
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful impact through their professional contributions. Interested candidates may submit their resume and cover letter on The Colorado Health Foundation’s website (www.coloradohealth.org). This position closes on Sunday, January 2, 2022. The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. The Foundation has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for all staff.