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Tennessee Respite Coalition

Outreach Coordinator

Tennessee Respite Coalition

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Job Summary

For 18 years, the Tennessee Respite Coalition (TRC) has provided much needed respite and support services to caregivers across the state of Tennessee. We have developed a model program, gaining national recognition and leading the way across the country by providing comprehensive support to caregivers. In June of 2021 we were named a “Rising Star” by ARCH (Access to Respite Care and Help), the foremost national organization on respite. We are seeking an energetic individual to lead outreach efforts across the state, targeted specifically at marginalized/underserved populations.  The Outreach Coordinator will represent the agency and work with the administrative team to develop and implement initiatives that increase agency visibility.  They will oversee the planning and implementation of outreach strategies and will cultivate relationships with businesses, individuals, and other relevant organizations.

This is a full-time position, with occasional travel.  The Outreach Coordinator must be available evenings and weekends for outreach events.  This is a hybrid position which entails working in our Nashville office two days per week and remotely three days per week.  This position is currently funded through 3/15/2023, with the aim to secure funding to continue the position long-term.

The Tennessee Respite Coalition is committed to actively cultivating and preserving a culture of equity, inclusion and connectedness. We strive to create a space that enables everyone to bring their full self to the work and that embraces the full spectrum of humanity.  These values permeate all aspects of our work.

We are committed to equitable hiring, training, promotional practices, and policies. We value the unique contributions people bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, marital status, religion, ability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  • Attend at least 6 outreach events per month, with at least 4 targeted towards marginalized/under-served populations.
  • Host lunch/coffee at least 4 times per month with a leader(s) from marginalized/under-served populations to build relationships.
  • Develop and maintain a list of potential partnerships and methods for engagement.
  • Maintain a calendar for outreach events, including community events, workshops, appearances, and other communication opportunities.
  • Work closely with community partners to plan and execute various outreach events.
  • Nurture new and old relationships with collaborative partners.
  • Develop press releases and social media and email campaigns.
  • Prepare accurate records and reports on the goals of the outreach plan.
  • Data collection and entry.
  • Assist with off-site events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with families involved in caregiving situations (personal involvement in caregiving considered).
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Strong knowledge of social media and other basic marketing platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Extremely organized.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Outstanding written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and community-driven.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Effective time management skills.

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance.
  • For FY21-22, $2,000 reimbursement for mental health care.
  • 3% agency contribution to IRA.
  • Opportunities for professional growth.
  • Office culture that supports and encourages wellness and work/life balance.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to info@tnrespite.org

Details

  • Date Posted: July 30, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/16/2021
  • Salary Range: 40,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hours/week, hours vary