Tennessee Health Care Campaign, Inc
Tennessee Health Care Campaign, Inc
The Tennessee Health Care Campaign is a statewide nonprofit, non partisan organization. Our mission is equitable, affordable, quality health care for all Tennesseans.
We are seeking a candidate with strong communications skills to develop stories that lift up the experiences of rural Tennesseans and highlight the need for better health policies.
- In cooperation with the executive director, develop a detailed workplan for the project.
- Collect, develop and deploy consumer stories in a story sharing campaign focused on rural health disparities, TennCare and access to affordable, high quality and equitable healthcare.
- Identify and interview Tennesseans and document their stories respectfully and with ethical considerations while guarding confidentiality as appropriate.
- Coordinate consumers’ schedules and needs with audio/visual contractor(s) to produce high quality multimedia stories.
- Develop a storybanking kit and training.
- Build relationships with statewide and local organizations who can contribute to the organizations’ story-collection efforts.
- Draft interview notes, personal stories, testimonials, op-eds, blogs, and letters.
- Document all necessary permissions and waivers and maintain in an organized database.
- Work with THCC staff to share stories with federal and state policymakers.
- Work with YHCC staff to prepare and share stories with the media in the form of press releases, op-eds, press conferences, media events, and radio and television interviews.
- Produce a monthly e-newsletter and regular social media posts.
- Other duties as assigned by the executive director.
- An associates degree in a relevant field, or equivalent professional experience in journalism or community organizing.
- Ideal candidates will have equivalent professional experience working with people who have lived experience with Medicaid and other safety net programs and living in rural Tennessee.
- Excellent communicator with interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport and trust.
- Strong writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice accordingly when documenting personal stories.
- Well organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with many different stakeholders and constituencies.
- Knowledge of issues and initiatives that affect low-income people.
- Past experience producing content for websites and social media. Knowledge of how to use Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
- Must be willing to travel on a statewide basis; position will spend much of the time out in communities meeting with impacted individuals, depending on public health precautions in place.
- Ability to work independently.
- Reliable vehicle with valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
Paid sick leave, vacation and holidays.
Flexible hours, work from home
How to Apply
THCC is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are dedicated to hiring employees who reflect the communities we serve, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities.
Send resume and cover letter to Judy Roitman, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date Posted: February 20, 2023
- Type: Part-Time
- Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
- Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
- Start Date: 04/01/2023
- Salary Range: $17,000 - $20,000
- Working Hours: Part-time, 20 hours/week, flexible hours