NATIONAL LATINO COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION DIRECTOR
The Commission is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and expanding health promotion, research, treatment and other services through organizing, education, model program development, capacity building and training. The Commission provides HIV, hepatitis and health services at the local, regional, and national level.
Overall, the National Latino Community Mobilization Director will lead all community mobilization projects related to National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD), National Hispanic Cancer Awareness Day (NHCAD) and/or other assigned community mobilization events and projects. The candidate will also be responsible for web management, tool development, consultation sessions, and providing information through presentations, webinars, workshops as needed. The Community Mobilization Director is responsible for: 1) Program Promotion and Collaborations; 2) Development and Implementation of a mobilization work plan; 3) Reporting; 4) Event organizing; and 5) Quality Assurance. The Community Mobilization Director ensures that the work is carried out in a professional, competent, efficient and organized fashion.
Ideal candidate should have strong knowledge and experience with topics related to HIV, hepatitis, health disparities and chronic conditions that affect Latino communities. The candidate should be knowledgeable about the advances in the field and the state of local and national HIV and hepatitis initiatives, evidence-based HIV prevention interventions, and public health strategies, as well as some knowledge or understanding organizational infrastructure. Candidate must have strong training and presentation skills; the ability and confidence to engage in networking opportunities and to coach and create tools for CBOs on appropriate hepatitis initiatives, HIV prevention strategies, chronic conditions and organizational change. Furthermore, the ideal candidate must have the flexibility and ability to travel within the U.S.
- Preferably a Master’s in Public Health. Master’s in Public Administration, Health Administration, Marketing, Community Education, Social Work, with a strong background and experience in HIV, hepatitis, and other health disparities that impact Latino communities also considered.
- Strong experience in event management, social media, social messaging and marketing.
- Fully Bilingual (Spanish/English)
- Excellent work ethic and strong communication skills
- Extensive experience working with Latino communities on public health, social, and or community driven program initiatives.
- Cultural competency in working with populations heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and other chronic conditions.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Thorough analytical skills.
- Ability and willingness to engage in new tasks and learn new skills.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and manage time effectively.
- Strong project management experience
- Ability to adjust to a fast-paced team work approach.
- Strong team work as well as independent work commitment.
- Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access), experience with maintaining large ever changing database or email marketing tools
- Ability to travel within the U.S. and U.S. territories.
- Strong writing abilities in both English and Spanish
- Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to execute successful events.
- Implements best practices for leadership development and increased participation. Research web to establish or create new relationships with organizations not already part of community mobilization events. Assist in identifying key leaders in the Latino community throughout the United States to get involved in community events.
- Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building and talent identification and leadership development.
- Engages, trains and manages relationships with community participants to ensure successful events execution. Coordinate conference call schedules and subcommittees and logs minutes from conference calls.
- Collaborates with health departments, community based organizations to maximize event success; leverages opportunities to engage constituents from corporate, health care organizations, and health departments.
- Create/strengthen/expand working committees for each community mobilization event. Integrates mission/activities/messaging with each community mobilization event.
- Works collaboratively with peers and other organizational staff that include but not limited to policy, research and evaluation, webmaster, graphic designer, capacity building and direct services, ensuring appropriate support is provided for successful execution of events.
- Work with webmaster to post information on website regarding community events (updated news and online forms to gather pertinent information)
- Work with localities to increase media awareness of community events.
- Utilizes available tools and processes to maximize event results.
- Utilizes and implements customer satisfaction surveys.
- Monitors progress against objectives; adjusts plans and manages contingency efforts and resources as required.
- Ensures logistical coordination for assigned events.
- Translation of campaign and web materials from English to Spanish (and Portuguese).
- Create lit searches and creates files for community events in press.
- Coordinate mass mailings of materials, email blasts, email marketing and email correspondence.
- Reach out to organizations to secure HIV testing kits, hepatitis screening kits and or other materials or screening information as needed for each event
- Ensures compliance with Latino Commission on AIDS policies and procedures.
- Lead/assist/participate in data entry and grant/funder reports as needed.
- Participate in activities or responsibilities assigned by direct supervisor and/or President.
How to Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Guillermo Chacon at GChacon@latinoaids.org or
Latino Commission on AIDS
24 West 25th Street, 9th Floor
New York NY 10010