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We are currently seeking candidates to fill these positions.

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Join a team that is passionately committed to provide advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all people impacted by mental illness and mental health conditions can build healthy and productive lives. NAMI Eastside is the East King County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and our office is in Redmond, Washington. Launched in 2001, NAMI Eastside has a track record of success, a highly engaged Board of Directors, dedicated volunteers, diverse community partners, and a compassionate and results-driven spirit. Located in the Together Center, a consortium of social service organizations, we place a high priority on collaboration, fostering diversity-equity-inclusion, and supporting each person to thrive and have work-life balance.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Communications & Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the creation and implementation of messaging and materials focused on fundraising, social media, e-mail marketing, print media, and organizational communications. The person will report directly to the Executive Director and will work with Board and other staff members on events and projects. Attention to detail, strong communication skills, and ability to prioritize and work efficiently are vital attributes for this role.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop and execute an annual Communications Plan
• Compose & produce biweekly mental health electronic newsletters in MailChimp
• Compose & produce monthly program updates in MailChimp
• Support monthly program emails in MailChimp and manage MailChimp subscriptions
• Manage social media platforms – Facebook (Meta), Instagram, and LinkedIn; create and share content in line with NAMI Eastside branding
• Coordinate overall branding strategy and support the organization in production of flyers, signage, and other promotional materials
• Track metrics related to communication efforts
• Maintain and update website as needed
• Support Executive Director on creating and producing the Annual Impact Report
• Support staff on planning & executing events such as the Membership Meeting, Gala, and Youth Mental Health Conference
• Work with program staff to collect and promote success stories and testimonials
• Coordinate public relations for events, accomplishments, and requests for support through the preparation and dissemination of press releases and social media
• Manage US postal mail delivery and electronic mailbox

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or comparable work experience and training
• Proficiency with Salesforce, design skills in Canva, and strong organizational and communication skills is required
• Prior experience creating fundraising campaigns; WordPress and Mailchimp is preferred
• Commitment to the organizational mission is essential, with the ability to respond appropriately to persons with mental health conditions
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
• Excellent attention to detail, promptness, and dependability
• Ability to evaluate and prioritize workload to support multiple staff and deadlines
• Ability to organize and set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to videoconference on Zoom and Teams
• Demonstrated proficiency with diverse technology platforms, programs, and services, including Microsoft Office and associated products
• Demonstrated ability to work well with others and take initiative

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Our office is in Redmond, Washington
• Full-time, 40 hours per week
• Hybrid work schedule to be arranged with Executive Director
• Fast-paced work environment with a focus on employee well-being
• Ability to work well within cross-functional teams with a mix of staff and volunteers
• Office environment has moderate noise levels from standard office equipment and conversations; occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds; regular walking, sitting, bending; ability to perform consistent work on PC and videoconferencing is required
NAMI Eastside does not discriminate against any person in employment or participation in its programs based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, marital status, or any mental, sensory, or physical disability.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
• Salary range is $55,000-$60,000 based on experience
• Medical and Dental insurance plan available with $500 paid towards monthly premium after first full month of employment
• Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
• Two weeks of paid vacation during office closure in December and in July
• Hybrid work schedule in consultation with the Executive Director

 

HOW TO APPLY:
• Please send a cover letter and resume to director@nami-eastside.org
• Your cover letter should express your qualifications and interest in this position and must include a sample of a communications/marketing plan, samples of fundraising letter/campaigns, and a sample acknowledgement of donor contributions

YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Join a team that is passionately committed to provide advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all people impacted by mental illness and mental health conditions can build healthy and productive lives. NAMI Eastside is the East King County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and our office is in Redmond, Washington. Launched in 2001, NAMI Eastside has a track record of success, a highly engaged Board of Directors, dedicated volunteers, diverse community partners, and a compassionate and results-driven spirit. Located in the Together Center, a consortium of social service organizations, we place a high priority on collaboration, fostering diversity-equity-inclusion, and supporting each person to thrive and have work-life balance.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Youth Program Coordinator will be responsible for the management and implementation of youth programs centered around mental health. This position will implement projects and educational programs and will work directly with the Youth Ambassadors in local middle and high schools. This position is an exciting new opportunity to make a difference in young people’s mental health and help give them tools to thrive. The Youth Program Coordinator reports to the Program Manager and will work with the Volunteer Coordinator, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, and other staff.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop and execute an annual calendar of events including Cope2Thrive programs, Teen Mental Health First Aid, student projects, and the Youth Mental Health Conference
• Manage a small team of paid student interns
• Create and send weekly communications
• Deliver training in Cope2Thrive, an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy program for children, teens, and young adults. (Training for certification provided)
• Manage social media platforms – Facebook (Meta), Instagram, and LinkedIn; Create and share content consistent with NAMI Eastside branding
• Track outcomes and data associated with the youth programs
• Support local school clubs with their mental health efforts
• Schedule educational programs and support implementation
• Assist with NAMI Strategic Plan surrounding youth programs
• Plan and execute the annual Youth Mental Health Conference
• Manage projects with youth ambassadors
• Expand the youth ambassador team to serve all Eastside secondary schools
• Work with community partners and schools
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or comparable training and experience
• Certification in Youth Mental Health First Aid and Teen Mental Health First Aid is preferred
• Prior experience delivering training and managing teams is preferred
• Strong public speaking abilities
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
• Excellent attention to detail, promptness, and dependability
• Ability to evaluate and prioritize workload to support multiple staff and deadlines
• Ability to organize and set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to videoconference on Zoom and Teams
• Demonstrated proficiency with diverse technology platforms, programs, and services, including Microsoft Office and associated products
• Demonstrated ability to work well with others and take initiative
• A strong passion for youth mental health
• This position may require some evening and weekend work for events

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Our office is in Redmond, Washington
• 32 hours per week
• Hybrid work schedule to be arranged with Program Manager
• Fast-paced work environment with a focus on employee well-being
• Ability to work well within cross-functional teams with a mix of staff and volunteers
• Office environment has moderate noise levels from standard office equipment and conversations; occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds; regular walking, sitting, bending; ability to perform consistent work on PC and videoconferencing is required
NAMI Eastside does not discriminate against any person in employment or participation in its programs based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, marital status, or any mental, sensory, or physical disability.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
• Hourly wage is $25 per hour for 32 hours per week
• Medical and Dental insurance plan available with $500 paid towards monthly premium after first full month of employment
• Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
• Two weeks of paid vacation during office closure in December and in July
• Hybrid work schedule in consultation with the Program Manager

 

HOW TO APPLY:
• Please send a cover letter and resume to director@nami-eastside.org
• Your cover letter should express your interest in this position, provide detailed information on your qualifications and experience, and include samples of work with youth programs