NC Alliance for Health

Deadline Extended: We’re hiring!

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DEADLINE EXTENDED

We’re hiring!

Grassroots Coordinator

The North Carolina Alliance for Health (NCAH) is an independent, nonpartisan statewide coalition of individuals and organizations that convenes and mobilizes partners to advance equitable health policies that promote wellness and prevent obesity and tobacco use. The Grassroots Coordinator will be responsible for membership engagement and grassroots organizing, capacity and partner building, developing educational materials, and coordinating and conducting advocacy trainings to support NCAH’s tobacco use prevention and obesity prevention campaigns. The Grassroots Coordinator will report directly to the Executive Director and will work closely with NCAH contractors and broad coalition membership. This is a full-time, grant funded position. Funding is available through the fall of 2019. Employment after this period is contingent on additional funding and job performance.
 
Responsibilities

  • Select, recruit, and engage coalition members and grassroots advocates across the state
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key partners critical to the achievement of NCAH’s mission
  • Assist with the development of campaign strategies
  • Develop grassroots strategies with NCAH partner organizations, including coordinating communication, education, and outreach efforts
  • Develop educational materials, factsheets, infographics, social media campaigns, and other resources for NCAH’s policy campaigns
  • Draft content and manage the NCAH website and social media accounts
  • Lead advocacy trainings
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of NCAH committee meetings and attend committee meetings
  • Develop and maintain relationships with media contacts
  • Assist with the development of NCAH’s communication plan
  • Assist with grant research, writing, and management and fundraising activities
  • Serve as the spokesperson for NCAH in the absence of the Executive Director

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years of experience coordinating grassroots for issue advocacy campaigns
  • Outstanding people skills and proven capacity to work effectively in teams of diverse people and organizations
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Grant writing and management experience
  • Demonstrated social media campaign experience
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Strong organizational, communication, computer, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Physical requirements include sitting, talking, and listening for several hours per day, the ability to spend many hours on the telephone and working at a computer, frequent driving to meetings across the state, and some night and weekend work with occasional long hours
  • WordPress development, tobacco control or obesity prevention, and fundraising experience strongly preferred

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, social media/infographic sample, and references to admin@ncallianceforhealth.org with “Application for Grassroots Coordinator position” in the subject line no later than 5pm on Wednesday, October 3.

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We’re hiring!

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We’re hiring!

Grassroots Coordinator

The North Carolina Alliance for Health (NCAH) is an independent, nonpartisan statewide coalition of individuals and organizations that convenes and mobilizes partners to advance equitable health policies that promote wellness and prevent obesity and tobacco use. The Grassroots Coordinator will be responsible for membership engagement and grassroots organizing, capacity and partner building, developing educational materials, and coordinating and conducting advocacy trainings to support NCAH’s tobacco use prevention and obesity prevention campaigns. The Grassroots Coordinator will report directly to the Executive Director and will work closely with NCAH contractors and broad coalition membership. This is a full-time, grant funded position. Funding is available through the fall of 2019. Employment after this period is contingent on additional funding and job performance.
 
Responsibilities

  • Select, recruit, and engage coalition members and grassroots advocates across the state
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key partners critical to the achievement of NCAH’s mission
  • Assist with the development of campaign strategies
  • Develop grassroots strategies with NCAH partner organizations, including coordinating communication, education, and outreach efforts
  • Develop educational materials, factsheets, infographics, social media campaigns, and other resources for NCAH’s policy campaigns
  • Draft content and manage the NCAH website and social media accounts
  • Lead advocacy trainings
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of NCAH committee meetings and attend committee meetings
  • Develop and maintain relationships with media contacts
  • Assist with the development of NCAH’s communication plan
  • Assist with grant research, writing, and management and fundraising activities
  • Serve as the spokesperson for NCAH in the absence of the Executive Director

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years of experience coordinating grassroots for issue advocacy campaigns
  • Outstanding people skills and proven capacity to work effectively in teams of diverse people and organizations
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Grant writing and management experience
  • Demonstrated social media campaign experience
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Strong organizational, communication, computer, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Physical requirements include sitting, talking, and listening for several hours per day, the ability to spend many hours on the telephone and working at a computer, frequent driving to meetings across the state, and some night and weekend work with occasional long hours
  • WordPress development, tobacco control or obesity prevention, and fundraising experience strongly preferred

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, social media/infographic sample, and references to admin@ncallianceforhealth.org with “Application for Grassroots Coordinator position” in the subject line no later than 5pm on Wednesday, September 12.

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NCAH Health Equity Workgroup

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NCAH HEALTH EQUITY WORKGROUP

Dear Partners,

We are excited to announce that we recently applied for a grant to focus on health equity within our advocacy campaigns. The States of Solutions grant opportunity is a partnership of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and 100 Million Lives and aims to develop collaboration across multiple sectors of the​ state to advance health equity.

NCAH is creating a ​H​ealth ​E​quity ​W​orkgroup to ensure our tobacco ​use prevention ​and obesity campaigns are reflective of the needs of communities ​they affect. The workgroup will convene to create an internal health equity action plan. Participants in the workgroup will meet on an as-needed basis to have continuous conversations about health equity and to develop new strategies on how NCAH can be more inclusive of diverse populations.

If you are interested in joining the health equity workgroup please complete this google form, and contact Grassroots Coordinator Ivy Ferrell ivy@ncallianceforhealth.org with any questions. We welcome participation in the workgroup on behalf of your organization or as an individual.

Thank you for your support of NCAH!

NC Alliance for HealthNCAH Health Equity Workgroup
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Become a member in 2018!

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We want to formally invite you to become a dues-paying member or to renew your membership to the North Carolina Alliance for Health for 2018. We welcome both organizational and individual members. Please click here for more information on how to complete the Membership Registration and Survey.

As a dues-paying member you will receive:

  • Collective power-building to influence state-level policy
  • The opportunity to make new local, state, and national friends and partners, thereby expanding your network
  • A voice and a vote in a state-level policy priority agenda setting process
  • NCAH staff dedicated to tracking policies and practices to enhance organizations, create synergies, and to disseminate information
  • Legislative updates and action alert tools to share with your staff, membership, and grassroots networks
  • Regular information-sharing meetings and continued learning opportunities

We hope you will join us!

Because of members like you we had many successes last year: additional funding for the statewide Healthy Food Small Retailer Program, funding for teen tobacco use prevention programs for the first time since 2012, and an increase in funding for tobacco cessation services.

Join us as we work to ensure all North Carolinians will live healthier lives protected by strong health policies that prevent chronic disease.

If you have questions or concerns please contact Ivy Ferrell at ivy@ncallianceforhealth.org.

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