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Maternal Mental Health Now

Communications & Event Coordinator

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
13 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Position Overview:
The Events & Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the successful coordination, execution and follow-up for Maternal Mental Health’s public awareness, policy, training and fundraising events, external communications and other administrative tasks as needed.
Reporting:
The Events and Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Development. S/he will also work closely with the Clinical Director, Training Specialist and other staff members.
Essential Job Functions:
Communications

  • Manage Maternal Mental Health NOW’s external communications via Google Groups and Network for Good email marketing platform;
  • Make regular updates to Maternal Mental Health NOW website;
  • Draft and post social media updates and engage with followers;
  • Monitor and respond to [email protected] email address.

Volunteer Management

  • Recruit, supervise and manage volunteers to assist with Maternal Mental Health NOW and partner events.

Public Awareness

  • Organize community awareness events including Family Festivals and storytelling workshops at partner agencies;
  • Table, distribute literature and represent Maternal Mental Health NOW at partner events;
  • Fulfill orders of Maternal Mental Health NOW’s Speak Up When You’re Down posters and Six Things Every New Mom and Mom-to-Be Should Know About Maternal Depression brochures.

Events and Administrative Support

  • Arrange venue, catering, agendas, speakers and other logistical details for Maternal Mental Health NOW’s general membership meetings, Governing Council meetings and staff meetings;
  • Take minutes of general membership, Governing Council and other meetings and ensure timely distribution and follow-up;
  • Provide assistance and support to fundraising events and policy events, including the MMHN Annual Gala;
  • Ensure timely and accurate entry of data into Network for Good database;
  • Manage Maternal Mental Health NOW’s internal and external calendar of events;
  • Assist with the processing of expense reports;
  • Report on key metrics and benchmarks on a monthly basis;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet software;
  • Prior event coordination, volunteer recruitment and management experience;
  • Ability to travel to meetings and events across Los Angeles County;
  • Availability during some evening and weekend hours;
  • Calm under pressure and ability to think on your feet.
  • Can provide personal technology to accomplish job functions (i.e. laptop and mobile phone)

Community Partners is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

Note: This description is not meant to be all-inclusive.

To apply

Applicants should submit their cover letters and resumes to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line.