The Children's Partnership (TCP)

Community Engagement Manager

Employment type
22 days ago
Los Angeles

The Community Engagement Manager plays a critical role in engaging community members in our policy work through relationship-building with direct service providers, community-based organizations and fellow advocacy organizations. This role designs, executes and supports campaigns and the creation of bridges between policymakers, legislators and community members. The Community Engagement Manager also creates community-friendly, culturally-appropriate resources for families that reflect how policies impact them. These resources are developed in multiple languages and include information with access to resources, services and programs that support their health and well-being. This role also serves as an internal expert in communicating to and engaging with impacted and marginalized communities. This is a California-based position.

Balance, Equity, Growth, Accountability and Trust


  • Contribute to the creation and manage the execution of the organization’s community engagement strategy
  • Develop and strengthen partnerships with new and existing partners, with a focus on transformational versus transactional relationships (partners to include direct service providers, community-based organizations, school administrators and teachers, and other policy/advocacy organizations)
  • Manage the day-to-day activities and serve as point person on all aspects of all outreach campaigns and community engagement programs that TCP is engaging in
  • Oversee TCP’s ALL IN For Health Program —a school and community-based health coverage and care education and outreach program—providing overall strategic direction to the activities, managing relationships with external partners, and working closely with relevant staff to execute priorities
  • Work with TCP team to identify community engagement opportunities in our policy, advocacy and research work
  • Engage families by working with our partner organizations to inform state and local programs, practices and policy development
  • Integrate community engagement data into TCP’s policy agenda and advocacy activities, including community experiences and feedback
  • Increase TCP’s visibility, involvement and support of community organizations and coalitions engaged in issues impacting child health equity
  • Develop and implement community-focused communications strategies and products in collaboration with TCP’s Communications Manager, including media outreach and response, website and social media development, and other communications activities
  • Manage and develop the creation and distribution of community-friendly materials and ensure all community-facing resources reflect community needs, including researching local resources for particular counties and communities
  • Coordinate dissemination of materials and outreach to local and statewide partners in order to fulfill incoming requests for materials, technical assistance and other queries
  • Prepare and execute presentations on TCP's advocacy and community engagement efforts and represent TCP at local, regional and statewide community events, conferences and meetings
  • Participate in the execution of relevant funder activities, including the development of proposals and reports
  • Represent TCP on coalitions and at meetings, policy briefings and other external events 
  • Hire and supervise interns to support Community Engagement work


Administrative duties to include:

  • Maintaining contact lists/databases, campaign/event tracking documents, departmental manuals and files
  • Maintaining community engagement publications and materials inventory
  • Scheduling meetings and conference calls
  • Preparing meeting materials


Other duties may be required within the scope of this position as deemed relevant and necessary.


  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and racial justice
  • At least 5-7 years of increasingly responsible experience in community engagement/outreach
  • Bilingual Spanish/English (fluent in reading/writing/speaking Spanish)
  • Experience in and knowledge of social/health policy and/or advocacy, especially with policy and issues related to racial justice and equity, public programs, health care delivery systems, and social determinants of health
  • Knowledge of methods of successfully building relationships and trust with people from diverse cultural backgrounds; advancing collaboration and breaking down barriers within an organization and among community members
  • Existing relationships with statewide California community-based and direct services organizations
  • Knowledge of/lived experience with Medi-Cal, CalFresh, SNAP and other family benefits 
  • Experience or training in California legislative process or equivalent is beneficial
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally
  • Working knowledge of video-conferencing tools (specifically Zoom, GoToMeeting), project management tools (Basecamp, Slack, Asana or similar)
  • Ability to analyze problems; identify alternative solutions; project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at a time, prioritize duties and work independently while functioning as a member of a team
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, writing and proofreading skills, oral communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diversity of individuals at all levels, independently and as a team


This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including 100% company paid health care premiums. The salary range for this position is $67,500 – $78,000.
TCP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that will not discriminate against applicants or employees based upon any characteristics that are protected by federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. In addition, the organization will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

To apply

Email resume and cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications to [email protected] State “CE Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.