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Program and Communications Coordinator

Mission Statement and Organizational Overview

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (HMHB) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization that endeavors to improve the health, safety, and well-being of Montana families by supporting mothers and babies, age zero to three. Since 1984, through programs and partnerships with national, state, and local organizations, HMHB-MT has provided services, advocacy and leadership to improve the health, safety and well-being of Montana’s pregnant women, young children, families and communities through prevention, education, training, and monitoring health and health-related services.  The organization develops and carries out a variety of programs focused on preventing Montana’s most critical issues that impact maternal and child health. To learn more, please visit: www.hmhb-mt.org.

HMHB adopts systemic approaches to improve the health, safety, and well-being of Montana families by supporting mothers and babies age zero to three. HMHB coordinates public health media campaigns, operates an online resource guide and accompanying warmline for families who are expecting or raising children age zero to three, hosts a perinatal mental health conference attended by approximately 250 professionals each year, coordinates meetings and projects for multiple collaborative initiatives, and partners with medical providers and other stakeholders to educate and empower families and providers about issues impacting healthy pregnancies and early childhoods.

Functioning as a strong team, utilizing the philosophy of servant leadership, each team member is empowered to bring their passion, creativity, and innovation to work in an effort to improve maternal and child health in Montana.

Program and Communications Coordinator – Overall Purpose

HMHB seeks an individual to join our team in the role of Program and Communications Coordinator to coordinate, promote, and grow our programs that support families, including: LIFTS, a web-based statewide resource and referral guide for families who are expecting or have young children; Essentials for Baby, which provides cribs and car seats to families in need; and PURPLE, which helps prevent shaken baby syndrome. This position will work closely with other HMHB team members and direct service providers across Montana and will assist HMHB to build a virtual presence to promote HMHB programs.

 Key Tasks:

  • Customer service
  • Web-based research
  • Data entry
  • Program promotion

 Work Related Duties Include:

 LIFTS

  • Monitor data within LIFTS website to maintain up-to-date and accurate information, including scheduled updates of resources
  • Identify and enter new resources, including services and events, for the LIFTS website
  • Manage system for receiving and inputting new submissions to the LIFTS website
  • Perform outreach to individuals interested in adding listings to the LIFTS website
  • Assist in developing curated guides to support visitors to the LIFTS website
  • Engage new users for the LIFTS website in partnership with the Outreach Manager

 PRISM

  • Assist with provider outreach to identify key points of contact for PRISM’s Medical Director

PURPLE

  • Track fidelity agreements and contract renewals for hospital partners
  • Distribute materials to support PURPLE messaging
  • Assist with data needed for NCSBS partnership

ESSENTIALS

  • Communicate with program partners on order details
  • Order Essentials items (cribs, car seats, care items)
  • Enter data into database
  • Assist with monthly reconciliation of orders

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Work with Outreach Manager to complete social media, newsletters and other communication activities
  • Participate in Bright by Text meetings and contribute LIFTS content to the messaging platform

 General

  • Perform administrative tasks relevant to contracting with outside professionals, coordinating relevant projects, tracking project activities, and grant and project reporting
  • Maintain documents and tasks in project management software (Monday.com)
  • Occasionally accompany HMHB staff to events or meetings related to HMHB programs
  • Perform additional duties as needed and directed

 Successful Candidates will have:

  1. Proven organizational skills and high attention-to-detail
  2. Willingness to continuously learn, grow, and adapt to meet the needs of a busy non-profit organization
  3. Self-disciplined to follow-up and follow-through
  4. Ability to be a kind and strong team member, valuing quality improvement efforts and supporting team members in a fast-paced work environment
  5. Enjoys providing excellent customer service while working with diverse types of groups, professions, and constituents
  6. Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoom, and database platforms
  7. Experience using Canva and YouTube video editor preferred, preferred
  8. Basic knowledge of local, statewide and national issues that impact maternal, child and family health.
  9. Experience presenting program information, promoting use of family support services, and outreach activities preferred.
  10. HMHB will consider a variety of backgrounds and levels of education with two years of relevant work experience.

 Physical and Environmental Demands:

The job requires the ability to work independently, efficiently and exercise good judgment in a home-based or office setting and requires sitting or standing for long periods of time, working on various computer assignments with repetitive hand movements and artificial lighting. If working from the HMHB office, must be able to climb a flight of stairs, as the office is located on the second floor of a building that does not have an elevator.

Salary:

Based on knowledge, skills, and abilities. Pay range is $19-24/hour Additional benefit information available, including PTO, Health Saving Account, and cell phone reimbursement.

How to Apply:

Submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references in the application fields below.

In the cover letter, please answer or address these 3 areas:

  1. Share your experience (lived, working, volunteering) with marginalized populations, racial and social justice, and poverty as it relates to growing a family.
  2. Discuss your experience with the key activities of the position described above and other relevant experience.
  3. Answer the question: How does your identity, values, and/or life experiences relate to the mission of improving the health, wellbeing, and safety of Montana moms and babies.

Applications received prior to January 28, 2022, will be prioritized.

Job Features

ScheduleFull-Time (40 hours/week)
SupervisorExecutive Director
LocationVirtual, home-based with option to work in Helena office
SalaryBased on knowledge, skills, and abilities, $19-24/hour
BenefitsPTO, Health Saving Account, and cell phone reimbursement

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