Director, Community Outreach

08 Jul, 2022

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Director, Community Outreach

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Washington, D.C.
The Director, Partnership Relations is a key leader for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in working to build, cultivate and sustain relationships with a broad spectrum of individuals and organizations invested in the impact of tobacco on health outcomes. The Director will leverage these relationships to build a broader base of support to curb tobacco use in the United States and demonstrate the widespread support for tobacco control policies including but not limited to the medical, education, women’s health, and religious communities and those representing minority and underserved communities disproportionately impacted by tobacco use. This Washington, D.C.-based position. The Campaign enjoys a Hybrid Work Model with weekly work time in the office and at home. Proof of Covid-19 vaccinations is required.
RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
-Taking the lead in reaching out to, developing relations with, and expanding the engagement of
Individuals and organizations that have not traditionally been significantly engaged in tobacco control in order to reduce tobacco-related death and disease and promote health equity
Individuals and groups and populations that have been targeted by the tobacco industry and are disproportionality impacted by tobacco;
-Coordinate plans and activities of individual activists and organizations to reduce health disparities in tobacco use, including menthol and flavored cigars;
-Expand the number and deepen the engagement of individuals and organizations supporting efforts on tobacco control and health equity;
-In conjunction with the Director of Outreach and Advocacy, coordinate plans and activities with the Strategic Partnership (SP) team with a network of individual activists and organizations to reduce health disparities in tobacco use, including menthol and flavored cigars;
-Strengthen and mobilize a base of effective support for the mission of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK); and
-Elevate the priority of tobacco control among groups focused on health care and health disparities.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

    • Comprehensive understanding of strategic partnerships, health disparities, and the social and economic determinants of health at the federal, state, and local levels; proven experience working with policymakers, stakeholder organizations, community leaders, education institutions, etc. on health equity and health-related policy initiatives;
    • · Established networks in varied public health communities that address health disparity and that support partnership solutions
    • · Minimum 5-7 years experience in public health advocacy and outreach;
    • · Supervisory experience monitoring employee productivity and organizing workflow;
    • · Minimum bachelor’s degree, graduate degree preferred;
    • · Demonstrated ability to build and sustain partnerships with organizations committed to public-health and equity agendas;
    • · Strong communications skills across a range of platforms;
    • · Solid analytical and engagements skills with the ability to lead, guide and mentor both small and large audiences;
    • · Comfort with media and public speaking key;
    • · Ability to work cooperatively and in close coordination with others in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, and
    • · Interest or commitment to tobacco control
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe our programs are strengthened when they are developed and supported by individuals with diverse life experiences, whose understanding of social and cultural issues can help make The Campaign’s work more inclusive. We encourage qualified applicants  of all ages, racial, economic, social, cultural, sexual orientation, ability and gender expressions, national origins and veteran statuses to apply.
ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and its Global Health Advocacy Incubator program represent our collective efforts to strengthen public policies which reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world, as well as other public health threats contributing to death and disease.  Our organization has a singular focus:  to make the world a safer, healthier place for everyone.  Candidates are encouraged to review our website at https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/

Job posted: 2022-07-08