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Job Announcement: Communications Specialist

August 16, 2022

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Job Summary:

The Communications Specialist will execute a robust communications program for SEIU Local 121RN members, with an emphasis on social media; digital campaigning; print and digital design; and media relations—all with a keen grasp of our mission and message. Working in this role, you will contribute to driving our central narrative—that union members are the strongest advocates for the safety of patients and healthcare workers alike.

The Communications Department produces and disseminates all member-facing content and broadcasts the union’s efforts to the public and non-union workers.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently, as well as part of a highly effective team. They will thrive in an environment with tight deadlines, shifting priorities, high-pressure and irregular hours. They must embrace and have a commitment to further the work of the union.

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Typical Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, requirements include:


Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, salaried, overtime-exempt position.

Salary for this position is between $75,000 and $90,000+ per year, commensurate with the amount of the candidate’s relevant professional communications experience.

SEIU Local 121RN offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and both a defined benefit pension plan and a 401(K) plan and generous holiday and vacation policies. This position is represented by a staff union.

To Apply:

Please send your letter of interest and résumé as well as relevant work product samples (graphic/print design sample, social media account or campaign plan, letter to an elected official/community leader, op/ed, video, website, etc.) with the job title Communications Specialist Position in the subject line to Communications Director Hal Weiss,

No phone calls or direct messages, please.

SEIU Local 121RN is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

People of color and women are encouraged to apply.