The Medica Zone is seeking a talented individual to direct our Department of Outreach Coordination. The Outreach Coordination Department Director is a leadership role responsible for overseeing and directing all outreach and engagement activities of the organization. This position plays a pivotal role in building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders, communities, and target audiences. The Director leads a team, develops outreach strategies, and ensures effective communication with the public, while advancing the organization's mission and goals. Key Responsibilities: Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a comprehensive outreach strategy that aligns with the organization's mission and priorities. Provide visionary leadership to the Outreach Coordination Department. Team Management: Supervise and manage a team of outreach professionals, including outreach coordinators, and interns. Set clear objectives, delegate responsibilities, and foster a collaborative and productive work environment. Community Engagement: Build and maintain positive relationships with the community, stakeholders, and target audiences. Act as a liaison between the organization and external groups to address concerns, gather feedback, and promote collaboration. Event Planning and Execution: Oversee the planning and execution of outreach events, ensuring they are well-organized and align with outreach goals. Monitor the success of these events in achieving desired outcomes. Media and Communication: Manage the organization's communication channels, including social media, websites, newsletters, and press releases. Ensure that messaging is consistent, timely, and effective in reaching the intended audience. Partnerships and Collaborations: Identify and establish partnerships with other organizations, agencies, or community groups to enhance outreach efforts and leverage resources. Public Relations: Maintain and enhance the organization's public image and reputation. Handle media inquiries, address concerns, and manage crisis communication when required. Education and Information Dissemination: Develop and distribute educational materials, brochures, reports, and online resources to inform the public about the organization's mission, objectives, services, and accomplishments. Data Analysis: Oversee data collection and analysis related to outreach efforts. Use data-driven insights to evaluate the effectiveness of outreach strategies and refine future approaches. Advocacy: Lead advocacy efforts when necessary, influencing public opinion, policies, regulations, or legislation in alignment with the organization's mission and objectives. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., communications, public relations, community engagement). Experience in outreach, public relations, or a related role. Strong leadership and team management skills. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal abilities. Data analysis and project management skills. Understanding of the organization's mission and goals. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities. Experience in crisis communication is a plus.
Date Posted: Nov 1, 2023