Job Postings

Health Education Specialist

County of Santa Clara San Jose, CA

The Health Education Specialist will independently plan, develop, implement and evaluate the educational components for health programs or special projects for the Tobacco-Free Communities Program, including coordination of the countywide Tobacco-Free Coalition, implementing a leadership and capacity training program for diverse community partners, and strengthening tobacco quit services across health systems and other community based agencies that serve diverse populations with highest rates of tobacco use. To learn more about the Tobacco-Free Communities Program priorities, click here.

Posted Date: 12/06/2017 Close Date: 12/13/2017 Job Website»

Senior Community Activism Manager

Truth Initiative Washington, DC

The Senior Community Activism Manager oversees the community outreach staff by providing training and coaching needed to organize and execute activism campaigns. The ideal candidate will have a strong affinity for networking and building strategic relationships and a passion for the mission of Truth Initiative, helping to create America’s first tobacco-free generation.

Posted Date: 12/04/2017 Close Date: 12/04/2018 Job Website»

Director, Youth Leadership Development

Truth Initiative Washington, DC

The Director, Youth Leadership Development will oversee the implementation of the youth leadership development program and will serve as the master trainer and program facilitator. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of youth/young adult engagement principles and a passion for the mission of Truth Initiative, helping to create America’s first tobacco-free generation.

Posted Date: 12/04/2017 Close Date: 12/04/2018 Job Website»

Director, Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives

Minnesota Department of Health St. Paul, MN

This position will lead and direct the state-level population health improvement actions of the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives by addressing chronic diseases and conditions, that result from a complex combination of factors, including but not limited to obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and commercial tobacco use and exposure. The primary functions for this position include establishing and executing the vision and direction for addressing the physical and social places where we live, work and play.  Through coordination of policy, systems and environmental change grant initiatives statewide, the Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives focuses on strengthening communities, using a community engagement model and health equity lens to implement its work. The Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives Director will work strategically with a wide array of individuals and community partners both internal and external to Minnesota Department of Health.

Posted Date: 11/16/2017 Close Date: 12/18/2017 Job Website»

Research Associate

Truth Initiative Washington, DC

The Research Associate will conduct research and program evaluation activities in the tobacco control and health communications field by:

  • Assisting with studies conducted internally, such as those to evaluate Truth Initiative’s programs and media campaigns.
  • Assisting with studies conducted in collaboration with external partners and government collaborators, such as projects to develop external campaigns.
  • Helping to select and refine study measures, develop and implement surveys, oversee quality control of data collection, assist in developing analyses plans and prepare a summary of findings.
  • Developing fact sheets and brief reports; substantiating facts for all organization activities.
  • Assisting other departments in projects, initiatives, and reports to further Truth Initiative’s mission.
  • Conducting literature searches and reviews; assisting in the production of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication and helping in the preparation of grant/contract applications.
  • Help with presentations of research findings at major conferences and meetings.
  • Supervising and/or aiding in the supervision of two undergraduate or graduate-level interns.

Posted Date: 11/09/2017 Close Date: 11/09/2018 Job Website»

Advertising Specialist

UC Davis Medical Center Sacramento, CA

Under the general guidance of the Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) Program Manager, this position serves as the Advertising Specialist (Media Communication Specialist 3). The Advertising Specialist is primarily responsible for providing technical expertise in the oversight of media advertising campaigns associated with conducting a comprehensive statewide tobacco education program for the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP). This position is responsible for all aspects and stages of creative development for television, radio, print, out of home, digital and mobile advertising, reviewing and providing strategic and creative input regarding advertising and media plans. The Advertising Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing digital media projects, including websites management and daily oversight, digital advertising and digital/social media consumer engagement. This position is responsible for leading strategic planning activities, paid efforts, and on-going communications. Furthermore, the Advertising Specialist researches social media trends and provides recommendations on increasing engagement and breadth of the campaign.

Posted Date: 10/27/2017 Close Date: 10/27/2018 Job Website»

Advocacy Manager

American Lung Association Fresno or Bakersfield, CA

In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership and managing relationships between the American Lung Association in California and key government and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. Leverage resources (staff, patients, volunteers, coalition partners, etc.) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policy on lung health related issues. Responsible for ensuring that our constituents and their stories will have a voice and a place in the public policy process. Implement a regional and statewide government relations strategic plan reflecting the Lung Association mission and desired outcomes. Provide training and technical assistance to community members in the Central Valley and statewide.

Posted Date: 08/17/2017 Close Date: 08/17/2022 Job Website»

Advocacy Manager

American Lung Association Chico or Redding, CA

In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership and manage relationships between the American Lung Association in California and key government and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels.  Leverage resources (staff, patients, volunteers, coalition partners, etc.) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policy on lung health related issues.  Responsible for ensuring that our constituents and their stories will have a voice and a place in the public policy process. The position will implement a regional and statewide government relations strategic plan reflecting the Lung Association mission and desired outcomes. Provide training and technical assistance to community members in Northern California and statewide.

Posted Date: 08/17/2017 Close Date: 08/17/2022 Job Website»

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