Communications Assistant

Employees in our corporate office love seeing how their efforts empower the organization’s mission. From finance, contracts and payroll, to administrative support, human resources, organizational leadership, maintenance, volunteerism, to communications and outreach, we work collaboratively as a team. “My coworkers are available if I need help or advice. I like that we get to be involved everything that’s happening throughout the agency.” Teresa K., Office Assistant

Fullerton, CA

Crittenton Services

<p><strong>We offer behavioral health care, safe shelter, and individualized support to help people in need heal from trauma and reach their full potential. Crittenton employees are adaptable, compassionate, and inclusive. Most of all, we are a group energized by the impact of our programs and services.</strong></p> <p><strong>Because of our commitment to building a healthier community for clients, the well-being of our employees and their work environment is very important. Crittenton employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package and career growth opportunities, flexible work options, and free mental health support. Crittenton truly believes in investing in our employees and our benefits and compensation packages reflect that commitment.</strong><strong><br /></strong></p>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <br /> <p><strong><u>Shift:</u>&nbsp;</strong>Part-Time 20-30&nbsp;hours. Occasional weekend work.<br /><br /><br /></p> <p><strong><u>Position Summary:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <p>Duties of the Communication Assistant include managing all social media platforms, creating and publishing content, brainstorming ideas, developing newsletters, other publications and attending both external and internal events. The ideal candidate should be able to conduct research, manage projects, support initiatives and track media coverage. They should be an excellent communicator with attention to detail. The main objective will be to ensure clear communication of the company&rsquo;s message across all communication platforms and various channels.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Assist with developing ad publishing content.</li> <li>Managing all social media platforms.</li> <li>Developing newsletters and blogs</li> <li>Attend external and internal events to acquire material and information for marketing purposes.</li> <li>Assist the Vice President of External Affairs when needed in the community.</li> <li>Assist in the execution of communications strategies.</li> <li>Offer administrative support to projects and in-house teams.</li> <li>Create and edit communications copy (e.g., press releases, publications, social media posts).</li> <li>Help to maintain web content and implementation of social media strategies.</li> <li>Track projects and media exposure as well as update databases and media lists.</li> <li>Oversee internal communications and distribution channels.</li> <li>Maintain calendars, schedules and appointments.</li> <li>Help in researching, writing and editing content for distribution including photos and videos.</li> <li>Help the team develop public relations and promotional materials including the creation and distribution programs.</li> <li>Perform administrative duties such as answering calls, preparing presentations, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, and so on.</li> <li>Regularly collect data, prepare reports/presentations and evaluate the status of the company&rsquo;s public image and make recommendations for expanding or improving the public image.</li> </ul> <br />Assists with additional duties and tasks that arise based on agency and program needs.<br />
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong><u>Minimum Qualifications</u><span style="text-decoration: underline;">:<br /><br /></span></strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum one year of working within a communications department.</li> <li>Must be able to work in a changing environment and maintain a flexible work schedule to include days, nights and weekends.</li> <li>Previous work experience as a Communications Assistant, Communication specialist or similar role.</li> <li>Knowledge of media relations and digital media strategies.</li> <li>Conversant with MS Office.</li> <li>Working knowledge of design software (e.g., Photoshop, InDesign) and content management systems is a plus.</li> <li>Proven proficiency in using various social media platforms.</li> <li>Proven skills in marketing communications, web content management, social media marketing or public relations are a plus.</li> <li>Strong editing and researching skills.</li> <li>Outstanding communication (oral and written) skills.</li> <li>Strong organization skills and detail-oriented.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u><br />Additional Requirements</u><span style="text-decoration: underline;">:<br /><br /></span></strong></p> <ul> <li>Must possess a valid, unrestricted California Driver&rsquo;s License and maintain current vehicle insurance.</li> </ul> <p><br /><br /><br />EOE, including disability/vets</p>