Senior Communications Strategist

Senior Communications Strategist

ROLE

This position is responsible for effectively informing and promoting the Foundation internally, while working with executive leadership to engage and educate audiences externally. The position implements internal communication strategies that translate externally when appropriate and align with the mission, values, and vision of the Foundation to further its goals.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively collaborate with colleagues from all functions and at all levels of the Foundation to coordinate internal communications and ensure consistency of voice and message
  • Working with executive leadership, create content for various external/internal-facing speaking, media, social media, and presentation opportunities
  • Develop and implement internal strategic communications plans and activities geared toward reaching various target audiences
  • Perform other related duties to support Foundation-wide communications objectives, as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications required
  • Experience:  Five or more years of work experience that demonstrates ability to achieve essential outcomes of position required. Experience in health communications or social justice in an environment that prioritized equity preferred.
  • Knowledge of Associated Press style and guidelines preferred
  • Prior experience amplifying and refining leadership messages

How to Apply

Click here to apply online.

The Foundation offers competitive compensation and benefits. For questions about the application process, please contact Tomye Harris.

Who We Are

Missouri Foundation for Health is building a more equitable future through collaboration, convening, knowledge sharing, and strategic investment. Working in partnership with communities and nonprofits, MFH is transforming systems to eliminate inequities within all aspects of health and addressing the social and economic factors that shape health outcomes.

Statement of Diversity

MFH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strives for authentic inclusion. We seek to build a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.  MFH is committed to salary equity, and compensation will be determined based upon an independent assessment of qualifications relative to the position’s responsibilities. The Foundation’s compensation philosophy can be viewed here.

Physical and Work Environment Demands

The physical and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the position responsibilities. Physical demands, such as the ability to walk, sit, etc., are those of a typical office environment.