Executive Correspondence and Public Affairs Coordinator (CC4) - DOH5779

  • Job Reference: 381672580-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Washington State Department of Health
  • Location: Olympia, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence

Job Description

The Center for Public Affairs (C4PA) strives to advance health equity and develop communications and health promotion products that meet the needs of the communities we serve. We combine our services and expertise with other subject matter experts to creatively and effectively carry out the agency's mission.
The Executive Correspondence and Public Affairs Coordinator is part of the Center for Public Affairs & Equity. This Communications Consultant 4 (CC4) position coordinates the tracking, referring and distribution of all incoming executive correspondence and coordinates, drafts, and edits outgoing executive correspondence and constituent responses for the Secretary of Health and Chief of Staff. Additionally, this position will develop executive level material for audiences external to DOH. This role will be responsible to coordinate with DOH agency leaders and program managers; and constituents, other organizations and individuals external to DOH.
This position also plans, coordinates, and develops public affairs engagements and communications materials at the direction of the Secretary of Health, Deputy Secretary for Public Affairs & Equity, and/or Chief of Staff.
This is a full-time Communications Consultant 4 position located within the Center for Public Affairs.
About the Department of Health
The vision of the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is equity and optimal health for all. Our mission is to work with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington state.
Our Values
Good organizations know what they do and how they do it. Great organizations also understand why they do it. Our values are:
Human-centered: We see others as people who matter like we do and take into account their needs, challenges, contributions, and objectives.
Equity: We are committed to fairness and justice to ensure access to services, programs, opportunities, and information for all.
Collaboration: We seek partnership and collaboration to maximize our collective impact. We cannot achieve our vision alone.
Seven Generations: Inspired by Native American culture, we seek wisdom from those who came before us to ensure our current work protects those who will come after us.
Excellence: We strive to demonstrate best practices, high performance, and compelling value in our work every day.
Benefits of Working for DOH
Washington is America's Top State, according to U.S. News (2021), and provides one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation.
Tumwater is a vibrant city just south of Olympia, the state's capital, with a small-town feel conveniently situated between Seattle and Portland. Tumwater enjoys the benefits of an engaged and educated community and a well-supported school system, with two universities and a community college within a ten-mile radius.
We also offer:
A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for many positions.
Growth and development opportunities.
A wellness program that offers education, access to healthy food, and fitness classes.
Opportunities to serve your community through meaningful work.
A commitment to diversity and inclusion fosters an inclusive environment that encourages all employees to bring their authentic selves to work.
An Infant at Work Program based on the long-term health values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent bonding.
A modernized workplace.
Type: Full-time.