Network Coordinator, Tobacco Free Rhode Island
American Lung Association of the Northeast – Providence, RI
The American Lung Association of the Northeast (ALANE) seeks a Tobacco Free Rhode Island Network Coordinator, to work out of the Providence, RI location (260 West Exchange Street, Suite 102B, Providence, RI 02903). The position is full-time, 35 hours per week and is state grant-funded. Work schedule is Monday- Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, plus occasional evening and weekend work for community meetings and events.
Tobacco Free RI (TFRI) is a statewide network of organizations and individuals working to reduce tobacco use – the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Rhode Island. TFRI is hosted by the American Lung Association in Rhode Island. www.TobaccoFree-RI.org
The TFRI Network Coordinator is tasked with coordinating all day-to-day activities of the Network, with the following key duties and responsibilities: coordinating communications among Network members on tobacco news, research and policy issues; facilitating discussions and convening meetings so Network members can collaborate on public education projects and policy change strategies; providing technical assistance, resources and support to Network members in their tobacco control work; coordinating public education campaigns and events; coordinating and mobilizing grassroots support from Network members for state and local policy initiatives; engaging and training youth from across the state to be leaders on tobacco control efforts; providing training and technical assistance on tobacco control issues to Network members and potential members; and researching, tracking and analyzing changes in RI tobacco control policy and tobacco-related legislation.
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in public health, political or social sciences, or equivalent
• Experience in public affairs, community organizing, public education issue campaigns or media campaigns, policy research and / or coalition work is advantageous
• Ideal candidates will have campaigns and / or event organizing experience, possess knowledge of tobacco control / public health policy, Rhode Island communities and non-profit organizations, and familiarity with the Rhode Island policy landscape and the workings of state and local government
• Must possess excellent organizational skills, enjoy working with people, be a strong writer, an effective and diplomatic verbal communicator, and a strategic thinker and planner
• Must be able to maintain databases, develop effective campaign materials, email newsletters and flyers, web and social media content
• Must have valid driver’s license and car as position requires statewide travel
Interested candidates must return cover letter with salary requirements and resume via email to email@example.com. Only candidates who submit cover letter and salary requirements will be considered.