Denver, CO

Associate Communications Officer, Colorado Health Foundation

The Organization

At the Foundation, we believe that keeping equity at the heart of our work will lead us to better health. That starts from within, including intentional application of diversity, equity and inclusion practices that guide how we operate and work in communities across Colorado. For example, our cornerstones are designed to help ensure that:

·        We serve Coloradans who have low income and have historically had less power or privilege.

·        We do everything with the intent of creating health equity.

·        We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve.

Position Overview

The Foundation is excited to announce the opening for an Associate Communications Officer. This role has a focus on implementing strategic and equitable digital communications that advance the Foundation’s priorities and optimize the Foundation’s reach. This role coordinates closely with all Communications team members, as well as cross-functionally, to advance the mission and goals of the Foundation.

This role is ideal for an established communications professional with a strong digital communications background who can effectively utilize and manage digital platforms and systems required for effective engagement with individuals and communities and in shaping a strong and authentic organizational voice.

Applicants should be skilled in three core areas:

·        Digital content strategy and dissemination: Develop and deploy an effective balance of original content, information, news, multimedia and visualization via digital platforms in alignment with our content strategy

·        Project management and self-sufficiency: Thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment with a demonstrated ability to manage concurrent priorities, operate in ambiguity, and effectively manage consultants/vendors.

·        Digital systems and platforms: Demonstrated experience with content management systems (Drupal preferred), email marketing systems, coding HTML/CSS, customer relationship management systems, photography, videography, analytics and Adobe Creative Suite.

The position requires:

·        Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, English or related field. Three years of relevant experience in a professional setting may be substituted for a degree.

·        Advanced experience in implementing digital strategy across multiple platforms and communications channels

·        Advanced experience with Drupal content management system (CMS) platforms, email marketing system platforms, coding HTML/CSS and Adobe Creative Suite

·        Advanced experience in managing and growing social media channels

·        Advanced experience in monitoring and managing digital analytics platforms, including reporting for performance

·        Demonstrated experience with customer relationship management (CRM) and data management.

·        Excellent planning and project management skills (e.g., editorial calendar) across multiple simultaneously developing platforms such as websites, social media, video, apps, mobile, etc.

·        Eagerness, proactivity, flexibility and the ability to work in a fast-paced setting

·        Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

·        Passion for technology and how the use of digital systems that engage users with our Foundation

·        Eagerness, proactivity, flexibility and the ability to work in a fast-paced setting

·        Valid Colorado driver’s license

Ideal candidates will underscore our mission and cornerstones in all you do at the Foundation.

How To Apply

It is an exciting time to join the Foundation whose assets include a complex investment portfolio valued at approximately $2.6 billion and whose annual grant making is in excess of $100 million.

The Foundation provides a robust benefit and wellness package, 401(k) match, and generous paid leave programs. The starting range for this position is $56,980 – $65,553 per year, paid as salaried, exempt and is eligible for all CHF benefits.  This is a full-time in-office position in Denver, Colorado with the exception of required travel.

The Foundation has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for all staff. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful impact through their professional contributions. Qualified candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters, stating which position(s) interest you, on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website (

This position closes August 14, 2022

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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