Training and Communications Coordinator

The Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (WRCAC) is recruiting for a Training & Communications Coordinator to join its technical assistance and training (TTA) team. WRCAC is one of four regional TTA centers funded by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Since October 2016, WRCAC is managed as a project of the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego (RCHSD). The WRCAC Training & Communications Coordinator works collaboratively with and in support of other WRCAC project staff (based remotely and at the Chadwick Center in San Diego) to advance the growth and development of children’s advocacy centers (CACs), children’s justice centers (CJCs), multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs) and state chapters of the National Children’s Alliance in the thirteen states that comprise the western region. The Training & Communications Coordinator will manage logistics for WRCAC events and trainings (in-person and web-based) and launch and manage educational and organizational communications, including through the WRCAC website, an electronic newsletter, social media and print materials. For more information about WRCAC, visit www.westernregionalcac.org.

 

Location:                             This position is based at the WRCAC main office at RCHSD in San Diego.  Occasional travel, typically within the western region and occasionally elsewhere in the US, is expected for trainings, meetings and conferences.

 

Position Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage annual calendar of training and events for internal use and outside distribution, as appropriate
  • Coordinate logistics for WRCAC-sponsored trainings and events, including outreach, registration, CEUs, certificates, packets, supplies, evaluations, and attendance tracking as well as execute event-day logistics
  • Create, update and manage online applications, surveys and requests (using SurveyGizmo, Cvent and other software as needed)
  • Assist in procuring venues, negotiating rates within federal limits, and preparing federal training requests and reporting documentation as required by DOJ
  • Assist with implementing webinars and online learning initiatives
  • Maintain and update database of contacts and training/webinar data via SalesForce
  • Manage and review travel stipends related to training/conference attendance
  • Develop and implement an annual outreach and communications plan that includes a WRCAC newsletter and social media strategies
  • Manage and update content for WRCAC website and social media and provide training and support to WRCAC team to utilize these technologies
  • Engage and manage consultants as needed to prepare WRCAC promotional and educational materials with a consistent brand, theme and message
  • Manage the production and dissemination of promotional and educational materials, including organizational brochures and other print materials, electronic newsletter, social media, and training materials
     

Position Requirements:

  • Proven history in effectively managing multiple projects at once with strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Dependability in following through on projects within set timeframes
  • Strong inter-personal communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent writing skills and capacity to produce clear, engaging products for different audiences and purposes
  • A good eye for and understanding of visual design concepts for print and electronic materials
  • Proficiency in and comfort with computer applications and social media (e.g. Microsoft Office, Salesforce, PowerPoint, Facebook) and capacity to learn new applications quickly
  • Ability and willingness to travel occasionally

 

This position is approved and funded by a grant provided through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), and is contingent upon receipt of continued funding from DOJ.

 

Please email wrcac@rchsd.org for instructions on how to apply for this position through the online Rady Children’s Hospital HR system. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted; for full consideration please apply by Friday, October 26, 2018.