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Interim Communications Coordinator

  2019-08-02     Yakima Administration, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic     Yakima  

Yakima Administration, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Yakima Administration, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic


Employment duration:

Full time

Exempt Status:


This is an interim 3-month onsite assignment. The interim communication coordinator supports communications and social media strategies. Under the direction of the VP of External Affairs, the Communications Coordinator will nurture existing relationships with news media and cultivate new relationships across our service area in order to highlight the work done by YVFWC. The Communications Coordinator is familiar with a variety of media management, and social media practices, and procedures that will aid in elevating the profile of the YVFWC. The Communications Coordinator will also work with the Web Analyst to update and maintain content on existing YVFWC external web properties and the YVFWC Intranet as needed. Interfaces include the media, internal partners, news reporters, and vendors.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, or related field or equivalent work.
  • Experience: 2 years of content creation experience including but not limited to digital copywriting and multi-platform social media marketing.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: None
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Strong communication skills (written and verbal), planning skills, experience with managing people and developing/maintaining strong relationships with the media. Experience working with elected officials on the local, state and national levels. Copy editing, photo editing and HTML editing experience is preferred.


We serve more than 166,000 patients across 24 medical clinics, 13 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 57 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic:

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.


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