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OYM is Hiring!

Odyssey is searching for a new member of our staff to assist with communications, including social media. Individuals of all experience levels are invited to apply, including young adult voices interested in making a difference in our community. If you have a passion for promoting equity for LGBTQ+ youth, then we want you to apply!


Communications Coordinator


Classification

  • $15-$16 an hour

  • Half time 20 hours a week

  • Position for one year (12 month) term

  • Reports to Executive Director


Position Overview

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for working alongside Odyssey staff for the creation of both external and internal communications. This includes Odyssey’s social media presence, promotional materials, and other online platforms.


Key Duties Include:

External Communications and Marketing

  • Update content of Odyssey’s online platforms including website, blog, & social media.

  • Develop a social media schedule for regular posting by other Odyssey staff and volunteers

  • Work alongside the Executive Director to promote major events

Youth Program Communications

  • Work alongside the Director of Advocacy and Education to relaunch and expand Odyssey’s YouTube and Google Classroom platforms

  • Create graphics for Odyssey youth drop-in programs

Internal Communications

  • Alongside coworkers, update Odyssey training and handbooks for virtual programming

Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience and skill in utilizing technology, including social media platforms, graphic design, and email management.

  • Experience in representing an organization, group, or business on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube

  • Collaboration skills across a variety of groups

  • Understanding of the LGBTQ+ youth experience

  • Excellent time management, ability to advance multiple projects with varying timelines

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Professional or volunteer experience with LGBTQ+ youth

  • 1-2 years’ experience in web editing and graphic design

  • Familiarity with programs like Photoshop and InDesign


Schedule:

Odyssey provides a flexible work schedule for staff. The Communications Coordinator will be required to collaborate in-person with other Odyssey staff during the Monday-Friday work week, and is also allowed regular pre-determined work from home, as approved by their supervisor (Executive Director).


Working at Odyssey Youth Movement:

Odyssey Youth Movement has been promoting equity for LGBTQ+ youth in the Inland NW for nearly 30 years. We strive to ensure all staff needs are met and that we are providing a supportive workplace where everyone feels affirmed and heard. Odyssey is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful, working alongside LGBTQ+ youth, when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose.

To Apply:

Please send both a resume, including two references, and 2-3 examples of previous graphic design and/or social media posts to Odyssey@odysseyyouth.org.


Contact Ian Sullivan, Executive Director, with any questions at 509.325.3637x101 or Odyssey@odysseyyouth.org.

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Drop-in Hours for youth ages 13-18

Monday & Wednesday 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Fridays 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Drop-in Hours for young adults ages 18-24

Thursdays 5:00pm - 9:00pm