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Community Engagement Specialist (Spokane)

Our Mission

To be a catalyst for change, Momentum Professional Strategy Partners helps organizations embed equity, inclusion, inclusion and accessibility into the fabric of their operations by providing expert guidance and support. We provide our clients with innovative, research-based consulting solutions that create meaningful and lasting change in organizational cultures and the communities they serve.

Position Overview

We’re hiring a Community Engagement Specialist (Spokane Region) who can help us more effectively accomplish our mission as a company.  We provide our clients with innovative, research-based consulting solutions that create meaningful and lasting change in organizational cultures and the communities they serve. The change we want to make in our work is to dismantle systems of oppression and build more inclusive and equitable workplaces, communities, and institutions.

We've got exciting new projects in the works… so many that we need a hand to get them all done.

 

And that is where you come in!

We need you to lead the charge in our community engagement efforts for a health equity contract in Spokane on behalf of Momentum Professional Strategy Partners! 

Who You'll Work With

This is a full-time role that reports directly to Health Equity Program Manager. You’ll work closely with community organizations and members of our Health Equity outreach team to prepare reports, build relationships within the Spokane region, and deliver presentations.

We are looking for someone who has excellent project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at a time and who also has dreams of long-term growth with Momentum Professional Strategy Partners. This is a remote, work-from-home position with occasional travel to our main office in Tacoma, WA. 

This position will also require flexibility, including working some occasional evenings and weekends. We run several live events per year that may require your in-person assistance.

Overview

Who We Are

We are a Black-owned, woman-owned consulting firm that exists to help organizations and institutions dismantle systems of oppression and build more inclusive and equitable workplaces, communities, and institutions. 

We want our clients to have all the resources they need to lead inclusive and equitable teams that create positive change in the world.

Our Clients

We also have a growing number of organizations, businesses and institutions that we serve. 

Our client base includes:

  • Local community non-profit organizations 

  • Trade associations from a wide range of industries

  • Corporations with a national footprint

  • Governmental entities

Words that describe the majority of our customers would be: purposeful, people-centered, ambitious, and mission-driven. 

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We Are a Hybrid Company

Momentum Professional Strategy Partners is a hybrid company which means:

  • We have a central office but we conduct most meetings via Zoom.

  • We work together via Asana, email, and Zoom meetings.

  • Depending on your role, you can work from home, in our office or both.

Our Values

Inclusive and Collaborative

We achieve better outcomes by engaging each other intentionally, continuously, and meaningfully; we maximize opportunities and our collective potential by breaking down silos, partnering, and convening in conversations.

Diverse and People Focused

We represent the mosaic of the communities we serve at all levels. We nurture respect and dignity by valuing every person’s leadership, strengths and assets.

Responsive and Adaptive

We are culturally and linguistically responsive to and driven by the communities we serve.

Transparent and Accountable

We build trust and shared understanding by being transparent and accountable in our actions, processes, and measures.

Racially Just

We work to dismantle systems, policies, and practices that perpetuate structural racism, inequities, and different forms of discrimination based on power and privilege.

Company Culture

Working at Momentum Professional Strategy Partners would be a great fit for you IF:

  • You want to work for a woman-run, Black-owned company with a diverse team and customer base.

  • You crave meaningful work. You want to make a difference in people’s lives.

  • You are someone who does what they say they’re going to doYou have impeccable follow-through. When you say, “I will deliver this project by Thursday at 3 pm PST,” you get it done. When you give your word, you mean it.

  • You are someone who takes initiative. You think ahead and address problems before they arise. 

  • You are very familiar with Momentum Professional Strategy Partners and what we’re all about. You read our newsletter. You follow us on social media. You’re a fan!

If that sounds like you, we welcome you to apply for our open Community Engagement Position - Spokane Region

Role

Momentum Professional Strategy Partners is looking for an experienced and creative individual to join our team for a year-long contract opportunity as a Community Engagement Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of effective communication strategies, the ability to think strategically and outside the box, and outstanding interpersonal skills.

Primary responsibilities include developing and executing communication plans to engage stakeholders and the public, utilizing digital tools to promote and market the project and its associated events, monitoring feedback, keeping up to date with regional trends, providing strategic advice, and developing reports and presentations. 

This position requires a strong and continued commitment to Momentum's mission and values.

Responsibilities & Essential Duties  

  • Building relationships with organizations, government agencies, and members of the community

  • Collecting and analyzing data to track progress and measure success

  • Assisting in the creation of marketing materials such as newsletters, etc.

  • Developing and delivering presentations and webinars

  • Coordinating and attending media events, speaking engagements, and other outreach initiatives

  • Creating and planning events and meetings

  • Submit detailed and accurate community engagement reports to share with executive leadership.

  • Establish a community engagement process and playbook for the Spokane Region.

  • Establish a community engagement training plan for new members of the community engagement team.

  • Develop strategies to harness existing relationships, identify new opportunities, and secure partnerships with community partners.

Results

  • Community engagement goals and targets are reviewed, reported on, and met on a consistent basis.

  • We have clear community engagement plans, systems, and processes that are being followed.

  • We have clear KPIs for community engagement that are being followed.

  • We have achieved strong engagement and community awareness for our health equity work in Spokane.

  • All community engagement reports are produced and submitted on time, following the community engagement plan and strategy. 

Requirements

As we’re looking for an ideal fit, our new Community Engagement Specialist will likely possess what we’ve listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, psychology, cultural studies or a relevant field.

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Has a service mindset

  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at a time and pay close attention to detail.

  • Strong digital marketing skills, with the ability to adapt to different communication styles.

  • Conscientious and flexible, with a strong work ethic and team-player attitude.

  • Proficient in Google Docs, Google Sheets, Canva and Asana.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • Organized with attention to detail.

  • Excels at time management, planning, and processes, and the ability to adapt to change.

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Computer proficiency. 

  • You’re a problem solver and think ahead to ensure any challenges don’t greatly impact project progress or outcomes.

  • Delivers well ahead of deadlines.

  • You both love working with teams and being left alone so you can produce results.

  • You love operating in a fast-moving environment and adhere to deadlines while producing high-quality work each and every time.

  • Emotionally self-regulates even during times of pressure and stress to be present for the team.

  • A quiet remote work environment, including:

    • A computer

    • Cell phone

    • High-speed internet

When you work with us, you’ll get:

  • Experience in a fast-growing company where things change daily, new ideas come to life in a matter of weeks, and everybody is fully invested every single day.

  • The chance to stretch professionally. If there is a skill set or topic you’re interested in, this is the place to learn and challenge yourself. 

  • Your voice is heard! Every one of our team members has the chance to give input, create value and make a big impact on the future of our company. 

  • A team behind you that is cheerleading you, supporting you, guiding you and championing you. 

  • Do your work from anywhere: your living room, the coffee shop, etc.

  • We offer a competitive base salary package including, but not limited to:​

    • Health stipend

    • Paid time off

If you’ve read through this description and you think this may be the right fit for you – now it’s time to take action and apply!  (Keep in mind we will begin interviewing potential candidates immediately, so we highly recommend applying as soon as possible).

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