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Outreach Director Job Description

Outreach Director Job Description

One Ohio Now is a statewide coalition of over 60 health and human service organizations, labor unions, advocacy groups, and more working to shift public understanding about the need for great public services and the revenue to pay for those services.  One Ohio Now also believes that big corporations and the wealthiest Ohioans need to pay their fair share.  The coalition advocates for addressing Ohio’s ongoing budget challenges with a balanced approach that includes new revenues.

The Outreach Director will lead the coalition’s efforts to 1) broaden the coalition through outreach to new partners, 2) deepen current partners’ engagement through education and outreach to partners’ leaders and members, and 3) have a robust social media presence.  In addition, the Outreach Director will support the plans and work of the coalition as needed in other areas.

We are seeking a passionate, dedicated advocate who can help take our coalition to the next level.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as lead in efforts to outreach to over 150 already identified potential partners.

  2. Represent One Ohio Now at partner meetings and events to strengthen member organizations’ budget advocacy interests and capacities.  Support and/or lead messaging training sessions and help identify and develop partners’ members as potential spokespeople.

  3. Manage social media presence for One Ohio Now.  Also, support State Director in broader communications strategy – including use of traditional media, press contacts, web content, blog, and more.

  4. Coordinate regional coalition meetings. Foster strong internal communication and accountability among coalition members.

  5. Support State Director and Steering Committee in setting strategic direction for coalition and implementing work plan as needed.  Includes events, meetings, press work, and more.

  6. Manage external communications (including media inquiries, press materials and web content and social media).


  1. Demonstrable experience working with or managing coalitions

  2. Excellent organizational skills and time management

  3. Proven ability to work collaboratively and enjoys building relationships with diverse groups and individuals

  4. Proficiency, comfort, and interest in working with social media tools

  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in public presentations

  6. Willingness and ability to travel throughout Ohio

  7. Proficiency and comfort with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Google Docs

Expected salary: $35,000/year.  Health and dental benefits included in addition.

Please send cover letter detailing interest in position, resume, writing sample, and list of 3 references by email to: by August 22nd.  Feel free to email questions to the same email address.

One Ohio Now is an equal opportunity coalition.

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