Communications Officer

Public Health Alliance of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Date Posted April 15, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Other
Required Education Master's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $70,000 to $85,000


The Public Health Alliance of Southern California (Alliance) is seeking a Communications Manager to help drive transformative policy and systems change in support of racial, social and health equity.  This position offers exciting opportunities to:

The successful candidate will be a creative and strategic thinker, with a keen eye for design, and a passion for equity and justice.  The qualified applicant will have a successful track record of leading communications, marketing and public relations strategies across a range of political and professional environments. Our ideal candidate is a team player who can work well with a small but dedicated, cohesive and high performing staff. They should have deep project management skills with the ability to pivot quickly between projects.

About the Alliance

The Alliance is a coalition of the executive leadership of ten local health departments in Southern California focused on improving population health and advancing policy and systems change. Our members have a statutory responsibility for the health of 60% of the state’s population. Our vision is, “Vibrant and activated communities achieving health, justice, and opportunities for all.” The Alliance works to mobilize the transformative power of local public health for enduring health equity. We believe that Southern California should be a place where everyone has the opportunities and resources necessary to live and healthy and productive life. To learn more about the Alliance’s meaningful work visit our website, the California Healthy Places Index, Cherished Futures, and COVID-19 Health Equity Resources portal. The Alliance is fiscally administered by the Public Health Institute.

The Alliance recognizes the value of having a staff that brings a wide range of perspectives to this work based on language, ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, political beliefs, sexual-orientation and disability. We are committed to maintaining a diverse, multicultural working environment and particularly encourage applications from candidates with lived experience in the communities we seek to serve.

Key Responsibilities



Important Information

Organizational Relationships

This position reports to the Alliance’s Director of Operations, and works collaboratively with Alliance members and staff, vendors, and other partners to develop communications materials and strategies. 

How to Apply

Please apply here and submit a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio with a minimum of 3 communications samples. At least one sample should include a visual form of communication.

In your portfolio:

Paper or email applications will not be considered. In your cover letter, please describe why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity and why you are a good fit for the position.


Please contact Bill Sadler, Director of Operations, at and learn more about the Alliance at

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