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Job Listing: Executive Communications Coordinator with SOAR


SOAR‘s mission is to elevate community voice to influence policies and practices that impact children, youth and families. We do this by convening coalitions, aligning strategies, and engaging communities in partnership, and developing family and youth leadership through strength-based approaches. School’s Out Washington serves as the host agency, fiscal sponsor and employer of record for SOAR. 

Reports to:  SOAR Director

Location:  801 23rd Avenue South, Seattle, Washington 98144

Position Summary 

The Executive Communications Coordinator will provide direct operational support to SOAR’s leadership team. The right person for this position will have a talent for supporting creative leaders, passion for the power of community voice, and a commitment to social justice. They will be adaptive, flexible and inquisitive, will anticipate team needs, will identify and propose solutions, and will proactively create systems that support individual and organizational success. The Coordinator will help facilitate communication internally within the SOAR team, and externally among a wide range of community partners. They will have outstanding communication skills, including the ability to give and receive critical feedback. The Coordinator will be able to apply good judgment in a variety of situations, and to maintain balance among multiple priorities. They will have the ability to work independently, and must be able to work under pressure at times to manage emerging needs and unexpected deadlines. The successful candidate will find personal satisfaction and enjoyment in fulfilling this critically important support role within a small, dynamic, ambitious team.


Primary Executive Assistant responsibilities are to:

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The ideal candidate for this position will possess many, if not all, of the following professional qualifications, competencies and qualities of character:

Hours and Salary Range

How to Apply

Best Consideration Date:  July 12, 2017, 5:00 p.m. PST

(Resumes will continue to be accepted after the best consideration date. However, preferential consideration is given to those resumes submitted by the best consideration date. The announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.)

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to info@schoolsoutwashington.org with "SOAR Executive Communications" in the subject line or send hard copies to:

SOAR Executive Communications
School's Out Washington
801 - 23rd Avenue S., Suite A
Seattle, WA 98144

SOAR, hosted and fiscally sponsored by School’s Out Washington, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SOAR is committed to addressing racism, sexism, heterosexism and other discriminatory practices, and to working toward racial equity through undoing institutional and structural racism. Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

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