Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

2020 Census Communications Coordinator (Fixed-Term)

Position Summary: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles’ Demographic Research Project (DRP) seeks a 2020 Census Communications Coordinator to support the creation, translation, printing, and dissemination of community outreach materials as part of efforts to promote Asian American and Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander participation in the 2020 Census. The Communications Coordinator will also support media relations, including earned and social media.
Information drawn from the census will determine the allocation of Congressional seats to states, the drawing of legislative boundaries as part of the statewide redistricting process, and how trillions of dollars in federal funds are spent.  
This position is a full-time, temporary position beginning in May 2019 and ending in September 2020.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Monitor availability of Census Bureau materials in Asian and Pacific Islander languages;
  • Coordinate creation, translation, and printing of community outreach materials;
  • Coordinate and track dissemination of community outreach materials to key partners throughout California;
  • Coordinate development and maintenance of website to house 2020 Census resources;
  • Coordinate earned media opportunities, including drafting press advisories/releases, contacting media, and organizing press conferences;
  • In coordination with Advancing Justice - LA staff, establish and maintain relationships with mainstream and ethnic media statewide;
  • Coordinate social/non-traditional media outreach strategy, including the use of social networking sites, blogs, etc.;
  • Assist in providing communications trainings and technical assistance for key partners;
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience;
  • Experience developing community education materials;
  • Experience working with both traditional and social media;
  • Familiarity with AAPI communities, especially Southeast Asian or Pacific Islander;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work with diverse racial and ethnic groups;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work flexible hours (some evenings and weekends);
  • California driver’s license, insurance and access to a car preferred;
  • Fluency in an Asian or Pacific Islander language preferred;
Compensation: Depending on experience. Parking provided.
Application Process:
Submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources at [email protected]

Please include: 2020 Census Communication Coordinator in the subject line. 

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.  
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, was established in 1983 with broad-based support and has become the leading organization in the region dedicated to providing the diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AAHNPI) community with civil rights advocacy and multilingual, culturally-sensitive legal services and education. Advancing Justice-LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice-LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation. 

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