Job Vacancy Bilingual Digital Specialist (Public Affairs Specialist 1) State of Oregon

Job title: Bilingual Digital Specialist (Public Affairs Specialist 1)

Company: State of Oregon

Job description: Initial Posting Date: 08/11/2022

Application Deadline: 08/26/2022

Agency: Oregon Health Authority

Salary Range: $4,182 – $6,118

Position Type: Employee

Position Title: Bilingual Digital Specialist (Public Affairs Specialist 1)

Job Description:

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The has a fantastic opportunity for a Digital Specialist to join an excellent team. This is a full-time, permanent position with the External Relations Division. This is a classified role, represented by SEIU.

What you will do!

The Digital Specialist provides the writing expertise and social media skills needed to support digital engagement on OHA’s social media channels in English, Spanish and other languages as needed. The Digital Specialist will provide design support of social media content on the Canva platform, in addition to general writing and Spanish translations of social media materials as needed. The Digital Specialist will coordinate daily with the External Relations Division (ERD) Social Media Digital Specialist and Health Equity Communications Specialists. This position is a writing communications position and supports the agency communications team on key projects and initiatives. Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish is required.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and eleven paid holidays per year plus . If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the is the place for you.

This position falls under the Public Affairs Specialist 1 classification.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click , to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or the Behavioral or Social Sciences or related degree.


  • Three years technical or higher-level experience directly related to the position under recruitment.

Required Skills:

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent technical and communication skills.
  • The ability to collaborate and work well with people from all different backgrounds and levels within the organization.
  • The ability to work comfortably with people with mental illness, preferably with an awareness of clinical treatment services and experience a mental health setting.

How to apply:

  • Upload resume and cover letter

This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Need Help?

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Andre Brembry at 503-945-2887 or

Additional Information

  • Please monitor your Workday account, as all communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.
  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference.

for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process. * We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time – unless specifically noted. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

  • If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Please only attach documents that are related to the position. Additional documents that are attached will not be reviewed.


The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity.

Expected salary: $4182 – 6118 per month

Location: Portland, OR

Job date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 23:37:14 GMT

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