Education and/or Experience
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or closely related field; supplemented by a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in local government or a corporate communication environment that includes public relations, social media, communications, journalism, writing or marketing; or an equivalent combination of training, experience or education. Familiarity with basic graphic design principles and Web CMS a plus, in addition to a well-rounded communications background. Must exhibit strong professionalism and have excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work with individuals both internal and external to the city. Broad range of writing ability required, from advertising copy to social media posts to technical articles. Must be able to take complex policy and/or technical information and communicate it in an every-day manner; must be able to edit and proof copy to improve readability and be understandable to a target audience. Must be able to work with team members toward common project goals. Must be able to plan, schedule, and coordinate projects and programs. Experience with pre-press and print-production processes a plus. Strong writing skills exhibited by work samples as well as demonstrated knowledge of best practices for online and electronic communications, including electronic newsletters, social media, and other online communications a must. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Complete details can be found in the Member Services area of the 3CMA Website.