Job Posting - Communications Manager
Under the direction of the Deputy Manager, this position is responsible for direction and execution of all internal and external communications, including the bi-monthly newsletter, e-news, mobile device app, department reports, website and cable station. The position is responsible for working with departments to complete marketing materials and brochures and developing press releases; for the development and implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy, and for the planning, organization and coordination of several public events including the Arts Festival and Civics Forum. The Communications Manager serves as the chief Public Information Officer, managing communications with various resident, civic and business constituencies, as well as local and regional media outlets.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in Communications, Journalism, Graphic Design, or related field is required. Masters degree preferred. A minimum of 2 years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing or a related field is required. Must possess considerable and demonstrated skills in composing news stories, presentations, articles, speeches, reports, and correspondence. Must be proficient in document writing, editing; design and layout. Must possess knowledge of current English usage and various journalistic styles. Knowledge of procedures and services of municipal government preferred.
Starting Salary is $65,000 +/- and competitive benefits. Residency is not required, yet a high level of community involvement is expected. Must be available for occasional night and weekend meetings and events.
Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by November 21, 2014.
Complete details can be found in the Member Services area of the 3CMA Website.