3CMA Job Posting

Communications Specialist III-Internal Communications

The best candidate for this position will have experience in writing, internal communications and media relations. They will have experience in providing media/public relations counsel, direction, implementation, and oversight. Outstanding verbal skills in providing media representatives with accurate and timely information about city programs and services and serving as the spokesperson when needed.

Under general supervision, provides communication support to the City Manager's Office and Human Resource Department to prepare and execute communication plans related to compensation, benefits, staffing structures, and staff development programs; provides oversight for internal communications; provides city employees with accurate and timely information about city programs, council/organization goals; and performs related duties as required.

The following is preferred, but not required:
Experience with graphic design, public sector, handling Human Resources communication, strategic communications, and organizational staff development.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field, and at least five years of experience in internal communication, public information, journalism, or communications, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Ability to respond to requests for information in a timely manner and to use discretion with confidential information. Demonstrated ability to resolve issues using own initiative, under minimal supervision, time pressure, and competing interests. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with experience in print, web, and social media. Professional experience in working with senior management and staff on internal and external communications. Work experience demonstrating flexibility and excellent organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines, respond to requests for information in a timely manner, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Strong working knowledge of computers and office software, including Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. Valid driver's license and independent transportation to attend to all essential functions. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and credit history, and motor vehicle record. 

Additional information can be found in the Member Services section of the 3CMA website

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