3CMA Job Posting - Communications Specialist II

Job Posting - Communications Specialist II

POSTING START DATE: 11/21/14 12:00 AM

POSTING END DATE: 12/14/14 11:59 PM

SALARY:   $55,050.00 - $83,900.00 Annually

JOB TYPE: Full-Time


*Please note that we are not looking to fill this position until January 2015*
Under general supervision, to provide assigned city departments with media/public relations counsel, direction, implementation, and oversight; to provide media representatives with accurate and timely information about city programs and services; to serve as a spokesperson as needed; to provide assigned city departments with communication plan direction; and to provide and perform related duties as required.


Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field, and at least three years of experience in public information, journalism, or communications, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Ability to respond to requests for information in a timely and customer service-oriented manner and to use discretion with confidential information. Demonstrated ability to resolve issues using own initiative, under minimal supervision, time pressure, and in difficult situations. Demonstrated project management experience. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with experience in print, web, and social media. Professional experience in working with senior staff on 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. Valid driver’s license and independent transportation to attend all essential functions. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and credit history, and motor vehicle record. 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications:
Experience working in a public sector setting. Demonstrated strategic agility to anticipate potential outcomes and consequences related to communication and political issues. Ability to provide objective feedback and counsel on communication strategy. Interpersonal savvy to relate to all levels of city staff to build effective relationships. Reputation for integrity and trust in dealing with confidential information. Ability to deal with ambiguity and effectively cope with change in work plans and priorities.

Complete details for this posting can be found in the Member Services area of the 3CMA Website.

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