3CMA - Public Information Manager - Job Posting

Introduction

This is highly responsible professional work organizing and conducting the public information and public relations functions for the City. The Public information Manager has primary responsibility for the development and coordination of all public information and public relations functions for the purpose of informing the public about the programs, services and events of the City. The work of the Public Information Manager is performed through periodic conferences and reports for the achievement of desired results.

Essential Job Functions

-Develop and coordinate all pubic information and public relations functions for the purpose of informing the public about the activities and services of the City;
-Coordinate and conduct all press conferences, press releases, public service announcements and other related media for dissemination of news and information to the public;
-Maintain effective working relationships with representatives of the media, newspapers, radio television and other publications;
-Respond to emergency situations where information coordination is vital and establish and maintain on-site liaison with media representatives;
-Confer with agency officials in planning public information policies;
-Prepare and make presentations to civic, governmental groups and other interested organizations;
-Provide support to departments in planning promotional activities;
-Responsible for organization and production of the City's Newsletter, Web Site, Cable television channel, the Automated Citizen Information System, other City related programming and community outreach programs.

Education

Bachelor's degree with major coursework in journalism, communications, public administration or a related field, plus eight (8) or more years experience in public relations or journalism. Master degree preferred. Bilingual Spanish and or Creole preferred.

For more information on the Public Information Manager job posting please visit the Member Services section of the 3CMA webpage.

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