Sr. Program Coordinator-Public Information Content Editor

Sr. Program Coordinator-Public Information Content Editor

SALARY: 
$19.42 - $32.04 Hourly
$40,393.60 - $66,643.20 Annually                                      
                                 
OPENING DATE: 02/13/15 
CLOSING DATE: 03/07/15 11:59 PM 

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Performs responsible administrative and technical work assisting in the dissemination of public information using various mediums including web, print, radio, TV and public presentations. Develops and assists with: development, execution, and monitoring of social media programs and strategies; design and editing of print and online media; coordination of a variety of  events. Performs work in the development and maintenance of content for the jurisdictions Internet and intranet websites using SharePoint and common web technologies. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages and authors content of public web site and county Intranet site, coordinating with internal and external groups. Maintains usability, with optimal information design and architecture, and maintains consistency of message and formatting of content.
  • Coordinates department site administrators for public web site and county Intranet site. Provides support and training to site administrators for creating and updating web page content, and upholds the organization’s branding guidelines. 
  • Perform regular audit of internal and external websites to ensure adherence to county guidelines for branding and content.
  • Assists with the management of the organization’s social media policies, performing administrative and maintenance tasks using various social media technologies.
  • Interacts with the public in various forms including email, public presentations and training classes.
  • Assists with special projects and assignments including campaigns, promotions, employee events, citizen events, community outreach programs and media coverage.
  • Copy edits online and print content, with a focus on quality, accuracy, formatting, and established styles and standards.
  • Assists with writing, design, editing and distribution of a variety of written information such as columns for publication, press releases, reports, newsletters, posters, brochures, and similar products. Creates graphics for print and web using various applications.
  • Performs basic administrative duties including written reports, memorandums, letters, and electronic correspondence, interaction with vendors, and communication through telephone and meetings.

MIN. EDUCATION, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience: Associate’s degree in computer information systems, communications, marketing, business management or similar and at least two (2) years of experience in web design/maintenance, social media administration, graphic design, project management, community outreach/public information work; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
 
Licenses and/or Certificates: Possession and maintenance of a valid State driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, and grammar.
  • Thorough knowledge of web programming languages including JavaScript, Active Server Pages, ASP, HTML and variations, and Visual Basic.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of operations and practices of local government; ability to analyze and interpret departmental functions, procedures and policies.
  • Strong skills in information design and information architecture, including layout and design for web pages, print, and social media.
  • Ability to develop and execute training materials for a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to perform basic technical support to end-users on basic Internet skills and navigating the county’s websites.
  • Knowledge of social media technologies and related best practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interact with the public in a positive and effective manner; to work well in teams; be self-motivated, and receive and execute direction.
  • Ability to make recommendations and to use resourcefulness and tact in solving new problems.
  • Strong analytical and research skills; ability to ascertain priorities and meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and the ability to develop effective proposals.
  • Skill in the use of standard office computer equipment and software applications; ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Complete details available on-line in the Member Services area of the 3CMA Website.

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