Job Posting - Public Information Specialist

Public Information Specialist

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/30/15 5:00 PM 

Salary: $4,611.00 - $6,148.00 Monthly

Job Type: Regular Full-Time Employee

Department: Commissioners

Summary of Duties

This individual will be working closely with the Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, Elected Officials, and/or department directors, providing advice and guidance on communication and public relations for internal and external subjects. The work requires knowledge of and ability to apply the principles of visual design; knowledge of the technical characteristics associated with various methods of visual display; and the ability to present subject matter information in a visual form that will convey the intended message to, or have the desired effect on the intended audience.  In addition, the Public Information Specialist develops and disseminates strategic communication and public information materials to build a positive awareness of County programs.

Other areas of responsibility may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • May serve as liaison with news media and the general public, as assigned on specific projects. Builds strong working relationships with local media. Researches, discusses strategic plans with management, and, when assigned, responds to media inquiries.
  • Communications internally and externally in times of emergency or natural disasters.
  • Develops social media strategies and produces content (text, photo and video). Researches and recommends new forms of social media and seeks opportunities to promote County activities through approved and established county social media outlets.
  • Coordinate with Commissioners, Commissioners’ Office staff, department heads and division and program managers on visual products and information that accompanies speaking engagements, forums, workshops, meetings, and open houses; assist with design and production of associated promotional materials for those public meetings and events in a manner facilitating a positive contact with the County. Working closely with management, produces talking points, speeches, fact sheets, brochures, and other education and outreach materials.
Complete details can be found in the Member Services area of the 3CMA Website.
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