- Public Relations
- Driver's License
- Writing Skills
Chief Executive Office
$56,558 - $87,667
Class Code (Job Code):
Salary Range: $56,558 - $87,667
Strong writing skills are a must.
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to manage internal and external communications for an assigned department.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises and manages interaction with news media; responds to news media directly, or advises employees on responses; attends events where media is present to ensure fair and accurate coverage; writes or edits news releases; represents department as a spokesperson; and monitors news for impacts.
Supervises and manages interaction with public; responds to public inquiries; manages ongoing interactions such as complaints or ombudsman work; and ensures department projects the desired image to the public.
Creates print and online content; produces and publishes content for newsletters, brochures, flyers; monitors and creates content for social media and the department website; takes photos of staff and events; and writes or edits official department announcements, speeches, or formal letters.
Arranges and promotes outreach events; secures locations, dates, and sponsorship needed for community outreach events; plans activities and materials for events; recruits and supervises event volunteers; and coordinates staff and materials needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, or Communication; seven years of progressively responsible experience in public relations or communications; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
Supplemental Information: This position is located in the Chief Executive Officer's office and is Merit-Exempt.