Headquartered in downtown Sacramento, since 1898 the League of California Cities has been an active partner in local government. Providing legislative advocacy, educational and informational services to cities, the League’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for all Californians by protecting local control. Reflecting the diversity of California, each of the League’s employees is a vital partner in the organization’s mission and success.
The Communications Department serves the entire organization by providing communications support for the League’s wide range of activities and services. The department manages the League’s website, production/publishing of its weekly e-newsletter, social media channels, press relations, publications, collaterals and reports, photography, messaging, scripting and article development and editorial assistance throughout the organization. Individual and collective contributions by team members reflect the department’s commitment to quality communication, customer service and excellence.
Communications Specialist II, Executive Office
In support of the League’s communications strategy, the Communications Specialist II is dedicated to serving the communications needs of the League’s Executive Office. This individual is a member of the communications team and works across the organization to support the Executive Director and the Office.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Qualifications & Experience
A Bachelor's degree in public policy, communications, journalism or related field. Minimum 3–5 years progressively responsible experience in providing executive-level communications, media relations or public affairs services preferably with some direct connection to board affairs and municipal policy issues or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of California media markets and experience with the California legislative process preferred. An ideal candidate will have experience providing executive-level communications support and coordinating administrative and logistical support for executive office communications activities.
Work Schedule and Travel
Compensation & Benefits
Recruitment for the Communications Specialist II will be ongoing until the position is filled. The goal is to complete the recruitment process at the earliest opportunity and welcome the new team member on board as soon as possible.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers @cacities.org
Additional information on this opportunity can be found atwww.cacities.org/careers.
Job Type: Full-time