Communications Coordinator

Company: Florida Division of Emergency Management


Contact Person: Marnie Villanueva

Application Deadline: July 8, 2024


The Florida Division of Emergency Management is hiring a full-time, in-person communications coordinator who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. Those applying for this role should be willing and able to work extenuating hours in the event of activation for emergencies impacting the State of Florida. Job Duties include:

  • Development of social media content on various social media platforms in coordination with Strategic Communications Manager.
  • Draft press releases, gubernatorial proclamations, and website content.
  • Draft talking points and presentations for conferences and speaking events.
  • Event pitches and event planning.
  • Track and analyze relevant news media coverage.
  • Conduct constituent relations via phone and email.
  • Serve as a Public Information Officer for the State Emergency Response Team during states of emergency.
  • Manage outreach collateral inventory and provide materials to communities as requested.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in design. (Canva, Adobe Suite, etc.)
  • Experience with photography and video content creation.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team to develop projects and pitch events to promote the Division and its core values.
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed during states of emergency.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field or four years of experience in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field.
  • One or more years of job or internship experience in a related field.
  • Proficiency in Associated Press (AP) Style writing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in social media management, particularly Twitter and Facebook.

How to Apply

Job Originally Posted on: Tuesday, June 25, 2024