Communications Specialist

Company: Florida Department of Transportation


Contact Person: Beth Frady

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021


Research transportation-related news articles from various media outlets; prepare and distribute a transportation-related news clips email daily, as well as monitor ongoing news trends and distribute relevant articles to senior staff and stakeholders as needed. Send out daily media calls. Manage the Public Information Office’s email distribution lists monthly and monitor phones daily.

Prepare and distribute fact sheets or other written materials. In coordination with department staff and other appropriate entities, draft various communications and materials, including brochures, display boards and other materials. Responsible for various types of content creation while meeting deadlines. Coordinate with team members to draft timely and comprehensive responses to press inquiries. Assist in writing and editing materials for department leadership. Assist the Public Information Office with the development of press packets, report binders and other materials for press events, hearings and meetings.

Assist in the management of the department’s internal relations activities. Assist with content creation for the department’s social media pages. Research and provide suggestions on how to enhance the department’s social media presence. Assist with media relations as directed. Assist with special projects and research as required, including website and branding initiatives.


A high school diploma or equivalent and two years experience in the public information/communications field.

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Job Originally Posted on: Wednesday, May 26, 2021