Community Engagement Liaison

Company: Florida Department of Management Services

URL: Florida Department of Management Services

Contact Person: Briana G. Mandakunis

Application Deadline: February 2, 2022


Our Organization and Mission:
The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. DMS is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government. DMS facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary J.Todd Inman, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.

The Work You Will Do:
In your role as the Community Engagement Liaison, you will be responsible for community and stakeholder engagement related to monuments and memorials built at the Florida Capitol, as well as outreach in DMS-managed facilities and affected parties related to construction projects throughout the state. DMS is currently undertaking more than $400 million in construction statewide, and many of these projects require community meetings, events, and interaction with tenants to provide superb customer service. You will be expected to demonstrate the ability to determine key stakeholder groups and conduct outreach to the groups and individuals that have an interest in projects conducted by the Department.

Your Specific Responsibilities:
As the Community Engagement Liaison, specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to creating workgroup advisory committees, scheduling and conducting meetings, taking notes, and relaying feedback to Department staff for inclusion in project plans and execution of construction.

Working with various stakeholder groups to design, curate and execute events, such as memorials or monument unveilings. Collaborate with the Office of Communications to help coordinate planning, execute, and follow up of signature and major events, such as memorials.

Develop and maintain stakeholder lists, prepare outward-facing communication, and present agency and community successes. This role will also use data, assessment tools, and community conversation to determine needs and translate those needs into action.

Serves as the main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders for issues including, but not limited to: Operations and Maintenance, Memorials, Parking, Leasing, and Building Construction. Coordinates special projects and activities as required.


A bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, public relations, or marketing.

At least two years of experience in public relations, event coordination or similar role related to planning and managing projects in fast-paced envirionment and across multiple teams.

A valid driver’s license.

How to Apply

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Job Originally Posted on: Thursday, January 20, 2022