Public Information Specialist

Company: City of Tallahassee


Contact Person: Alison Faris or Lizzy Kelley

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020


The City of Tallahassee is looking for a talented, creative PR professional to join its communications team. Our aim is to help inform, engage and inspire residents as it relates to our many municipal services. As part of our team, you’ll be instrumental in developing campaigns, creating content for social media, writing for our website and much, much more. (You can read the HR description of what the job entails at


–Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of modern journalistic writing and editing, public relations and social media.
–Ability to design, produce and coordinate public relations campaigns.
–Ability to coordinate research, public participation, feedback analysis or other
measurable public response systems.
–Ability to assist in production (concept development, scripting, storyboarding, etc.) for a video crew.
–Ability to prepare and deliver presentations before community groups and professional organizations.
–Ability to exercise independent judgment and creativity in solving complex problems and making public relations decisions in accordance with department policies, procedures, rules and other regulations.
–Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately, both orally and in writing.
–Possession of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, English, social media or a related field and two years of professional experience in public relations, public information, journalism or social media (or an equivalent combination of training and experience).

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How to Apply

To apply, visit and search for “Public Information Specialist.”

You can also visit to learn more about working for the City of Tallahassee. (To access the job listing from this page, click “City of Tallahassee Careers” then search for the position title.)

Job Originally Posted on: Wednesday, December 23, 2020