Public Information Specialist - Citizen Engagement Liaison

Company: Leon County Government

URL: www.LeonCountyFL.gov

Contact Person: [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017

Description

The purpose of this position is to establish new and exciting ways to engage citizens online and in person. The position will strategically use multiple media sources to engage citizens on the issues that matter the most to them where they live. Work involves communicating Leon County information to the media, public, and employees; planning special events and meetings; and developing, implementing and maintaining public information strategies and communication plans to keep citizens informed about significant issues and/or events. At Leon County, we strive to do more, and to do better, with less. This is the basis of our People Focused; Performance Driven culture. Leon County government offers important and meaningful personal and career opportunities. Because we maintain a very lean staff, there are few opportunities for employment and high competition for job openings. However, those we hire are entrusted with significant responsibilities and opportunity for growth. Because of this, we can hire only the very best. That means candidates who not only meet the qualifications of the job listed herein, but are driven by making a difference on the issues that matter most to our unique quality of life and committed to demonstrating results, exceeding expectations in areas of customer service and exercising responsible stewardship of our community’s resources.

Qualifications

Education: A bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications, graphic design or related field(s); or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience: Two years of experience in graphic design, public or employee relations, public information, advertising, marketing, mass communications, or any related area(s) is preferred.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to visit our Leon County Home Page at http://www.leoncountyfl.gov.

Applicants may send inquiries to our E-mail address: [email protected].

A completed Leon County Government application is required and should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2017.

Job Originally Posted on: Monday, February 20, 2017