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Communications Officer

Category: Other
Description:
THE TOWN OF LELAND IS SEEKING A COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER TO PERFORM ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL WORK MANAGING THE TOWN’S SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS AND WEBSITE, OVERSEEING AND COORDINATING PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAMS AND PUBLICITY ACTIVITIES, CREATING COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS, COMMUNICATING TOWN INITIATIVES, PROJECTS, PLANS, AND PRACTICES TO LELAND RESIDENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS, DEVELOPING GUIDELINES FOR REGULAR AND EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS, AND RELATED WORK AS APPARENT OR ASSIGNED. THIS POSITION IS DESIGNATED AS ESSENTIAL DURING EMERGENCY OR DISASTER SITUATIONS. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE LIMITED SUPERVISION OF THE ASSISTANT TOWN MANAGER. REQUIREMENTS • BACHELOR’S DEGREE WITH MAJOR COURSEWORK IN COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC RELATIONS, OR RELATED FIELD AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, PUBLIC RELATIONS, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. • POSSESSION OF AN APPROPRIATE DRIVER'S LICENSE VALID IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. • POSSESSION OF OR ABILITY TO OBTAIN INCIDENT COMMAND BASIC PIO FEMA CERTIFICATION WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF HIRE. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF MEDIA PRODUCTION, COMMUNICATION, AND DISSEMINATION TECHNIQUES AND METHODS. • SKILL IN THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA. • SKILL IN THE USE OF RELATED SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS. • ABILITY TO OPERATE STANDARD OFFICE AND COMPUTER EQUIPMENT INCLUDING ABILITY TO OPERATE CAMERAS. • ABILITY TO EXPRESS IDEAS EFFECTIVELY AND PROFESSIONALLY BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING. • ABILITY TO WORK WITHIN STRICT DEADLINES AND RE-PRIORITIZE RESPONSIBILITIES AS NEEDED. • ABILITY TO PERFORM WORK DURING EMERGENCY OR DISASTER SITUATIONS UPON REQUEST AND AS ASSIGNED BY MANAGEMENT. • ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH ASSOCIATES, SUPERVISORS, ELECTED OFFICIALS, MEDIA, ORGANIZATIONS, INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. 

INTERESTED CANDIDATES CAN APPLY AT OUR WEBSITE WWW.TOWNOFLELAND.COM OR BY COPYING THE URL BELOW:

HTTPS://RECRUITING.MYAPPS.PAYCHEX.COM/APPONE/MAININFOREQ.ASP?R_ID=2328292

 

 


 

 

 


Employer: Town of Leland
Expires: 3/11/2019
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