ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS: -Develops corporate communications plans/strategies, policy development and implementation. -Reviews legislation and recommends changes. -Develops program budget and guidelines. -Develops and coordinate programs/projects. -Develops long-range business and marketing plans. Conducts market research. -Develops and implement procedures, policies and guidelines. -Designs, writes and edits publications for internal or external use. -Acts as official spokesperson for program or division (including crisis situations). Serves as liaison for department with various agencies, other city departments, city council, and other city government officials, private businesses, outside vendors, community leaders, community groups, and the general public. Serves as point of contact for city departments. -Conducts public education programs and presentations. Writes and follow-up on news releases. -Participates in bidding processes/negotiate contracts.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling and recommendation for dismissal.
Manages major program (s) and/or supervisor(s)
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Journalism, Marketing, Advertising, or related field plus six (6) years of work experience two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity.
A Master’s degree may substitute for two years of the required non-supervisory experience.
Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.
Digital marketing and social media management
Live, on-camera experience
Valid Texas Drivers License (ability to obtain within 90 days of start)
Additional Salary Information: City of Austin Benefits: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/active-employee-benefits
Internal Number: COA079573
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