Director of Communications

City of West Palm Beach, FL

Summary:
This position will oversee communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the City’s brand reputation, will be responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of public relations activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the City and its leadership, will be responsible for the City’s integrated communications products and services in all City departments including: newsletters, flyers and other print publications; web, e-news, social media and other online communications; media and public relations; and marketing, and will ensure uniformity and a cohesive brand across all communications efforts. The incumbent will strive to create and maintain positive awareness about the City among all constituents and will successfully meet the demands of a variety of internal departments through a centralized, cohesive marketing effort. The incumbent of this position will have a key leadership role to raise the City’s profile through strategic marketing and PR communications and emphasize the quality of City services; and performs other related duties as assigned. This position reports and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.

Requirements: The position requires a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Journalism, Public Relations, English, Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Business or Public Administration or related field and seven (7) years of experience in public relations/public information, communications, advertising, marketing, news writing or reporting, or any equivalent combination of experience. Experience in planning, writing, editing, and production of newsletters, press releases, annual reports, marketing literature, and other print publications and directories are required.

A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
To apply for this position, visit our website at www.wpb.org and apply online. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Job Details

Salary
$84,249
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$130,164
Job Function
Other, Department Head/Director
Position Type
Full Time

City of West Palm Beach

Address

401 Clematis St
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5319
United States

Population
117,415
Form of Government
Council-Manager

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