Communications and Engagement Manager

City of Rochester, MN

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other; Non-Department Head; Chief Public Information Officer
  • Salary: $84,990 - $124,984. Starting is $84,990 to $99,988 depending on qualifications, with advancement to $124,984.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 112,000
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  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Feb 13 2018

Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled with priority consideration for applications submitted by March 11, 2018 For more information and to apply online, visit our website: \"First-Class City, First-Class Service\" EOE


Consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States, Rochester was ranked nationally as "Best Place to Live" by in 2017. The third largest city in Minnesota, Rochester is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and serves as host to 3 million visitors each year.

The Communications and Engagement Manager serves as a primary administrator and consultant for the City's community engagement, public information, and internal communications. This individual seeks to build proactive, clear, and consistent two-way communication between City government and residents, businesses, organizations, and other stakeholders.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or a related field; five (5) years of full-time, progressive experience in public relations, community engagement, marketing, or closely related field in a government, non-profit or public sector setting.