Director of Communications - City of Peachtree Corners

Posted By: Timothy Chason Job Board ,

This position will be posted until September 1, 2021.

Location: Peachtree Corners, Georgia

Category: Local Government

Position Type: Full Time

Education Requirment: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Salary: Based on experience

How to Apply/Contact: www.thechasongroup.com
Job Description & Details:
The Director of Communications will be responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating communications to provide information to the public. Responsibilities also include serving as the point of contact for all media requests received by the City, elected officials and other personnel; establishing guidelines and content for the City’s social media sites and websites; coordinating communications with the public through various platforms; developing and maintaining a communications plan; assisting departments in preparing presentations and related materials; preparing guides to ensure compliance with City communication policies; and coordinating information releases to the media and general public.
Position Requirements. Professionals applying for the Director’s position should hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with an MBA or other post-graduate work from an accredited college or university, in the area(s) of communications, public relations, marketing, and/or journalism; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Candidates should have at least five years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing, media, or a combination of these fields and a proven tenure in leading an organization through visionary growth and meaningful change.
Key Skill Sets. The City’s leadership is searching for an innovative, creative, and strategic thinker who has experience in developing relevant communication programs and goals to enhance the quality of life of a community’s citizens. Other key skill sets required of applicants include experience in building and being an active participant in teams and a proven track record of successfully working with community stakeholders, media, and elected officials. Ability to develop and nurture value-added relationships with diverse business, government, community groups and individuals. The professional selected for the position will be assigned various duties, including making presentations to persuade others to accept a specific opinions, action and/or provide information or explain procedures, policies, etc. Candidates should also have excellent written communication and marketing skills that will enhance the City of Peachtree Corners.