Job Openings with the City of Thomasville

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PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER, MARKETING

Candidate will assist with developing and implementing an integrated internal and external communications strategy that is aligned with the City’s vision and mission statements. Position will proactively promote the City’s initiatives, serve as a media relations advisor and work in partnership with the City’s various departments in order to ensure consistency and effectiveness of messaging, both internally and externally. The PIO will utilize print, web, social media and other forms of media in order to enhance the City’s image and communicate City issues, actions and services. This position will also collaborate with staff to utilize CNSNext Channel 6 for furthering the City’s communications initiatives.

The ideal candidate will possess exemplary written communications skills, including correct English usage, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation. In addition, the successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field, possess a minimum of three years of experience in media relations and/or corporate communications and possess knowledge of news media as well as methods, techniques and procedures related to the preparation of news releases. Experience with social media management is also required. This position will begin January 2020.

Open until filled. Starting salary is $47,476/yr.