1. Educational Level: Bachelor Degree or higher in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field preferred 2. Certification/License Required: None 3. Experience: Minimum of 3 years (preferably 5) journalism, newsroom, or professional communications experience; strong writing and proofreading experience 4. Physical Activities: Routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities 5. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Exceptional written, oral, presentation and communication skills; social media and blogging experience appreciated The Board of Education and the Superintendent may accept alternatives to some of the above requirements.
Supports the Director of Communications by: Gathering information and preparing responses to media; Regularly update data and routine information for media and journalists; Manage list of current press contacts; Manage and oversee press book, media contact book, and handbook for media relations; Provide first feedback to journalists and relating and connecting journalists to appropriate CCSD contacts/content experts; Plan, organize and oversee press coverage; Coordinate and write press releases; Send press releases to the contact list; Support ongoing and positive press relations with media; Copy writing, editing and management
1. Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance. 2. Writes and edits for multiple media including brochures and other marketing materials, newsletters, internal and external email blasts, news releases and web site, ensuring that key messages are accurate, compelling and include a call to action as appropriate. 3. Develops and maintains brand identity standards for schools and the District. 4. Manages project budgets. 5. Writes and/or edits and distributes public information releases to the community and news media. 6. Experience with journalism principles and practices and techniques related to planning, composing and editing publications. 7. Edits and manages District news blog when necessary. 8. Monitors appropriate strategies, trends, and technology to ensure utilization of latest tools. 9. Provides support for Board of Education meetings, public forums and other District events, including but not limited to preparing sign-in sheets, and compiling information for recognitions. 10. Collects and maintains District facts, figures and statistics for public provision. 11. Experience with stakeholder involvement (project specific and/or meeting coordination). 12. Working knowledge of the Associated Press Style. 13. Demonstrated ability to write for and communicate clearly with a wide variety of communication media such as newspaper, radio, television and other forms of media. 14. Knowledge of methods and techniques of developing and executing marketing and communications to the public. 15. Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines for all types of media, maintaining multiple projects simultaneously with frequent interruptions. 16. Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
Minimum of 3 years (preferably 5) journalism, newsroom, or professional communications experience; strong writing and proofreading experience
This is a full time position.
$43,631.16 – $72,382.51
Application Deadline: February 12
No email or phone inquiries please.
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