Communications & Engagement Director – Town of Erie (CO)
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TOWN OF ERIE (CO)
invites applications for the position of:
Communications & Engagement Director
$117,659.00 – $141,191.00 Annually 10/13/20
11/13/20 11:59 PM
Why work for the Town of Erie?
The reasons people call Colorado home often include a passion for the outdoors, a diverse and dynamic community and the contemporary pace to life that appeals to all ages! As you’ll soon discover, the Town of Erie offers the best of all of these and without a doubt is one of the top places to consider when making your next career move. With majestic mountain views and progressive civic vision, we provide a genuine small-town feel with modern amenities. Our residents enjoy a high quality of life. It is our employees who have been instrumental in creating what Erie is today and continue to shape what it will be in the future. The Town of Erie is an organization that has established an outstanding reputation for quality and excellent customer service. Each individual employee contribution is what makes that possible. We invite you to join our team today!
What you will be doing:
The Communications and Engagement Director supports existing town outreach and engagement activities and initiates, plans and coordinates various projects and programs that promote positive relationships, and support and integrate community involvement. Serves as the town’s media liaison by fostering positive relationships with members of the news media, overseeing media inquiries and news conferences. Establishes short and long-range priorities, goals, and objectives for public information, marketing, media, and communication programs. The primary responsibility of this position is to perform internal and external communications through various channels. This employee also performs public relations work necessary to cultivate a favorable public image for the town by working closely with stakeholders and with the Board of Trustees in communicating their vision and goals of the town. Responsibilities include directing all aspects of Town’s communication and marketing interests and oversight of marketing/communication staff team.