City of Carlsbad, CA - Carlsbad, CA

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Want to join a high performing team of communication professionals passionate about helping local government connect with its community? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment that values quality, supports trying new things and sees communication as an important management function?

The City of Carlsbad has an immediate opening for a community relations manager. This position plays an integral role in helping the city communicate with residents, businesses and other audiences about the city issues and services that affect them.

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Key Responsibilities:

What’s the job?
In this management position you will be responsible for handling day to day communication activities for the City of Carlsbad, including:

· Overseeing the third largest city Facebook page in California, as well as other social media channels
· Managing content on the city website, which draws more than 100,000 visitors monthly
· Producing a wide variety of digital and print materials designed to encourage awareness and participation in city issues, programs and events
· Supervising graphic designers, administrative staff, contractors and volunteers

This position reports to the communications manager in the City Manager’s Office.

For a complete list of duties please review the job description on our website.


Are we a good fit?

Passion and innovation
We are looking for someone who has a passion for excellence and can get truly excited about helping the public understand its local government and how to get involved. The right candidate will have high standards and appreciate working for an organization that values quality, innovation and value for the taxpayer’s dollar. Flexibility, enthusiasm, creativity, diplomacy and extreme attention to detail are all important traits.

Broad experience and skills
This position is for a well rounded communication professional with experience in all forms of digital media (social, video, Web) as well as print materials, media relations, marketing, internal communication and emergency communication. The ability to convey technical, complex information in a way that is relevant to our community, in plain language, is critical, as is a demonstrated ability to leverage the latest digital communication tools and channels. In this fun, fast paced environment you will be involved with multiple projects and need strong project management skills.
Experience & Education:
Bachelor’s degree in communication or related field · Minimum of five years of related experience on this assignment, preferably in a corporate communication environment or public relations agency

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