County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Communications and Engagement Coordinator

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on July 14, 2018

Communications and Engagement Coordinator $7,623 - $9,266 Monthly

The Communications & Engagement Coordinator collaborates with staff, department heads, other agencies, and the Board of Supervisors to carry out communication, media relations, and community engagement projects and policy initiatives. This position is an exciting opportunity to participate in the creation and development of motivations and strategies to engage the community and further the County's goals and Board led priority projects.

Working under the direction of the Community and Government Affairs Manager, the Communications & Engagement Coordinator performs complex analytical work, and develops, plans, implements, and oversees Countywide public information/relations, education, and program activities. Additionally, the position is responsible for:

  • Developing, researching, writing, and editing staff reports, presentations, news releases, public relations articles, pamphlets, bulletins, social media, web content and educational materials
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships with news media, community groups, elected officials, schools, and other governmental agencies
  • Developing and implementing the County's standards for inclusive outreach and consistency in all communications and community engagement countywide
  • Planning and conducting workshops, public hearings, and study sessions on assigned public projects
  • Supporting the County's outreach goals by serving on committees and task forces, as well as liaising with local, state, and national agencies
  • Compiling and preparing summaries of public meetings and other engagement activities, and evaluating and measuring engagement results to ensure communications goals are achieved

Equal Opportunity Employer