Job Listing: Public Relations Coordinator II

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Emerald Coast Regional Council Published: January 21, 2020
Location
Pensacola, FL
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Emerald Coast Regional Council
Public Relations Coordinator II

Emerald Coast Regional Council is one of ten regional councils in the state of Florida. For more than 55 years, ECRC has supported its seven-county region in technical assistance, economic development, and planning across a multitude of disciplines, programs, and services. ECRC team members enjoy a generous benefit package and true work/life balance as they serve the area known for community, growth, and the unrivaled beauty of the Emerald Coast.

The Emerald Coast Regional Council is seeking a Public Relations Coordinator. Under the
supervision and guidance of the Public Relations Manager, the Public Relations Coordinator performs intermediate level professional work, to include a responsibility for creating opportunities and marketing materials to educate and inform the public on the planning process and programs available through the ECRC and the transportation and planning organizations it supports.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Works with senior management and outside organizations on developing a Council-wide
marketing plan; coordinates interviews and fields questions from the media; maintains brand standards for marketing pieces; solicits bids and coordinates with vendors
• Creates and places legal ads; develops surveys and designs materials for public meetings
• Responsible for updating information and manuals related to the public participation process
• Develops public involvement plans for large projects; coordinates with consultants and interns as needed on large-scale campaigns
• Designs print pieces; writes articles, public service announcements and news releases; writes, edits and designs a monthly newsletter
• Photographs events and develops a photo library
• Researches traditionally undeserved populations and develops methods to raise their
awareness of transportation issues; creates a platform from which they can provide feedback
• Ensures that all events meet specific federal regulatory compliance guidelines (i.e., Title VI, ADA); coordinates the annual Council-wide compliance training
• Documents all public involvement activities (mandated and elective) and reports findings to appropriate agencies and departments as required
• Creates and manages the social media content for the ECRC Facebook and Twitter pages as well as specialty social media pages for specific departments, programs and events
• Creates and manages content (written and graphical) on the ECRC website as well as updates content for other staff and departments
(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other related duties as assigned.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or related field
• Three (3) or more years’ public relations experience
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience in public speaking
• Experience working for a government entity

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit https://www.ecrc.org/employment to obtain an application and instructions regarding submission. Candidates will not be considered until both the application and resume are received.

The ECRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ECRC provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. ECRC is a Drug Free Workplace.