3 Feb 2012

Full-Time Public Affairs Specialist

Mid-America Regional CouncilAnywhere

Job Description

The position’s responsibilities include: graphic design, writing, report editing, speech writing, special events coordination, media relations, developing website content and providing assistance to staff in planning community outreach and public involvement.  This position requires a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public affairs, or public relations plus a minimum of two (2) years related experience.  An individual with public agency or nonprofit experience is strongly preferred.  Position requires excellent oral/written communication skills; strong customer service orientation; good graphic design skills; knowledge of Associated Press writing style; print production; ability to manage multiple projects under deadline; and ability to work with diverse groups as well as with contract writers, designers and printers. The candidate must have proficiency in the use of InDesign and Dream Weaver. Experience with public education campaigns and working with the media preferred.  This position is currently funded for approximately 18 months.

How to Apply

For a complete job description, more information about the program, and information on how to apply, please visit our website at marc.org. EOE Employer /M/F/V/D.

Job Categories: Communications and Non-profit. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: communications and marc. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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