Under general supervision, assists in development and implementation of agency messaging, crisis messaging, media relations and digital communications (web and social media). Serves as agency’s primary media liaison and as public information officer (PIO) under FEMA Incident Command System structure. Writes and edits copy for news releases, brochures, speeches and other internal or external communications, as well as interacts with reporters, riders and the public in person and through digital channels, including through still photography and video. Represents the agency in public forums, at meetings and makes presentations as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related field.
Three years of experience in the field, including media contact and experience in writing news releases and taking digital photos and video, as well as experience creating social media and website content.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:
Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:
Reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying, pulling, pushing.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Involves local travel to meetings and events.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
On-line applications only at www.communitytransit.org. Please attach a resume and cover letter for consideration. The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests.
First Consideration Date: February 14th 11:59 PM
If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Human Resources Recruiter know as your eligibility for this position may be affected.
Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.