The Strategist for External Communications is a key member of Community Transit communications team. The successful candidate will create compelling content and messaging to promote broad awareness around Community Transit’s critical contributions to Snohomish County’s mobility, economy and environmental sustainability, and ridership of its services. Explains the agency’s services, capital investments, programs, and initiatives to the public and specialty audiences. Creates electronic communications, including social media and website content; shoots and edits photos and video; writes and edits copy for blog posts, fact sheets, brochures, presentations, and other external communications. Represents the department and agency in meetings, public forums, or other events as assigned.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed above may be considered.
Entry Knowledge Requirements
Entry Skill Requirements
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform any activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading.
Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. Must have the ability to move throughout the building and between buildings at different locations. Sitting - Computer use, attend meetings, compiling, analyzing, and assembling information. Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment. Must be able to adhere to process protocol.
Application and Selection Process:
Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance. Employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and have the option to enroll in the agency’s deferred compensation plan. In addition to WA Paid Sick Leave, employees in this position, accrue of 24 days of Paid Time off (192 hours) in their first year and nine (9) paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Full list of all benefits and details can be found here.
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 will 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 an 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.