Writes and coordinates the publication and distribution of marketing and promotional materials, including newspaper articles and advertisements, press releases, brochures, fliers, etc.: consults with assigned County departments regarding program goals and to gather information; creates artwork, design and layout of materials; edits drafts and approves final designs; and posts and submits materials to County website and media outlets.
Receives and responds to media inquiries and questions regarding assigned departments: consults with department staff and management to provide appropriate response to media inquiries; provides and/or coordinates interviews as needed; assists in managing essential and time-critical communications; and supervisor apprised of all media interactions.
Designs graphics and web pages for assigned departments: assesses department needs and functionality of the web pages; defines and designs color schemes, fonts, graphics, forms, sitemaps, and other content; codes content for publication; updates information and technology as needed; creates original artwork such as graphics, logos, maps, forms, etc.; utilizes a variety of graphic design software and systems; and provides technical support and makes recommendations regarding graphic and web applications and technology.
Assists with coordinating special events and activities: creates and implements communications plan for events; designs, produces and publishes publicity materials and articles; and assists with event activities such as setup and break-down as needed.
Maintains graphic art and photo databases: serves as liaison for charts, documents, logos, graphics, maps, and seals; ensures uses are in compliance with County standards for internal or external use; takes chooses, and edits photographs; and updates databases as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field required; supplemented by one year of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.