Associate Director of Public Relations

Company:
Department of Workforce Development
402 W Washington St
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Title: Associate Director of Public Relations
Job Type: Full-time
Description:

The Associate Director of Public Relations is responsible for executing all DWD-related public relations activities including media relations, digital and video communications, social media and related work.  This position provides direct support to the DWD Communications Team, and will establish performance goals consistent with the Communications Team supporting the overall DWD goals and objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct support to the Associate Chief Communications Officer
  • ¬†Responsible for execution of all media relations plans and strategies
  • ¬†Responsible for creating online content, including ability to interview and write original stories
  • Establish working relationships with local, state and national media
  • Responsible for maintaining and operating video and related production equipment
  • Possess ability to create content, schedule messaging and monitor all social media activity
  • Perform duties as assigned
Qualifications:

Preferred Experience:

Eight (8) years of experience in program coordination, development, implementation, or related experience; plus at least one (1) additional year of administrative, managerial or supervisory experience. A combination of experience and accredited college training may be considered.

  • Strong understanding of media relations and media contacts
  • Ability to write original content
  • Must be a strong editor of written content
  • Must have video production and editing skills
  • Strong social media skills, including content creation and delivery
  • Hoot Suite experience essential
  • Ability to turn complex information into simple stories
  • Ability to produce and direct webinars
How To Apply:

Please send resume to Cortney Garfield, cgarfield@spd.in.gov