City of Mill Creek

Mill Creek , WA
https://www.cityofmillcreek.com/
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Communications and Marketing Coordinator

City of Mill Creek
Mill Creek, WA Full-time
Posted on April 8, 2019

Communications and Marketing Coordinator

$54,292 - $71,445 annual DOQ

 

The City of Mill Creek is seeking a highly skilled Communications and Marketing Coordinator. This position will plan and implement marketing, communications and promotional activities to help develop and maintain a positive public perception of the City of Mill Creek’s programs, places and people.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Researches and writes a variety of marketing-communications pieces, such as communications plans, news releases, news articles, promotional content, web content and project overviews.
  • Edits marketing and communications items for accuracy, style, punctuation and grammar.
  • Assists with media relations, including distributing news, managing media lists, fielding media queries, and implementing communications.
  • Assists with development and posting of the City’s social media content; Updates web content and develops new web pages and content for marketing-communications initiatives.
  • Participates in community outreach efforts, including coordination of focus groups and community meetings.
  • Assists with event coordination, including facilities, timing, set-up and take-down, volunteers, and other logistical needs; Coordinates video and photography work, manages vendors as needed.
  • Promotes/assists with marketing-communications of programs and events including creation and distribution of flyers, brochures and posters. Recruits and secures sponsors and donations for programs and events.
  • Prepares presentations and handouts; Reports on marketing-communications activity, analyzes metrics and suggests program improvements.
  • Helps manage the City’s brand, including enforcing brand standards.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality of work-related issues, including but not limited to customer, employee and City information and records.

This is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of the job. Other duties may be assigned and/or performed.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Experience and Education / Training:

  • A four-year degree in communications, public relations, marketing, English, journalism or related field along with two years of experience working in marketing, communications or public relations, or a minimum of four years paid experience in a related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and an insurable driving record.

Additional requirements (if any):

  • Must work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Must have very strong written and oral communications skills as demonstrated by prior experience.

Preferred:

  • Design experience.
  • Event coordination experience.

 

The City of Mill Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer.