The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) is an organization of local governments and agencies that foster cooperative efforts to resolve problems, develop policies, and implement plans that are shared and regional with the greatest benefit to citizens of the mid-Michigan tri-county area of Clinton, Ingham, and Eaton counties while maximizing the efficient use of its resources.
Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and completed job application by email to email@example.com with the job title in the subject line.
Positions are open until filled. Applicants may be invited to interview and may be asked to provide a writing sample, to give examples of work products, and to demonstrate their computer and program skills. References will be requested. A job-related background check will be conducted before any offer of employment. TCRPC is an EEO/AA Employer.
Outreach Communications Coordinator
TCRPC is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties region in mid-Michigan that includes Lansing and East Lansing. The TCRPC coordinates with the general public and local, state and federal agencies to develop plans and deliver programs in areas of transportation, economic development, environmental protection, and sustainable land use planning. We seek an innovative and passionate Public Outreach Coordinator to develop and implement outreach communications that describe and promote TCRPC’s work. Public outreach and education are integral to planning. Public awareness and involvement in planning are critical to our regional success.
The successful candidate will coordinate, facilitate, engage and create interest in our planning projects, plans and programs. The Public Outreach Coordinator will exhibit excellent relationship-building skills, communicate effectively in various media, and have a comfortable public presence. Show off your creative skills by building our social media presence, improving our online communications, and finding new ways to engage and solicit feedback from the community. We seek an individual who has experience communicating complicated topics and is comfortable working with government and various compliance procedures, all on a limited budget. The ideal candidate will be very organized, can manage multiple projects and issues concurrently, and have strong communication skills. They should be able to work with a contacts database, manage a website, and work with technical staff on distributing notices and information about projects. They should be able to work well on a team as well as independently. This is an exciting opportunity for a public outreach coordinator who has strong marketing and communication skills and a passion for engaging with all communities.
High School Diploma or higher with minimum 2 years’ professional experience in planning, community development, communications, or related fields. Proven competence in computer use including Office Suite, MSWord, Excel, Access, Dreamweaver, Publisher, and other presentation design software. Experience managing outreach efforts to various audiences through various forms of activities. Experience maintaining and improving websites. Experience managing outreach efforts to various audiences through various forms of activities. Experience in web-based systems for social networking, discussion forums, wikis, blogs and search engine optimization. Experience working with local, state or federal governments and with the principles and practices of public administration and management. Knowledge of the role of a Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Salary: $38,000 to $46,000, with full benefits
How to apply: Applicants must specify Outreach Communications Coordinator and submit a letter, resume and application form by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org. TCRPC is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: Jan. 20, 2017
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