The City of Austin, Texas is one of the most desirable places to live in the nation and offers a tremendous career opportunity for a public communications professional. Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the Director of Communications oversees the Communications and Public Information Office and is a key member of the City’s management team, responsible for coordination of a number of external and internal communications strategies and programs. Minimum qualifications required are graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Communication, Journalism, Public Information, or a related field; and at least six years of experience of related experience in public information activities, including two years of experience in a supervisory or management capacity. A Master’s degree may substitute for experience up to one year of the required non-supervisory experience. Experience may substitute for education, with a maximum substitution of two years. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications.
Interested candidates should apply by July 29, 2019 by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the public nature of searches in Texas, confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900.