PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER ($61,292.00+Ben) Cheltenham Township is seeking a dynamic, creative, and experienced communications professional to serve as its Public Information Officer.
This individual will report to the Township Manager and the Assistant Township Manager, and will interact with Department Heads, Staff, Elected Officials, Residents, members of the Business Community and others.
The Public Information Officer is responsible for developing and managing the Townships internal and external communications efforts through a variety of media outlets including various printed documents, websites, social media outlets and government access television; helping to plan and represent the Township at a variety of Township and community meetings and events; handling complaints and requests for information from the general public.
Candidates should have a minimum 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in a public information and/or public relations role.
Municipal experience and experience in website design, electronic media and video editing is a plus.
Must have Bachelors degree preferably in Journalism, Public Administration or related field, a Valid PA Drivers License, and pass a criminal background check and physical.
Qualified candidates should apply to via US Mail to HRO, 8230 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 or complete an application in person at the Cheltenham Township Administration building or send resume via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2/2/2018 and include salary history.
Location/Region: Elkins Park, PA (US - 19027)