METROPOLITAN KING COUNTY COUNCIL
Closes: June 26, 2019 at 11:59 pm
The Metropolitan King County Council is seeking an experienced, strategic thinking professional with excellent communication and writing skills to develop and implement media relations and external communication strategies for the King County Council. The person who fills this leadership position will develop and advance the Council’s media strategies including assisting in the development of media communication plans to promote programs or clarify issues, answer questions from the media and connect reporters with staff and council members and arranges news conferences and media access. This is an exciting opportunity to join the King County Council as a contributing member of its Communications Team.
The Communications Manager must be a detail-oriented, customer-focused, and self-motivated individual who works well with other team members to convey public policy and legislative actions to the public and constituents of King County. The successful candidate must possess professional knowledge in public relations, journalism, and marketing and be a good team player. This position is a salaried, at-will, overtime-exempt classification that reports to the Director of Communications.
King County Council is committed to upholding and promoting equal opportunity in employment. The Council encourages people of all backgrounds, cultures, and religions to apply, including veterans, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities. We believe a diverse workforce is a strong workforce.