Public Information Coordinator: (Full-Time)
Pay Rate: $47,000 / Annually
The Public Information Coordinator is responsible for processing Public Information Requests and communication with the Office of the Attorney General. Under administrative direction, assist with planning and implementation of the public and media relations strategies for the City of South Padre Island. Plans and conducts public relations programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for the City of South Padre Island. This position works closely with the City Secretary to ensure accuracy and efficiency of state requirements with compliance of the Texas Public Information Act and the Texas Open Meetings Act while working with all levels of City officials, staff, as well as the general public. The position primary duty includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, public relations, journalism, or related field is preferred. Experience in above baccalaureate degree fields or other related activities may be substituted for required education, at the employers’ discretion. Three (3) years’ experience managing public or private sector information and communication activities is preferred. Bilingual: Spanish and English desired. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
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Position is Open Until Filled.