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Employment Opportunities

DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office

Public Information Officer

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office is looking for a Public Information Officer.

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties
may be required and assigned.

  • Supervises and manages interaction with news media; responds to news media directly, or advises employees on responses; attends events where media is present to ensure fair and accurate coverage; writes or edits news releases; represents department as a spokesperson; and monitors news for impacts.
  • Supervises and manages interaction with public; responds to public inquiries; manages ongoing interactions such as complaints or ombudsman work; and ensures department projects the desired image to the public.
  • Creates print and online content; produces and publishes content for newsletters, brochures, flyers; monitors and creates content for social media and the department website; takes photos of staff and events; and writes or edits official department announcements, speeches, or formal letters.
  • Arranges and promotes outreach events; secures locations, dates, and sponsorship needed for community outreach events; plans activities and materials for events; recruits and supervises event
    volunteers; and coordinates staff and materials needed.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, or Communication; seven years of progressively responsible experience in public relations or communications; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Salary Range: $57,000-$89,000

Submit resume and cover letter to: ordavis@dekalbcountyga.gov

Contact Number: 770-286-8406

Position Status: Part Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 05/03/2021
Application Closing Date: 05/24/2021