Public Relations Specialist

Responsibilities

  • Researches and produces content for various publications - newsletters, press releases, social media, other print and digital media
  • Adapts writing style for multiple audiences
  • Has experience using social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, and Youtube
  • Takes and processes photos and videos and has an understanding of photojournalism
  • Prepares literature which promotes a favorable image of the Agency
  • Contributes to planning activities to enhance public awareness of the Agency
  • Develops and maintains relationships with local and regional media outlets
  • Manages media inquiries
  • Physical conditions commensurate with the demands of the position

 

Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques, and practices involved in the field of public relations, marketing, advertising, and journalism
  • (a)   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

or a related field, and two (2) years of experience that regularly involved writing responsibilities in the field of journalism, marketing, or public relations, Or

  • Graduation from a standard senior high school and six (6) years of experience that regularly involved writing responsibilities in the field of journalism, marketing, or public relations, Or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by (a) and (b)
  • Possession of a valid NYS Driver License at time of appointment and throughout employment in this title
  • For permanent status must complete Civil Service exam and have mandatory status on eligible list
  • Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

 

Start Date

ASAP

Salary

$65,900

Location

James Hines Administration Center
201 Sunrise Highway
Patchogue, NY  11772

Studies show that women and members of some minority groups are more likely to underestimate their qualifications for a position. Therefore, if you are interested in this job, we encourage you to apply even if you are unsure of how your skills and experiences align with the job responsibilities.  ESBOCES is committed to diversity in our workplace and welcomes the opportunity to consider all candidates.

Please forward letter of interest and resume to lhubbard@esboces.org.