Communications & Public Engagement Deputy Director
Summit County is recruiting a Deputy Director to assist the Director of our Communications and Public Engagement Department. This individual will manage the day-to-day departmental operations and projects. Will fulfill the Public Information Officer (PIO) function for several county departments, as assigned by the Director, by providing proactive dissemination of accurate and timely information to the general public and media regarding activities, policies, and events with a focus on community awareness, education, safety, and engagement. Will serve as media contact and spokesperson for assigned departments during day-to-day operations and escalated or emergency situations. Will assist the Director with budget and personnel management. Will also serve as the Communications and Public Engagement Director in the absence of the Director.
Salary Range: $60,593.95 - $84,930.22/annually
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field.
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, advertising, public relations/affairs, or journalism. OR
- An equivalent combination of education and experience.
We offer a generous benefit package with options for a premium free health plan, dental plan, and life insurance. We also provide State of Utah retirement, sick leave, parental leave, and vacation pay.
We are a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment drug testing. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage women, minorities, and the disabled to apply.
To view the full job description(s) and to fill out our application, please go to https://www.summitcounty.org/246/Human-Resources >click on "Career Center"
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