Step 15 ($39,327) Step 34 ($68,961)
Regular Full -Time
Communication/Information Officers primary responsibility is to serve as the point of
contact for all Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services (KTHFS) public relation and
publication needs. The Communication/Information Officers is responsible for the
production and dissemination of information concerning KTHFS business, programs,
services, and events to Tribal Members, KTHFS & Tribal Staff, and the public. This is
conducted via the KTHFS Newsletter, The Klamath Tribes newsletter (Klamath News), as
well as other multi-media formats, including the use of social media. Areas of
responsibility are the publication and distribution of the KTHFS Newsletter,
management and update of KTHFS website, coordinating the KTHFS print and electronic
media, including social media, managing Tribal relations, preparing and disseminating
news releases, maintaining mailing lists, producing pamphlets, posters, indoor and
outdoor materials including jingles, billboards, etc.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide the main point of contact for KTHFS for all public relations related needs.
2. Create and distribute news articles, stories, information, materials, photos,
marketing campaigns, etc. for Tribal Government, KTHFS Departments, KTHFS staff,
Tribal Members and the general public. This includes editing copy, verifying
accuracy and completeness of information, working with the media for
advertisement, and distributing through email list serves.
5. Oversee and actively participate in the production process of publications including
forms, tribal reports, brochures, pamphlets, etc. utilizing computerized desktop
publishing software such as; Quark Express, Photoshop, PageMill, and Microsoft
Word. This includes the coordination of outside vendors for printing purposes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Knowledge of the Klamath Tribal organization and work of the Public Information
Program in order to provide the technical advice and service where an understanding of
the total work is needed.
Knowledge and understanding of the Klamath Tribes organization, functions, policies,
goals, priorities and operating programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective personal relationships in a work situation with
supervisors, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to communicate effectively with
people of different managerial, economic, cultural, ethnic, and educational
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION
? REQUIRED to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of
diploma or transcripts with application.)
? REQUIRED to possess a Bachelors or Associate Degree in Journalism,
Communications, English, or related professions; OR equivalent job related
education and experience may be substituted for the degree. (Copy of degree or
transcripts must be submitted with application.)
REQUIRED to have a minimum of three years progressively responsible experience
in a similar capacity