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Citizen Engagement Specialist


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Spalding County Government is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Citizen Engagement Specialist. Under the supervision of the County Manager, the Citizen Engagement Specialist will aggressively pursue opportunities to promote the County, develop and maintain an awareness of County programs and events, and regularly contact various groups, associations, and the news media.  The Citizen Engagement Specialist will be responsible for the frequency, diversity and level of engagement of community residents; processes for meaningful citizen engagement; participation for a broad cross-section of the community; and a consistent and long-term engagement in community affairs. The position will provide expertise in internal and external communications, public relations and media relations. Work includes extensive writing, editing, social media initiatives, measuring outcomes and working in a collaborative team environment. 


Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Graphic Design, (or related) required (Master's Degree in same preferred) with a minimum of five years local government experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products and Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license. 


Hiring salary $47,565 per year; includes an excellent benefits package.


Submit application and proof of education online or mail to: Spalding County Human Resources, P.O. Box 1087, Griffin, GA  30224.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

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