JOB: Community and Media Relations Coordinator, Contra Costa County

The Contra Costa County Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community and Media Relations Coordinator. There is a high level of interest in our communities about the operations, mission and services performed by the Department’s 26 countywide Libraries, and the person appointed to this position will be responsible for maintaining an effective media relations and public information program. This position will be highly visible, serving as the primary media contact for the Library Department. It will require an individual with excellent presentation skills and the ability to effectively represent the organization as a spokesperson both with the media, municipal representatives and citizen groups.

Minimum Qualifications:
License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in communications, public relations, business or public administration or a closely related field.

Experience: Two (2) years of full time or its equivalent experience in public relations or community education which included direct responsibility for preparation and dissemination to the public of written information and acting as an agency spokesperson.

Substitution: Additional experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis to a maximum of two years.

Salary Range:
$31.92 – $38.80 Hourly
$2,553.57 – $3,103.89 Biweekly
$5,532.74 – $6,725.09 Monthly
$66,392.88 – $80,701.08 Annually

For more information, and to apply, visit the Contra Costa County Human Resources page and select “Open Job Opportunities”.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, June 19, 2015