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First Review of Applications: May 27, 2022 – Open until filled
Expected Start Date: June 2022
Role The Manager of Public Information and Media will supervise, manage, and oversee the public information, marketing, digital engagement, and internal communications activities and operations of the agency. This position will coordinate communications, public information, social media strategies, programs, projects, and activities with other departments, the Board of Directors, Policy Advisory Committees, member agencies, outside organizations, stakeholders, and the public.
Coordinate external communications for the agency by developing and directing media relations and public information assistance programs; coordinate press releases, news advisories, press conferences, and other special events with media interest; ensure information released to the media/public is accurate, timely, transparent, and consistent.
Experience and Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with major course work in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field. A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
At least seven years of increasingly responsible, professional public information, public outreach, communications, journalism, or marketing experience, including two years of supervisory experience.
Benefits and Salary Our benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. SANDAG offers flexible work schedules and employees are provided with paid time off and paid holidays.
The employee selected for this position will be offered a three year At-Will employment contract, which provides an annual $5,000 contribution to their defined contribution plan.
Call (619) 699-1900 or visit www.sandag.org/jobs for information. First review 05/27/2022. EOE.
SANDAG is one of the most recognized regional agencies in the nation with responsibilities that cover a broad range of complex, interrelated program areas connected by a Quality of Life theme. We are best known for our efforts related to transportation and this role continues to expand as we push beyond traditional boundaries to deliver a state-of-the-art transportation system for the region. In recent years SANDAG’s leadership in areas such as comprehensive land use and environmental planning, public safety, and modeling and data systems, also have earned us much acclaim. With an employee group about 300 strong, we work for our Board of Directors - mayors, councilmembers, supervisors, and other leaders representing the jurisdictions within the San Diego region and neighboring areas. They play the important role of making policy decisions that shape the future of the region. Our collaboration with stakeholders, partners, and the community, the precision of our data, the completeness of our reports and studies, and our sound recommendations are essential components of the regional decision-making process.
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