Cleveland City Schools
  • 09-May-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Cleveland, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits


QUALIFICATIONS:

*Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in communications, public relations or related field, community education, or business administration

*Minimum of three (3) successful years' experience in public relations or communications role

*Extensive knowledge and ability in the areas of public relations, writing, communications, and graphic media

*Proficiently use of the following programs: Google Applications, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.

*FLSA Exempt

REPORTS TO: Director of Schools

JOB GOALS: To coordinate communications for the Director of Schools, the Board of Education, and Cleveland City Schools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Provides professional public relations counsel and assistance to the district office administration, Board and school administrators.

2. Recommends innovative and promotional avenues of communication for various types of media and counsels top management on effective communication strategies.

3. Serves as an information liaison between the total school system and the community at large and as an intermediary between school and district-level administrators/officials and the media.

4. Maintains the district website and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) while providing staff training, guidance and insight on school website/social media maintenance.

5. Contacts media representatives to initiate articles and news releases about District programs; communicates with media representatives about sensitive or controversial information; creates press kits and other media information.

6. Communicates and organizes phone announcements related to inclement weather, special schedules, etc.

7. Develops, implements and evaluates comprehensive internal and external district communication plans including, but not limited to, crisis communications, publications, media relations, and electronic communications.

8. Ensures consistent branding and messaging.

9. Establishes and maintains two-way communication systems among schools, offices, departments and the district and among the district, the media, and the public.

10. Provides professional assistance in the development of various publications (brochures, newsletters, information bulletins, annual financial documents) for school and departments.

11. Establishes annual objectives for and evaluates the district's community relations program.

12. Ensures timely completion of assigned projects and maintains organization of multiple projects simultaneously.

13. Ensure the Director of Schools and Board of Education, in that order, is informed regarding all critical communication issues.

14. Adheres to the District Branding Guidelines as well as the District Communications Plan.

15. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Schools

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