Open Positions

Company

Summit Strategy Group

Job Title

Account Executive, Public AffairsDirector Of Public Affairs

Salary And Benefits

$60,000 – $75,000, commensurate with experience


Position Description

Summit Strategy Group, LLC seeks a driven public affairs professional in Sacramento, ideally with experience in public affairs or politics, corporate communications, and issues management. Strong writing capabilities are required as well.


Job Type 

Full Time

Company Email

careers@summitstrategygroup.net

Contact

Jennifer Hodgkins

City

Sacramento

State

California

Zip

95811

More Information: 

Summit Strategy Group is a California-based, consulting firm that specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation, and sustainability. Our clients span a diverse range of industries and issues including energy, higher education, litigation communication, land use, and implementing ESG strategies.

We are seeking a driven public affairs professional in Sacramento, ideally with experience in the fields of public affairs or politics, corporate communications, and issues management. Strong writing capabilities are required as well.

As part of the Summit Strategy Group team, you will:

– Be a part of a dynamic and growth-oriented consulting firm with unlimited potential for growth and professional development.

– Help manage accounts and execute a variety of client work, including narrative development, grassroots organizing, media relations, stakeholder engagement, research, and content development.

– Work closely with top professionals in the industry, engage directly with clients and work hand-in-hand with communications, research, and ESG experts.

– Report to the Sacramento-based Public Affairs team.

– Provide project management and coordination of special projects, as needed.

– Track progress and document client deliverables and support account management and organization.

– Assist with company communications, marketing, and promotion, as needed.

Ideal candidates will have a desire to learn, problem-solve, and think quickly on their feet. Applicants with a diverse background are welcome and experience working in the public affairs or communications fields (either agency or in-house) is a plus. 2-3 years of relevant experience is ideal.

Company

Citrus Heights Water District

Job Title

Director Of Public Affairs

Final Filing Date

The first review of candidates will take place the week of February 19th, with the goal of interviews being conducted in mid-March. The position will remain open until filled.

Salary And Benefits

The salary range for the Director of Public Affairs is $150,196 to $202,779, with placement in the range made depending on qualifications.


Position Description

The Director of Public Affairs is a new director-level position for the Citrus Heights Water District. The Director will be a key member of the District’s Executive Leadership Team and will report to the General Manager. The Director of Public Affairs is an at-will, FLSA-exempt position. You would lead the development of communication strategies and plan special events to enhance the District’s visibility; plan, organize, direct and review District communications and public engagement, including public information, marketing and communication programs, community outreach and education; serve as the District’s liaison with relevant consultants, media, and legislators; oversee, develop and distribute a wide variety of information and publications of public interest; and provide complex strategic support to the General Manager.


Job Type 

Full Time

Company Email

connect@mosaicpublic.com

Contact

Sheri Noblett

City

Citrus Heights

State

California

Zip

95648

More Information: 

https://www.mosaicpublic.com/career/2409-director-of-public-affairs

Company

Department of Water Resources

Job Title

JC-403835-Public Information Officer – Specialist
Information Officer I

Final Filing Date

12/6/2023

Compensation

$5,518.00 – $6,907.00 per Month


Position Description

Are you a storyteller with an interest in water issues? Join our influential team of storytellers (aka Information Officers) who tell and shape the Department of Water Resources (DWR) story through written word, video and pictures. As part of a dynamic Public Affairs Office, you will have the opportunity to share and educate a wide audience about current water issues such as human right to water, drought, water infrastructure, climate change, and flood protection. The Department is also responsible for the State Water Project, California’s water storage and delivery system of reservoirs, aqueducts, power plants and pumping plants extending more than 700 miles, delivering clean reliable water to over 27 million Californians.


Job Type 

Permanent, Full Time, Hybrid

Recruitment Email

debra.carlson@water.ca.gov

Contact

(916) 820-7661

City

Sacramento County

State

California


More Information: 

This is a hybrid position – mainly remote, with one day a week required in the office. It is supported by in-house Graphic Designers, Photographers, and Videographers.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Company

Department of Water Resources

Job Title

JC-400249- Education & Interpretation Services Supervisor (INFORMATION OFFICER II)

Final Filing Date

11/17/2023

Compensation

$6,862.00 – $8,527.00


Position Description

Do you have a passion for water, our natural environment, science and engineering, and love to connect with the community? Join our team and help us shape the Department of Water Resources (DWR) story for current and future generations!

The position is responsible for the public education and outreach programs within DWR’s Public Affairs Office (PAO). The Information Officer II directly supervises the staff of the Education and Interpretation Services section, provides support as needed for the Save Our Water campaign, and provides contract management for the department-wide translation and interpretation contract.

As part of a dynamic Public Affairs Office, you will have the opportunity to lead DWR’s public education campaign which emphasizes the value of the California State Water Project and our state’s unique water challenges through K-12 education programs, STEM education outreach, teacher workshops, and DWR’s three visitor’s centers.

This is a hybrid position – mainly remote, with one day a week required in the office. It is supported by other Information Officers, as well as in-house Graphic Designers, Photographers, and Videographers.


Job Type 

Permanent, Full Time, Hybrid

Recruitment Email

debra.carlson@water.ca.gov

Contact

(916) 820-7660

City

Sacramento County

State

California


More Information: 

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Company

Communications, Public Affairs and Community Engagement

Job Title

Senior Communications Officer – Community Outreach

Final Filing Date

11/19/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

Compensation

$105,560.04 – $128,876.76


Position Description

Are you a seasoned communications professional who has a passion for public service and a desire to ensure that a city’s residents and businesses understand complex programs and projects? Do you enjoy public speaking and community meeting facilitation? Are you skilled at both interpreting complex technical information and effectively creating easy-to-understand materials for a variety of audiences? If so, the City of Rancho Cordova has an exciting opportunity for an experienced communications professional to make a positive impact in a growing community.


Job Type 

Full-Time Regular, Exempt

Recruitment Email

HumanResources@CityofRanchoCordova.org

Contact

(916) 851-8700

City

City of Rancho Cordova

State

California


More Information: Learn More

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Administration, English, or a related field.

Requires possession of a current valid California Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.

Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in Communications, Marketing and/or Public Relations field. At least two years of recent experience must include supervising community outreach efforts and/or complex communications efforts at the campaign level, from plan development to implementation to measurement/reporting.

Company

Department of Water Resources

Job Title

Public Information Officer – Statewide Water and Energy

Final Filing Date

11/17/2023

Compensation

$6,862.00 – $8,527.00


Position Description

Under the general direction and supervision of the Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) in the Public Affairs Office’s (PAO) Communications and Outreach Branch and the direction of the management for the Statewide Water and Energy Office, the incumbent is the media and public information lead for the coordination, development, and implementation of all internal and external communication for the Statewide Water and Energy Office, which entails communications planning and implementation, stakeholder engagement, serving as a spokesperson, and crisis communications. This new office at DWR is charged with supporting California’s transition to a clean energy future as the state adapts to a changing climate. This is an exciting, high-profile opportunity that needs the right strategic communicator!


Job Type 

Permanent, Full Time

Recruitment Email

Debra.Carlson@water.ca.gov

Contact

Debra Carlson

City

Sacramento County

State

California


More Information:

The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.

Company

California State Lottery

Job Title

Assistant Deputy Director | Public Affairs and CommunicationsDepartment Public Information Officer I

Final Filing Date

10/30/2023

Compensation

$8,135.00 – $9,062.00


Position Description

Under the Direction of the Deputy Director for the Public Affairs and Communications (PAC), the Assistant Deputy Director for PAC serves as a key strategist and leader in developing, planning, and implementing plans in line with the communications goals of the Lottery. The Asst. Deputy Director is expected to provide high-level advice and expertise on all activities and initiatives related to the PAC division, including responsibility for evaluating programs, policies, processes, and procedures and making enhancement recommendations. The Asst. Deputy Director may also serve as an official spokesperson for the California Lottery and acts in the role of Deputy Director when the Deputy Director is out.


Job Type 

Fulltime

Recruitment Email

recruitment@calottery.com

Contact

Kathryn Ybarrra

City

Sacramento

State

California

Zip

95811


More Information:

Telework Eligible

Interested applicants must complete and file an appointment application online with the Office of the Governor. The online appointment application may be obtained directly from the Office of the Governor’s website.

Company

CalSTRS Communications Division

Job Title

Information Officer II | Content and Web Management Team

Final Filing Date

10/25/2023

Compensation

$6,862.00 – $8,527.00


Position Description

The CalSTRS Communications Division is seeking a motivated individual to work as an Information Officer II on the Content and Web Management Team.

The Communications Division provides strategic communications, targeted messaging and CalSTRS benefits information through a variety of delivery channels focused on creating increased awareness among members, employers, employees and various other stakeholders. Communications offers the following services to create clear, engaging communications: digital signage, webinars, writing and editing, graphic design, internal and external communications, media/press relations, external relations, publications, building signage, email newsletters, television/video services and broadcast, social media and website content. Communications also regularly assesses the reputation and organizational risk environment pertaining to issues where CalSTRS has potential exposure in order to develop effective mitigation strategies and action plans.

The Content and Web Management unit – within the Communications and Content Strategy unit – develops, manages, organizes and maintains current versions of written content for various CalSTRS audiences in partnership with other Communications units and the External Affairs and Governmental Relations divisions; provides back-up writing services to the other Communications units; manages and monitors all social media channels for CalSTRS; administers, updates and oversees governance of CalSTRS.com design, content and navigation; and ensures accessibility compliance of CalSTRS.com.

Under the direction of the Communications and Content Strategy Manager (SSM III), the incumbent will lead the development of digital and written content to support CalSTRS’ mission and communicate effectively with members and beneficiaries, stakeholders and the public. The IO II manages the ongoing production of content for and maintenance of CalSTRS.com and CalSTRS social media channels. The IO II supports the implementation of integrated communications plans across the Public Affairs branch and throughout CalSTRS.


Job Type 

Permanent, Fulltime

Human Resources Contact:
(916) 414-4990
Recruitment@CalSTRS.com

City

Yolo County

State

California


More Information:

Telework Eligible: We offer a hybrid approach including in-office and remote work solutions with staff working on-site at our Headquarters in West Sacramento 2-3 days per week. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements: Information Officer II

Exam: This position requires a current Information Officer II Exam. If you need to take the exam or if your score has expired, click here.


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