Open Positions

Company

Sacramento Region Community Foundation

Job Title

Marketing Coordinator

Recruitment Closes: July 16

Job Description

As part of the Marketing & Donor Engagement (M&DE) team, the Marketing Coordinator provides critical support to the marketing efforts of the Foundation.
The primary goal of the Foundation’s marketing efforts is to build awareness of the Foundation’s philanthropic services, Strategic Initiatives, and other leadership work to make the community strong and vibrant. The target audiences for promoting awareness and understanding of the Foundation are external and internal, including current and prospective donors, professional advisors, media representatives, nonprofit organizations, business and community leaders and the general public.
This 20-hour per week position reports directly to the Senior Marketing Manager. During the post-pandemic transition, the position will require the ability to work remotely and from the Foundation office in Sacramento.

Responsibilities

Consistent with organizational values and strategic goals, assist the Chief Marketing & Donor Engagement Officer and Senior Marketing Manager to execute the Marketing Plan by:
• Implementing the content calendar across communications channels, analyzing performance, and reporting on metrics. Specific responsibilities will include:
o Coordinating social media for the Foundation’s brands
o Coordinating regular email, direct mail, and event promotions
• Researching and generating on-brand, on-strategy content regarding Foundation programs, services, and partnerships. Specific responsibilities will include:
o Writing and editing newsletters and magazine articles, social media posts, emails and letters, presentation decks, and other communications pieces.
o Designing reports and graphics, taking photographs, and producing short video content.
• Managing relationships with vendors, including designers, mail house, printers, and their associated contracts, invoices, and deliverables.
• Providing administrative support by coordinating the marketing calendar, budget, outreach lists, and archive

How to Apply

Salary commensurate with experience. This non-exempt, part-time position is benefits-eligible (including health insurance, retirement, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays).
The Sacramento Region Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. This position will be open until filled. Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to resume@sacregcf.org.
We are happy to answer questions about this position; please email them toresume@sacregcf.org.

Company

California Community Colleges

Job Title

Public Relations Specialist

Job Description

The Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) is looking for an energetic, organized, creative, results-oriented professional to fill the position of SSCCC Public Relations Specialist. The Public Relations Specialist will be responsible for building and maintaining a positive image for the SSCCC. The position will be in charge of organizing and overseeing public relations activities and ensuring effective communication with stakeholders, media, and the public.

Duties

Develop PR strategies and campaigns.
Prepare press releases, media kits, keynote speeches, and promotional materials.
Build positive relationships with stakeholders, media and the public.
Collaborate with internal teams and maintain open communication with senior management.
Edit and update promotional materials and publications (brochures, videos, social media posts, etc.).
Organize public relations events.
Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising.
Address inquiries from the media and other parties.
Track media coverage and follow industry trends.
Prepare and submit public relations reports.
Coach student representatives in effective communication with the public and students.
Prepare and edit organizational materials, including policies, procedures, newsletters and other publications for internal and external audiences.
Evaluate public opinion of clients through surveys, polls, and social media listening.
Formulate policies and procedures related to public information programs.
Collaborate with the Vice President of Communications to support the Communications Committee including training and development of the regional communication officers and materials.
Update and maintain web content.
Update and maintain the organization’s digital content.
Update and maintain SSCCC brand and brand materials/kits.

Job Type

Full Time

Company Name

Student Senate for California Community Colleges

Company Email

not@applicable.com

Contact

NA

Application URL

www.seeurlbelow.com

City

Sacramento

State

California

Zip

95814

Special Instructions

https://apply.workable.com/student-senate-for-california-community-colleges/j/3A95ECF785/

Company

Comstock Magazine

Job Title

Departments Editor

Deadline: June 7

Job Description

Comstock’s magazine seeks a departments editor for its monthly print publication. Comstock’s magazine is the premier business publication for California’s Capital Region, which includes Sacramento and the nine surrounding counties. This position will report to the editor and be part of an editorial team.

The right candidate is an organized project manager, a deft copy editor and a born collaborator. If you have a knack for getting other people to meet deadlines while never missing your own, are excited about the opportunity to be part of the production of an award-winning magazine, and have excellent communication skills, we’re looking for you.

Comstock’s is a modern media company. While our print publication has been a regional staple for more than 30 years, our website and digital platforms are constantly evolving. An ideal candidate will be forward-thinking with a working knowledge of current industry trends, including delivery methods and revenue sources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and assign editorial content for some of the print departments
  • Serve as primary, secondary or copy editor on print content
  • Serve as second editor on some web-exclusive content
  • Assist with monthly proofing of the print magazine
  • Write 1-2 stories per month, either for the web or print.

Key Skills:

  • Editing
  • Storytelling
  • AP Style
  • Google Drive
  • Ability to multitask
  • Familiarity with both print and online media

Key Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of editorial experience
  • Degree in journalism, english or communications or
  • Proven alternative that checks this box with a bold stroke.

This is a full-time, permanent position. To apply: Send brief cover letter, resume and work samples (that you’ve either written or edited) to editorial@comstocksmag.com. Subject line must read “Comstock’s Departments Editor” for consideration. Deadline to apply is June 7. No phone calls, please.

Company

Comstock Magazine

Job Title

Advertising Designer

Deadline: Until Filled

Comstock’s magazine, named Best Business Magazine and Best Consumer Web Publication by the Western Publishing Association, seeks a creative and motivated Ad Designer. You will be a valued member of a talented and motivated team of professionals who not only know how to do great work — we also know how to have fun.

This is a unique opportunity to become an essential part of the premier business publication for California’s Capital Region, which includes Sacramento and the 9 surrounding counties. The print and online productions will provide a highly visible showcase for your talents. As Comstock’s is a multi-platform publication, it is important that applicants feel comfortable working in both print and online mediums. Attention to detail, a systematic approach to complex projects, the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and strong technical skills are all necessary to succeed in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design advertisements for print and website, social media, email campaigns and other promotional materials
  • Redesign and reformat existing ads or profile designs
  • Design and update Comstock’s in-house branded materials, sales sheets, media kits, editorial calendars and sponsored content profiles
  • Coordinate the submission of all advertisements designed by clients or agencies and ads that are produced in-house.
  • Support the sales team by managing available advertising and tracking deliverables
  • Communicate with clients to maintain customer satisfaction
  • Provide reports on the status of advertisements to both internal and external stakeholders

Key Skills:

  • A sense of humor and a high level of enjoyment in working with other business professionals, freelance creatives and team members
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Google Drive and Apps
  • Good knowledge in the use of design concepts (composition, typography, color and white space)
  • Understanding of print concepts (bleed, resolution and CMYK color space)
  • Understanding of web concepts (resolution and RGB color space)
  • Working knowledge of Mac and project management tools
  • Ability to multitask, work quickly, maintain organization and meet deadlines

Key Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience in design
  • Experience working with and managing clients to achieve high-quality design advertisements
  • Strong portfolio showcasing solid design composition, color and typography sensibilities

This is a full-time, permanent position. Salary is commensurate with experience ($30K–$35K). To apply, email resume to ccornejo@comstocksmag.com and to jobs@]comstocksmag.com. Please include a cover letter, resume and work samples. Include “I Love Design” in the subject line for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Title

Sr. Community Engagement Specialist-Fully Bilingual-Spanish or Russian- Sacramento, CA

Job Description

Responsible for achieving established goals improving Molina’s enrollment growth objectives encompassing all lines of business. Works collaboratively with key departments across the enterprise to improve overall choice rates and assignment percentages. Will represent Molina with external community partners and focus on voluntary membership growth through various provider and other campaigns.

• Under limited supervision, responsible for carrying out enrollment events and achieving assigned membership growth targets through a combination of direct and indirect marketing activities, with the primary responsibility of improving the plan’s overall “choice” rate. Works collaboratively with other key departments to increase the Medicaid and CHIP assignment percentage for Molina.
• Provides leadership for new or less experienced Community Engagement team members by training, developing, coaching, mentoring and being a positive role model. May also serve as the Acting Supervisor or Manager for the team upon management request.
• Responsible for achieving monthly, quarterly, and annual enrollment goals & growth targets, as established by management.
• Works closely with other team members and management to develop/maintain/deepen relationships with key business leaders, community based organizations (CBOs) and providers, ensuring all efforts are directed towards building Medicaid, CHIP, Marketplace and MMP membership. Effectively moves these relationships through the “enrollment” pipeline.
• Schedules, coordinates & participates in Marketplace enrollment events, encourages key partners to participate, and assists where feasible.
• Works cohesively with Provider Services to ensure providers within assigned territory are aware of Molina products and services. Establishes simple referral processes for providers and CBOs to refer clients who may be eligible for Marketplace products.
• Viewed as a “subject matter expert” (SME) by community and influencers on the health care delivery system and wellness topics.
• Delivers presentations, attends meetings and distributes educational materials to both members and potential members.
• Answers incoming calls to the engagement line from perspective and actual members. Provides them with information and materials about Molina Healthcare. Directs members to the appropriate Molina department(s) as needed and assists with contacting department(s) through in-house phone line assistance.
• Coordinates, leads, and executes Helping Hands program for each of their perspective regions.
• Responsible for assisting and executing Molina turnkey events and align media components.
• Trains all new Specialist team members and serve as a mentor and resource for existing Specialist team members.

Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, job-related experience.
Required Experience
• 5 years of related experience (e.g., marketing, business development, community engagement, healthcare industry).
• Demonstrated exceptional networking and negotiations skills. Experience with sales and marketing techniques.
• Demonstrated strong public speaking and presentations skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with little supervision.
Required License, Certification, Association
Completion of Molina /DHS/MRMIB Marketing Certification Program/Covered CA Certified.
Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record and be able to drive within applicable state or locality with reliable transportation.
Preferred Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related discipline.
Preferred Experience
• Prior related work experience in a senior or lead capacity.
• Solid understanding of Health Care Markets, including Medicaid and Medicare.
• Previous healthcare marketing, enrollment and/or grassroots/community outreach experience a plus.
• 5+ years of outreach experience serving low income populations and/or experience presenting to influencer audiences.
• 3 – 5 years project management experience, preferably in a health care or outreach setting.
• Fluency in a second language highly desirable.
Preferred License, Certification, Association
• Active Life & Health Insurance
• Market Place Certified

Job Type

full time

Company Name

Molina Healthcare

Company Email

hector.calzada@molinahealthcare.com

Contact

Hector Calzada

Application URL

https://careers.molinahealthcare.com/job/sacramento/sr-community-engagement-specialist-fully-bilingual-spanish-or-russian/21726/19117863

City

Sacramento

State

California

Zip

94203

Special Instructions

candidate must know Sacramento community

Job Title

Senior Content Writer

Job Description

Join University of the Pacific’s award-winning creative and innovative communications team discovering and writing stories on some of the most interesting topics. The Senior Content Writer will help create content that elevates Pacific’s brand and grows its reputation regionally and nationally. This experienced and versatile communicator will develop, curate, write and edit compelling and engaging content for multiple platforms and publications, including digital newsletters, websites, videos, blogs, social media campaigns, events, opinion pieces and the university’s magazine.

Responsibilities

The Senior Content Writer will report to the Senior Director of Media Relations and collaborate with department leaders in digital communications, internal communications, community relations and design, and will work closely with the Senior Writer/Editor. The Senior Writer will have a deep understanding of news and its relationship and application to social media and digital communications to attract prospective students and families and engage employees, donors, alumni, supporters and key influencers to become advocates and champions. This position is located on the Stockton Campus and will work on campus. It is not remote.

Level of Experience

10 or more years writing for digital platforms/print publications

Skills

Experience working in a higher education or agency setting, shooting photography/videography and using various analytics software; working knowledge of HTML and CSS and search engine optimization and best practices; strong attention to detail; able to work under pressure; experience using social media platforms.

Bachelor’s degree required.

Salary: $100,000

Job Type

Full-time

Company Name

University of the Pacific

Company Email

mgrey@pacific.edu

Contact

Marge Grey, Associate Vice President, University Strategic Communications

Application URL

https://www.pacific.edu/careers/senior-content-writer

City

Stockton

State

California

Zip

95211

Special Instructions

Please note this position is located on the Stockton campus, it is not remote.

Job Title

Social Media Specialist

Job Description

Join University of the Pacific’s award-winning creative and innovative communications team covering some of the most interesting topics. The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for creating and implementing social media campaigns and content that engage users and build, retain and deepen their relationship with the university to build its national presence and positive reputation. The specialist will develop a social media strategy/plan that includes monitoring and measuring the university’s reputation on social media through data analysis and enhances or modifies strategies to achieve defined goals.

Responsibilities

The Social Media Specialist will be a key member of the University Strategic Communications team and will report to the AVP of Strategic Communications, working closely with leaders in digital communications, media relations, internal communications and community relations. The specialist will have a deep understanding of branding and its relationship and application to social media and digital communications to attract prospective students and families and engage employees, donors, alumni, supporters and key influencers to become advocates and champions. The successful candidate will be a passionate and energetic storyteller, a versatile and creative communicator, and a well-respected team player, committed to continually improve the university’s social media presence and practices.

Level of Experience

5 or more years of social media experience

Skills

Strong writing, editing, photography/videography skills; able to multi-task and prioritize projects; video editing and experience in producing content for video platforms such as YouTube and IGTV; experience using various analytics software; familiarity with content management systems, such as Drupal; working knowledge of HTML and CSS; ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment; knowledge of search engine optimization and best practices; experience using social media platforms.

Bachelor’s degree required

Salary: $65,000

Job Type

Full-time

Company Name

University of the Pacific

Company Email

mgrey@pacific.edu

Contact

Marge Grey, Associate Vice President, University Strategic Communications

Application URL

https://www.pacific.edu/careers/social-media-specialist

City

Stockton

State

California

Zip

95211

Special Instructions

Please note this position is located on the Stockton campus, it is not remote.

Job Title

Communication Specialist

Job Description

Contra Costa County Office of Education is seeking a versatile communications professional to bolster its storytelling acumen and information sharing ability. Ideal applicants will have experience turning run-of-the-mill stories into compelling narratives, producing entertaining and informative videos, building positive relationships and attracting loyal followers utilizing social media, monitoring and maintaining a user-friendly website, and communicating honestly and effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.

The successful candidate will join a team that will be responsible for producing high profile events, sharing important information quickly and accurately, and supporting the work of the County Office.

Full job description and application instructions at https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1383078

Job Type

FT

Company Name

Contra Costa County Office of Education

Company Email

mwalton@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Contact

Marcus Walton

Application URL

https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1383078

City

Pleasant Hill

State

CA

Zip

94523

Job Title

PR/Earned Media Freelance Consultant

Job Description

We are in immediate need for a PR/Earned Media freelancer! Fully remote position working to promote social impact clients. Bonus points if you can write, love to pitch and are familiar with California media! Join our team by sending your samples, resume, rate and availability to achatman@rs-e.com.

Job Type

Freelance

Company Name

Runyon Saltzman Inc.

Company Email

achatman@rs-e.com

Contact

achatman@rs-e.com

Application URL

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=26059&clientkey=C67FC4335AD080F01C82CA9A44F5A930

City

Anywhere

State

CA

Zip

95811

Job Title

PR/Earned Media Freelance Consultant

Job Description

We are in immediate need for a PR/Earned Media freelancer! Fully remote position working to promote social impact clients. Bonus points if you can write, love to pitch and are familiar with California media! Join our team by sending your samples, resume, rate and availability to achatman@rs-e.com.

Job Type

Freelance

Company Name

Runyon Saltzman Inc.

Company Email

achatman@rs-e.com

Contact

achatman@rs-e.com

Application URL

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=26059&clientkey=C67FC4335AD080F01C82CA9A44F5A930

City

Anywhere

State

CA

Zip

95811

Communications Analysist II

Sacramento Arts Council of Governments

Recruitment Closes: May 31

SACOG is seeking a Communications Analyst II to join our fast-paced team. Working in a collaborative environment, the Communications Analyst II will support and collaborate on communications across multiple SACOG projects and be an active member of the communications team.

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Job Description and Duties: 

  • communicating projects, programs, and ideas through easy-to-read and compelling narratives;
  • developing original written and visual content for different audiences, including persuasive writing, speeches, and talking points;
  • developing and implementing marketing campaigns and materials (press releases, infographics, videos, public relations plans, and media plans);
  • media planning and coordination, including press conferences, press releases, and media relations;
  • developing content for marketing and communications initiatives for diverse audiences;
  • curating website content;
  • development and implementation of website analytics evaluation plan;
  • oversight and content development for social media platforms and newsletter;
  • budget and contract management; and
  • event coordination for audiences of 50 to 1,000.

Information Officer II (Media Relations Unit

California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) 

Position Description

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 Media Relations (MR) Unit is responsible for the day-to-day interaction with news media from around the globe. This involves regular monitoring of ongoing issues and proactively crafting message points for use in media interviews in order to keep CalSTRS’ message consistent across all platforms. MR also keeps other CalSTRS staff informed of critical issues affecting CalSTRS and its members, as well as issues that may arise in the future, and creates and disseminates press releases and statements on behalf of the organization. In addition, MR maintains an active media engagement strategy to continue to proliferate CalSTRS message points and ensure accuracy in news articles and opinion pieces.
Under the administrative direction of the Media Relations Manager, the Information Officer II works in conjunction with other members of the Media Relations team to develop, organize, and evaluate a comprehensive media relations program to inform the CalSTRS members, beneficiaries, news media, interest groups, employers and general public of the activities and features of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Public Affairs, Summer Intern

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Summit Strategy Group

Position Description

Interns at Summit Strategy Group will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with a variety of client work, including research, narrative development, grassroots organizing, media relations, stakeholder engagement, content development, and account management. You will work closely with top professionals in the industry, have opportunities to participate in client-facing meetings and projects, and will be treated as a full member of the Summit team.

If you’re interested in challenging work, expanding your skillset, and gaining real-world experience and skills, we want to speak with you.

All internships are 3 months in length, with the opportunity for extension or a full-time salaried position.

Company Name

Summit Strategy Group

Company Email

laurel@summitstrategygroup.net

Contact

Laurel Harrison

Application URL

https://www.summitstrategygroup.net/join-our-team

City

Sacramento

State

California

Zip

95811

Special Instructions

If you’re interested in challenging work, expanding your skillset, and gaining real-world experience and skills, we want to speak with you.

Please email your cover letter and resume to caroleana@summitstrategygroup.net. Once we review your information, we will schedule a time to speak.

Account Executive

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Summit Strategy Group

Position Description

We are seeking a driven communications professional interested in gaining experience in the fields of public affairs, corporate communications, and issues management.

As an Account Executive at Summit Strategy Group, you will:
• Be a part of a dynamic and growth-oriented consulting firm with unlimited potential for growth and professional development.
• 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 Public Affairs team, managed by Managing Director and Senior Director
• Provide project management and coordination of special projects, as needed.
• Track progress and document client deliverables and support account management and organization
• Work in a remote, fast-paced virtual environment.
• Assist with company communications, marketing and promotion, as needed.

Job Description

We are seeking a driven communications professional interested in gaining experience in the fields of public affairs, corporate communications, and issues management.

As an Account Executive at Summit Strategy Group, you will:
• Be a part of a dynamic and growth-oriented consulting firm with unlimited potential for growth and professional development.
• 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 Public Affairs team, managed by Managing Director and Senior Director
• Provide project management and coordination of special projects, as needed.
• Track progress and document client deliverables and support account management and organization
• Work in a remote, fast-paced virtual environment.
• 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 communications field (either agency or in-house) is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer with competitive compensation. This position will be temporarily remote as our offices remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and candidates should be prepared to work from our Summit Sacramento office once COVID-19 shutdown measures cease.

Job Type

FT

Company Name

Summit Strategy Group

Company Email

laurel@summitstrategygroup.net

Contact

Laurel Harrison

Application URL

https://bad123e0-d144-4ac4-a5d7-7e983d121dc3.filesusr.com/ugd/88b7ef_ccc9a0208bd947d68a16605d23e68068.pdf

City

Sacramento

State

California

Zip

95823

Special Instructions

If you’re interested in challenging work, expanding your skillset, and gaining real-world experience and skills, we want to speak with you.
Please email your cover letter and resume to caroleana@summitstrategygroup.net. Once we review your information, we will schedule a time to speak.

Public Information Coordinator

Front Street Animal Shelter (City of Sacramento)

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Front Street Animal Shelter is hiring! We are seeking a talented marketer and fundraiser to save lives through the power of photo, video, email and social media. Excellent writing skills and creativity are must-haves, and experience with video editing, graphic design, and working with the media are highly desirable. A background in animal welfare or nonprofit work, with a proven track record of results, is also a major plus. To apply for this position (Public Information Coordinator).

Communication and Media Officer

Southgate Recreation & Park District

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Under direction from the General Manager, performs professional work in the development and direction of a variety of activities designed to meet the needs and interests of the community and performs professional marketing, publications, and community relations work.  Duties include professional writing, market analysis, planning and promotion of activities, producing and distributing quality promotional materials, contract administration, program development and analysis, grant writing, and managing special projects. Attend public meetings and make written and oral presentations.

Public Information Officer 

Communications Division of California Department of Education 

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Communications Division of California Department of Education seeks to fill Public Information Officer vacancy. Ideal candidate will have strong research and writing skills and be able to work in fast-paced environment to accomplish disparate tasks and meet deadlines.  The individual should be comfortable working independently or as a member of a team. Spanish fluency is a plus. Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume to Maria Clayton, Communications Director, at mclayton@cde.ca.gov

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PIO 1- Salary Range:$ 55,200- $69,096

Job Description and Duties: Public Information Officer I

Under the direction of the Communications Director, the Public Information Officer I answers questions from the media, writes press releases and talking points, and assists in all facets of communicating CDE’s news to the media and the public. Tasks include researching, writing, editing, and distributing complex news releases, news advisories, talking points, brochures, speeches, and social media posts; assisting with branding; video editing; and the creation of other material for digital and print publication or broadcast by CDE or media outlets as well as the planning and organizing of media events for the Superintendent of Public Instruction and senior staff.

The Information Officer provides support for Communication Division communication plans, including: collaborating with CDE staff in other branches; and independently researching, writing, and editing to design and distribute complex news releases, news advisories, social media posts, website content, video content, and other forms of information through appropriate channels. Assists with branding and marketing efforts. Prepares talking points and other needed support for the Superintendent of Public Instruction and senior staff for media interviews or speaking events.

The Information Officer answers inquiries from representatives of the news media by checking with staff and researching written documents to formulate appropriate answers and deliver them on a timely basis.

The Information Officer works on internal communications, including the internal newsletter, helping to keep CDE staff aware of initiatives and projects of the CDE and the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

The Information Officer monitors, collects, and evaluates news coverage of education and related issues by print, online, and broadcast outlets and among education stakeholders through social media networks.

The Information Officer collects, reviews, and analyzes education material regarding policy and other educational initiatives undertaken by the Superintendent and the CDE for purposes of providing information to the public and media representatives.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to resumes@counties.org.

Senior Manager, Public Affairs & Member Services

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead communications efforts that impact the quality of life in our communities? Are you interested in playing a vital role for one of the state’s most forward-thinking Associations? Do you understand the critical role California’s 58 Counties play in the lives of our 40 million residents? Are you strategic, hard-working and visionary? If so, then the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) wants to hear from you.

CSAC is seeking a Senior Public Affairs and Member Services Manager, who will be responsible for all internal and external communication efforts, member services, and directing conference and meeting planning. Duties include supervision of professional, technical, and support staff; developing strategic communications; media relations; social media and video production; oversight of all large conferences and regional meetings; and assisting member education efforts. Incumbent is a direct report to the Deputy Executive Director of Operations & Member Services and is responsible for managing a departmental budget and supervising staff.

Role Details

  • Works closely with CSAC Executive Team, as well as legislative unit, to develop effective communications strategies and delivery of member services.
  • Oversees media relations, both proactively and reactively. This includes responding to inquiries, building relationships, finding spokespeople, and preparing media releases.
  • Supervises staff to prioritize and assign work; conduct performance evaluations; ensure staff is adequately trained; ensure that employees comply with policies and procedures; maintain a healthy and safe working environment; and make recommendations for hiring, termination, and disciplinary actions.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the department.
  • Administers and monitors the departmental budget including allocating resources and approving expenditures.
  • Oversees social media, webinar, video and graphic production.
  • Prepares scripts for elected officials, helps set conference agendas, and oversees program flow.
  • Coordinates and monitors the development of any publications (printed or electronic) and the association’s website.
  • Participates and helps lead collaborative projects with partnership programs (ex., CSAC Institute/Foundation, CSAC Finance Corporation & Corporate Program, and Institute for Local Government); identifies program and/or member needs and provides resources and solutions.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, public administration or a related field and seven years’ experience in communications and/or public relations, including three years in a supervisory role; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to resumes@counties.org.

Community Relations Manager

KXTV/ABC10, a TEGNA company

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

KXTV/ABC10, a TEGNA company in Sacramento, is looking for a Community Relations Manager. The Community Relations Manager, reporting to the Director of Marketing, identifies, creates and manages community relations activities that help deliver and solidify the ABC10 – We Stand for You brand. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and maintain strong community relationships and consistently represent ABC10 in a professional and inclusive manner.

Role Details

Identify, cultivate, and execute relationships and related events with area organizations that reflect the station’s Building a Better Community initiative focusing on these key areas:

Diversity

Education

Food Insecurity

Housing Insecurity

Personal and Community Health

Develop and execute quarterly rolling calendar of events.

Evaluate and recommend organizations, individuals and events through a formal brand litmus test that identifies strategies, resources needed, revenue potential, and impact on the recommended organization.

Create scalable, rapid response and long-term grassroots engagement strategies.

Build, leverage and share positive relationships and partnerships with various external/internal stakeholders.

Be the point person for all community events.

Work closely with the Director of Marketing to develop and execute community relations activities.

Participate in twice yearly internal TEGNA Foundation local grant review process.

Act as backup to Performance Marketing Manager on an as needed basis.

Multicultural and Inclusive Advertising/PR Account Supervisor

Sagent Marketing

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Are you a rockstar Account Supervisor or experienced Senior Account Leader at a PR or ad agency who is eager to use your strategic marketing, inclusive and multicultural expertise to make a positive social impact?
Sagent is looking for an Account Supervisor to join our growing team. Are you passionate about applying integrated marketing principles to create positive, inclusive social and environmental impact? Do you have at least seven years of experience at a stand-out advertising or PR agency on a regional, statewide or national level, with extensive multicultural experience? Are you an exceptional strategic writer? If so, keep reading. A strong candidate is strategic and a proven team builder who enjoys coaching and empowering a group of smart, creative marketing project managers to achieve outstanding, measurable results.

About the position:
An Account Supervisor is a key client service leader and strategy developer on large or notable accounts, maintaining relationships between the agency and assigned clients, leading members of the agency’s account team, and delivering measurable results that achieve client goals. You would provide strategic multicultural advertising, communications, and outreach leadership to the team, and client accounts and teams.

Manager of Grant Writing and Research 

Renne Public Policy Group

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Reporting to the Managing Director of Government Affairs, the Manager, Grant Writing and Research (Candidate) will primarily focus on identifying, researching, and drafting grant proposals for RPPG local government clients—largely in the areas of transportation, infrastructure, housing, homelessness, climate, public safety, and other areas that support critical public services. The candidate will also perform research on federal, state, regional and private grants opportunities on behalf of the firm’s clients. Candidate is expected to directly engage and work collaboratively with clients to assess viability of funding opportunities in order to best position them for successful grant awards. With regard to unsuccessful grant applications, the candidate will be responsible for coordinating a debrief with the awarding agency to provide client with feedback on how best to be competitive for future rounds of grant funding. Additionally, this position will assist the RPPG legislative advocacy and support team with state legislative/regulatory research, legislative analysis, monthly written updates and end-of-year client reports.

As a core member of the RPPG team, candidate must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and feel comfortable directly interfacing with clients. Moreover, the candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to be a self-starter while receiving minimal supervision and must have the willingness and temperament to take direction from senior staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the firm’s efforts in researching and writing grant proposals funded by state, federal, and local agencies as well as any applicable corporate and non-profit agencies.
  • Identify compliance issues and (if feasible) resolve issues of grant eligibility; provide technical direction and leadership for clients in the ways and means of obtaining funding.
  • Attend Grant Program Workshops and provide written notes to clients regarding eligibility, timing and scoring.
  • Develop and maintain an internal tracking system including notification of funding availability, notification of grant deadlines, status of proposal development and other relevant data.
  • Provide analysis, evaluation, and assistance to clients regarding potential grant opportunities; work with clients on assessing the potential impacts of grant requirements, client programs, and services.
  • Draft monthly (or as needed) updates on potential funding opportunities for firm clients.

Account Supervisor | Senior Account Manager | Account Manager | Senior Account Coordinator |  Account Coordinator

RSE

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Descriptions

  • Account Supervisor We are looking for an account supervisor to work on Social Impact and Advertising campaigns. 

    Senior Account Manager We are looking for a senior account manager. Fluency in a second language is a plus, but not required.

     

    Account Manager We are looking for an account manager to join our team. This candidate will manage day-to-day client relations and provides training and mentoring to junior staff.

     

    Senior Account Coordinator We are looking for a passionate senior account coordinator to join our team. This position has remote possibilities. This person will participate in planning, creating, implementing and evaluating campaigns that reach diverse audiences.

     

    Account Coordinator We are looking for a passionate account coordinator to join our team. This position has remote possibilities. This person will participate in planning, creating, implementing and evaluating campaigns that reach diverse audiences.

Account Executive, Public Affairs

DJE Holdings

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Edelman Sacramento is hiring! We are looking for a smart and motivated Account Executive (AE) to join our dynamic team! As a critical office for the world’s largest independent PR firm, the Sacramento team works on local issues, critical statewide campaigns, and national and global initiatives for some of the most recognized brands and non-profit organizations. This position will support our Corporate Reputation & Public Affairs Team, working across a diverse range of clients on public awareness and education campaigns working on important topics including health, labor and workforce development and environmental sustainability.
This is an excellent opportunity for a strong writer and creative thinker who is detailed, organized and eager to learn and work with clients in a variety of fast-paced industries. This is a great multi-discipline opportunity to apply skills and build expertise in public relations, media relations, issues management, social purpose, stakeholder engagement, digital engagement, and social marketing.  
In accordance with health and safety regulations around COVID19, this position would be 100% remote with eventual plans to work from the downtown Sacramento office, once health and safety experts deem it is safe to do so.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate the ability to write, edit and proofread to create high quality internal and external communications content, including client presentations, press materials, scripts, newsletter articles, opinion editorials, trade features and social media posts, ensuring high quality and consistency with appropriate writing styles.
  • Provide client service administration, including preparing client status and activity reports, attending meetings and conference calls, compiling media coverage, coordinating press tour pitching, scheduling and logistics.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and how to use public engagement and social media tools.
  • Assist with research, including analysis of media coverage and online conversations.
  • Develop compelling content for use with a variety of audiences and across traditional and digital media platforms.
  • Manage projects using organizational skills, working with colleagues, vendors, and support agencies, keeping project leaders apprised of status, including tracking financial details.
  • Manage multiple projects for multiple clients from concept to completion by anticipating challenges, troubleshooting problems, and proposing solutions.
  • Learn key client information, including business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers, and competitors.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory developments and financial trends at local, state, and national levels.
  • Build a network of traditional and online media contacts.
  • Participate in the new business process, including research, audits, preparation of proposals and support for new business pitches.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values (Quality, Integrity, Respect, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Mutual Benefits) and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.
  • Identify and work with media; demonstrate network of traditional and online media contacts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain calm in high-stress client environments.
  • Occasionally supervise interns and junior staff on projects.

Vice President, Communications

Sacramento Kings

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

The Sacramento Kings organization is an engaging, fast-paced, and fun Sports and Entertainment Franchise. As a member of our team, you’ll be given the opportunity to impact the Sacramento region both on and off the court. Combining a collaborative and innovative work environment with a talented and diverse staff, we’ve created a workforce in which every team member has the tools to reach their full potential.

Summary: In close partnership with the President of Business Operations and Chief Operating Officer, lead strategic communications, messaging and media efforts across the organization. Develop, coordinate and direct all public relations and media relations activities for the Sacramento Kings business and basketball operations, the team’s state-of-the-art arena, Golden 1 Center, and adjacent mixed-use development, Downtown Commons (DOCO). Ensure that the organization is proactively responsive to critical local and national issues and needs by performing the Key Responsibilities of the position either personally or through direct reports.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work cross-functionally to develop and oversee implementation of integrated and proactive strategic communications plans for all Kings business and basketball-related events, initiatives and activities.
  • Serve as a communications advisor to the owner and chairman, executives and players.
  • Lead collaborative strategic and promotional PR campaigns in support of all Kings business areas including social responsibility, sponsorships, ticket sales, business and basketball communications.
  • Represent the Sacramento Kings to the media and community by acting as a spokesperson for basketball and business issues.
  • Plan and implement the Sacramento Kings communications strategies, policies, and procedures for all basketball and non-basketball related issues, including crisis communications as needed.
  • Field and direct responses to all media-related inquiries.
  • Draft messaging documents, briefings and press materials.
  • Develop relationships with media representatives and public relations contacts to create opportunities for keeping the company and its products or services in front of the public and the trade.
  • Assist and coach company staff with public speaking engagements, presentations, and preparation for media interviews.
  • Lead Communications team including strategic business planning and Team Member growth and development through coaching and partnering for performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in Public Relations, Communications, Business, Political Science or related field.
  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years experience in corporate communications and crisis management.
  • Broad knowledge and experience dealing with integrated communications initiatives.
  • Proven experience successfully managing crisis communications situations.
  • Possess strong relationships with local, regional and national media.
  • Ability to manage and set goals for two Directors and their support staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels within the team, NBA, media and other high level outside contacts.
  • Strong presentation skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Experience developing planning tools, budgets, projections, etc.
  • Service oriented; committed to teamwork.
  • Results oriented; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong communication, prioritization and organization skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized, flexible, accurate.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities.
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Multiple Positions

Sacramento Public Library

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled.

Job Openings:

Communications Associate

Communications Coordinator

Library Supervisor III

Librarian

Safety and Security Coordinator

About the Sacramento Public Library

The Sacramento Public Library has served the people of Sacramento County for more than 150 years. While time and trends have changed the delivery of library services over the last century and a half, the Library has never changed its commitment to providing those services with excellence and professionalism. Sacramento Public Library staff strive every day to exhibit the organizational values of trust, integrity, respect and excellence, whether they are assisting a patron with a reference question, answering questions about electronic resources, vacuuming a community room, leading a toddler story time, checking in and shelving materials, delivering a bin of requested items, recommending a great read or delivering one of the more than 3,900 programs delivered annually. Our over-arching goal is to provide a breadth and depth of programs, services and materials that prepare young children for school, support ongoing student success, and create lifelong learners. Utilizing the latest technology, the Library bridges the digital divide, providing nearly 600,000 hours of access to digital content annually via 870 public computers and laptops.
Sacramento Public Library is the fourth largest library system in California serving more than 1.3M residents in Sacramento County, including the cities of Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Galt, Isleton, Rancho Cordova and Sacramento. The system is a Joint Powers Authority, governed by a 15-member board comprised of elected officials from each of the member jurisdictions, with representation based on each jurisdiction’s population. The Authority operates 28 libraries including a Central Library in downtown Sacramento, has nearly 300 career staff members, a collection of 2M volumes, and an annual budget of $32M. More than 620,000 residents have a library card and nearly 8 million items are circulated annually. The Library has welcomed more than 4.4M visitors over the last twelve months, and provided nearly 5,000+ free fun, educational and informative programs.

As the fourth largest library system in the state of California, Sacramento Public Library has been serving the Sacramento region for almost 150 years. We embrace our California roots, weaving technology and innovation into the fabric of the services we provide the community. The public has taken notice of our success, whether for starting the I Street Press, a publishing center that helps aspiring writers get their stories out, or hosting an annual summit focused on the necessity of play to nurture children. The Library of Things, which checks out guitars, synthesizers, lawn equipment, sewing machines, cameras and more available to the public, has been the focus of media attention, helping the community to discover the library in new ways — discoveries that lead to learning opportunities, which in turn lead to personal and community growth. Sacramento Public Library is sought-after because of our focus on innovation, the quality of our programming and our commitment to not just provide services, but to meet community members where they need it most. We hope you’ll join us on our journey to inspire the community to discover, learn and grow.

Communication and Media Officer

Southgate Recreation & Park District

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Under direction from the General Manager, performs professional work in the development and direction of a variety of activities designed to meet the needs and interests of the community and performs professional marketing, publications, and community relations work.  Duties include professional writing, market analysis, planning and promotion of activities, producing and distributing quality promotional materials, contract administration, program development and analysis, grant writing, and managing special projects. Attend public meetings and make written and oral presentations.

Public Information Officer 

Communications Division of California Department of Education 

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Communications Division of California Department of Education seeks to fill Public Information Officer vacancy. Ideal candidate will have strong research and writing skills and be able to work in fast-paced environment to accomplish disparate tasks and meet deadlines.  The individual should be comfortable working independently or as a member of a team. Spanish fluency is a plus. Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume to Maria Clayton, Communications Director, at mclayton@cde.ca.gov

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PIO 1- Salary Range:$ 55,200- $69,096

Job Description and Duties: Public Information Officer I

Under the direction of the Communications Director, the Public Information Officer I answers questions from the media, writes press releases and talking points, and assists in all facets of communicating CDE’s news to the media and the public. Tasks include researching, writing, editing, and distributing complex news releases, news advisories, talking points, brochures, speeches, and social media posts; assisting with branding; video editing; and the creation of other material for digital and print publication or broadcast by CDE or media outlets as well as the planning and organizing of media events for the Superintendent of Public Instruction and senior staff.

The Information Officer provides support for Communication Division communication plans, including: collaborating with CDE staff in other branches; and independently researching, writing, and editing to design and distribute complex news releases, news advisories, social media posts, website content, video content, and other forms of information through appropriate channels. Assists with branding and marketing efforts. Prepares talking points and other needed support for the Superintendent of Public Instruction and senior staff for media interviews or speaking events.

The Information Officer answers inquiries from representatives of the news media by checking with staff and researching written documents to formulate appropriate answers and deliver them on a timely basis.

The Information Officer works on internal communications, including the internal newsletter, helping to keep CDE staff aware of initiatives and projects of the CDE and the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

The Information Officer monitors, collects, and evaluates news coverage of education and related issues by print, online, and broadcast outlets and among education stakeholders through social media networks.

The Information Officer collects, reviews, and analyzes education material regarding policy and other educational initiatives undertaken by the Superintendent and the CDE for purposes of providing information to the public and media representatives.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to resumes@counties.org.

Senior Manager, Public Affairs & Member Services

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead communications efforts that impact the quality of life in our communities? Are you interested in playing a vital role for one of the state’s most forward-thinking Associations? Do you understand the critical role California’s 58 Counties play in the lives of our 40 million residents? Are you strategic, hard-working and visionary? If so, then the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) wants to hear from you.

CSAC is seeking a Senior Public Affairs and Member Services Manager, who will be responsible for all internal and external communication efforts, member services, and directing conference and meeting planning. Duties include supervision of professional, technical, and support staff; developing strategic communications; media relations; social media and video production; oversight of all large conferences and regional meetings; and assisting member education efforts. Incumbent is a direct report to the Deputy Executive Director of Operations & Member Services and is responsible for managing a departmental budget and supervising staff.

Role Details

  • Works closely with CSAC Executive Team, as well as legislative unit, to develop effective communications strategies and delivery of member services.
  • Oversees media relations, both proactively and reactively. This includes responding to inquiries, building relationships, finding spokespeople, and preparing media releases.
  • Supervises staff to prioritize and assign work; conduct performance evaluations; ensure staff is adequately trained; ensure that employees comply with policies and procedures; maintain a healthy and safe working environment; and make recommendations for hiring, termination, and disciplinary actions.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the department.
  • Administers and monitors the departmental budget including allocating resources and approving expenditures.
  • Oversees social media, webinar, video and graphic production.
  • Prepares scripts for elected officials, helps set conference agendas, and oversees program flow.
  • Coordinates and monitors the development of any publications (printed or electronic) and the association’s website.
  • Participates and helps lead collaborative projects with partnership programs (ex., CSAC Institute/Foundation, CSAC Finance Corporation & Corporate Program, and Institute for Local Government); identifies program and/or member needs and provides resources and solutions.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, public administration or a related field and seven years’ experience in communications and/or public relations, including three years in a supervisory role; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to resumes@counties.org.

Community Relations Manager

KXTV/ABC10, a TEGNA company

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

KXTV/ABC10, a TEGNA company in Sacramento, is looking for a Community Relations Manager. The Community Relations Manager, reporting to the Director of Marketing, identifies, creates and manages community relations activities that help deliver and solidify the ABC10 – We Stand for You brand. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and maintain strong community relationships and consistently represent ABC10 in a professional and inclusive manner.

Role Details

Identify, cultivate, and execute relationships and related events with area organizations that reflect the station’s Building a Better Community initiative focusing on these key areas:

Diversity

Education

Food Insecurity

Housing Insecurity

Personal and Community Health

Develop and execute quarterly rolling calendar of events.

Evaluate and recommend organizations, individuals and events through a formal brand litmus test that identifies strategies, resources needed, revenue potential, and impact on the recommended organization.

Create scalable, rapid response and long-term grassroots engagement strategies.

Build, leverage and share positive relationships and partnerships with various external/internal stakeholders.

Be the point person for all community events.

Work closely with the Director of Marketing to develop and execute community relations activities.

Participate in twice yearly internal TEGNA Foundation local grant review process.

Act as backup to Performance Marketing Manager on an as needed basis.

Ecommerce Marketing Manager

Fizz Champagne Club

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

We’re looking for a customer-focused growth marketer with a track record of driving lead generation and lifecycle marketing. You will be responsible for creating and managing the marketing funnel that will help Fizz Champagne Club take over the California market and beyond, and the nurturing campaigns to turn fans into club customers and continue to grow the club business and revenue. You’ll strategize, execute and refine campaigns that communicate in a highly personalized manner with potential customers and club members, from awareness, engagement and club sign-up, to membership upgrade and long-term retention.

We need a critical thinker with a test-and-learn mindset. You will constantly imagine new ways of engaging with customers by first building a deep understanding of their needs, aspirations, and challenges. You’ll be tasked with developing a customer marketing strategy, user segmentation and targeting, building lead generation and nurture programs using the right channels and content, tracking and measuring success of those programs, and testing and experimenting with new channels of customer communications.

Role Details

  • Use various marketing channels (social media, email, website, etc) to drive traffic and club conversion for Fizz Champagne Club.
  • Create content to drive awareness and engagement, purposefully connecting potential customers with the Fizz lifestyle, leading to club conversion and growth.
  • Build and lead a team of contractors to successfully deliver on the strategy to build the funnel (web design, SEO, ads, etc).
  • Design and run experiments (A/B or multivariate) to test and improve conversion and other key performance indicators
  • Identify and track key performance indicators and continue to optimize the campaigns to meet business goals.

Public Information Officer

Roseville City School District

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

  • As the district public information officer, coordinate crisis communications for the district and participate in regional school safety planning efforts for the purpose of recommending appropriate action and distributing appropriate information
  • Support leadership in responses to inquiries and complaints received from citizens, news media and school district personnel for the purpose of disseminating appropriate information
  • Provide professional public relations counsel and assistance to the district office administration, School Board and school administrators for the purpose of ensuring compliance with laws and regulations regarding communications
  • Recommend innovative and promotional avenues of communication for various types of media and counsel top management on effective communication strategies for the purpose of increasing interest in the district by providing information regarding the district as expansive as possible
  • Serve as 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 for the purpose of communicating information regarding the district
  • Create and maintain district and school websites and social media platforms while providing staff training, guidance and insight on school website/social media maintenance for the purpose of sharing information and ensuring compliance with media regulations
  • Write communication policies and procedures for handling sensitive information or media contact for the purpose of ensuring compliance with media regulations
    Facilitate all advertising, promotions, publicity and public outreach activities as well as manage contracts for advertising, sponsorships and other promotional activities for the purpose of sharing information regarding district activities
  • Help solve impact of negative public opinion by writing material and suggesting the communication forum and media for the purpose of maintaining a positive presence in the community
  • Contact media representatives for the purpose of initiating articles and news releases about District programs; communicate with media representatives about sensitive or controversial information; create press kits and other media information
  • Develop and maintain accurate records of the district’s public relations program for the purpose of evaluating opportunities for improvement
  • Develop, implement and evaluate comprehensive internal and external district communication plan including, but not limited to, publications, media relations, electronic communications for the purpose of sharing information regarding district activities and programs
  • Ensure consistent branding and messaging of the district for the purpose of promoting interest in the district and its’ programs
  • Establish and maintain two-way communication systems among schools, offices, departments and the district and among the district, the media, and the public for the purpose of developing positive relationships and consistent sharing of information regarding district activities
  • Organize, assimilate and disseminate facts about the district to the public through news media for the purpose of communicating information regarding district activities and programs
  • Oversee and edit the writing and production of communication materials for the purpose of ensuring appropriate use of language and punctuation and proper content
  • Provide in-service training as required on media, public and community relations for the purpose of increasing the communication capacity of district employees
  • Provide professional assistance in the development of various publications (brochures, newsletters, information bulletins, annual financial documents) for school and departments for the purpose of supporting other staff in completing media tasks Serve as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet and District Leadership Team for the purpose of sharing and gathering information and providing advice on how potential policy initiatives will affect public opinion about District programs
  • Establish annual objectives for and evaluate the district’s community relations program for the purpose of developing clear direction for district community relations and sharing of information
  • Solicit feedback through formal and informal means on activities, products and purposes of the community relations program and the school district in general. Occasionally conduct public opinion research to assess program outcomes for the purpose of improving services
  • Utilize and manage digital systems for the purpose of sharing timely information with stakeholders
  • Utilize professional tools and software such as Adobe Creative Suite software applications including Photoshop, Lightroom and InDesign for the purpose of documenting and sharing information regarding district activities and programs
  • Effectively manage district and school website content and support school staff with website needs for the purpose of ensuring proper content and compliance with regulations
  • Effectively and professionally communicate informational material through small and large presentations to diverse groups within the district and various community partners for the purpose of sharing information regarding district activities and programs
  • Participate in regional and statewide school public relations associations for the purpose of representing the district and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the District

Multicultural and Inclusive Advertising/PR Account Supervisor

Sagent Marketing

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Are you a rockstar Account Supervisor or experienced Senior Account Leader at a PR or ad agency who is eager to use your strategic marketing, inclusive and multicultural expertise to make a positive social impact?
Sagent is looking for an Account Supervisor to join our growing team. Are you passionate about applying integrated marketing principles to create positive, inclusive social and environmental impact? Do you have at least seven years of experience at a stand-out advertising or PR agency on a regional, statewide or national level, with extensive multicultural experience? Are you an exceptional strategic writer? If so, keep reading. A strong candidate is strategic and a proven team builder who enjoys coaching and empowering a group of smart, creative marketing project managers to achieve outstanding, measurable results.

About the position:
An Account Supervisor is a key client service leader and strategy developer on large or notable accounts, maintaining relationships between the agency and assigned clients, leading members of the agency’s account team, and delivering measurable results that achieve client goals. You would provide strategic multicultural advertising, communications, and outreach leadership to the team, and client accounts and teams.

Manager of Grant Writing and Research 

Renne Public Policy Group

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Reporting to the Managing Director of Government Affairs, the Manager, Grant Writing and Research (Candidate) will primarily focus on identifying, researching, and drafting grant proposals for RPPG local government clients—largely in the areas of transportation, infrastructure, housing, homelessness, climate, public safety, and other areas that support critical public services. The candidate will also perform research on federal, state, regional and private grants opportunities on behalf of the firm’s clients. Candidate is expected to directly engage and work collaboratively with clients to assess viability of funding opportunities in order to best position them for successful grant awards. With regard to unsuccessful grant applications, the candidate will be responsible for coordinating a debrief with the awarding agency to provide client with feedback on how best to be competitive for future rounds of grant funding. Additionally, this position will assist the RPPG legislative advocacy and support team with state legislative/regulatory research, legislative analysis, monthly written updates and end-of-year client reports.

As a core member of the RPPG team, candidate must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and feel comfortable directly interfacing with clients. Moreover, the candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to be a self-starter while receiving minimal supervision and must have the willingness and temperament to take direction from senior staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the firm’s efforts in researching and writing grant proposals funded by state, federal, and local agencies as well as any applicable corporate and non-profit agencies.
  • Identify compliance issues and (if feasible) resolve issues of grant eligibility; provide technical direction and leadership for clients in the ways and means of obtaining funding.
  • Attend Grant Program Workshops and provide written notes to clients regarding eligibility, timing and scoring.
  • Develop and maintain an internal tracking system including notification of funding availability, notification of grant deadlines, status of proposal development and other relevant data.
  • Provide analysis, evaluation, and assistance to clients regarding potential grant opportunities; work with clients on assessing the potential impacts of grant requirements, client programs, and services.
  • Draft monthly (or as needed) updates on potential funding opportunities for firm clients.

Multiple Positions

Sacramento Public Library

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled.

Job Openings:

Communications Associate

Communications Coordinator

Library Supervisor III

Librarian

Safety and Security Coordinator

About the Sacramento Public Library

The Sacramento Public Library has served the people of Sacramento County for more than 150 years. While time and trends have changed the delivery of library services over the last century and a half, the Library has never changed its commitment to providing those services with excellence and professionalism. Sacramento Public Library staff strive every day to exhibit the organizational values of trust, integrity, respect and excellence, whether they are assisting a patron with a reference question, answering questions about electronic resources, vacuuming a community room, leading a toddler story time, checking in and shelving materials, delivering a bin of requested items, recommending a great read or delivering one of the more than 3,900 programs delivered annually. Our over-arching goal is to provide a breadth and depth of programs, services and materials that prepare young children for school, support ongoing student success, and create lifelong learners. Utilizing the latest technology, the Library bridges the digital divide, providing nearly 600,000 hours of access to digital content annually via 870 public computers and laptops.
Sacramento Public Library is the fourth largest library system in California serving more than 1.3M residents in Sacramento County, including the cities of Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Galt, Isleton, Rancho Cordova and Sacramento. The system is a Joint Powers Authority, governed by a 15-member board comprised of elected officials from each of the member jurisdictions, with representation based on each jurisdiction’s population. The Authority operates 28 libraries including a Central Library in downtown Sacramento, has nearly 300 career staff members, a collection of 2M volumes, and an annual budget of $32M. More than 620,000 residents have a library card and nearly 8 million items are circulated annually. The Library has welcomed more than 4.4M visitors over the last twelve months, and provided nearly 5,000+ free fun, educational and informative programs.

As the fourth largest library system in the state of California, Sacramento Public Library has been serving the Sacramento region for almost 150 years. We embrace our California roots, weaving technology and innovation into the fabric of the services we provide the community. The public has taken notice of our success, whether for starting the I Street Press, a publishing center that helps aspiring writers get their stories out, or hosting an annual summit focused on the necessity of play to nurture children. The Library of Things, which checks out guitars, synthesizers, lawn equipment, sewing machines, cameras and more available to the public, has been the focus of media attention, helping the community to discover the library in new ways — discoveries that lead to learning opportunities, which in turn lead to personal and community growth. Sacramento Public Library is sought-after because of our focus on innovation, the quality of our programming and our commitment to not just provide services, but to meet community members where they need it most. We hope you’ll join us on our journey to inspire the community to discover, learn and grow.

Communication and Media Officer

Southgate Recreation & Park District

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Under direction from the General Manager, performs professional work in the development and direction of a variety of activities designed to meet the needs and interests of the community and performs professional marketing, publications, and community relations work.  Duties include professional writing, market analysis, planning and promotion of activities, producing and distributing quality promotional materials, contract administration, program development and analysis, grant writing, and managing special projects. Attend public meetings and make written and oral presentations.

Senior Manager, Public Affairs & Member Services

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead communications efforts that impact the quality of life in our communities? Are you interested in playing a vital role for one of the state’s most forward-thinking Associations? Do you understand the critical role California’s 58 Counties play in the lives of our 40 million residents? Are you strategic, hard-working and visionary? If so, then the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) wants to hear from you.

CSAC is seeking a Senior Public Affairs and Member Services Manager, who will be responsible for all internal and external communication efforts, member services, and directing conference and meeting planning. Duties include supervision of professional, technical, and support staff; developing strategic communications; media relations; social media and video production; oversight of all large conferences and regional meetings; and assisting member education efforts. Incumbent is a direct report to the Deputy Executive Director of Operations & Member Services and is responsible for managing a departmental budget and supervising staff.

Role Details

  • Works closely with CSAC Executive Team, as well as legislative unit, to develop effective communications strategies and delivery of member services.
  • Oversees media relations, both proactively and reactively. This includes responding to inquiries, building relationships, finding spokespeople, and preparing media releases.
  • Supervises staff to prioritize and assign work; conduct performance evaluations; ensure staff is adequately trained; ensure that employees comply with policies and procedures; maintain a healthy and safe working environment; and make recommendations for hiring, termination, and disciplinary actions.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the department.
  • Administers and monitors the departmental budget including allocating resources and approving expenditures.
  • Oversees social media, webinar, video and graphic production.
  • Prepares scripts for elected officials, helps set conference agendas, and oversees program flow.
  • Coordinates and monitors the development of any publications (printed or electronic) and the association’s website.
  • Participates and helps lead collaborative projects with partnership programs (ex., CSAC Institute/Foundation, CSAC Finance Corporation & Corporate Program, and Institute for Local Government); identifies program and/or member needs and provides resources and solutions.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, public administration or a related field and seven years’ experience in communications and/or public relations, including three years in a supervisory role; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to resumes@counties.org.

Community Relations Manager

KXTV/ABC10, a TEGNA company

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

KXTV/ABC10, a TEGNA company in Sacramento, is looking for a Community Relations Manager. The Community Relations Manager, reporting to the Director of Marketing, identifies, creates and manages community relations activities that help deliver and solidify the ABC10 – We Stand for You brand. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and maintain strong community relationships and consistently represent ABC10 in a professional and inclusive manner.

Role Details

Identify, cultivate, and execute relationships and related events with area organizations that reflect the station’s Building a Better Community initiative focusing on these key areas:

Diversity

Education

Food Insecurity

Housing Insecurity

Personal and Community Health

Develop and execute quarterly rolling calendar of events.

Evaluate and recommend organizations, individuals and events through a formal brand litmus test that identifies strategies, resources needed, revenue potential, and impact on the recommended organization.

Create scalable, rapid response and long-term grassroots engagement strategies.

Build, leverage and share positive relationships and partnerships with various external/internal stakeholders.

Be the point person for all community events.

Work closely with the Director of Marketing to develop and execute community relations activities.

Participate in twice yearly internal TEGNA Foundation local grant review process.

Act as backup to Performance Marketing Manager on an as needed basis.

Public Information Officer

Roseville City School District

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

  • As the district public information officer, coordinate crisis communications for the district and participate in regional school safety planning efforts for the purpose of recommending appropriate action and distributing appropriate information
  • Support leadership in responses to inquiries and complaints received from citizens, news media and school district personnel for the purpose of disseminating appropriate information
  • Provide professional public relations counsel and assistance to the district office administration, School Board and school administrators for the purpose of ensuring compliance with laws and regulations regarding communications
  • Recommend innovative and promotional avenues of communication for various types of media and counsel top management on effective communication strategies for the purpose of increasing interest in the district by providing information regarding the district as expansive as possible
  • Serve as 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 for the purpose of communicating information regarding the district
  • Create and maintain district and school websites and social media platforms while providing staff training, guidance and insight on school website/social media maintenance for the purpose of sharing information and ensuring compliance with media regulations
  • Write communication policies and procedures for handling sensitive information or media contact for the purpose of ensuring compliance with media regulations
    Facilitate all advertising, promotions, publicity and public outreach activities as well as manage contracts for advertising, sponsorships and other promotional activities for the purpose of sharing information regarding district activities
  • Help solve impact of negative public opinion by writing material and suggesting the communication forum and media for the purpose of maintaining a positive presence in the community
  • Contact media representatives for the purpose of initiating articles and news releases about District programs; communicate with media representatives about sensitive or controversial information; create press kits and other media information
  • Develop and maintain accurate records of the district’s public relations program for the purpose of evaluating opportunities for improvement
  • Develop, implement and evaluate comprehensive internal and external district communication plan including, but not limited to, publications, media relations, electronic communications for the purpose of sharing information regarding district activities and programs
  • Ensure consistent branding and messaging of the district for the purpose of promoting interest in the district and its’ programs
  • Establish and maintain two-way communication systems among schools, offices, departments and the district and among the district, the media, and the public for the purpose of developing positive relationships and consistent sharing of information regarding district activities
  • Organize, assimilate and disseminate facts about the district to the public through news media for the purpose of communicating information regarding district activities and programs
  • Oversee and edit the writing and production of communication materials for the purpose of ensuring appropriate use of language and punctuation and proper content
  • Provide in-service training as required on media, public and community relations for the purpose of increasing the communication capacity of district employees
  • Provide professional assistance in the development of various publications (brochures, newsletters, information bulletins, annual financial documents) for school and departments for the purpose of supporting other staff in completing media tasks Serve as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet and District Leadership Team for the purpose of sharing and gathering information and providing advice on how potential policy initiatives will affect public opinion about District programs
  • Establish annual objectives for and evaluate the district’s community relations program for the purpose of developing clear direction for district community relations and sharing of information
  • Solicit feedback through formal and informal means on activities, products and purposes of the community relations program and the school district in general. Occasionally conduct public opinion research to assess program outcomes for the purpose of improving services
  • Utilize and manage digital systems for the purpose of sharing timely information with stakeholders
  • Utilize professional tools and software such as Adobe Creative Suite software applications including Photoshop, Lightroom and InDesign for the purpose of documenting and sharing information regarding district activities and programs
  • Effectively manage district and school website content and support school staff with website needs for the purpose of ensuring proper content and compliance with regulations
  • Effectively and professionally communicate informational material through small and large presentations to diverse groups within the district and various community partners for the purpose of sharing information regarding district activities and programs
  • Participate in regional and statewide school public relations associations for the purpose of representing the district and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the District

Senior Account Leader

Sagent Marketing

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Are you a rockstar Account Supervisor or experienced Senior Account Leader at a PR or ad agency who is eager to use your strategic marketing, inclusive and multicultural expertise to make a positive social impact?
Sagent is looking for an Account Supervisor to join our growing team. Are you passionate about applying integrated marketing principles to create positive, inclusive social and environmental impact? Do you have at least seven years of experience at a stand-out advertising or PR agency on a regional, statewide or national level, with extensive multicultural experience? Are you an exceptional strategic writer? If so, keep reading. A strong candidate is strategic and a proven team builder who enjoys coaching and empowering a group of smart, creative marketing project managers to achieve outstanding, measurable results.

About the position:
An Account Supervisor is a key client service leader and strategy developer on large or notable accounts, maintaining relationships between the agency and assigned clients, leading members of the agency’s account team, and delivering measurable results that achieve client goals. You would provide strategic multicultural advertising, communications, and outreach leadership to the team, and client accounts and teams.

Manager of Grant Writing and Research 

Renne Public Policy Group

Recruitment Closes: Until Filled

Position Description

Reporting to the Managing Director of Government Affairs, the Manager, Grant Writing and Research (Candidate) will primarily focus on identifying, researching, and drafting grant proposals for RPPG local government clients—largely in the areas of transportation, infrastructure, housing, homelessness, climate, public safety, and other areas that support critical public services. The candidate will also perform research on federal, state, regional and private grants opportunities on behalf of the firm’s clients. Candidate is expected to directly engage and work collaboratively with clients to assess viability of funding opportunities in order to best position them for successful grant awards. With regard to unsuccessful grant applications, the candidate will be responsible for coordinating a debrief with the awarding agency to provide client with feedback on how best to be competitive for future rounds of grant funding. Additionally, this position will assist the RPPG legislative advocacy and support team with state legislative/regulatory research, legislative analysis, monthly written updates and end-of-year client reports.

As a core member of the RPPG team, candidate must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and feel comfortable directly interfacing with clients. Moreover, the candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to be a self-starter while receiving minimal supervision and must have the willingness and temperament to take direction from senior staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the firm’s efforts in researching and writing grant proposals funded by state, federal, and local agencies as well as any applicable corporate and non-profit agencies.
  • Identify compliance issues and (if feasible) resolve issues of grant eligibility; provide technical direction and leadership for clients in the ways and means of obtaining funding.
  • Attend Grant Program Workshops and provide written notes to clients regarding eligibility, timing and scoring.
  • Develop and maintain an internal tracking system including notification of funding availability, notification of grant deadlines, status of proposal development and other relevant data.
  • Provide analysis, evaluation, and assistance to clients regarding potential grant opportunities; work with clients on assessing the potential impacts of grant requirements, client programs, and services.
  • Draft monthly (or as needed) updates on potential funding opportunities for firm clients.

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