Council Community Relations Coordinator (region 10), Graphic Designer/Social Media management - (2100753)
About the Department
San JosÃ© may be the largest town in Bay region and tenth largest city into the U.S. with more than 1 million residents. The town Council includes ten Councilmembers elected by region and a Mayor elected at-large, each for four-year terms. The Mayor and Council are responsible for representing the residents of San JosÃ©, supplying accountability, reviewing community plan and programs, and adopting those policies which best meet with the needs of this residents, visitors, and organizations in San JosÃ©.
Councilmember Matt Mahan ended up being elected to City Council outright into the 2020 March primary with almost 60percent regarding the vote. He ran on a platform of increasing public involvement in municipality to promote higher public trust and responsibility for outcomes. He's got focused on dealing with our housing and homelessness crises, enhancing public security, and purchasing our infrastructure, from areas and libraries to roads and community transportation. Matt brings over a decade of experience building successful net businesses as a founder and CEO (Causes on Facebook; Brigade) and earlier general public industry and nonprofit experience (public school teacher, Rockefeller fellow). He along with his spouse, Silvia, tend to be increasing their particular two children when you look at the Santa Teresa Foothills area of District 10.
Positions & Duties
Councilmember Mahan is recruiting a *Graphic Designer and social media marketing management (title is flexible with standard of skills and experience) to oversee all-content creation and distribution the District 10 Office. Our company prides it self on accessibility and customer service as we strive every day to bring municipality into the general public and supply all of them with significant opportunities to participate. Our communications strategy-which includes social media, blogging and vlogging, a message newsletter, and regular community events-is central to how we engage and offer the general public. (*City classification is Council Community Relations Coordinator and the working title are going to be Graphic Designer or Social Media Manager).
You will have the chance to talk to the 100,000 residents of District 10 via a variety of content kinds and circulation networks. Our workplace is fast-paced, revolutionary and very collaborative. Our company is selecting associates which share our passion for public service, would you like to make local government much more available and responsive, and can communicate and collaborate effectively on a cross-functional team. Expertise in the industries of web design, web content, pr and marketing is very desirable. Powerful writing and design skills tend to be an absolute must have with this part. the task obligations and duties consist of:
- Design and perform strategic size communications projects, primarily through internet based stations, that engage and inform region 10 residents. Take these initiatives from the concept stage through to successful conclusion and assessment.
- Use digital pc software and equipment into the design, manufacturing, and circulation of media content, including graphic, audio and movie formats for social media, e-mail, sites, leaflets as well as other interaction stations.
- Work collaboratively with teammates and interns to execute campaigns that draw on the Officeâ€™s plan work and issue advocacy.
- Build, control and on a regular basis update social media pages, email lists, region internet site also digital possessions.
- Monitor and examine web promotions to improve overall performance and ensure they attain desired outcomes.
- Handle online advertising promotions for the intended purpose of promoting crucial information and possibilities to residents.
- Help general public engagement activities in traditional options, like neighborhood activities.
staff members inside category are not people in the categorized civil service as they are appointed "at will" without any residential property directly to continued work. Each session is actually for a specified duration becoming based on the appointing Councilmember and does not increase beyond the end associated with the chosen authoritative's or appointing authority's term, that is usually four many years. This unclassified position needs a disclosure of particular external assets, real home interest, earnings and company opportunities.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Any mix of education and knowledge that delivers the ability, abilities and capabilities to guide electronic communications and involvement activities the District 10 office:
- Education: BA in Communications, pr, English, Political Science, Graphic Design or any other associated area.
- Experience: a couple of many years of experience of public or customer service, pr, communications, or recreation development knowledge.
- Work Eligibility: Federal law needs all employees to deliver confirmation of the qualifications to operate inside nation. Just be informed your City of San Jose will not prepare or register a labor condition application with all the Department of work.
the best candidate will offer the following capabilities and understanding, as demonstrated in employment history or any other knowledge:
Strong business skills, detail-oriented and self-motivated
Ability to work with a fast-paced and constantly switching environment while juggling numerous priorities
Ability to hire, employ, train and control interns with communications and/or digital advertising and marketing abilities
knowledge of interaction planning, establishing and executing an editorial calendar, and making use of social networking administration tools, such as for example HootSuite
capability to create clear and compelling texting for a varied market
skills making use of design pc software, such Adobe Suite, Canva and/or Final Cut Pro
Basic photography and videography abilities; knowledge telling tales through video/photos is desirable yet not required
knowledge of size mail resources eg Mailchimp or Constant Contact, with market segmentation knowledge desirable however required
knowledge of organic and paid outreach methods and business management resources on Twitter, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Bing, etc.
Familiarity with online community building utilizing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, NextDoor, Reddit, etc.
Knowledge of fundamental SEO best practices and experience utilizing Search Engine Optimization to-drive web site traffic.
Knowledge using information to measure effect and determine optimization and improvement techniques for email response, social networking wedding and web traffic
Excellent verbal and written communication abilities including competent copy writing abilities
feels strategically, and also takes pleasure in high-quality execution
Can-do attitude to get methods to over come obstacles
power to carry out and promote the Councilmember's schedule and direction-as really as interaction with as well as a varied constituency-regardless of private philosophies
Ability and determination to get results versatile hours including periodic nights, weekends, plus some holidays to satisfy the requirements of District 10
Bilingual language abilities (e.g. Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese), both dental and written, are desirable however needed
Possesses a Californiaâ€™s Driverâ€™s License Note:
may very well not have got all among these skills, however if you have got most all of them and a willingness to understand, we would love to hear away from you. Selection Process:
The selection procedure will include an evaluation regarding the applicant's instruction and knowledge based on the application and responses towards the concerns below. Just the candidates whoever backgrounds most readily useful match the career is supposed to be invited to proceed into the selection procedure. Extra phases associated with selection process will consist of more than one interviews, among that may integrate reviewing appropriate work samples.
Kindly add your responses into the following concerns inside application together with your resume:
Kindly describe a past communications and/or advertising and marketing project you effectively executed. Make sure to range from the goal of the task, your potential audience, the type(s) of content you intended to convey your message, the method that you distributed your message to your desired market, and how you measured success.
The council workplace is in charge of soliciting input from and keeping informed the roughly 100,000 residents of District 10 on a variety of local issues and guidelines. Just how can you use electronic technologies to cost-effectively reach and engage these types of a sizable audience?
Just what methods or best practices will guide your approach to interacting effectively with District 10 residents? Just how could you attain and engage residents who're less digitally-inclined or perhaps harder to reach, remember the area workplace has limited resources for outreach?
If you could decide to try one â€œoutside-the-boxâ€ interaction device or technique for reaching more folks or making our officeâ€™s communications much more interesting, exactly what tool or method would you would like to try, and why?
Please describe your projects design plus the strategies you utilize to manage your responsibilities and provide high-quality work on routine.
you need to answer every one of the above concerns is considered with this part or your application are going to be deemed partial.
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