Marketing & Communications Specialist I/II/III
Company: JAMES CITY COUNTY
Posted on: November 26, 2022
*Marketing & Communication Specialist I/II/III*
$45,074 / year or higher DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits.
James City County's Office of Economic Development seeks an
individual to perform advanced responsible work developing
marketing and Communications strategies in support of the Office of
Development and Economic Development Authority with research, data
collection, database maintenance and creating content for social
media platforms and website. There are three levels of Marketing
and Communications Specialist distinguished by the level of work
performed and the qualifications of the employee.
Marketing & Communication Specialist I: $45,074 / year or higher
Marketing & Communication Specialist II: $48,347 / year or higher
Marketing & Communication Specialist III: $51,868 / year or higher
- Researches, plans, designs and implements strategic communication
and "community awareness" efforts and activities with regard to the
success of County development, Industrial Development Authority
(IDA) and Economic Development Authority (EDA) projects; develops
and maintains an automated database of commercial and industrial
real estate within the County.
- Develops, coordinates, and implements marketing strategies and
plans to promote the County as a premier business location by
working closely with County officials and representatives from
local and regional organizations and businesses; analyzes marketing
disciplines to monitor competitive landscape, to include conducting
research on the County's demographic and psychographic data.
- Develops and manages various social media and marketing
platforms; writes, creates, and maintains messages for the Economic
Development social media sites, in coordination with department
staff, management, and others as appropriate; utilizes the County's
website as a point of linkage for social media postings and ensures
reliable contact is maintained.
- Interfaces with County web staff for cross-promotional
opportunities and to ensure message consistency; serves as the
County's backup for County communications team as needed,
overseeing social media operations to ensure postings and
interactions are in accordance with County standards and specific
message requirements; interviews business owners, citizens and
stakeholders for success stories and social media features; manages
all day-to-day social media updating.
- Prepares presentation materials and proposals for maintaining and
obtaining additional revenue for the County; designs, updates, and
publishes publications relating to economic development for
clients, businesses, and the general public.
- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a
bachelor's degree in public or business administration, marketing,
or related field; some experience in local government or related
field in economic development and social media communications or
- Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid
Virginia driver's license and have an acceptable driving record
based on James City County's criteria.
- Knowledge of urban development processes and practices to include
an understanding of the fundamentals of economics, marketing, urban
planning and municipal finance as they apply to the marketing and
development of urban areas; knowledge of marketing and marketing
material development including visual aids, brochures, reports and
- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer
service including setting and meeting quality standards for
services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Skill in creating effective presentations; use of computer
software, especially Microsoft Office Suite; interpreting analytic
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with staff, contractors, business and community leaders and the
public; effectively address inquiries, complaints or disputes;
communicate and express ideas effectively and concisely orally and
in writing; manage several projects simultaneously and to meet
deadlines complete tasks with efficiency and accuracy.
Click here---for full job description. Accepting applications until
position is filled. Cover letters and resumes may also be attached,
but a *fully completed application *i*s* required for your
application to be considered.
*Only online applications to our website will be considered. To
apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $45,074.00 per year
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Work Location: One location%58047475%
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