Public Information Specialist, Pinellas County

Public Information Specialist

Starting salary: $43,409, plus excellent benefits package

Pinellas County Marketing & Communications is seeking an up-and-coming communicator and creative storyteller to join the team as a Public Information Specialist. The ideal candidate understands strategic communications, is good at proactively communicating with peers and clients, knows AP Style, self-edits for accurate writing and is comfortable in front of a camera. This creative will understand the value of translating complex topics and projects into meaningful information for the intended audience. They will be good at prioritizing their work, following through on communications plans and meeting regular and emergency deadlines. The chosen candidate will be part of a public information team that responds to Emergency Operations Center activations when the need arises. The position comes with an excellent benefits package and a starting salary of $43,409. Apply by July 8, 2018 at www.pinellascounty.org/jobs. EOE/AA/ADA/DFW/VP Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.