Please attach a cover letter addressed to Matthew Rojas and 2-3 writing samples (press releases, articles, etc.) The writing samples can be attached in your profile under additional documents.
Working with the Director of Communications and members of the Mayor’s Office, the Deputy Director will implement communications initiatives, utilizing a variety of channels, to keep the public informed of Mayor’s Office priorities, and City-wide projects. The Deputy will be primarily responsible for overseeing communication to the media, including preparing articles, press kits, press releases, and other content. The Deputy will also be expected to manage and cultivate relationships with media representatives.
The Deputy will also play a key role in creating original content from the Mayor’s Office, including video pieces, constituent emails, op-eds, talking points, social media, and online content. Strong writing skills and the ability to synthesize information is a must.
The Deputy Communications Director works under the supervision of the Director of Communications and under the general administrative direction of the Mayor. This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service system.
This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service system.