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Public Information Officer I – Media Team

Location:  E.R. Graham Building

1350 Northwest 12 Avenue

Miami, Florida  33136

Position Overview

The Public Information Officer I creates and implements compelling content across all social media platforms (including our website); manages day to day activity on social channels; monitors all feeds; responds to and/or routes inquiries to the appropriate internal teams; produces letters to external partners and agencies, newsletters, press releases and scripts; and facilitates conversations with our audiences to build relationships and enhance the sense of community.  This position is exempt from the provisions of FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act).  The work schedule for this position is 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This position does not offer the ability to telework.

The Job Responsibilities are:

  • Managing the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office social media platforms and help develop website content
  • Coordinating and executing posts of images and announcements by way of the WordPress platform for the external website and SharePoint for the internal website
  • Creating engaging and compelling content (including written and visuals) for all our social media and/or web-based platforms
  • Managing all published content (images, video and written)
  • Creating strategic communications for news media, including preparing articles, biographies, press kits, press releases, scripts, meetings, events, staff and community pictures, and other content initiatives as needed
  • Supporting all social media efforts including management of content calendar, execution of social media campaigns and reporting
  • Managing the flow of news about the organization to the media, monitoring media and reporting to the Communications Team
  • Preparing leadership for media interviews, and speaking opportunities
  • Helping produce and distribute our monthly agency electronic newsletter that is distributed to 10,000+ readers, and working with other office team members to develop content
  • Helping produce and distribute our annual Year-In Review
  • Interacting frequently with members of the local, national, and international media, sometimes representing the office as a guest on radio and television media outlets
  • Attending out-of-office events as needed
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

The Minimum Requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design, Social Media, Marketing, Journalism Communications, Public or Media Relations or related degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Web Design or a minimum of three (3) years in public relations or related field (including journalism)
  • Must have experience working with Google Analytics, SEO, and social media campaign tracking

The Preferred Qualifications and Skills are:

  • Possessing an ability to create and edit videos
  • Possessing expert knowledge of all design related programs including the Adobe and Corel Application Suites
  • Possessing experience with photography
  • Possessing Criminal Justice knowledge or experience
  • Fluency in English and Spanish

Specific Skills and Characteristics

The Successful Candidate must be able to:

  • Be motivated and work independently, setting priorities and meeting stringent deadlines
  • Be collaborative and demonstrate a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Possess and demonstrate a highly creative approach to social media and familiarity with trends in presentation, design, and technology
  • Possess and demonstrate exceptional newswriting, speechwriting, editing and verbal communication skills including understanding the nuances of writing for the different social media platforms
  • Possess and demonstrate a solid understanding of underlying web technologies
  • Possess and demonstrate understanding of all social media platforms including, but not limited, to YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – both as a marketer and as a user
  • Adhere to brand identity and writing/editorial standards
  • Possess and demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects, planning, and collaborating with peers in a cross-functional setting

Starting Annual Salary: $46,819.08 – $77,239.68  Salary will be commensurate with experience

 

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application, and updated resume to: SAOJobs@MiamiSAO.com., with the Subject: Public Information Officer – Media Team. Applications can be downloaded from our website at:  www.miamisao.com.

 

The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice.  All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation.  False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

 Insurance benefits, vacation package and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position

Internal and External Candidates will be considered
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 

 

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