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Communications Manager - Abington Township, PA (ID: 293056)

Title Communications Manager
Type Community Relations and Public Information
Date Posted January 4, 2018
City / Organization Abington Township, PA
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Description

The Township of Abington, located in historic Montgomery County, PA, is seeking a professional to effectively manage the Township’s communications and public affairs functions. Well-qualified candidates must possess superior organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to be collaborative and lead. Ideal candidates will have three to five years’ experience in a similar full-time municipal or state government or related position, with a demonstrated ability to manage public information and events, and media; including social media. A demonstrated knowledge of public policy and constituent service is strongly preferred.

The Communications Manager will also assist in the formulation and implementation of related Township policies and procedures, assist in budget preparation, and work across all departments in supervising community affairs functions.

Desirable Training and Experience

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably in public or business administration, or communications or related field. A Master’s degree in Public Administration or Communications with three (3) years’ requisite experience strongly preferred. The Communications Manager is an Office of the Township Manager level position and will be responsible to the Township Manager across all departments’ and functions, and possess the ability to coordinate special events, and perform public information functions. Qualified candidates will assure public concerns and inquiries are addressed timely, and resolved satisfactorily.

Contact Information

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, brief one-page cover letter, and salary requirements to the Township Manager, by e-mail to commposition@abington.org . This position is open until filled.  Review of submittals begins immediately; and, no phone inquiries will be accepted.  Salary is DOQ/E with an excellent benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Post Expiration Date   February 3, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .