District: 
Rockwood School District

The Rockwood School District is seeking an outstanding educator for the position of Executive Director Communications.

  • Oversees News & Media Relations.
  • Serves as district spokesperson during media interviews or inquiries.
  • Creates and distributes regular news releases and tip sheets to national and local media.
  • Coordinates news and media tracking service.
  • Manages regular district publications, both internal and external.
  • Develops crisis communication and issue management plans
  • Oversees Community Relations, Special Events and Programs.
  • Coordinates monthly Board of Education awards program.
  • Plans and coordinates districtwide special events or meetings.
  • Serves as liaison to important community and advisory groups.
  • Assists individual schools with planning for building-level special events.
  • Produce scripts and schedules for special events.
  • Develops and distributes marketing / informational tools for use by schools, realtors and chambers of commerce.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and/or Education with an emphasis in public relations; a Master’s Degree in Communications is preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience in public relations or educational communications with executive-level responsibilities involving both policy and decision making.
  • A candidate for, or recipient of, Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) as recognized by the Public Relations Society of America or the National School Public Relations Association.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a calm demeanor in a wide variety of situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and communication skills.

Competitive salary and benefits

Starting Date:  July 1, 2019

260 Day Contract

Screening to begin: TBD 

All applicants need to complete an administrative online application at: 

https://www.searchsoft.net/ats/app_login?COMPANY_ID=00012927 

External applicants need to attach the following to your online application:  letter of interest stating salary expectations, resume, and copy of your current certification.  

Internal to Rockwood applicants need to attach the following to your online application:  letter of interest and resume.

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