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Position: Marketing - Communications Specialist
Municipality:Town of Glastonbury
Close Date:5/21/2014
Description:
THE TOWN OF GLASTONBURY INVITES YOU TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF:

Marketing- Communications Specialist

Position

The Town of Glastonbury is seeking a dedicated, highly experienced, professional to assist the Town Manager and Operating Departments and Divisions in publicizing, marketing and communicating Town programs, services and facilities through written, electronic, video and other means as effective and applicable. The Coordinator will serve as web site manager for the Glastonbury web site to effectively publicize and communicate Town activities, increase operational efficiency, provide 24/7 business access to Town services, promote Town facilities as applicable, and otherwise effectively manage a municipal web site pursuant to ongoing best practices. The Communications Coordinator will develop and implement marketing programs for Town facilities such as the Riverfront Park Boat House, Riverfront Community Center and others to include virtual tours, marketing content and publicity, outreach to potential end-users, and other such marketing initiatives.

Town of Glastonbury

Glastonbury is an ICMA-recognized Council/Manager community with the Town Manager serving as the Chief Executive Officer responsible for all municipal operations (excluding Education). The community benefits from a highly experienced, dedicated, professional, tenured staff who work cooperatively and effectively to provide the highest quality and responsive municipal services and programs.

Education and Experience

The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelorís Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Adobe Photo Shop; have 3-5 years of demonstrated successful work experience in marketing, communications or public relations and experience managing projects similar to the general job functions outlined herein. A valid driverís license is necessary.

Compensation

Effective July 1, 2014, the salary range for this position is $58,334-$72,910. The starting salary will be based on the knowledge, skills, experience and background of the successful candidate. Employees of the Town of Glastonbury enjoy a highly competitive benefit program including:

  • Pension plan
  • Vacation, personal, sick and holiday leave benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance for employee and dependents
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability plan
  • ICMA 457 Deferred Compensation Plan available
Please submit your resume, cover letter, completed Town of Glastonbury Employment Application and sample(s) of your writing, publications, PowerPoint presentations and/or marketing program strategies or other representative examples of your work to the Town of Glastonbury Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 6523, Glastonbury, CT 06033-6523. For an application, visit the Townís web site at www.glastonbury-ct.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application early in the recruitment process. Interviews will be conducted accordingly.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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