Guilford County is a high-performing local government organization that maintains a culture embracing diversity, striving for equality, and inspiring individual and organizational excellence.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
The Public Relations Director will oversee Guilford County’s comprehensive public relations and communications strategy, working closely with County Administration to define, develop, and unify County branding, maximize media value for the County, and cultivate community engagement and high visibility for the County with a consistent voice.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Create and provide oversight for Guilford County’s Public Relations strategy. Disseminates information on County policies and initiatives to the public and employees. Writes and edits newsletters, news releases, annual reports, website and social media postings, and related event and presentation materials. Creates and manages community relations and public information campaigns on behalf of the County and its departments. Work includes frequent oral and written communication, the creation of documents and reports, and the use of social media, photography, and video equipment. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Manager.
The first review of applications will be done during the week of September 13.