Director of Public Relations

$91,590 - $159,690 yearly
  • Guilford County Government
  • Greensboro, NC, USA
  • Oct 10, 2021
Full time Administration/Management Communications & Marketing Intergovernmental Relations

Job Description

The Public Relations Director will lead the newly created Public Relations Department and 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 consistent voice.

This is a new department and position created by the Board of Commissioners in July 2021.  The Public Relations Director will design and hire for three positions to help build the department and the County's comprehensive communications and engagement strategy.  Among other duties, the Director will:

  • Create and provide oversight for Guilford County’s Public Relations strategy.
  • Disseminate information on County policies and initiatives to the public and employees.
  • Manage and supervise the creation of newsletters, news releases, annual reports, website and social media postings, and related event and presentation materials.
  • Create and manage community relations and public information campaigns on behalf of the County and its departments.
  • Hire and supervise professional communications team members.