Hamilton County Environmental Services

Position: Public Relations Specialist

This is a full-time opportunity, with an annual salary starting at $46,592, Deadline to apply is January 28, 2019. Apply online at https://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/departments/human_resources/job_announcements


  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communication or closely related field

  • Three (3) years of progressive/related experience

Job Duties/Summary:

  • Creates, maintains, and tracks all social media for the department; explores and implements innovative approaches to communications; creates videos for public dissemination (develops, shoots, edits, and posts to websites and social media sites); shoots and edits photos for use on website, social media, and other platforms.

  • Writes, edits and posts content for websites; researches, conceptualizes, writes, edits, and designs e-newsletters, brochures, reports, and other informational materials as needed.\

  • Advises in the operations for effective communication techniques, assists with development and implementation of outreach and marketing campaigns; participates and contributes to the annual Public Relations Plan of Work for the department.

  • Provides guidance on media relations, event planning, and publications development to enhance the agency’s image and to further the goals of the agency; responds to media request; plans and manages communications aspects of events for public meetings and community outreach; collaborates with media outlets and environmental partner organizations to promote department initiatives and advance the reach and mission of the department through these communications and events.

  • Manage and coordinate project quotes from vendors, works with printers and graphics companies for project orders, oversees delivery and payment of products; maintains and tracks distribution of inventory.

  • Completes duties of co-workers as workload dictates; completes other duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.