The Communications Bureau is responsible for sharing the Agency’s story through public education, media, training seminars, social media, preparedness events, and community meetings and assists the Executive Office of the Mayor in the coordination of crisis communications during emergencies. Successful candidates will be expected to work in the following capacities: assist the Communications Bureau with its social media efforts (producing content and measuring results for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), work with HSEMA’s Community Outreach Team to plan and coordinate outreach events for District residents; assist the Communications Bureau Chief with research on emergency preparedness communication best practices; write content for websites and additional emergency preparedness products for public distribution; and assist with additional administrative tasks as assigned.
A. Must be proficient in using digital marketing tools (social media platforms, content management system) and demonstrate ability to offer recommendations based on digital and social media analytics
B. Demonstrated interest in emergency management and homeland security issues
C. Excellent written and oral communications skills required (must be able communicate specific, sometimes complex ideas to supervisors and District residents)
D. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
E. Bilingual or American Sign Language fluent applicants will receive particular consideration
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