The City of Wheaton is seeking a creative Public Relations Coordinator to join our team in the Communications Department. Reporting to the Public Information Officer, this position creates and coordinates public relations information in accordance with the City’s missions and objectives, and uses multiple platforms; including the City’s website, social media and print materials, to share consistent and pertinent City communications with our resident base and the general public.
Essential Job Functions:
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field, or 4 years of experience in Public Relations or related field. Proficiency with Microsoft suite, graphic design programs (InDesign, Photoshop) and Content Management Systems (CMS), and AP Style writing preferred. Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) for interaction with elected and appointed officials, employees, agencies and other governmental units, and the public. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job, may be considered. A Valid Driver’s License is required.
The starting salary for this position is $60,225 per year. The City of Wheaton also offers a competitive benefits package including excellent health insurance plans, participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), and a comprehensive wellness program. Enjoyable workplace with friendly coworkers who are passionate about serving the City.
Interested candidates should submit a completed application and/or resume, along with applicable portfolio to email@example.com, by fax to 630-260-2017, or by mail or delivery to 303 W. Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL 60187 (Attn: Human Resources).
Please contact the Human Resources Department if you require assistance applying.
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