Fort Collins (CO) Police Services is seeking a contemporary professional to serve as our next Public Relations Manager.
Candidates must have a record of professional public engagement demonstrating respect, integrity, service, and engagement. Additionally, candidates must have shown respect for diversity in the workplace and community with a commitment to proactive community engagement while possessing excellent interpersonal, public and media relations, communication, and social media skills.
Police Services seeks someone who will reach a dynamic and diverse community to share public safety information while building relationships leading to reduced crime, service to all members of our community, and enhancement of the quality of life in our city. The Public Relations Manager will have a professional background including spokesperson experience, written word/graphic design products (analog and digital), video production and on-camera statements, social media/website maintenance, committee membership, press release production, and communication plan development for routine and emergency operations.
The Public Relations Manager serves in a hybrid work environment allowing for office, home, and field sites. Schedule and specific locations are set with the approval of the Deputy Chief of Police. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, or related field from an accredited college or university. However, the City may consider an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications.
The salary hiring range is $94,000 - $100,000 annually DOQ (Potential for up to 4% pay increase after 6 months, contingent upon successful completion of intro period), with an excellent benefit package.