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Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Kansas City Missouri Police Department

Public Relations Specialist

TYPE

Full Time

LOCATION

Kansas City, MO
DATE POSTED
July 29, 2022
SALARY
$42,612/yr - $47,952/yr
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Job Description

Responsibilities

Assist in the development and implementation of projects in the Media Unit to include, but not limited to, all administrative tasks, website management, and social media posts and monitoring.


Act as the primary point-of-contact and responsible for management and updates of current content for the department’s external website (kcpd.org). Assist with projects produced by Senior PR Specialists and/or Public Information Officers; with responsibilities such as research, writing, editing, layout, photographs and video recording. Generate and disseminate weekly social media summary. Share responsibilities with Senior PR Specialist for taking photos/videos at department and community events in the evening and/or weekends as needed. Handle all administrative duties for the Metro Chief’s and Sheriff’s Association (MCSA) to include monthly coordination, invites and annual awards for Valor ceremony. Perform primary timekeeping responsibilities for the Unit. Coordinate all aspects of retirements and all department ceremonies (awards, promotions, rings) to include scheduling, fittings, ordering items, printing, framing, braiding and transport. Update and post daily Informant newsletter. Coordinate, plan, organize, and implement department banquets, ceremonies, and special events. Process Unit paperwork and correspondence; type memorandums and reports. Order items from Supply for Unit needs and promotional items. Complete Unit purchasing requests. Deliver and pick up daily mail and answer Unit phone.


Qualifications

A degree from a four-year accredited college or university, with course work in English, communications, or journalism, or similar job experience is preferred. Must have knowledge of English, spelling and math and have strong writing and communication skills. Prefer working knowledge of computer publishing programs, photography, and audio/video equipment.


To Apply: visit careers.kcpd.org

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