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Posted:
9/22/2018
Job Category:
Education
Public Information Officer
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Cheltenham Township | Lamott, PA
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Job Description

Public Information Officer ($62,770.00+Ben)

Cheltenham Township is seeking a dynamic, creative, and experienced communications professional to serve as its Public Information Officer. This individual will report to the Township Manager and the Assistant Township Manager, and will interact with Department Heads, Staff, Elected Officials, Residents, members of the Business Community and others. The Public Information Officer is responsible for developing and managing the Township’s internal and external communications efforts through a variety of media outlets including various printed documents, websites, social media outlets and government access television; helping to plan and represent the Township at a variety of Township and community meetings and events; handling complaints and requests for information from the general public.

Candidates should have a minimum 4-5 years of progressively responsible experience in a public information and/or public relations role. Municipal background and experience in website design, electronic media and video editing is a plus. Must have Bachelor’s degree preferably in Journalism, Public Administration or related field, a Valid PA Driver’s License, and pass a criminal background check and physical.

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About Cheltenham Township

Cheltenham Township offers many advantages for businesses: Location, Location Location Cheltenham is an anchor point for Montgomery County, one of the wealthiest counties in the nation. Plus, our Township is only 20 minutes from Center City, Philadelphia. Technology From ISDN to fiber optics, Cheltenham has the communications system in place to allow businesses to provide state of the art services to their customers and business partners. People Cheltenham is home to a diverse, highly educated, professional and stable residential population. Business Friendly Attitude The Township has an Economic Development Task Force to work with businesses to develop new strategies and aid ongoing commercial efforts. The task force meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Township Administration Building. Since 1998, the Township has also participated in the Main Street Program, which offers additional programs and benefits to businesses located within five designated commercial districts. If you are considering starting a new business or relocating an existing business, please contact Main Street Manager Ruth Littner Shaw at 215-887-6200, ext. 113, for information and assistance . The following checklist will also help guide new business owners.