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Public Relations Specialist - Public Relations (Bartow, FL)

Essential Attributes:

  • The Mission of the Clerk of Courts has a high degree of public accountability, regular attendance and punctuality is an essential function of this position.
  • Support and comply with the Mission Statement and Code of Conduct of the Clerk of Courts.
  • Maintain a high standard relating to professional conduct and behavior.
  • Work cooperatively with other employees of the work unit and embrace a teamwork approach to completing tasks.

Essential Tasks:

  • Develops multimedia communication campaigns to educate the public about the Clerk’s role and services. This includes the development of all print, electronic, photo, and video-based materials. It also includes all phases of development, including copywriting, photography, videography, graphic design, editing, distribution, and measuring the effectiveness of efforts.
  • Leads digital communication efforts, including website, blog, social media, email marketing, search engine optimization, keyword management, etc.
  • Keeps current with communication trends and best practices. Incorporates the communication methods that are popular among target audiences, i.e., video, podcast, etc.
  • Coordinates community engagement and public appearances for the Clerk and other members of the office.
  • Manages and grows contact lists of target audiences, including public officials, stakeholders, community groups, residents, etc.
  • Assists with media relations, including maintaining target media and influencer lists, media outreach, press release development and distribution, media pitching, fulfilling media requests, and other appropriate efforts.
  • Coordinates internal communications, including employee messages, intranet, electronic bulletin boards, publications, customer service announcements, photography, videos, etc.
  • Coordinates Courthouse Tours for the public.
  • Maintains files of newspaper articles relevant to Clerk activities.
  • Coordinates and arranges Leadership Groups. This includes tours of the courthouse and coordinating all aspects of Government Day for Leadership Lakeland, Leadership Polk, and others as requested. 
  • Coordinates and assists with special events. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, annual holiday food drive, courthouse holiday decorations, holiday employee gatherings, holiday outreach efforts, and other events as deemed necessary. Also assists with Jury Appreciation Week, Employee Appreciation Week, Bring Your Child to Work Day, annual Employee Training Day, and other events as deemed necessary.
  • Assists with managing digital accessibility efforts for all employees, including documentation remediation. 
  • Assists with backup coverage of the Clerk’s Administrative office. This includes helping answer phones, email, customer service, coverage of the Information Desk, and coverage for the Administrative Assistant to the Clerk.
  • Assist with the management of agency-wide brand and identity efforts.
  • Assist with crisis communication efforts, including high-profile cases, natural and man-made disasters, etc.
  • Examples of communication materials frequently developed by the position include fliers, social media graphics, signage, press releases, annual report, videos, scripts (video, radio, speech), PowerPoints, training materials, various sized print collateral, newsletters, professional bios, etc.
  • Being able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills/Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in the field of business administration or communications, and related work experience in communications, journalism, public relations, or public service
  • Prefer Certified Public Management certification (CPM).
  • Proficient use of the Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office.
  • Proven work experience in a communications capacity with executive-level, professional interaction.
  • Ability to interact positively and cooperatively while possibly functioning under intense pressure.
  • Demonstrated experience in research, publication preparation and speech writing.
  • Solid working knowledge of current internet technologies, website management and analytics.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals, objectives and operational business practices.
  • Maintain a keen attention to detail with the ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations. Write reports, correspondence and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups.
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Proficient in use of spreadsheets.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or scheduled form.

Physical Requirements:

  • Applicant must have the physical, developmental, and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust to focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Lakeland Symphony Orchestra

 

JOIN THE MISSION TO EDUCATE, ENTERTAIN AND INSPIRE

The Lakeland Symphony Orchestra, located in Lakeland, Florida, is passionate about its mission to connect, enrich, educate, and entertain. The LSO is composed of professional musicians who are skilled in interpreting music that moves people – igniting creativity, provoking thought, inspiring action, and sparking emotion.

We seek candidates for the executive director position with the goal of filling it no later than March 31, 2022.  The executive director is responsible for managing the human and financial resources of the orchestral organization in order to achieve the orchestra’s mission. The executive director is responsible and accountable for all aspects of the organization and implementing the policies set by the board of directors, including external relations and development.

The executive director, responsible for implementing the vision of the Board of Directors, must show demonstrated success in strategic planning and be adept at forging collaborative partnerships with community stakeholders. Demonstrated success at working under the direction of a board of directors is critical. Assisting in the development, implementation, and monitoring of orchestra’s artistic objectives is also required, as is leading efforts to market and promote the organization.  He/she will oversee the budgeting process, fundraising, and grant writing. 

Qualifications include excellent customer service experience, verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated leadership abilities.  A Bachelor’s Degree in communication, management, arts, business, or related field or comparable work experience in the same fields over a minimum of five years management/leadership experience. Compensation and benefits are competitive and dependent upon experience. 

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SEND RESUMES TO:

Don Selvage
dselvage@shrllc.com
SHR Human Resources, LLC
124 S. Florida Ave, Suite 309
Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 712-7360
www.shrllc.com

Media Relations/Pub Affair Mgr - Orlando Health - Bayfront Hospital - St. Pete

Position Summary

The Media Relations/Public Affairs Manager is responsible for the developing, managing and implementing targeted, proactive media relations and strategies; developing, managing and implementing issues-related and public affairs communication strategies/plans covering local, statewide and national issues; and managing crisis communications as needed. Position serves the Orlando Health West Division, which includes Pinellas County (Bayfront Health St. Petersburg), Hillsborough & Polk Counties.

Education/Training

Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or related field.

Experience

Five (5) years media relations experience, preferably in a healthcare setting. News experience preferred. Familiar with online social media sites.

Essential Functions

· Identifies and develops positive news stories about Orlando Health-West Division facilities, personnel, medical expertise, technology, research, patients, or other aspects of the organization that warrant positive publicity.

· Identifies and responds timely to print and broadcast journalists’ requests for information (as appropriate) about Orlando Health, patients and related issues.

· Serves as spokesperson when appropriate.

· Responsible for ensuring that Orlando Health is positively presented to the community through traditional and new media.

· The manager works with strategic communications, external affairs, administration, and other team members to develop and/or support activities and events that will enhance and/or maintain the reputation of Orlando Health.

· Requires flexibility to provide media relations on-call support after normal business hours, on weekends and holidays as needed.

· The Media Relations manager is expected to adhere to Orlando Health policies, procedures, value statements and commitment to excellence standards.

· Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

· Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

· Effectively identifies and uses information technology like market research and the internet for strategic planning and implementation of media relations initiatives.

· Works as a team member with other professionals within marketing, government affairs, community relations, creative services, administration, and other internal and external customers with special projects as needed and requested.

· Represents Orlando Health at various community events, meetings and functions.

 

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Digital Marketing, and Public Relations positions available at Curious Jane

Looking to join a great team?

Curious Jane is a workplace full of highly creative and collaborative individuals. We value hard work and talent and push each other to exceed expectations every day. We lead the way as the Ad Agency for Franchises™.

If you have expertise in franchise marketing or creative, digital, web or client services, you might be a great addition to our team. Feel free to submit your resume for when our staffing needs grow.

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ASSISTANT PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURE DIRECTOR

The Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is responsible for a variety of services and
facilities including nature-parks, roadway beautification, athletic venues, swimming pools,
trails, recreation centers, rental facilities, the public library, Willowbrook Golf Course,
cemeteries, city-wide facility maintenance, cultural arts, and countless programs and special
events. Recent investments include the Winter Haven Clay Court Tennis Center, Lake Maude
Park, renovation of South Central Park, and the iconic 86,000 sf AdventHealth Fieldhouse &
Conference Center which opened in January 2020.
The Assistant Director will be expected to perform highly responsible professional work involved
with the operation and management of this progressive recreation and cultural organization. The
selected candidate will be directly responsible for the oversight of recreation facilities, programs,
staff, budget and fiscal management. It is envisioned the Assistant Director will develop, manage,
and advance the City’s commitment to recreation and cultural activities. This position will report
directly to the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department Director, and will be expected to serve in
an acting capacity any time the Director is unavailable.
Under the guidance of the Parks, Recreation & Culture Director, the Assistant Director will
work in concert with City employees, leadership, and community stakeholders to engage the
community to determine desired service provisions, engage and motivate employees, and provide
strong leadership within the community. The City seeks to establish equity as a shared value
and operating principle; promote diversity; foster an inclusive environment where employees
and citizens feel a sense of belonging; cultivate a culture that encourages collaboration,
flexibility, and fairness; and proactively seek to connect diverse ideas in different ways to achieve
common goals.  

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PR Director - B2 Communications

B2 Communications’ PR director has exceptional knowledge of public relations and communications strategy, and demonstrated success in exceeding client expectations. The PR director is accountable for achieving results for clients. The person moves quickly between counseling clients on strategies for achieving the organization’s objectives to guiding internal teams on PR tactics. This role has dual responsibility for achieving strategic business objectives and executing PR tactics with impact. The PR director plays a key role in delivering high-quality work. This person works autonomously and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and contributes significantly to agency objectives.

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Marketing Coordinator - Peppa Pig Theme Park (Temporary Assignment) | Merlin Careers

About the role…

The Marketing Coordinator, Peppa Pig Theme Park – Florida will be responsible for working with cross-functional teams to launch Peppa Pig Theme Park (PPTP) in February 2022. As a support role, this position will be primarily focused on the pre-launch marketing needs for the new park and liaising with the Florida Marketing Team and the New Business Development Team (UK) to ensure projects are managed and executed on time. The person hired will work primarily with the 3 PR team members at LEGOLAND Florida and Peppa Pig. The listing is considered temporary but could offer other opportunities with Merlin Entertainment down the road.

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