Senior Public Relations Specialist

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General summary

This is a second-level professional position responsible for ensuring the execution of a public affairs function for an agency or program. Duties may include acting as a lead worker to assign, coordinate, and review research, communications, multimedia products, and social media work produced by lower level professionals. An employee at this level may participate in developing high profile news releases and representing the agency to the public. May act as an agency liaison, disseminating information to newspapers, radio, television, communication networks, and internet-based media.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Ability to advise staff in public relations methods and techniques.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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