Public information specialist
This is a professional position that provides a range of services to the fast-paced Office of Legislative and Public Affairs. This position will have a lead role in developing and executing external communications, managing the website, public affairs, as well as traditional and social media activities in support of HOCâ€™s mission. Specifically, the successful candidate will take a lead role in the development and implementation of all traditional and social media activities including Facebook, Twitter, HOCMC.org (HOCâ€™s website), and the Executive Directorâ€™s blog. Work will include drafting articles, speeches, white papers, collateral materials and supporting the production of videos showcasing HOCâ€™s work. Examples of written and collateral materials include marketing for HOC resident programs and properties in cooperation with HOC staff; producing news releases; responding to routine media requests and constituent inquiries; producing feature articles as well as placing them appropriately. In performing these duties, the employee is required to investigate, research, analyze and make recommendations to leadership based on the information and data compiled. The incumbent will also engage with elected officials and their staffs in response to constituent issues and agency events. Most work will be evaluated by the supervisor to determine if the contents are appropriate and in the best interest of HOC.