Public Information Officer/ Social Media Coordinator
This position represents the City of Greenbelt Police Department to the news media and community for department news events, incidents and activities. Responsible for the handling of press/communications for crime incidents and emergencies. Develops and implements the Police Department’s public information and community relations policies and program. Develop original content and suggest creative ways to attract more views and promote the police department through social media. The incumbent should be able to increase web traffic and resident engagement with broad marketing strategies. Arranging information for and distributing press releases concerning departmental events, projects, programs and services through all applicable media. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Criminal Justice or related field or three years of related experience and any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability to perform the essential functions of the job. Must possess a current valid Maryland Driver’s License and a proven safe driving record. Able to use Microsoft Word and spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel. The City of Greenbelt provides a generous fringe benefit package including medical, dental, life and retirement plans. To view the job class specification, summary of benefits and to apply, log onto www.greenbeltmd.gov.
A City of Greenbelt application is required.