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Los Angeles City Controller's Office

Communications Deputy

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
12 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

The Office of Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin is seeking a creative and goal-oriented Communications Deputy to join our Communications team. Communications is responsible for speech writing, press relations, social media, photography, and website content management.
The ideal candidate for this position will be a positive self-starter and have a creative vision to help shape public perception of the Controller’s Office.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the website and social media channels for the Controller’s Office including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and YouTube.
  • Drafts e-newsletters, press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, and talking points.
  • Works with the Communications Director to develop communications strategies and assist with media relations.
  • Leads development of ads, videos, event photography, and social media graphics.
     

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Very strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex information in a concise and interesting way.
  • A creative streak with outside-the-box approaches to communications.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a collegial, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong social media skills and proven success in growing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram audiences.
  • Familiarity with graphic design, photography, and/or video production.
  • Interest in and understanding of municipal governance and public sector innovation.
     

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of full-time experience in a similar position.

To apply

Email resume and brief cover letter with subject ‘Communications Deputy’ to [email protected].


This position is an exempt, at-will position which does not accrue civil service tenure, contractual employment rights or due process rights. The position is appointed and serves at the pleasure of the City Controller and may be removed without any finding of cause by the City Controller. The City of Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.