Communications Specialist I – North Central Texas Council of Governments

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with the development of Transportation Department publications and communication materials, including drafting, designing, and distributing newsletters, reports, presentations, and brochures
  • Working with Transportation Department staff to design and publish materials and assisting with the development and implementation of a consistent look to department educational materials
  • Assisting with efforts to incorporate innovation into community outreach initiatives
  • Serving as a Transportation Department representative by attending committee and public meetings, events, seminars, workshops, and conferences to obtain relevant information
  • Assisting the Transportation Department public information officer with media-related activities such as external media requests and press releases
  • Conducting and distributing to staff a daily search of transportation-related news
  • Supporting the maintenance of Web pages by gathering and organizing information for display on the NCTCOG Web site and working with staff to ensure appropriate and current information is available

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; working knowledge of Publisher
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and creative, with an ability to manage multiple assignments/tasks and work well in a deadline-driven environment without diminishing quality of work
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Required Education and Experience

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field, which is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree. Relevant fields of study include public relations, communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field of study.
  • One year or less of job-related experience

Starting Salary Range

Minimum of $45,736.00 – $54,883.20 annually

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