Lake County, IL (population 703,462) seeks an innovative, creative and dynamic public relations professional to serve as Lake County’s next Director of Communications. The Director of Communications leads the County’s internal and external communications activities including community outreach, public relations, public information, and media relations. This position will develop effective communications plans and strategies, and is responsible for key messages, press releases, social media, website content, print and electronic communication, and Lake County Television (LCTV), as well as assisting departments with the development and implementation of communication strategies and crisis communications.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in communications, public administration, public policy, business, or related field. A master’s degree in communications or related field is preferred. Also required is ten years of related experience including at least four years progressively responsible professional experience in public relations, communications, journalism, or marketing; and two years in a supervisory capacity. Starting salary range is $130,000 - $150,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references at once to www.govhrjobs.com to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA, LLC, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3243.Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted:Aug 1, 2019