Outreach and Education, Planning Specialist (Grade 23)
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection -- apply by 8/9
Salary Range: $56,387 - $93,396
This position is part of the outreach team of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Division of Environmental Policy & Compliance, responsible for developing and implementing various outreach and education activities supporting the Division's programs focused on sustainability, energy, trees and forests, and other environmental activities. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities.
Key responsibilities include:
- Outreach support for program managers on short and long-term projects, including development of promotional materials, in-person and online communication campaigns, videography and photography, social media content and contract management.
- Creating, designing and implementing visual communication campaigns, including advertisements, brochures, displays, signage, PSAs, and websites.
- Program support for direct communication with the public through presentations, public events, fairs, festivals and other speaking engagements.
- Content development, writing and copy editing for the My Green Montgomery (https://mygreenmontgomery.org/) educational website, social media sites and promotional materials.
The successful candidate must have experience in campaign design and marketing, social media engagement and other communication strategies and tools, and be able to use this understanding to engage Montgomery County residents, businesses, and DEP partners in the mission of DEP. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including superior writing, copy editing and proofreading ability. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, photo and video editing, a plus. Experience in environmental programs and a passion for environmental issues, while not a requirement, is a plus.
This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.
To view the complete job posting and submit an application, please visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/careers and then click on “Search Jobs.”
The Requisition Number is IRC22502. This Recruitment Closes August 9, 2016.
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Resume Tips and FAQs* on the Office of Human Resource’s Careers webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.