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Public Relations and Marketing Specialist

Mission Viejo, California 92692
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Saddleback College


Public Relations and Marketing Specialist

Initial Screening Date11/25/2019


PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu


Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are

fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).


Summary Description:

Under general supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff, performs a variety of activities designed to promote the college, individual events, performances, and accomplishments of faculty, students and staff. Provides highly complex staff assistance, including the development of outreach and public relations strategies and materials and communicating and coordinating public relations and marketing activities with the campus, district and the community at large.


Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of public relations and marketing, media relations.

• Journalistic writing and reporting techniques.

• Principles and procedures of production journalism.

• Principles and practices of fine arts public information program development and implementation.

• Principles, practices and techniques of distributing information for mass media communications.

• Principles of copy writing, layout and design, and web content management.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

• Create and maintain online databases.

• Internet operations including basic web site maintenance.

• English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.


Ability to:

Assist in developing, implementing and evaluating public relations and marketing goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

• Develop and write accurate and effective news releases, articles and announcements.

• Develop, write and coordinate the production of publications and promotional materials in an effective and appropriate manner.

• Operate a digital camera & manipulate digital images.

• Interpret and apply college policies and procedures.

• Identify and market one or more aspects of an event.

• Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, press, or other agencies on issues in area of responsibility.

• Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.

• Organize data, maintain records and prepare reports.

• Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

• Work independently in the absence of supervision.

• Work with a diverse student, faculty, staff, and community population.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:



Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in journalism, communications, public relations, or a related field.



Two years of increasingly responsible experience journalism or public relations experience.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  



Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-12-01

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