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Career Opportunity – Communications Director


Salary: $132,017 – $188,595 annually

Deadline to apply:

5:00 pm, Thursday, June 24, 2021

The Position
The California JPIA is recruiting for an experienced public relations professional to fill the position of Communications Director. Under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Communications Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a wide range of communications including strategic marketing, social media, print media, and program campaigns. The Communications Director will serve as the brand ambassador at various conferences and events representing the Authority.

The position of Communications Director requires education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field is highly preferred.

Minimum of seven years of management, or progressively responsible administrative experience in media, marketing, or related activities with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience. Public sector experience is highly desired. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying.

Remote Work
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the successful candidate will be expected to work effectively from a home office environment until the Authority resumes normal operations.

$132,017 – $188,595 annually. The California JPIA participates in the PERS retirement system (coordinated with Social Security) and health benefits programs. Refer to the job announcement for additional benefits offered.

Application Materials
Submit the following application materials to Nikki Salas, Human Resources Manager, by June 24, 2021:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Supplemental Questionnaire