Public Information Officer
Population 15,600+; workforce 190. Located about 15 miles outside of Washington D.C., Vienna is a vibrant community that has maintained its distinctive small-town friendliness, spirit, and widely cherished traditional values, amidst a large metropolitan area.
The Public Information Officer manages the Town’s overall communications, branding, marketing and citizen outreach programs, including electronic and traditional platforms. Serves as the official spokesperson for all non-police events and manages media and public relations. Writes, edits, and produces newsletters, calendar, press releases and brochures. Responsible for developing and maintaining the Town’s branding program, website, cable channel content, and social media; responds to public and media inquiries. Prepares and administers the Office’s operating budget. Coordinates Town’s FOIA responses. Manages special projects, including strategic plan and citizen survey. Proven multi-layered communication skills required, including professional level writing abilities. Proficient in MS office, photo editing, web and desktop publishing software; web, digital, municipal cable and media or related experience a must. Must have familiarity, though not expertise, with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premier, Final Cut Pro, Canva, and Illustrator. Must have strong social media strategy skills as we continue to grow and evolve as a Town. Requires bachelor’s degree and 5 years related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, demonstrable skills and experience. Position reports to the Town Manager. View complete description, submittal requirements, and apply online at www.viennava.gov. Closing Date: 4/25/2021 EOE.