Job ID :
4052
Company :
DC Government
Location :
washington, DC
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
Job Seekers, Please send resumes to resumes@hireitpeople.com or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127

Complete Description:

The DC-Net PIO will enhance the public image of DC-Net within the District government, the District community, and to the nation and world by communicating the DC-Net program’s mission and efforts as part of OCTO with timeliness, acumen, clarity, knowledge, and professionalism.

 

• Assist in developing communications plan that positively tells the DC-Net story through a range of venues and the carry out tasks under this plan.

• Manage DC-Net public facing communications through web, print, media, and social media.

• Write press releases highlighting DC-Net projects, milestones, and accomplishments

• Write articles for placement in trade/industry venues, white/position papers promoting DC-Net services.

• Get DC-Net positive exposure and integrity in media and public-facing industry events (expertise presence at conferences, round tables…)

• Manage DC-Net social media presence – Facebook, Twitter, etc.

• Establish positive press relations: get DC-Net placed in positive stories/feature articles in mainstream and industry press.

• Respond to media inquiries.

• Write talking points and speeches for DC-Net and District government leadership in areas relating to DC-Net

• Produce promotional materials for DC-Net events and services

• Contribute to product and service marketing/informational efforts and measure results

• Get DC-Net in federal government related press

• Assist with product/service content, including training material content and scripts for videos

• Manage Website content and organization, write website feature articles

• Stay abreast of and circulate information about municipal broadband related issues and initiatives (such as Google fiber) throughout the country and world.

•  Develop presentations

• Assist in grant/proposal writing as needed

 

Skills:

Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience    Expertise Rating

Skill Experience serving as official spokesman for municipal government in a major media market

Required             4              Years     3 - Expert

Strong, writing, editing, and verbal communication skills – especially in press and media               

Required             6              Years     3 - Expert

Experience as working journalist              

Required             4              Years     3 - Expert

Skilled in developing communications strategies and carrying these out

Required             6              Years     3 - Expert

Ability to meet performance goals with minimum supervision   

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Ability to conduct market research and measure marketing efforts results          

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Experience in Website content and design          

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Proficiency in communicating through social media         

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Experience writing content for multi-media        

Desired                                4              Years     2 - Proficient

Experience working in telecom/Internet service provider environment

Desired                                4              Years     2 - Proficient

Experience in television production and on-camera appearance               

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Skilled user of Web content management tools

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Skilled in digital photography and image editing

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Skilled in video editing  

Desired                                2              Years     2 - Proficient

Skilled user of MS Office tools   

Required             4              Years     2 - Proficient

Masters degree (Journalism/Media Relations preferred)             

Required            

 

If your candidate does not hold a Master’s Degree does s/he hold a Bachelor’s Degree with 20 years of relatable experience?