Position: Full-Time Exempt
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Salary Range: $58,000.00 - $75,000
Closing Date: Open until filled
The Director of Communications is responsible for managing media relations and for developing contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders. The position is an expert in communications in all forms, from written press releases to speeches. Responsibilities include oversight of both external and internal messaging, including creating digital, video, audio, and print content. The position requires a proactive media strategy and responsiveness to stakeholder inquiries. The position must comply with the agency policies, respective grant requirements, and HUD regulations.
The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered as an inclusive listing of work functions or requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
No supervisor authority
Operates under direct general supervision of the SPHA President/CEO.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Education and Experience Required
Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited college or university is preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which, in the sole discretion of SPHA, constitutes the required knowledge and abilities.
A minimum of seven years of experience in marketing, publications, or a related field.
Internal Applicants: Complete and sign an Internal Application prior to the closing date.
External Applicants: Please download SPHA's Employment Application, complete it and email or mail to:
St. Petersburg Housing Authority
Attention: Human Resources
2001 Gandy Blvd. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Note: Employees have a promotional preference and transfer consideration over other applicants.
Note: Applicants must possess all required qualifications of the position to receive an interview. The applicant must also be able to pass a 10-Panel Drug Screen prior to hiring.
St. Petersburg Housing Authority is a Drug-Free Work Place