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Media Relations Specialist : 12 M (Bilingual Preferred)JobID: 38831

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: Media Relations Specialist:CM0435
POSITION TITLE: Media Relations Specialist (Spanish)
Job Code: CM0435
Job Family : Communications and Marketing
JOB SUMMARY: Researches, writes, and reports news stories about the school district and responds to questions from the English and Spanish:language media. Serves as a spokesperson for the school district, and collects information from schools and departments for publication to the public through the media. Must be fluent in Spanish and English and possess strong writing skills in both languages.
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:Responds to inquiries from the news media by coordinating the gathering of information and reports information to the media. Interfaces directly with district administrators to prepare written and oral responses to media questions to meet tight media deadlines and serves as district spokesperson.
:Assists in developing district wide public and media relations campaigns that promote information about the district to the public. Assists manager, media relations in creation and implementation of annual media strategy. Establishes and utilizes media contacts to maximize positive district exposure.
:Oversees media interviews with district administrators, personnel, and students. Monitors press coverage for accuracy and responds to inaccurate statements.
:Provides guidance to principals, district executives and other employees in the management of media issues.
:Attends meetings inside and outside of the administration building and travels to various district facilities to oversee media events.
:Performs other job:related duties as assigned. EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree
WORK EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years
TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Office, Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier) Strong writing and editing skills in Spanish and English,
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.
WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work involves the application of moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied. Independent judgment is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources. Ongoing supervision is provided on an as needed basis.
BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on both routine and non:routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Job is occasionally expected to recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.
COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Information sharing : gives and receives information such as options, technical direction, instructions and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other departments.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Takes routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs.


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