Closing Date/Time: Wed. 10/12/16 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $92,830.40 – $117,665.60 Annually
Job Type: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week
Location: King Street Center – 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, Washington
Department: Department of Transportation – Director’s office
Description: This exciting career service opportunity is open to all qualified candidates. The position manages the Department of Transportation’s Office of Communications and reports to the Department Deputy Director. The Communication Manager supervises eleven staff members in the Director’s Office who perform a wide range of duties, including strategic communication planning, management of media relations, public affairs, public involvement, community outreach and engagement , website design, graphics, photography, videography and publications. The Communications Section provides service to all KCDOT Divisions, which include Metro Transit, Roads Services, Fleet Administration, Marine, and the King County Airport. The Section also works closely with King County Executive staff to ensure clear and consistent messages for key Executive and county-wide initiatives.
The responsibilities of this position include managing, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating communications services for the Department. This position manages external and internal communications, media relations, public relations and public involvement. Responsibilities also include managing staff to appropriately and effectively communicate agency messages.