Communications and Marketing Manager
Company: The Capitol Region Council of Governments
Posted on: October 20, 2020
The Capitol Region Council of Governments introduces a great
opportunity to become its Communications and Marketing Manager.
The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is a voluntary
Council of Governments formed to initiate and implement regional
programs of benefit to the towns and the region. It is guided by
the chief elected officials of our 38 Metro Hartford
municipalities. The mayors, first selectmen, and town council
chairmen who make up our governing Policy Board recognize that the
future of our individual members is tied to the future of our
region. Our members have collaborated for more than 50 years on a
wide range of projects to benefit our towns individually and the
region as a whole. CRCOG is the largest of Connecticut's nine
regional planning organizations and serves as the Metropolitan
Planning Organization (MPO) for the Metro Hartford area.
This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent
exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment within
an assigned area of responsibility, and work is subject to
evaluation on the basis of results obtained.
This is a Full time position (35 hours/week)
Salary: $52,644-$74,116 (P1 or P2)
CRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Summary of Position
Under general direction, performs communications and marketing on
behalf of municipal services and the overall agency. Implement and
manage on-line and off-line communications to CRCOG's audience
(primarily towns, but will include legislators, state officials and
the public in general). Provide marketing and communications
support for various CRCOG departments. This is a full time position
(35 hours a week).
Duties and Responsibilities
Creates communications programs that effectively describe and
promote CRCOG and its services, including basic graphics and
Write or edit copy for initiatives, including marketing, and press
Create and manage release dates for recurring publications,
including annual report and newsletters
Create and send out press releases
Ensure CRCOG's Website and other documents have a consistent "look
Assist the agency in website upgrade and redesign (including
managing the consultant relationship)
Maintain CRCOG's social media presence
Assist in improving CRCOG's relationship with members and towns
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of communications and
marketing; strong verbal and written communication skills; website
or social media experience; basic graphics and design skills a
plus. Ability to work independently and juggle multiple projects.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable. Ability to use a personal
computer in and advanced uses of word processing, spreadsheet, and
other standard office equipment.
Minimum Training and Experience
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and
two to three years of increasingly responsible experience in
marketing and communications. A combination of training and
experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge and abilities
will also be considered.
Licenses and Certifications
May need a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain.
Physical Demands and Working Environment
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee
is frequently required to sit, stand, walk; use hands and fingers,
handle or operate objects, controls or standard office equipment,
and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must
occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the
ability to adjust focus and ability to remain exposed to video
display terminals daily for extended periods of time. Vocal
communication is required for frequent expression or exchange of
ideas by means of the spoken word or by telephone. Hearing is
required to perceive information at normal spoken work levels.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role
routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones,
photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in
the work environment is usually quiet, but work is subject to
regular interruption and background noise.
Travel and Weekend or Evening Meetings
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some
out of the area travel and overnight may be expected for
conferences and seminars.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of functions, activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Functions, duties, responsibilities and activities may change at
any time with or without notice.
It is the policy of the CRCOG to provide equal employment
opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national
origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race,
religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with
regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In
addition, the CRCOG will provide reasonable accommodations, that do
not present an undue hardship, for qualified individuals with
Please address your resume and a cover letter to Ms. Cheryl Assis
Director of Public Safety and Homeland Security. Electronic
submissions are preferred and should be sent to Cheryl Assis with
the subject of the email ‘Communications Marketing Manager'. If
submitting via postal mail, transmit to CRCOG, 241 Main Street; 4th
Floor, Hartford, CT 06106. Resumes should be received by November
5th, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled.
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