Communications Coordinator

City of Groveland
April 29, 2024
Groveland, Florida
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The primary function of this position is to develop and implement a successful digital component to complement and expand the City of Groveland's communications plan. A strong candidate will be skilled in creating, distributing, and producing engaging digital content, including video, photography, and graphics. This position also supports and assists with successfully executing other programs, projects, and tasks managed by the Communications Department. This position works under the general supervision of the Communications Director.

Primary Duties

  • Plan, develop, schedule, capture, and produce high-quality digital content that reflects the City's brand, "Natural Charm," and Strategic Priorities.
  • Create timely digital content placement on social media platforms and other communication tools.
  • Develop and maintain a social media calendar and coordinate "posts" and "shares" among all City social media pages.
  • Design graphic elements for digital and print.
  • Capture photos and video footage at City functions/events; edit and appropriately distribute photos and short-form video and maintain secure electronic storage.
  • Assist City departments with developing and enhancing communication efforts for departmental activities for internal and external uses.
  • Assists with monitoring the City's website content, social media platforms, and other official city communications, including e-newsletters, print newsletters, and any other official publications.
  • Assist the Communications Director with crisis/incident communication, including Emergency Operations.
  • Assists the Communications Director and other departments with recurring and special events/programs.
  • Perform general administrative and operational work necessary to keep the Communications Department operating efficiently.
  • Attend appropriate training, seminars, and conferences to enhance job knowledge and skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a closely related field. • Two (2) years of current (within the past four years) experience coordinating and assisting with communications and marketing, emphasizing successful social media for a municipality, business, or organization. • Excellent written and verbal communication required. • Experience with graphic design preferred. • Experience in or general knowledge of municipal government operations, policies and procedures, and Florida's Sunshine Law, preferred. • Valid Florida Driver's License.

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