City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
Pay Grade: 21 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Professional (P) Class Code: M027
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05, 9/12
An employee in this class performs a variety of public relations and marketing tasks directly related to the division/department assigned. The employee is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing a variety of special programs, events or functions, marketing promotions and public relations for a division.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Implements and maintains an effective marketing/public awareness program for the division;
Develops and fosters media relations, including researching, writing, and distributing press releases and calendar of event listings to all local media, where appropriate;
Designs, creates and prepares various forms, graphic presentations, brochures, flyers, calendar of events, newsletters, news blasts, websites, social media, and other publications;
Develops and distributes public relations materials;
Maintains database of donors, volunteers, and community contracts for reports, solicitations and general mailings;
Coordinates and disseminates information to and from other city departments and organizations for public display;
Coordinates special "marketing" events such as open house programs, displays and exhibits;
Develops, plans, markets and provides programs and training that results in increased awareness, accessibility and usage of programs and resources;
Researches potential funding sources, solicits funding and writes and administers grants as appropriate; tracks grant spending;
Solicits potential sponsors for special events and distributes sponsor packets that are designed for each event;
Assists in research to develop press releases for the division;
Prepares public notices and arranges proper posting of notices as required;
Acts as liaison with other divisions of the department or other departments;
Creates advertisements and flyers for the division; purchases advertising;
Conducts market research and prepares reports;
Oversees the design of the Full Season Brochure;
Responds to requests or concerns from city employees or the general public and refers request and concerns to appropriate staff for problem resolution; ;
Schedules interviews between press and performers;
May maintain financial records, including revenue and fees generated by events, costs associated with assigned area of responsibility, budget projections, and analyses;
Summarizes and prepares analysis of department activities;
Collects data and carries out research;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Principles and practices of marketing and public relations;
Department related tasks, activities, policies and procedures;
English grammar and punctuation.
General office practices and procedures;
Fundraising practices and non-profit management;
Graphics and desktop publishing programs;
Advertising methods and techniques;
Research methods and techniques;
Record keeping practices and procedures;
Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and city policies regarding safe work practices.
Plan, organize and complete a variety of administrative and management tasks related to the department assigned;
Make independent decisions within the parameters of department policy and guidelines;
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
Present information clearly to the public;
Maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, supervisory personnel, elected officials and the public;
Operate standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare spreadsheets, databases, graphic presentations, correspondence, email and timesheets; ;
Create and generate news stories and releases, reports, grants and effective promotional materials.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Arts Center Manager or Admin Librarian.
An Associate's Degree or 60 hours of course work towards a degree in Public Relations, Marketing, or related field; and
Three (3) years of marketing, public relations, grant writing and fund development experience; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person, and to hear sounds within the normal range of conversation;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment;
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to stand or sit for extended periods of time, lift at least 20 pounds and to work in an office setting.