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City of Manhattan Beach
Job Description
The City of Manhattan Beach is looking for an innovative and collaborative leader for the position of Communications & Civic Engagement Manager.  If you have the passion for public service, the experience in communications and marketing, and would love to promote the pride of our exemplary municipal services, submit your application today!

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal Communications & Civic Engagement Manager will have the ability to exercise their innovative ideas and savvy technology skills by creating and integrating a comprehensive communication strategy. The ideal candidate will be able to collaboratively engage the community, staff, and business partners to effectively communicate expectations for City services and government transparency. The candidate will have the unique opportunity to bring the City to the forefront of utilizing social media, civic engagement and creative marketing programs to enhance the community experience.

  • Five years of increasingly responsible public information, media relations experience or public affairs leadership role is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing, public administration or a related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of experience.
  • Experience performing public relations in a municipality is preferred.

Application & Selection Process:

Annual Compensation: $133,308.00 - $174,924.00

Application filing deadline is Sunday, June 25, 2023. To apply, click HERE.

All applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job announcement does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process. The selection process may be changed as deemed necessary by the City Human Resources Department.   

The selection process will consist of the following component and weight: Writing Exercise (for evaluation purpose only) AND Oral Interview (100%) 

If you need special assistance in the recruitment process please contact the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258.