Public Information Officer

This position is in Athens, GA, and does not offer relocation assistance. Must be within a reasonable commuting distance. If relocating to Athens, GA, please specify on the application.

The Northeast Health District is seeking a Public Information Officer (PIO) to serve as the point of contact for media. Initial focus will be on the District’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Position will develop and disseminate press releases, develop newsletter content, and develop website and social media content. Duties will include coordinating advertising campaigns and work with other staff on community outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field from an accredited college or university AND two years of communications or related experience OR five years of communications or related experience OR one year of experience at the lower level Communications Spec 2 (GSP041) or position equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with healthcare entities.

Annual salary $40,000 – $50,000 depending on qualifications, plus generous benefits include 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement plans.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

No phone calls, applications accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.

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