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Village of Homewood
Homewood, IL, United States
23 days ago
Village of Homewood
Homewood, Illinois, United States
23 days ago


Working under the general supervision of the Assistant Village Manager, the Communications and Engagement Specialist coordinates civic engagement and communication initiatives for the Village of Homewood. The Communications and Engagement Specialist is responsible for creating, editing, and distributing (digital and printed) communication materials to educate the public and promote a positive image of Homewood to various audiences. This position collaborates with every level of the organization to achieve brand consistency in content and messaging, to benefit internal and external audiences. In this role, the position will provide support for marketing efforts related to economic development, business retention/recruitment efforts and the promotion of events, initiatives and programs supported by the Village of Homewood.

The selected candidate is expected to have substantial administrative and communications experience. Work activities are complex and others rely on the accuracy and reliability of the information, analysis, or recommendations to make decisions, which affect the overall image of the Village. The Communications and Engagement Specialist is responsible for ensuring effective outreach on all Village projects, so impacted stakeholder groups are aware of participation opportunities. 


The successful candidate will possess an Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field (equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of post-secondary education) and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, communications, social media communication, public information/public relations or a related field.

The Communications and Engagement Specialist should have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information and engage diverse audiences. To perform critical job functions, an individual should have knowledge of social media management, web content management systems, Adobe Suite and other design software, email marketing systems, and Microsoft Office. 

The salary range is $65,385 - $87,651, DOQ. Employee benefits package includes medical insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension participation, ICMA-RC retirement plans, life insurance, paid sick, vacation, and holiday leave.

To apply, email your cover letter, resume and a completed Homewood Employment Application to Justine Bruno, 
Assistant Village Manager at by Friday, June 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The Village of 
Homewood is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63682405
  • Location:
    Homewood, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Communications and Engagement Specialist
  • Company Name For Job: Village of Homewood
  • Industry: Government/Civil Service/Military
  • Job Function: Communications
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $65,385.00 - $87,651.00 (Yearly Salary)

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