Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, California
October 11, 2018
Los Altos, California
Full Time - Experienced
The Public Affairs Manager position is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, strategic, and collaborative leader to join the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District team. The District protects more than 63,000 acres of land along the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains and Silicon Valley. The salary range for the Public Affairs Manager is $129,075-$161,211 annually; appointment within the salary range will be made depending upon candidate qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Should you have any questions, please contact Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: October 26, 2018.
A minimum of five years of management-level experience in public relations, communications, or governmental affairs, or a related field is required. Candidates for the Public Affairs Manager are expected to have a working understanding of District functions and activities, including the role of the Board of Directors. Successful candidates will have experience working in public information, community engagement, governmental affairs, and will bring creative problem-solving skills honed by experience to develop, oversee, and implement projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also key to success in this position along with the ability to represent the District in front of the media when needed. Educational requirements include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public relations, communications, public or business administration, or a related field and five (5) years of management experience in public affairs, community engagement, or a related area. A Master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable.