Community Engagement Manager

The Community Engagement Manager is a newly created position in the City Manager’s Office and has the unique opportunity of developing, leading and implementing the City’s strategic community engagement efforts. This key member of the City’s management team will prepare, disseminate and make available clear, accurate, and timely public information materials; coordinate assigned activities with other departments; and act as the City’s initial point of contact for all media relations.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in identifying effective communication strategies, developing relationships with the media, successfully resolving difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints, effectively representing a local agency, and designing and updating webpages.

Four years of increasingly responsible experience in public relations, business or public administration, marketing, or journalism and a related bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

APPLY BY: March 14, 2017; 5:00 p.m.

See attached files for required City application form, detailed job flyer and job description. 


Applications must be filled out completely and must show that the minimum qualifications are met. Resumes will not, nor will references to a resume, be accepted in lieu of a completed City application. Completed applications can be submitted in person; completion of the Online Job Application; emailed to; or, by regular mail to 30111 Crown Valley Parkway, Attn:  Human Resources, Laguna Niguel, CA, 92677. Based upon information presented on the application, those applicants possessing the most suitable qualifications will be requested to continue in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified by email of the results of the selection process.

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