The Port of Long Beach is located on the Pacific Ocean in the City of Long Beach, California (population 474,000), between the City of Los Angeles and Orange County. One of the world’s busiest seaports, the Port is a leading gateway for international trade and the second busiest container port in North America. The Port is now seeking a Director of Communications and Community Relations with a strong leadership background and collaborative work style that fosters teamwork, high motivation, and commitment. The ideal candidate will be a creative and talented problem solver, and strategic thinker who displays natural ingenuity and a passion for high quality service and products. A strong, hands-on manager, capable of inspiring and energizing staff with experience in or with the public sector and working with elected and/or appointed officials is highly preferred. The annual salary range for this position is $157,000 - $165,000, DOQ. The Port also offers an attractive executive level benefits package. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. Please contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: March 17, 2017.
The Port of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At minimum, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, or a closely related field and have a minimum of ten years of communication management experience managing a small to medium staff of creative talent dealing with graphic design, media, and community relations. A Master’s degree in a related field and a background in journalism and/or media relations and crisis communications is desired. Experience working in and with the public sector and with elected and/or appointed officials, will be considered favorably. Candidates must have a valid California driver’s license; to accommodate a disability, an alternative method of transportation may be utilized to carry out essential job-related functions.
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