• Location: San Marcos, Texas |
  • Type: Temp |
  • Job #256619 |

A company located in San Marcos, TX is currently seeking Communications Specialist. 

Pay rate: $22/hour

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri/8am-5pm

Job Duties:

1. Primary duties include:

  • Writing, designing, editing and disseminating news releases, brochures, newsletters, calendars, electronic publications, reports, and correspondence with the media and the public.
  • Coordinates media relations with local, state and national media, including print, online, radio and television.
  • Advises departments of potential problems and opportunities in public relations and marketing.

2. Coordinates and implements special programs and events:

  • Develops marketing and advertising plans and related collateral material
  • Assists with implementation of the community brand through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders/partners.
  • Provides marketing counsel and support to departments in the promotion for special events, campaigns, services and programs.

3. Performs administrative functions associated with communications:

  • Conducts research projects, assists with budget, reports, news clips, mailing lists, presentations, proclamations.
  • Drafts letters, communications standard operating procedures and other correspondence.
  • Assists with award nominations, speeches and talking points.
  • Assists with intergovernmental relations activities and development of appropriations requests

4. Assists with a variety of electronic media and municipal broadcasting duties:

  • Assists with maintaining, developing and updating the website and employee portal.
  • Assists with social media programming and responding to the public through multiple platforms
  • Assists with programming the Cable Channels, video projects and photography.

5. Provides key support for emergency operations:

  • Serves as a key member of the public communications team during emergencies and maintains an on-call status for response to client and department emergencies, as needed.
  • Drafts and maintains communications standard operating procedures in relation to emergency response

6. Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (preferred degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising, Mass Communication or an equivalent).
  • Four (4) years’ experience including extensive experience in writing and marketing plan development; media relations; digital photography, videography, website design, social media platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in developing and presenting oral and written presentations.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with local, state and federal legislatures, officials and agencies is desired.
  • Bilingual, Spanish

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