Public Information Specialist Media Missouri House of Representatives Communications Division Missouri State Capitol Building 201 W. Capitol Avenue Jefferson City, MO 65101 STARTING SALARY RANGE: $34,416 to $39,000 annually; actual starting salary commensurate with applicable education and experience DESCRIPTION: This is a professional information and public relations position that works within the Communications Division of the Missouri House of Representatives.
This position writes and edits speeches, informational articles, press releases and brochures, generates graphic and photographic materials for publication, assists in the production of audio and visual programs and other public relations matters.
The position is full time and is eligible for MO state benefits.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, researches, writes and edits articles, press releases, and other informational publications.
Researches and provides data for speeches for House members and leadership staff.
Assists in the production of audio and video programming and photography services for House members.
Assists media representatives to promote good public relations for the House and.
Position is also responsible for maintaining operations in the press gallery while the legislature is in session.
Performs other related work as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a college or university, with specialization in journalism, public relations, English, or closely related areas.
Knowledge of journalism, photography and videography, with emphasis on writing and editing, new media operation, video broadcasting, radio technology and the methods and techniques of disseminating information to the public.
Related professional experience may substitute for required education on a year for year basis.
Media background desired. Experience in the legislative branch of government preferred.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send resume, application and letter of interest no later than Friday, August 10, 2018 to the MO House of Representatives, Administration Division, State Capitol Building, Room B22, 201 W. Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City, MO 65101, Attention: Public Information Specialist (Media).
Documents may also be submitted electronically to email@example.com.
Application forms may be found on the House website at www.house.mo.gov or by contacting the House Administration Division at 573.522.6855.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Missouri House of Representatives is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, age, or other non-merit factor.
Location/Region: Jefferson City, MO (US - 65109)