MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Recruitment #19-A2-1996

Job Description

The Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development is looking for a creative marketing leader to help us "re-imagine" economic development marketing. If you are "awesome" with experience leading marketing and communications efforts, this may be the job you've been looking for. You'll manage a team of 3 highly-skilled economic development professionals across digital, traditional and direct touch marketing platforms. You get the stability of strong retirement, healthcare and leave benefits with a creative, energetic private-sector culture. The position requires the ability to collaborate effectively with business groups, stakeholders and resource partners, resolve problems and develop solutions in a business setting; provide leadership on and management of multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Communications, Business Administration or associated field and demonstrate 4 years direct work experience. Progressively responsible work experience at a level that required supervision or management of related projects and programs is not required but desirable.

Special Requirements

This position requires a strategic thinker with the ability to conduct communications and marketing initiatives in support of the department's mission. The ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines is required. Must have strong advisory and communication skills as well as the ability to adjust to a variety of situations including communication with top CEOs, top governmental officials, and citizens.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, credit check and DMV driving record check.