Montgomery City County Personnel

Communications Specialist (#CI7579)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to formulate and direct the public relations efforts of various city departments.  The essential functions of this position are: advises Mayor/Director on media and citizen interactions; implements public information programs in order to disseminate information to the public; coordinates special events and programs; creates/designs documents; and develops and executes short- and long-term public communications/marketing strategies.  Work is performed independently, using considerable judgment and initiative.  The Public Relations Specialist reports to the Director of Public Information and External Affairs and/or the Director of Public Safety. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with major course work in journalism, communications, public affairs, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in the field of public affairs, public relations, public and internal information, journalism or communications; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CI7579; EST: ; REV: 10/23/2019;