Communications & Marketing Analyst

City of Thousand Oaks

Do you want to use your skills, experience and creativity to drive communication strategy?   We are seeking a creative thinker who is a highly collaborative professional and thrives on the challenge of building an innovative and service-oriented communications and marketing program.

We are in search of a committed team player to be the liaison with department leadership to champion, develop and implement a comprehensive, strategic communications and marketing plan to ensure key messages are promoted through all communication platforms and channels.

Primary responsibilities:

Develop and implement strategies to communicate and promote City initiatives and activities and encourage public involvement.
Produce and coordinate communications and marketing efforts through website, social media, public events, meetings, and presentations.
Create internal and external communications such as electronic newsletters, brochures, web content, social media content, press releases, speeches, and presentations.
Maintain and add content to City website, ensuring branding and messaging is consistent throughout.
Coordinate press releases and serve as an organization liaison to the media.
Drive civic engagement through community education, events and activities.
Strategize with departments, organize and participate in special events.
Participate on special projects to assist with public outreach, public engagement, and messaging.

The position will be in the City Manager’s Office and is an at-will position.

The ideal candidate should possess:

A proven track record of implementing effective communication strategies in a variety of print and digital media.
A history of establishing credibility, earning trust, and confidence of team members.
Three or more years of experience in public relations, media relations, corporate communications, or public affairs.
BA/BS in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Public Administration, or Business Administration.
Proficiency in MS Office applications, including PowerPoint, strong knowledge/familiarity with Internet and web-based communications.
Excellent verbal and written communications/interpersonal skills.
A valid class C California driver’s license

Core Competencies:

Effective Communicator

Strategic Thinker

Results Oriented

Customer Focused

Problem Solver and Decision Maker

Planner and Organizer

Technically Knowledgeable


The City provides excellent benefits:

Special Instructions

View Job Announcement and apply online.

Filing Deadline:  Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.

This is an at-will position in the City Manager's Office.

Additional information about the City is available on our website at

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - Applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. This will be used throughout the process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications for the position.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process. If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date. Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE - In order to qualify for Veteran’s Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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