Assistant to the Town Manager
The Town of Florence is seeking the right person to join our team as Assistant to the Town Manager. Key responsibilities including serving as the Town’s Public Information Officer, which will include enhancing the Town presence on social media and through our Channel 11 broadcast. Another important focus is representing the manager and the Town in dealings with other local government entities, and local or regional groups and organizations such as the Central Arizona Association of Governments and the Maricopa Association of Governments. The incumbent also monitors state and federal legislative activities that may impact the Town organization. A wide variety of special projects can be assigned which adds to the unique and interesting nature of this position in what can be a fast-paced work environment. This team member must be able to able to work independently and be able to manage a project from inception through conclusion.
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree preferred or a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, or related field, plus at least two (2) years of professional administrative or program management experience in a public agency, or equivalent combination of education and experience; specific experience in public information, social media management or intergovernmental relations in a governmental setting is preferred.