22 days old

Community Relations Specialist

Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Salary: $45,647.00 - $68,948.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 2020-00048
Closing: 10/12/2020 11:59 PM Central
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Department: Community Relations

Job Summary
Hiring Range: $45,647 - $60,162

This position under the direct supervision of the Director of Community Relations is responsible for ensuring proper logistics and active participation in assigned Port business related events.

  • Plans, coordinates and promotes, assigned internal and external business events requiring Port staff participation
  • Coordinates logistics, requirements and ensures proper logistical approach from commencement to completion for assigned business special events hosted and sponsored by the port
  • Creates, edits and revises customer-facing materials, in-house correspondence and documentation
  • Formulates, produces, formats and edits agendas for planning meetings and programs
  • Collaborates with staff, management, clients and vendors to ensure special event needs are met
  • Keeps participants motivated and informed of special event provisions and programs.
  • Coordinates and keeps track of staff participation at assigned business special events
  • Develops and maintains the Port's events matrices and produces weekly reports for the Director of Communications
  • Assists Port Commissioners and staff with presentations and guest speaking engagements for business related special events
  • Provides backup to the Director of Communications as needed
  • Works with other department personnel to fulfill department objectives
  • Performs functions in a thorough and professional manner, maintains an acceptable level of competence and professionalism
  • Adheres to Port Policy and maintains good employee relations
  • Drives vehicle as necessary to complete assigned tasks and works required hours/shifts necessary to fulfill position objectives
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • CPR certified or the ability to become CPR certified within the first year of employment
  • Tier 3 status designation
The preferred candidate for this position should be an organized and disciplined individual with excellent time management skills. Effective at dealing with all levels of management, multi-task, and motivate others. The successful candidate must possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations or Communications preferred
  • Good driving record with valid drivers license
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
  • Demonstrated written and oral proficiency in the English language
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, and presentation skills
  • Previous experience with a personal computer and a variety of programs, specifically Microsoft Office products, office equipment, and internet
  • While performing duties employee is regularly required to sit, speak or hear, use hand finger movements; occasionally required to stand, walk, reach stoop, kneel and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to work in a general office environment, with some exposure to the elements when visiting worksites
  • Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles and standard office equipment
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before October 12th, 2020, 11:59 PM CST.

If you are selected for a position with PCCA, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a drug test and alcohol screening as well as a verification of information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, PCCA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status.

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Our employees enjoy a fabulous benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary paid bi-weekly
  • Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS)
  • 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Low-cost, high quality benefit package including health, dental & vision plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Passes to local venues, such as the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington Museum
  • Paid leave (vacation/sick/bereavement)
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off, Wellness Program & Health Club benefit
  • Salary commensurate with experience
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Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-06

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Community Relations Specialist

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Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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