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Spanish-Language Community Outreach Liaison - Community & Media Relations

Gwinnett Daily Post

License and Certification Qualifications: None required.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field required.

Experience Qualifications: 3-5 years experience in communications, media relations, or a related field; and experience in Spanish translation and interpretation (Spanish written and oral proficiency testing required.)

Skills Qualifications: Ability to speak, write, and translate fluently in English and Spanish; excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and public engagement skills; high comfort level conducting on-camera and on-air interviews with news organizations; organization; attention to detail; and follow-through. Ability to provide general administrative support; serve as a communications liaison assisting with requests from news media, families, and the community; and manage multiple projects independently and under deadlines. Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse range of individuals and/or groups; adapting to changing work priorities; dealing with frequent and sustained interruptions; developing and maintaining positive working relationships; and facilitating communication between persons with divergent positions. Ability to assure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and district policies and procedures. Knowledge in current technologies used in communication (writing, video production and editing, graphic design, photography and editing, web content management systems, social media, etc.) as well as best practices of the communication profession is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities: Serve the district's increasingly diverse populations through internal and external communications and outreach efforts across multiple platforms.

1. Serve as a point of contact between Spanish-language news media outlets and the district to increase awareness of available programs and resources within the schools and the
district for our families and community stakeholders.
2. Demonstrate a broad range of school and system knowledge when answering questions from reporters, GCPS families, and the community.
3. Analyze the effectiveness of communication to engage diverse internal and external audiences.
4. Support the district’s outreach efforts to families and the greater Gwinnett community by developing and strengthening contacts within the community.
5. Act as a liaison to Spanish-language community groups and affinity organizations.
6. Write, edit, and proofread content for accuracy, consistency, clarity, and style in both English and Spanish.
7. Provide Spanish translation of district messages and communication documents.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Dec 20, 2021. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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