Stapleton County Job Listing


Title: Deputy Press Secretary

The County Government is seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as the Deputy Press Secretary. This vital role supports the Press Secretary in managing the county’s public relations strategies, media relations, and communications initiatives. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, experience in media relations, and a passion for public service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and implementing comprehensive communication strategies to promote the county’s initiatives and policies.
  • Serve as a liaison to the media, handling inquiries, preparing press releases, and organizing press conferences.
  • Support the Press Secretary in crisis communication management, ensuring timely and accurate information dissemination.
  • Monitor media coverage and public perception of the county government, providing strategic advice to improve public engagement.
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure consistent and effective messaging across all communication channels.
  • Assist in managing the county’s social media presence, ensuring active and positive engagement with the community.


  • Background in Communications, Public Relations, or a closely related field, demonstrated through professional experience or a portfolio of work.
  • Experience in a communications role, preferably with exposure to press secretary duties or media relations within a public sector or high-profile setting.
  • Strong command of written and verbal communication, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Capacity to remain composed and deliver under pressure, managing simultaneous projects and tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in utilizing social media platforms and digital communication tools for effective public engagement and media outreach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a history of successful networking and relationship building with media representatives, stakeholders, and the public.
  • Agile problem-solving abilities, with a proactive approach to identifying issues and devising strategic solutions, particularly in crisis situations.
  • Ethical and sensitive approach to communication, with an understanding of the nuances in government and public sector messaging.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and any relevant work samples/portfolio to the County Government Press Secretary Office by March 1, 2024. Ensure your application demonstrates your qualifications and experience relevant to the responsibilities and requirements of the Deputy Press Secretary role.

The County Government is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other protected characteristic.


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The County is also looking for a new clerk. DM me if interested.

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