Temple, TX - Public Relations Manager

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Temple, Texas Seeks Public Relations Manager

Temple, Texas, is ideally situated along the Central Texas technology corridor with San Antonio and Austin to the south, and Dallas and Fort Worth to the north. A principal city in the Killeen-Temple- Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has an estimated population of 428,000, Temple covers 75.15 square miles and offers an exceptional quality of life to approximately 79,286 residents. The City of Temple is a full-service, home rule city operating under a council-manager form of government. The City Council, comprised of a Mayor and four Council members, appoints a professional City Manager to lead and direct the daily operations of the organization. The City has a staff of 920.82 FTE and an adopted budget of $195,646,732.

The Marketing and Communications Department is responsible for creating and maintaining a clear identity for the City of Temple as a vibrant and desirable city to call home for individuals, families, businesses, and industries.  The Public Relations manager is under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and Communications.  

The City of Temple is seeking a dynamic, professional, and creative candidate for the position of Public Relations Manager. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising, Communications, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. Five or more years of experience in public information, marketing, or public relations is also required. Public relations experience working for a government agency is preferred, as well as training and experience in emergency planning and crisis communications. Experience in media monitoring software preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.

For more information on this position contact:

Lissa Barker, Sr. Vice President
Strategic Government Resources