Website MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERV.
Job Posting Title
Director of Public Relations
452 MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERV.
$90,000 per year
Director of Public Relations
We are looking for a Public Relations professional who will oversee, develop, and execute a strategic PR plan that increases awareness and positive perception of the mission of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS). This individual will develop and maintain rapport with media organizations, journalists, and other influencers. The ideal candidate will be skilled in crisis communication as well as managing public perceptions.
Application period: 03/07/2023 – 03/21/2023
Annual Salary is $90,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Number of vacancies: 1
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or related field
Six years of professional-level experience in writing, editing, radio and/or television, public relations or serving as a public information manager
OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position.
ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents. Our benefits include:
Generous state-paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums.
A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
11 paid holidays
15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
Longevity Bonus for years of service
Student Loan repayment options
Training opportunities for CEU requirements
About us: The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services serves as the state’s safety net mental health and substance use treatment services system. Founded in 1953, this agency is the leading expert in Oklahoma for all efforts associated with mental health and addiction, including prevention, treatment, and recovery support services. The ODMHSAS also operates eleven treatment provider organizations across the state.
Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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