Manager of Public Information and Media

  • San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
  • San Diego, CA, USA
Full Time Communications Media

Job Description

Annual Salary Range: $92,073 to $142,714/year

First Review of Applications: May 27, 2022 – Open until filled
Expected Start Date: June 2022

The Manager of Public Information and Media will supervise, manage, and oversee the public information, marketing, digital engagement, and internal communications activities and operations of the agency. This position will coordinate communications, public information, social media strategies, programs, projects, and activities with other departments, the Board of Directors, Policy Advisory Committees, member agencies, outside organizations, stakeholders, and the public.

Coordinate external communications for the agency by developing and directing media relations and public information assistance programs; coordinate press releases, news advisories, press conferences, and other special events with media interest; ensure information released to the media/public is accurate, timely, transparent, and consistent.

Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field. A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

At least seven years of increasingly responsible, professional public information, public outreach, communications, journalism, or marketing experience, including two years of supervisory experience.

Benefits and Salary
Our benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. SANDAG offers flexible work schedules and employees are provided with paid time off and paid holidays.

The employee selected for this position will be offered a three year At-Will employment contract, which provides an annual $5,000 contribution to their defined contribution plan.

Call (619) 699-1900 or visit for information. First review 05/27/2022. EOE.


Journalism, Marketing Communications

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree