The Town of Natick seeks an energetic and engaged individual to fill the position of Communication Information Officer (CIO).

The CIO will oversee agency-wide communications and media related functions. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, well-organized self-starter with excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills who enjoys public and community interactions. Ability to relate to audiences with multiple dimensions of diversity and work collaboratively with peers is essential. The CIO reports to the Town Administrator and will direct the implementation of an integrated communications strategy for the Town, incorporating media broadcasts, written materials, and social media trends and applications. The CIO will lead the public records request functions for the Town, including responding to requests for information.  The ideal candidate will have experience in evaluating data points, formulating concise responses for diverse audiences within different formats and platforms and the proven ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

Position requires a Bachelors’ Degree in Communications, English, or a related field plus four to seven years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

This position is a Grade 3 of the Personnel Board Pay Plan.  The mid salary range for this position is $72,000-$85,000, depending on qualifications and experience, and includes a lucrative benefits package, including health, dental, life insurance, long term disability, and a defined contribution retirement plan.

Please visit https://www.natickma.gov/285/Non-Union-Full-Time-Job-Descriptions for the complete job description.

The position is open until filled. Interested candidates should submit resume (including social media handle), letter of interest, and a brief writing/graphic sample along with three personal references to hr@natickma.org.

EOE

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