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Community Engagement Lead - City of Bellevue ( Job # 18-00386)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $5,748.76 per month
Maximum Salary: $7,932.55 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Community Development
Closes: January 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary
The Community Engagement Lead will work with the City and Department of Community Development planning staff to support and assist with communications and community relation related functions for important citywide planning initiatives. The ideal candidate must have a strong grasp of public outreach strategies for city initiatives, political sensitivities, and the ability to deploy a wide range of appropriate outreach approaches and tools. The individual should be innovative and creative, with strong communication skills (written and oral), and the capacity to think strategically. The individual filling this position will help enhance the quality of engagement amongst the city's diverse communities and stakeholders. The ideal person will use the insights gained to help realize desired city outcomes. The person selected will work out of the Community Development Departments Comprehensive Planning Team with a focus on the department's ongoing Neighborhood Area Planning effort, but not exclusively. S/he will actively interface and assist with other teams on related projects and concerns. 

The Community Development Department offers:
  • A dynamic work environment
  • A robust public engagement culture
  • An opportunity to build greater trust and transparency in city decision-making
  • A chance to innovate and communicate planning and community development strategies
  • An opportunity to develop new strategic skills


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Location
Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004