Public Communications Officer

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Job Id: 258430

Job Title: Public Communications Officer

Location: San Diego CA 92101 (Onsite)
Schedule: 8am – 5pm

Duration: 6 Months
Pay: $32 to $37 per hour DOE


Position Summary:
Manpower is assisting a client who is looking for temporary support for a Public Communications Officer to support the outreach team.



  • Monitor project inboxes and draft responses to stakeholders.

  • Liaise with project planners and engineers to distill complex construction information into social media and eblasts.

  • Support event planning includes developing site maps managing vendors and contracts and providing onsite support at public and media focused events hosted by the organization.

  • Conduct regular content updates on the organization websites; upload organize and publish content and assets in CMS systems; collaborate with web development and graphic design teams; and review website analytics and search performance.  

  • Write edit and produce engaging high-quality communication products on a range of topics that clearly and concisely communicate the complex details of our work in an appropriate format style and emphasis for the audience; products may include speeches briefings press releases website and digital communications.  

  • Research extract and verify facts to be included in speaking points or other informational materials.  

  • Ensure materials are presented in a way that promotes the mission of the organization increases agency visibility and ensures consistency of brand messaging. 

  • Adhere to agency styles including brand voice and tone grammar and punctuation.



  • A bachelor’s degree with major coursework in communications journalism marketing public relations or a related field.  A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience writing engaging and compelling communications for a variety of audiences and purposes with a passion for simplifying and making complex information more conversational; experience writing speeches.  

  • Ability to research analyze organize and design informational material for publication and presentations.  

  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective communication techniques culturally responsive strategies and public relations and issues management strategies; ability to think strategically and take initiative in identifying and responding to communication needs.  

  • Demonstrated ability to establish maintain and foster cooperative and collaborative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; ability to gain cooperation and consensus through discussion and persuasion.  

  • At least two to three years of progressive career development supporting fast-paced communication and public information activities.

  • Exceptional interpersonal written and oral communication skills and the ability to exercise diplomacy tact and discretion when working with stakeholders and employees; familiarity with the Spanish language is desirable.  

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions from telephone calls visitors and employees; effective time management skills excellent organizational skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and work independently.  

  • Articulate responsive organized detail-oriented and committed to providing professional prompt and accurate services while meeting numerous time-sensitive deadlines. 

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