Public Relations Coordinator | Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Posted on May 4, 2022
Type: Job

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists, for-profit arts businesses, and arts corridors citywide; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via “Arts77,” a citywide arts recovery and reopening plan for all of Chicago’s 77 community areas; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and supporting high-quality, free, and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors. 

DCASE is hiring a seasoned P.R. manager and publicist for festivals and arts initiatives at Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center and in all of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods. Under direction, the Public Relations Coordinator will plan and perform public relations and community outreach functions as part of the Marketing and Development Division. Starting salary $73,788; job number 359917. Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59pm CDT on Monday, May 9, 2022. https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr.html

Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field, supplemented by five years of progressively responsible experience in the development and implementation of public information programs, including two years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary

$73,788

Location

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60601

How to apply

Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59pm CDT on Monday, May 9, 2022. To apply, enter Job number 359917 at https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr.html

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