Job Opportunity

Senior Management Analyst/Public Communications Officer
Solano County

Date Posted:

Jan. 8, 2014


$86,067- $104,615 Annually


Solano County is looking for an experienced Senior Management Analyst/Public Communications Officer with a strong proven record of accomplishments, a strong professional commitment, unquestionable integrity, outstanding interpersonal and communications skills.

This position prepares assigned budgets and conducts analytical studies into administrative and operational issues; organizes project teams for highly sensitive, interdepartmental projects; develops strategic communication plan(s) and related policies that will include external public relations and media coverage and internal messaging and strategic communication; serves as a key advisor on the planning, development, implementation and control of communications, marketing, and public relations policies and management issues;  and provides principal support to the County Administrator in formulating communications requested by the Board of Supervisors and County departments.

The successful candidate  will have excellent organizational, analytical and public communication skills and enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced work environment.  The County’s team-oriented approach to problem identification and process improvement provides a self-motivated individual with a wide range of opportunities for professional growth.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in:

• Preparing and analyzing budgets
• Preparing and reviewing Board Agenda items
• Reviewing expenditure patterns and projecting revenue streams
• Developing long-range planning objectives
• Contract development and negotiation skills
• Experience developing printed and electronic materials for distribution to the community and the media. 
• Experience integrating the use of the web, traditional and social media products.


Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Science, or closely related field. AND
Five (5) years of work experience in the public sector involving fiscal operations and analysis, budget development, financial/budget analysis, legislative analysis, operational management, and general management of various County functions.
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in Communications, Public Relations or a closely related field. AND
Seven (7) or more years of full-time paid experience in professional or managerial level media relations, government relations and/or community relations, including spokesperson responsibilities for a complex public or private organization.

Note:  The possession of a Master’s degree or higher in one of the required majors for either of the above two patterns is desired and may be a factor considered during the rating and/or selection process.

How to Apply:

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Filing Deadline:

5:00pm Jan. 27, 2014

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