Media Relations Specialist (Bilingual Preferred), Houston Independent School District

Media Relations Specialist (Bilingual Preferred) needed for Houston ISD

Exciting opportunity to assist the largest school district in Texas with researching, writing, and reporting new stories about the school district.  Houston ISD currently serves over 215,000 students and supports over 280 schools.

 

As the Media Relations Specialist, you would be responsible for researching, writing, and reporting news stories about the school district and responding to questions from the English and Spanish-language media. You would serve as a spokesperson for the school district collecting information from schools and departments for publication to the public through the media.

 

The right candidate should:  

  1. Must be fluent in both Spanish and English and possess strong writing skills in both languages.
  2. 3+ years of related experience in Communications, PR, Writing/Editing, Media, or similar field required
  3. Must be comfortable responding to inquiries from the news media by coordinating the gathering of information
  4. Comfortable interfacing directly with district administrators to prepare written and oral responses to media questions
  5. Ability to oversee media interviews with district administrators, personnel, and students. Provide guidance to principals, district executives and other employees in the management of media issues. Responsible for monitoring press coverage for accuracy
  6. Assist in developing district wide public and media relations campaigns that promote information about the district to the public
  7. Bachelor’s degree required


To Apply:

Please email a resume directly for review to Kelly at: kmarcus@houstonisd.org

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