This is a provisional appointment.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Under the direction of the Chief Digital Officer, the Digital Engagement Strategist will develop and implement a digital engagement plan for the City of Boston. Digital engagement includes, but is not limited to: social media (e.g. Twitter), email newsletters (e.g. Mailchimp), blogs (e.g. Medium), online forums (e.g. DemocracyOS), notifications (e.g. Twilio), and apps (e.g. Nextdoor).
The focus of this position is to advance the City of Boston's engagement and communication with constituents across the City while protecting and strengthening the City's brand in public service delivery. This position will be closely aligned with the City’s Digital Principles, and in coordination with existing channels including Boston.gov, department social media channels, the Office of Civic Engagement, and the Mayor's Press Office. This role requires extensive experience with digital engagement platforms and a clear and comprehensive understanding of the impact emerging technologies can have to support and improve digital engagement.
A strong applicant will have a proven record of developing and managing marketing channels and strategies, and designing and supporting digital engagement channels. The successful applicant will be effective at partnering with various City agencies, and supporting ongoing citizen engagement efforts and various digital engagement initiatives.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/MM1-8
Hours per week: 35